Long Island employment lawyer Matthew Weinick has been named Vice-Chairperson of the Nassau County Bar Association’s (NCBA) Labor and Employment Law committee. Weinick was appointed in July 2018 and he will serve during the association’s 2018/19 calendar year.
The NCBA is an active bar association with more than 40 committees covering a wide array of practice areas and other services for both the public and membership. According to the association, it was founded in 1899 and has nearly 6,000 members. It’s building in Mineola, New York, known as “Domus,” provides a central point for attorneys in Nassau County to gather for networking opportunities, to learn from one another, and to provide services to Nassau County residents through programs such as the lawyer referral service and access to justice.
Of the many committees, the Labor and Employment Law committee considers itself one of the most active committees. The committee’s stated purpose is to review proposed employment law legislation and to analyze recent court decisions concerning employment law.
The committee regularly meets once each month, it typically hosts at least one well attended continuing legal education program per year, and it hosts a yearly recognition dinner to honor the achievements and contributions of an individual to the field of Labor and Employment law, particularly the individual’s contributions to the Long Island and Nassau County legal communities. At its monthly meetings, the committee hears presentations about topics relevant to labor and employment law. Presenters have included committee members, guests from other committees, representatives from state and federal employment agencies, and local judges.
Weinick has been involved with the Nassau County bar association for nearly a decade. Over the years, Weinick has published numerous articles with the association’s newspaper, Nassau Lawyer, he has volunteered with the association’s pro bono services day, he has participated in several continuing legal education classes hosted by the association, and he has spoken about employment law developments at the committee’s meetings. For the past two years, Weinick served as secretary of the Labor and Employment law committee.
Working with Chairperson Paul Millus, Weinick will share in responsibilities to hold monthly meetings, to facilitate the submission of articles to the Nassau Lawyer from committee members, and to encourage participation in association events from members and non-members.
On his appointment, Weinick stated, “I’m very proud of this accomplishment and I’m looking forward to contributing to the continued success and growth of the Labor and Employment Law committee.” Weinick added, “The Labor and Employment committee is very special to me as I’ve learned so much from fellow members and I’ve also established important professional and personal relationships with many other members.”
Matthew Weinick is a Long Island employment lawyer and partner with the employment law firm, Famighetti & Weinick PLLC. Located in Melville, New York, Weinick, his partner Peter J. Famighetti, and his law firm, represent employees across Long Island and New York State in workplace disputes. The firm handles matters including discrimination, retaliation, and improper payment of minimum wage and overtime. Weinick can be reached at 631-352-0050 and his full bio is available at https://www.linycemploymentlaw.com/matthew-weinick.html.