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What Kinds of Employment Records Does Your Business Have to Keep? by cjleclaire
Mar 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans There is a lot of administration involved with running a business, and sometimes you wonder what records to keep and how long you have to keep them. The EEOC ( Equal Employment Opportunity Commission )clarifies what your record keeping requirements are under federal law as the ...
Spare Yourselves The Agony By Avoiding “Divorce the Hard Way” by cjleclaire
Mar 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 733 733 recommendations | email to a friend
While no divorce is ever easy, some divorces are the epitome of divorce gone wrong. Rational thinking is absent and emotions become explosive. As the crazy side of yourself and your partner emerges, you find yourselves arguing over the “kitchen sink.” Maintaining a rational perspective can be dif...
Texting While Driving in New York by cjleclaire
Mar 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 734 734 recommendations | email to a friend
by Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Have You Been Texting and Driving? Texting while driving in New York is against the law. In fact, 46 states ban texting while driving and two more states have a partial ban on it. The reason for the ban is that distracted driving can result in serious accidents a...
6K20_StatueLibertyImmigrationNYC.jpg Shortcuts To A Green Card & Permanent Residence Laws by slatusimmigration
Mar 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
Green Card: A green card allows the holder to legally reside, work and study in the United States. They have more permanency to them than visa, but don't allow full voting rights like a US citizen. This is why they are referred to as Permanent Residence, and their status is valid for a period of ...
Why We Favor Diversity in the Workplace by cjleclaire
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
New York’s Personal Injury Attorneys Our Family Serving Yours for Over 60 Years Author: Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Today, if you live or work in New York City or the metro area, you hear alot about diversity in the workplace and how it is good for businesses. At Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP...
Is It Time to Update Your Severance Agreements? by cjleclaire
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 186 186 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Keeping your handbooks, employment agreements, severance agreements and other documents current with laws and legal trends can seem like a lot of work. However, when you get caught on the wrong side of a legal dispute, hindsight says it was well worth the time. The Nationa...
Can College Football Players Unionize? by cjleclaire
Feb 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 207 207 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: William Cafaro At least for the moment, the answer is Yes. Last week, the General Counsel National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)’s issued a Memo saying that football players at private colleges must be treated as employees, so they may seek protection against unfair labor practices. Richar...
Recent Ruling on Tip Credits, Tip Pooling and Tipped Employees by cjleclaire
Feb 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 493 493 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans The Ninth Circuit Court decision in a recent case was a landmark ruling that favored tipped employees in the debate of tip pooling. It clarifies whether an employer who is not taking a tip credit can do tip pooling, which divides tips among tipped and non-tipped employees. The ...
Can You Still Get Workers' Compensation Benefits if You Go Back to Work? by cjleclaire
Feb 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 476 476 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers You were hurt on the job and out of work for a while. You've been able to find a job that your injuries allow you to perform, but it pays less than your prior position paid. Can you take the job at a lower wage and still get ...
Welcome to Our New Personal Injury Website! by cjleclaire
Feb 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 484 484 recommendations | email to a friend
At the law offices of Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP , we’ve focused our practice on the needs of injured people across Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and the New York City metropolitan area since 1952. We have four offices throughout the greater New York region, in Flushing,Queens, Gar...