Pamela Jeffrey Named 2022 Labor Lawyer of the Year by Peer Nominated Best Lawyers

Levy Ratner is proud to announce that Pamela Jeffrey was named 2022 Labor Lawyer of the Year by peer-nominated Best Lawyers. Pam has had an illustrious career representing unions and employees in the robust exercise of their rights in organizing, collective bargaining, strikes and picketing, litigation, arbitrations and before the NLRB. Congratulations also to Levy…

IRS Announces that COVID-19 Face Masks and Hand Sanitizer Are Tax Deductible

On March 26, 2020, the IRS announced that the amounts you paid to purchase personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect against the spread of COVID-19, such as face masks, hand sanitizer, and disinfecting wipes are eligible to be deducted as medical expenses on your 2020 tax return. The IRS advises that taxpayers may be eligible…

OSHA Releases New COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance

On January 29, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released new guidance on best practices to mitigate and prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. This guidance follows President Biden’s January 21, 2021 Executive Order calling for OSHA to issue new COVID-19-related workplace safety guidance. Looking ahead, the EO also called for…

Black History Month

This Black History Month we pause to recognize Black women as recent and historic key players in the U.S. political process. We celebrate the election of the first Black and South Asian woman to Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris. We also celebrate the commitment and systematic organizing spearheaded, most notably by Stacey…