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The Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act by cjleclaire
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 838 838 recommendations | email to a friend
A New Law to Further the Prevention of Sexual Harassment in NYC Workplaces The New York City Council recently passed legislation called the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act. If Mayor Bill de Blasio signs the bill, it will go into effect on April 1, 2019. What changes were introduced? Several maj...
SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS by cjleclaire
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 917 917 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 | 175 175 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 | 131 131 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 | 151 151 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 | 162 162 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 | 158 158 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 | 638 638 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 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 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 | 235 235 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...