HSE Labor and Employment attorney Luke P. Wright joins Jamie VonBramer of HR Works to talk about the ins and outs of New York State’s new paid family leave benefits law and what it means for employers, as well as employees.

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HSE’s Christine M. O’Connor and Edward (E.J.) Snyder, along with Mike Canzoneri and Robert Maefs of Argyle Technology, discuss the region’s start-up scene, entrepreneurship and funding ideas.

Steps to Start a New Business

Diana Clarkson and Joshua Gewolb of Harter Secrest & Emery and Burt Speer of Mengel Metzger Barr discuss ways to protect yourself and your company from an audit.

Steps to Avoid an Audit

Daniel Collins of Harter Secrest & Emery and Kristin Coffey of Mengel Metzger Barr discuss succession plan strategies for family-owned businesses.

Keys to Successful Succession Planning

Ben Mudrick of Harter Secrest & Emery and Joanne Schneider of Arthur J. Gallagher and Company discuss evolving labor laws and what it will be mean for local companies and employees.

Changes in Labor Laws
Differences Between Exempt and Non-Exempt Status
Money Talks
Wage Compression

Joe Casion of Harter Secrest & Emery and Michelle Cain of Mengel Metzger Barr discuss how to build an effective board to advance your organization's mission.

Benefits of Board Membership
How to Recruit the Right Members
Steps to Avoid Passive Boards
Know Your Financial Responsibilities

F. Paul Greene of Harter Secrest & Emery, Brian Hedges of Mengel Metzger Barr and Mike McCartney of Digits LLC discuss growing trend of security breaches and how to protect your company's information when data is compromised.

Everyone is a Target
How to Protect Your Business
What Do Hackers Pursue?
Security Breach Trends

Ben Mudrick of Harter Secrest & Emery and Laurie Enright of AP Professionals discuss how new changes to the minimum wage and the classifications of exempt versus non-exempt employees will impact businesses.

Minimum Wage Changes
Changes to Exempt Status Employee Classifications
Rising Salaries
Make Sure Your Employee Handbook is Updated

International Trademark Association

Tom Anderson of Harter Secrest & Emery and Jim Rahmlow of Mengel Metzger Barr discuss what it takes to buy or sell a business.

First Steps to Buying or Selling Business
Finding a Buyer
How to Complete the Purchase
Close the Gap Between Buyer and Seller