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SAVED BY THE BELL? NOT REALLY. NEW SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICY MUST STILL BE IN PLACE BY OCTOBER 9, 2018 by cjleclaire
Oct 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO COMPLY WITH THE FINAL CHANGES TO NEW YORK STATE’S SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING LAWS Ok, so October 9, 2018 came and went, and the Department of Labor hasn’t knocked down your door with notices that you are non-compliant with New York’s State’s new sexual harassment laws.  T...
What Is the Faragher-Ellerth Affirmative Defense? by cjleclaire
Oct 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 412 412 recommendations | email to a friend
An Affirmative Defense for Employers Affirmative defense is a legal term that offers some degree of protection for employers. We live in volatile times, an age where #MeToo is changing the legal landscape and sexual harassment claims are becoming very prevalent. While many wrongs are being righte...
SAFETY FOLLOW UP-NEW SEWER JOB TO BEGIN AGAIN by godfather
Oct 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
Penelope Avenue sewer project restarts Oct. 29 by Benjamin Fang Follow up October 24, 2018 Wednesday Replacing sewers in Community Board 5 remains a priority. Last Wednesday, the board voted unanimously to have the redesign and reconstruction of sewer systems as the area’s top capital priority. D...
YOU DEAL TENANTS DIRECTLY  AND HAVE THE HEADACHES Apartments-Rents are higher, and Landlords getting out of control by godfather
Oct 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
Apartments-Rents are higher, and Landlords getting out of control Areas-Middle Village, Maspeth, Glendale, New York After 40 years in the business I keep hearing something new. You think        you’ve heard it all but you haven’t. I built my reputation each year for 40 Years. I have been a Commun...
LAUGH! LAUGH! Start your day with a laugh. You need it by godfather
Oct 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you living with a shopaholic? Plenty of them today. Does this sound familiar to you? You get up at 6:30a.m. to go to work. Take a bus to a train to travel to your job. Before you leave the house, you say goodbye to your girlfriend or wife, and she tells you I got things to do today, I made a ...
Being Italian American Is In The DNA Of My Being And Of My Work… An Interview With Playwright And Director Charles Messina by Milano52
Oct 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 253 253 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena (Courtesy L'Idea Magazine NY) Charles Messina Charles Messina  is an American playwright, screenwriter, and director. Born in Greenwich Village, of Italian-American descent, he attended Xavier High School and then later, New York University. Known for his dec...
New Medical Fee Schedule for New York Workers’ Compensation Claims by cjleclaire
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 recommendations | email to a friend
Worker’s Compensation Board Proposes New Medical Fee Schedule Board Seeks Comments before Finalizing Fee Schedule Changes Queens |NYC| Brooklyn |Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers If you’ve been injured at work and filed a workers’ compensation claim, you know that you’re entitled to reimburseme...
Bedsores Due to Nursing Home Neglect – Frequently Asked Questions by cjleclaire
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 239 239 recommendations | email to a friend
What Systems Should Hospital Staff Follow to Monitor Medical Conditions? Monitoring a medical condition in a patient requires following set medical standards and guidelines that have been established to ensure that treatment is working and that a patient is recovering. Medical schools at universi...
EMPLOYMENT LAW ALERT: EMPLOYER COMPLIANCE WITH NEW SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWS COMMENCES ON OCTOBER 9, 2018 by cjleclaire
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
A BRIEF BY COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW OF WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO COMPLY WITH THE NEWLY ENACTED NEW YORK STATE AND NEW YORK CITY SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING LAWS Author:   CHRISTOPHER L. VAN DE WATER, ESQ. MANAGING PARTNER THE VAN DE WATER LAW FIRM, P.C. In 2018, both New York State and New York City ...
Paycheck Deductions: What Is Legal in New York? by cjleclaire
Oct 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
Understanding NY Laws about Paycheck Deductions Laws vary from state to state regarding deducting for loans or legitimate business losses from an employee’s paycheck. New York has very strict labor laws regarding this, stricter than laws in many other states. In addition, current guidelines have ...