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Does Your Loved One Need a Special Needs Trust? by cjleclaire
Jun 26, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 425 425 recommendations | email to a friend
If a member of your family has special needs, it is important to you that he or she has financial security.  Let’s say for example, that your 19-year-old son, Johnny, suffered serious injuries in a car accident.  That the accident resulted in traumatic brain injury and left your child as a parapl...
Hold on to your hats employers: Unemployment discrimination becomes illegal in New York City by cjleclaire
Jun 20, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 450 450 recommendations | email to a friend
As of, June 11, 2013, a new law went into effect that makes discriminating against job applicants because they are unemployed a violation of human rights.  Violations of this law will be punished the same way that discriminating against job applicants based on race, national origin, gender, disab...
11th Annual RELAY FOR LIFE of Middle Village by Page3
Jun 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 440 440 recommendations | email to a friend
The American Cancer Society's RELAY FOR LIFE is a unique celebration of life in honor and in memory of those whose lives have been touched by cancer.  Relay for Life involves teams of people who take turns walking or running around a track all night long.  A festive atmosphere prevails as team me...
Is your sexual harassment policy effective? by cjleclaire
Jun 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 403 403 recommendations | email to a friend
In our politically correct and litigious world, employers need to establish strong and specific policies regarding sexual harassment.  Not only is this behavior against the law but if a sexual harassment case is proved it can affect your reputation, finances, and even the future of your company. ...
NY Estate Probate Attorney talks about Breach of Fiduciary Duty by cjleclaire
Jun 05, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 487 487 recommendations | email to a friend
If you are an executor of an estate or an administrator of a trust, you are considered a fiduciary.  In either position you are required by law to ethically fulfill your fiduciary duties which are: Impartiality—not favoring one party over the other. Undivided loyalty—not conflicting your own inte...
52PA_JOhn_Rafferty_pic.jpg Business Owners Beware - Part 2 by Page3
Jun 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1452 1452 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you protecting your business? A column by John Rafferty – WATCH GUARD 24/7 Employee testing & more… Each year millions of businesses fail; 50% of small businesses fail in the first year and 95% of small businesses fail in the first five years.  Many of them do not succeed due to theft.  Yes, ...
IFFL_JOhn_Rafferty_pic.jpg Business Owners Beware by Page3
Jun 03, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 372 372 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you protecting your business? A column by John Rafferty – WATCH GUARD 24/7 It might be your employees... Each year millions of businesses fail; 50% of small businesses fail in the first year and 95% of small businesses fail in the first five years.  Many of them do not succeed due to theft.  ...
NY Personal Injury Lawyers: The Importance of Treating Clients like Family by cjleclaire
May 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 340 340 recommendations | email to a friend
Our Family Serving Yours for Over 60 Years When you suffer a serious injury, there is nothing more comforting than having caring family members at your side. Their support is part of the recovery process that helps put your life together again. At Sackstein, Sackstein & Lee, LLP, our attorneys un...
Brooklyn New York Divorce Attorney talks about NY Divorce Law Overhaul by cjleclaire
May 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 246 246 recommendations | email to a friend
If you are looking for a shock and a laugh today, take a peek at . You’ll find a list of some of the silly, strange and/or outdated laws that are still technically in place in New York and New Jersey. In fact, just last week the state of New Jersey passed a bill striking many antiquated laws from...
BIAU_Stephen_D._Hans_photo.JPG Warning: Your social media policies may get you in trouble with the NLRB by cjleclaire
May 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1887 1887 recommendations | email to a friend
As social media becomes the norm in everyday life, federal regulators are getting touchy about employers creating policies that limit what employees can say online. In the past, employers have discouraged employees from making negative comments about the company or staff such as: Discussing compa...