ABGL News & Publications

Required Families First Coronavirus Response Act Notices

This new act requires that employers, including Taft-Hartley fringe benefit funds and unions with employees, send out required notices relating to leave options for employees dealing with Covid-19 exposures. Please see our client memorandum on this topic by clicking here. A copy of the required DOL notice may be found here.

Covid-19 Update

Archer, Byington, Glennon & Levine LLP is here to help. These are uncertain times. Will union members get wages? Are they eligible for unemployment? Is paid sick leave being extended? Should members go to work? All these issues will be asked in both union and non-union workplaces. We are here to help. Please know that… Read more »

Gig Economy and the NYS Legislature

Partner James W. Versocki recently provided an overview on the NYS legislature’s efforts to regulate the gig economy and its emerging workforce. While discussing the transitional nature of the gig economy, which is transforming the traditional employer-employee legal relationship, James reviews the status of current legislation and how the 2020 New York State legislative session… Read more »

Gary Thayer Named Partner at ABGL

The firm is pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2016, Gary has become a partner at Archer, Byington, Glennon & Levine, LLP.  Gary has been with the firm since its founding in February 2008 and he brings a wealth of knowledge in the fields of ERISA and benefits law to the firm’s clients. Please… Read more »

James Versocki Named As Who’s Who in Labor Law

James Versocki was recently named as a 2016 Who’s Who in Labor Law by the Long Island Business News.  James was recognized for the work he performs for ABGL’s clients and joins partners Gary Thayer and Robert Archer as recipients of this recognition.

James W. Versocki Tapped to Serve on IFEBP Committee

James W. Versocki has been appointed to serve on the Professionals Committee of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans , the premier training organization for trustees and administrators of Taft-Hartley Plans.  The three year term affords James the opportunity to assist in the development of critical training and educational materials for Taft-Hartley trustees and… Read more »

Gary Thayer Nominated as Chair for the 2013 ERISA Advisory Council topic, Succesful Retirement Plan Communications for Various Population Segments

ABGL Senior Associate Gary Thayer is nominated as Chair for the 2013 ERISA Advisory Council topic, Succesful Retirement Plan Communications for Various Population Segments. Through testimony and research, the Council will explore what communication efforts and plan design options are most effective in encouraging participants of certain population segments to save for retirement.

Partner Marty Glennon sounds off in Newsday on the NFL Referee Lock-Out

Letter: NFL refs show need for unions September 30, 2012 The “Monday Night Football” game between the Seahawks and the Packers was an aberration of professional sports [“NFL stumbling with replacement refs,” Editorial, Sept. 26]. What was really on display is the glaring difference between referees who are nonunion and those who are trained while… Read more »

James Versocki Testifies In Support of Transparency at NYC HPD Projects

On January 30, 2012, ABGL Attorney James Versocki testified before the New York City Council on the necessity for transparency at the NYC Department of Housing & Preservation. James’ testimony focused on the need for public access to contracting information to assist workers who are being underpaid on HPD contracts or supervised projects. ABGL attorneys… Read more »