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What Employers Should Know About the New York Women’s Equality Act by cjleclaire
Apr 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
Clarifications for Employers for Women in the Workplace In June of 2014, the Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York signed amendments to the New York State Human Rights Law, which bolstered civil rights for women. It’s important for employers understand the changes under the   Women’s Equality Act   s...
Wish You Had a Case Against Harvey Weinstein? Maybe Not by cjleclaire
Apr 05, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
The parent company of Weinstein Co.filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware on March 20, 2018. Before that, Eric Schneiderman, the New York Attorney General, had filed a lawsuit against the Weinstein companies on February 11, 2018 based upon its gender based hostile work environment...
6BNO_medical_marijuana.jpeg How Does the New York Compassionate Care Act Affect Employers? by cjleclaire
Apr 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
The New York Compassionate Care Act (NYCCA) protects patients who are certified to use medical marijuana from being subject to criminal or civil marijuana charges. We live in an age where some states view marijuana as a legitimate medicine for individuals with certain types of diseases while they...
MORE ABOUT EMPLOYEE WAGE DEDUCTIONS by cjleclaire
Mar 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 185 185 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans As an employer, have you ever wondered if a wage deduction you made was legal? New York Labor Law establishes what is legal and what is not for wage deductions. If you have questions, it is always wise to seek legal counsel from an experienced employment law defense attorney....
RESTAURANT INDUSTRY: FAQS ABOUT TIPS by cjleclaire
Mar 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 648 648 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans Owners in the restaurant industry often have questions about tips. As a restaurant owner, it’s important to know your rights and responsibilities regarding tips so you can avoid disputes with employees and not put your business at risk. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA), wh...
A Renaissance Woman In New York City. Interview With LindaAnn LoSchiavo by Milano52
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
  An interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena She is the optimal example of a  Renaissance woman  and a  New Yorker  combined: humble but determined, soft spoken but direct, with a genial attitude not usually associated with a virtuoso of the pen, and most of all a realist who is aware of the elusiven...
B518_Premium.PNG Reduce Workers Comp Fees: Compulsory Workplace Notices & WPS Charges by queensledgerNYC
Mar 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 211 211 recommendations | email to a friend
Did your company receive a notice from the New York Compensation Rating Board with subject, “Compulsory Workplace Safety and  L oss  P revention  P rogram” or did State Insurance Fund or other insurance company add a “WPS” charge to your annual premium? If so, you must read the following: NYS Dep...
Can Your Family Have Access to Your E-Mail after Your Death? by cjleclaire
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
In today's electronic world, the idea of property has changed dramatically. In the past, when you were putting together an estate plan, the only intangible property that might be a part of it was certain types of securities. Now, however, you can have e-mail accounts, online subscriptions, social...
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Settles $1.3 Million for Construction Worker Injury Prior to Trial by cjleclaire
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 256 256 recommendations | email to a friend
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP successfully negotiated a $1.3 million settlement for a 41 year-old Asian male construction worker, who was injured while performing asbestos removal work at an upstate construction site. The injured client fell from a 6-foot extension ladder while affixing a heavy ...
POSTERS REQUIRED FOR BUSINESSES UNDER NY EMPLOYMENT LAWS by cjleclaire
Feb 23, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
What Posters Must Employers Display based on NY Employment Laws? A number of laws have been passed that require employers to display posters. It is often hard to keep up with all the requirements and know whether or not you’ve displayed all the posters. The   New York Department of Labor   has a ...