Legal Resources for Jewish Organizations

JCRC-NY – Alerts, Articles, Memos & Templates

The following information is generally applicable to any type of charity – nonprofit or religious.
There is a separate section focused on some specific issues for religious corporations.

 NEW from NYC & NYS

1.  NYC SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAW  – Click to NYC Human Rights Commission
September 6, 2018 – Required posting Of NYC Notice &  Information Sheet for new employees

  • Click for  Notice and Info. Sheet
  • April 1, 2019 – Effective date to begin mandatory annual training on preventing sexual harassment.
  • Check back here for updates.

Effective Oct. 9, 2018 – All employers must adopt sexual harassment prevention policy. First mandatory sexual harassment prevention training required before Oct. 9, 2019 then annual trainings.

3.  NYS – ATTORNEY GENERAL – Charities Bureau
*Required Nov. 1, 2018 – Online e-Registration for Charities
  Click to go to web page

Charity Governance Issues

IRS/NYS/NYC – Laws & Filings

Religious Corporation – Governance & Fiscal Memos


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New York State

New York City – Focus on Property Owners

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