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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS by cjleclaire
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
As the weather warms up, people take to the road and want to spend more time outdoors. In particular, an increasing number of bicyclists and pedestrians join the thoroughfares, and motorists need to be on alert to watch out for them. It takes a united effort on the part of pedestrians, bicyclists...
Employee Salary Histories by cjleclaire
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Can Employers Ask Employees About their Salary History? On May 4, 2017, the New York City Council passed a bill that limited what an employer can ask job candidates about their salary history, compensation history and other past benefits when interviewing them for a job. The law went into effect ...
What Employers Should Know About the New York Women’s Equality Act by cjleclaire
Apr 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 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 | 379 379 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 | 368 368 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 | 422 422 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 | 408 408 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 | 2 2 comments | 642 642 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...
Can Your Family Have Access to Your E-Mail after Your Death? by cjleclaire
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 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 | 891 891 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 ...