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What Does Your Lawyer Need to Prepare for Your Workers’ Compensation Hearing? by cjleclaire
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 272 272 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP   New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers What Does Your Lawyer Need to Prepare for Your Workers’ Compensation Hearing? If you’ve been injured at work and your employer or the workers’ compensation insurance company has challenged the claim, ...
Best Business Practices When Screening Applicants with Criminal Records by cjleclaire
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 883 883 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates When an applicant with a criminal record applies for a job at your company, the screening can become complicated. You cannot make your decision based on any type of discrimination. The EEOC provides guidelines you should consider following when asking about cr...
Bifurcated Trial System In Suffolk County & Nassau County Can Favor Defendants by cjleclaire
Mar 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 728 728 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Palermo Tuohy Bruno, P.L.L.C. The Bifurcated Trial System Recently, we discussed how a century old rule barring mention of liability insurance may actually create bias in a jury, favoring a defendant. Now, I’d like to talk about the “bifurcated trial system”, and how this system can actua...
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...