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For more than a century, Clifton Budd & DeMaria has represented management in labor and employment law matters. We provide management with legal services related to all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. We are committed to providing the highest quality legal services to all clients. We work closely with them to help solve their problems and attain their business objectives.

Recent Developments

PCORI Fees Due by July 31, 2014

by Eva A. Rasmussen

The ACA imposed a new fee, the Patient Centered Outcome Research Institute (PCORI) fee on health insurers for insured plans and plan sponsors for self-insured plans. These fees will help pay for research to evaluate and compare the effectiveness and risks of different medical treatments, services and drugs.

A $1.35 Million Error... Discrimination, In Reverse

by Scott M. Wich

When making employment decisions, seasoned human resources managers are well-versed in avoiding adverse actions based on "traditional" protected classes. However, what if the affected employee is an American-born, White male?

CB&D Named a Top Law Firm

Clifton Budd & DeMaria is honored to announce that U.S. News and World Report has named the Firm to its "Best Law Firms" 2014 National and New York Metro lists.

CB&D Announces Hiring of New Attorney

Clifton Budd & DeMaria, LLP is pleased to announce that Nadav Zamir has begun employment with the Firm as an associate attorney. Mr. Zamir is a June 2011 graduate of St. John’s University School of Law, where he was Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Civil Rights and Economic Development, as well as a member of the Moot Court Honor Society.

Improper Commission Agreements Can Lead To Wage & Hour Liability

by George F. Brenlla

A recent New York Federal Court decision serves as a reminder for employers to make sure that their pay practices comply with requirements of the wage-and-hour laws—even those employees that it pays on a commission basis.