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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation Claims by cjleclaire
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans Retaliation Claims May Include Emotional Distress Damages A precedent has been set in relation to retaliation claims brought against employers. Two courts of appeals, the Sixth and Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals had both ruled that employees have the right to recover for emot...
Workers’ Compensation in New York—What You Need to Know—Part One by cjleclaire
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP You’ve been hurt on the job in the state of New York. You’ve heard from others that you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. But what does that mean? How does the workers’ compensation system work? Who pays for it and where does it come from? What Is Workers’ C...
What You Should Know About Construction Job Vehicle Accidents in New York by cjleclaire
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Unsafe Conditions Can Lead to Serious Construction Job Vehicle Accidents Construction job motor vehicle accidents often occur due to OSHA violations.  Many different types of vehicles are used in construction site work including cranes, forklifts, platform lift...
How to Clean a Diamond Ring the Right Way by danielrosenfeld
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been struggling to sell diamonds for top price, the chances are that you’ve been cleaning your ring incorrectly. Remember nothing can sell diamonds quite like that shiny sparkle and luster. After all, no one wants a rusty, dusty rock. In this article, we have rounded up six tried-and-...
Texting and Driving FAQs by cjleclaire
Jun 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 253 253 recommendations | email to a friend
Texting and Driving Is the Most Alarming Form of Distracted Driving Texting and driving includes reading text messages, emails or online material or writing or composing messages on a mobile device while driving. The federal government defines texting and driving as distracted driving. Why is tex...
Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors by cjleclaire
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 368 368 recommendations | email to a friend
How Would Your Small Business Fare with the IRS for Worker Status? Did you know that misclassifying workers is one of the top problems that small business owners face? Many small businesses hire independent contractors as part of running their businesses and delivering services or products. It is...
Do Your Work Policies Discriminate Between Men and Women? by cjleclaire
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 712 712 recommendations | email to a friend
One Set of Rules for Men and a Different Set of Rules for Women Having company policies that discriminate between men and women can be lethal for an employer in today’s work environment. If you haven’t had an attorney review your employee handbook or policies in recent times, it would be wise to ...
Social Media: Should You Use Social Media in an Internal Investigation? by cjleclaire
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 780 780 recommendations | email to a friend
Investigating Employees Through Their Social Media Accounts Social media can provide a lot of information about people’s lives. Why would an employer want to know what an employee is doing through social media? An employer may suspect that an employee is doing other things during work that do not...
Adolph Caso, a voice for Italian Americans, decries the attacks on Columbus by Milano52
May 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 708 708 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena I met Adolph Caso the first time at the International Book Show in New York City and he struck me as a person who loves books more than anything in the world. Only later on I discovered his interests were not only in publishing but also in writing, translating,...
Defensive Driving Can Prevent Accidents and Injuries and Also Save Lives by cjleclaire
May 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 716 716 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you know how to drive defensively? Everyone has heard about defensive driving, but what does it mean to drive defensively? It certainly behooves drivers to find out because knowing and following defensive driving guidelines can be a lifesaver when on the road. With warmer weather and summer ap...