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Becker News -  2022

Industry Partners Discuss “The Current Trends for Developers in New Jersey for the Logistics Marketplace” - On February 15, 2022, Becker LLC Real Estate and Logistics Practice Leader Anthony J. Vizzoni interviewed Zachary Csik of Rockefeller Group to discuss the Current Trends for New Jersey Developers in the Logistics Marketplace.  Read article
 

On January 20th, Becker LLC proudly hosted the webinar: ”Advancing Women Leaders in the Staffing Industry” sponsored by fellow Industry Partner WorkN.  View Webinar:  Advancing Women Leaders in the Staffing Industry​ 

OSHA Confirms ETS Applies to Truck Drivers Should it Go Back into Effect - Written by:  Christopher M. Leddy, Esq., Partner - January 13, 2022 -  Read more

Becker News -  2021  

California’s Covid-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave - By Christopher M. Leddy - March 26, 2021, Read more

Webinar: Successful Strategies for Tackling the Challenges Presented by COVID-19 - March 16, 2021 - Moderator:  Joseph G. Harraka, Esq. , Partner, Becker LLC, Panelist:  Lisa Yakomin, President, Bi-State Motor Carriers, and Panelist:  Bethann Rooney, Deputy Director of the Port Department, Port Authority NY/NJ - View Recording
 

Underride Guards Legislation May Soon Become Federal Law - Written by: Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq.- March 11, 2021 - Read more

COVID-19 TESTING FOR THE TRUCKING AND LOGISTICS INDUSTRY UNDER CDC GUIDELINES - By Christopher M. Leddy, Esq. -  March 3, 2021 - Read more

TCI Business Capital invited industry experts: 2021 updates in background screening, drug testing, & COVID-19 vaccination requirements - February 12, 2021 - Panelists: Christopher Leddy, Alan Lasky, VP of Sales, Universal Background screening, Judy Praska , Owner/ Pressident Fastest Labs of Bloomington - View Recording

Q&A with David Searns, Co-CEO of Haley Marketing: A Discussion about Marketing for the Staffing Industry during the Pandemic and Effectively Moving Forward - Michael Bartels, Chief Development Officer of Becker LLC, interviewed fellow Industry Partner David Searns - February 2021 - Read more

US DOL Issues Opinion Letter Addressing Independent Contractors Setting Standards Determining Contractors Status -  By:  Joseph G. Harraka, Jr., Esq. Co-Practice Leader, Trucking and Logistics - January 21, 2021  Read more   

 

Federal Department of Labor Announces Final Rule on Independent Contractor Status under Fair Labor Standards Act By:  Joseph G. Harraka, Jr., Esq. Co-Practice Leader, Trucking and Logistics - January 7, 2021  Read more

 

Becker News -  2020

The Home Stretch:  How to Maximize your PPP Forgiveness and successfully navigate the SBA Questionnaire - Webinar - Moderator: Michael A. Bartels, Panelists:  Martin L. Borosko, Esq. and Michael Napolitano, Citrin Cooperman -  December 15, 2020 - View Webinar

 

ESTES VS. LTL CARRIER LAWSUIT FORESHADOWS COVID-19 LITIGATION  By Joseph G. Harraka, Jr., Esq. Co-Practice Leader, Trucking and Logistic - December 2020 - Read more

 

OVERCHARGED TRUCKERS CASE AGAINST OCEAN CARRIERS ADVANCES PER JUDGE’S RULING - Joseph G. Harrka, Jr., Esq. - November 19, 2020 - Read more

 

New Jersey’s Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order No. 192 Imposing COVID Safety Standards on all New Jersey Businesses by Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq. - October 29, 2020 - Read more

 

Discussing the Current State of the Trucking & Logistics Industry with Lisa Yakomin, President of the Association of Bi-State Motor Carriers, Interviewed by Joseph G. Harraka, Jr., Esq. -  October 22, 2020 -  Read more

 

Becker’s Anthony J. Vizzoni interviews Richard Marchisio of LEE & Associates discussing the Current State of Real Estate Affairs in the Logistics Marketplace  Read More

