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What About Your Rights as an Employer to Monitor an Employee’s Social Media Accounts? by cjleclaire
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 480 480 recommendations | email to a friend
While in some states employers are able to establish company policies that limit what employees can post about employers, New York’s laws protect the employee’s privacy rights. First of all, New York State law prohibits you from asking employees for the username or password to their social media ...
Is It Legal to Monitor Your Employees’ Phone Calls? by cjleclaire
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 375 375 recommendations | email to a friend
As an employer, you may wonder where to draw the lines as far as monitoring employees’ phone calls at work. Certainly for quality control purposes, it makes sense to monitor calls with customers or clients. But how do laws limit what you can do? If the call is made while in California and all par...
What to Do When You Have Been Hurt at Work by cjleclaire
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 339 339 recommendations | email to a friend
Under the laws of New York, if you have been hurt on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state’s workers’ compensation system. The program is what has been commonly referred to as the “grand bargain.” Essentially, this means that workers and employers should both benefit from the...
Tom Gesimondo TRANSWORLD BUSINESS ADVISORS OF BROOKLYN WEST BRINGS BROKERAGE, MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS SERVICES UNDER ONE ROOF by margiefields
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Tom Gesimondo opened Transworld Business Advisors of Brooklyn West  recently to bring together aspiring entrepreneurs and owners looking to sell their businesses, Gesimondo provides business brokerage services that have earned Transworld a nationwide reputation of excellence, appearing on the hig...
Paul Daley, of Paul Davis Restoration Biz Partners Cut Teeth Together in Restoration Industry Before Finding Success of their Own, Building Legacy by margiefields
Feb 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Paul Daley and Joe Rizzo took a good, long test drive together before becoming entrepreneurs and now the two business partners are laying the groundwork for their children to follow in the footsteps in an industry that seems likely to be in high demand if the present portends the future.   The 56...
Can You Ask Employees to Undergo Medical Screening and Ask About Medical History? by cjleclaire
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 383 383 recommendations | email to a friend
New York Employment Defense Attorney talks about Non Discrimination Act Knowing what you can ask and must not ask employees or job applicants is vital for businesses. With all the information available on the internet today, gathering information may seem like the natural thing to do. However, th...
What Does the 2016 Minimum Wage Hike Mean for You as an Employer? by cjleclaire
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 390 390 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans A minimum wage increase of $8.75 to $9.00 went into effect in New York on December 31, 2015. For employers, it obviously means you must pay higher wages to all employees who were receiving minimum wages. However, that’s not the only factor you must consider. The New York D...
DUHH_business_Law2.jpg Business Law: Corporations VS. Partnerships VS. Sole Proprietorship by FishLawGroup
Jan 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 378 378 recommendations | email to a friend
There are various types of business organizations: corporations, general partnerships and sole proprietorships. These business organizations have their own legal requirements so they can also be considered as legal entities. Most small businesses start as a sole proprietorship where there is only...
Press Agents—Foot Soldiers in Celebrity Divorce Wars by cjleclaire
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 358 358 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo | Dec 31, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , divorce , PTB Blog How Celebrities Win and Lose at Divorce For regular folks, divorce is mostly won or lost in the courtroom, or in legal proceedings. But for celebrities, it’s a completely different playing field. As some of the high-profile...
Long Island Man Driving Lamborghini Dies in Single Car Run-Off-Road Crash by cjleclaire
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 330 330 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Dec 29, 2015 | Car Accident Attorney's , PTB Blog Port Jefferson, Long Island Car Crash CBS New York reported that Glen Nelson, age 48, who lived in Belle Terre died in a crash when his Lamborghini left the road Sunday afternoon around 3:40 p.m. His car hit a pole. After polic...