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Sexual Harassment Protest: Google Walkout by cjleclaire
Nov 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 881 881 recommendations | email to a friend
Thousands of Employees Worldwide Protest Google’s Handling of Sexual Harassment The Google Walkout on November 1, 2018 in protest of sexual harassment was a worldwide event. The largest gathering of protesters, numbering in the thousands, occurred in Silicon Valley, California where Google Headqu...
Employers: Do You Have Your Sexual Harassment Training in Place? by cjleclaire
Nov 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 611 611 recommendations | email to a friend
What Does the New Sexual Harassment Training Require? By now, hopefully many employers in New York have become aware of the new sexual harassment training laws that went into effect on October 9, 2018.  Under the new law, all New York employers, no matter how many employees you have, are required...
From Dark Secrets To The Lions: A Life Of Success. An Exclusive Interview With Suzzanne Troiani Piccolo by Milano52
Oct 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2631 2631 recommendations | email to a friend
  Tiziano Thomas Dossena : You went from President of a local club to vice District Governor, and then to District Governor. Did you find it difficult to adapt to the different duties or was it for you a natural flow situation? Sue Piccolo : I was actually nervous until I realized I have run a bu...
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 | 621 621 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 | 533 533 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 | 726 726 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 | 729 729 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 | 121 121 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 | 812 812 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 | 557 557 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...