New Jersey Trial Court Allows Covid-Related Business Interruption Claim to Proceed and Denies Defendant Insurer's Motion to Dismiss - September 30, 2020 - Joseph G. Harraka, Jr., Esq.  Read more

 

THIRD CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS ISSUES PRECEDENTIAL RULING ON SCOPE OF A TRUSTEE’S FIDUCIARY DUTIES UNDER ERISA - Sept. 22, 2020 - Joseph G. Harraka, Jr. Esq.   Read more

U.S. Department of Transportation Releases Historic National Freight Strategic Plan - Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq, - September 10, 2020 - Read More

U.S. District Court Grants Final Approval of a Settlement between PAM Transport Services, Inc. and Thousands of Drivers - Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq. -
Aug. 7, 2020 - Read more

NJ SUPREME COURT RULES THAT NJ ARBITRATION LAW APPLIES TO FAA EXEMPT TRUCKERS - July 15, 2020 - Joseph G. Harraka, Jr., Esq.-

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Five Questions And Answers About Surviving the COVID-19 Crisis with Jaime Donnelly Chief Financial Officer at Integrity Staffing Solutions - July 7, 2020 - Read more​

Returning to the Workplace under the "New Normal": How to Protect your Company, Employees and Customers Post COVID 19 - June 24, 2020

Moderator: Joseph G. Harraka Jr., Esq.  Panelists: Michael Destasio, Christopher M. Leddy, Esq., Michael Friel - View webinar

House Passes Amendments To Payroll Protection Program - By Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq. and Christopher Leddy, Esq. - June 5, 2020 - Read more

Five Questions About Surviving the COVID-19 Crisis with Kurt Murray: Principal at Assurance, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company - By Martin L. Borosko, Esq. Interview - May 14, 2020 - Read more

FAQ #46:   Welcomed News For Many PPP Borrowers - By Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq. - May 13, 2020 - Read more

U.S. Senate Moves To Reaffirm Deductibility Of Certain PPP Expenses -  Kent L. Schwarz, Esq. - May 7, 2020 - Read more 

Faq #40:  SBA Guidance As To Those Employees Unwilling To Return To The Workforce - By Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq.- May 5, 2020 - Read more

IRS Issues New Guidance Regarding Deductibility Of Expenses Which Are Forgiven Under The Payroll Protection Program - By Christopher M. Leddy, Esq. - May 1, 2020 - Read more

 

Five Questions About Surviving the COVID-19 Crisis with Tom Nunn, President of Tom Nunn Consulting, LLC - Martin L. Borosko, Esq. Interview - April 30, 2020  - Read more

 

Court Dismisses Out-of-Network Provider Lawsuit Against Health Plans -  Michael E. Holzapfel, Esq. April 29, 2020 -   Read more 

Industry Specialists Discuss the Impact of COVID-19 on the Transportation Industry - Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq. April 28, 2020 Read more 

FAQ #31:   THE PPP PANDORA’S BOX  - Anthony J. Vizzoni - April 27, 2020 - Read more

Remote Work or Remotely Working? Formulating Effective “Telework” Policies - By Timothy J. Szuhaj - April 24, 2020 - Read more

 

Five Questions About Surviving the COVID-19 Crisis with Mike DeStasio - April 21, 2020 - Read more

 

Staffing Firms Eligibility for PPP Loans - By Martin L. Borosko, Esq. - April 13, 2020  - Read more
 

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Securities (CARES) Act: A Webinar Covering the Benefits of the Federal Stimulus Package- April 9, 2020 - View Webinar
 

Four Questions About Surviving the COVID-19 Crisis - An Interview By Martin L. Borosko, Esq. with Nick Florio, CPA, CEO and Founder of Strategic Staffing Consultants - April 4, 2020 -  Read Interview

Small Business Exemption from Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Act - By Christopher Leddy, Esq.- April 3, 2020 - Read full article

 

Federal Government Provides Assistance to Small Businesses to Help Offset Covid-19 Losses - By Anthony J. Vizzoni. Esq. and Joseph G. Harrka, Esq. Jr April 2020 - Read more
 

Emergency Families First Coronavirus Response Act - By Christopher M. Leddy, Esq. & David J. Sprong, Esq. - March 2020 -  Read more

