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Believe it or not, Congress balances the budget on the backs of students

September 15, 2011
By Larry Cary, Partner, Cary Kane LLP

Soon graduate students will have to worry about more than just their dissertations. The deal recently made in Washington to raise the debt ceiling includes a pricey provision that will affect graduate student loans.

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Labor Day - A Holiday Born Out of a Brutal History

September 5, 2011
On a beautiful Tuesday morning 129 years ago, responding to a call issued by the New York City Central Labor Union, thousands of workers marched up Broadway in New York City. Led by a marching band from the Jewelers Union of Newark, the parade marched from City Hall, past a reviewing stand at Union Square, to the Reservoir Park at 42nd Street.

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Larry Cary Elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

August 9, 2011
By Stephanie West

Larry Cary, a partner at Cary Kane LLP, one of New York City’s respected union-side labor and employment law firms has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is an honorary organization of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession.

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The NLRB Says Watch-Out When Merging Shops with Both Union and Non-Union Workers

July 19, 2011
By Larry Cary, Esq.

A recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board makes it clear that even though a union does not owe a duty of fair representation to non-union employees when their workplace is being merged into a union shop, it can violate the law if the union discriminates against them because of their non-membership in the union.

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