Serving Management in Labor and Employment Matters for Over a Century
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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
NY Employers Must Post Election Notice & Provide Eligible Employees PTO for Election Day
With Election Day approaching, New York State Election Law requires employers to post a notice at the work place and provide eligible employees with up to two hours of paid time...
It May Be Time To Check Your Employee Severance Policy
It was an unusually stressful spring and summer for employers managing their workplaces during the COVID-19 outbreak. Unfortunately, many employers were forced to reduce staffing,...
COVID-19: Union Representation Developments
As businesses continue to face unprecedented challenges during the current pandemic, labor organizations are still active among workforces. While high-profile issues involving...
COVID-19 & Related Issues for Employers
A new virus was identified in Wuhan, China in late 2019 and has been spreading around the world. Current thinking from the news and governmental releases, give some insights into...
Clifton Budd & DeMaria Nationally Recognized as Top Law Firm
We are honored to announce that Clifton Budd & DeMaria has been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Top Corporate Law Firms.  Please click here for the full article...
Withdrawal Liability Developments
What an exciting summer for those monitoring multiemployer withdrawal liability developments as part of their summer reading. The news and cases below provide some takeaways for...
NLRB Limits Union Organizer Access to Employer Facilities
An ongoing challenge for many employers faced with union issues is the regulation of its private property. For nearly four decades, the NLRB has ruled that non-employee union organizers...
Recent Developments In New York Employment Law
New York State employers should be aware of some significant developments in New York employment law this past legislative session. While some of these developments may not be...
Proposed Prevailing Wage Law Could Affect NYC Condos and Co-ops
Certain New York City condominiums and cooperatives may soon have an obligation to pay their building service employees the "prevailing wage". New York Real Property Tax Law §...
David P. Ofenloch joins the firm as a Partner
We are pleased to announce that David P. Ofenloch, whose practice concentrates on ERISA matters, has joined the firm as a Partner. Working together with Richard Muser and Eva Rasmussen,...
#MeToo and New York Employers
Both New York State and New York City recently passed a number of different laws that will expand protections for sexual harassment at work. Below are the key takeaways from the...
Final Regulations Issued On The New York Paid Family Leave Law
On January 1, 2018, the New York Paid Family Leave (“PFL”) Law will become effective. Eligible employees who take PFL will continue to receive a portion of their wages...
On May 4th, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a law that will prohibit employers from asking about a prospective employee’s salary history or relying on salary history...
Nationwide Injunction Blocks New Overtime Rule From Taking Effect; New York State Increases to Salary Threshold Loom
Last week, in an eagerly-awaited ruling, a Texas Federal Court issued a nationwide injunction that stops the Department of Labor’s widely publicized changes to overtime rules...
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. The Firm was...