Governor Phil Murphy Signs a Legislative Package which He states is Meant to Combat “Worker Misclassification and Exploitation.” January 2020 -   Read more

 

Becker News -  2019

New Jersey Supreme Court Weighs in on the Validity of Leases in the Motor Carrier Industry and who an owner is under truth in lending regulations By Christopher M. Leddy, Esq.- April 2019 -  Read more
 

Executive Management & Safety Symposium brought to you by the New Jersey Transportation Advisory Council (NJ-TAC)  - April 2019 - Read more
 

Confidentiality-Non Disclosure Provisions Article by Christopher M. Leddy, Esq. - March 2019 - Read more

Eric R. Perkins from Becker LLC is a panelist at the International Forum:  Focus on USA in Carrara, Italy - March 2019 - Read more

 

In the Zone - A Qualified Opportunity Zone Overview By Kent L. Schwarz, Esq. and Sarah L. Davis, Esq. - March 2019 - Read more

Financial Challenges in Trucking Industry - By Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq. February 2019 - Read more

Becker LLC Welcomes Eric R. Perkins to the Firm - February 2019 - Read more

Federal Court Upholds Independent Contractor Test for Delivery Drivers by David J. Sprong, Esq. - January 2019 - Read more
 

Eastern District of PA Federal Judge Rules Transportation Company May Be Sued Over Harassment by Non- Employee By Joseph G. Harraka, Jr., Esq. and Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq.- January 2019 - Read more

 

Becker News -  2018

Is Your Company Ready To Disclose its Employer-Sponsored Health Offerings? - December 2018 - Read more

IRS Provides Guidance on 20% Pass-Through Deduction (Section 199A) How it might affect the Transportation Industry November 2018 - Read more

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals Rules  Truckers' State Wage Class Action Claims Not Preempted by Federal Law - By Joseph G. Harraka, Jr., Esq. and Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq. October 11, 2018 - Read more...

Is SBA Financing Right For Your Business?  Livingston, NJ - September 27, 2018 - Read more

New York Releases Draft Sexual Harassment Policy - New York, NY - September 2018 -   Read more

Are you prepared for the Trending Paid Sick Laws? Livingston, NJ -  September 2018 - Read more

Leasing Activity Accelerates for Becker’s Real Estate Group  by Anthony J. Vizzoni - August 9, 2018 - Read more...
Becker LLC tax attorney and Partner, Kent Schwarz presents New Tax Law at Keller Williams - Basking Ridge, NJ,  March 2018 - Read more...

Deduction for Qualified Business Income of Pass-Thru Entites by Kent L. Schwarz, January 2018 Read more... 

Becker News -  2017

Becker LLC welcomes Michael A. Bartels to the firm as its Chief Development Officer - November 10, 2017  - Read more... 

Becker LLC announces the opening of a California office - New York, N.Y., September 25, 2017 -  Read more... 

Becker LLC Participates in a Day of Community Service - Read more...  

Becker LLC Investigations and Compliance Group - August 2017 - Read more... 

Brian E. Curtis featured speaker at the NJSBA Labor & Employment Summer Institute - July 2017- Read more    

Navigating the New Ban on Salary Disclosure - Webinar - June 2017 - Read more... 

Emerging Trends in Real Estate - June 2017 - Read more... 

Brian Curtis to Present at Upcoming NJSBA Labor & Employment Law Seminar - May 24, 2017 - Read more... 

New York City Ban on Disclosure of Salary History Expected to Take Effect in October 2017  - May 2017 - Read more... 

Becker LLC Participates in Talent Tech Labs’ Transatlantic Conference, Panelist - April 20, 2017  Read more           

Best Practices - Contractual Risk Management by Martin L. Borosko - New York, NY, March 2017  - Read more 

Becker LLC Announces the promotion of two of its' attorneys to Members of the Firm -  February 2017 - Read more 

Joseph G. Harraka, Jr. Esq. To Moderate and Serve as Speaker at ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section’s 25th Annual

Mid-Year Meeting and CLE Seminar - January 2017 -  Read more

IRS Provides Guidance on 20% Pass-Through Deduction (Section 199A) How it might affect the Transportation Industry - November 2018 - Read more