Craig Olivo, Hilary Moreira and Erika Wood to Present at 2019 NY Association of Towns Annual Meeting

February 18, 2019

The NY Association of Towns 2019 Annual Meeting & Training School will be held February 17 - 20, 2019 at the New York Marriott Marquis located at 1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036.

Bond associate Erika D. Wood will present Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Where Are We Now? on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 from 10 - 10:50 a.m in the Majestic Complex, 6th Floor, Times Square Marriott Marquis.

Tax issues made headlines last year with the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Since then, practitioners and clients alike have scrambled to understand what this legislation means for them. This presentation will highlight some of the legislative changes, focusing on recent developments and the most recent regulations issued by the IRS.

Bond Member Craig L. Olivo and Bond Associate Hilary L. Moreira will present The Impact of Janus on Public Employers, Employees and Unions on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 from 11 a.m. - noon in the Times Square Marriott Marquis.

In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court in Janus struck a harsh blow against public sector Unions when they stripped away the unions’ ability to collect agency fees from nonunion workers without their affirmative consent. The Court concluded that requiring the payment of agency fees that cover the costs associated with collective bargaining violated the employees’ first amendment rights against compelled speech. The impact of Janus on public employers, employees and unions will be discussed, along with an overview of the recent Taylor Law amendments and the practical approaches both employers and unions are utilizing to deal with the changing landscape resulting from Janus

For further information about the annual meeting and registration details, please click here.