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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 | 491 491 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 | 385 385 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 | 350 350 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...
Can You Ask Employees to Undergo Medical Screening and Ask About Medical History? by cjleclaire
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 391 391 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 | 398 398 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 | 386 386 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 | 388 388 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 | 339 339 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...
3J99_gameforfive_Malvaldi.jpg Marco Malvaldi’s “Game For Five” by Milano52
Dec 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 925 925 recommendations | email to a friend
Review by Tiziano Thomas Dossena To read a book that was originally written in Italian and that uses idiomatic expressions with validity and proper impact in the English translation is a special treat that is not quite common to be offered to readers in USA.  If we add that the story is a thrille...
Million Dollar Legal Mistakes by a Billion Dollar Company by cjleclaire
Dec 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 462 462 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans | Dec 8, 2015 | Employment Defense Attorney Even billion dollar companies can allow legal mistakes to occur and have it cost them millions of dollars. Such appears to be the case when executives at Giorgio Armani allegedly discriminated against the company’s own general counsel...