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An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York by cjleclaire
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 338 338 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who because they did not receive any pay for their work could not be considered employees and therefore di...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves by cjleclaire
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 373 373 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend time with a newborn. As an employer, understanding your obligations under this law can help you avoid d...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you by cjleclaire
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 398 398 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a complimentary drink or appetizer. Department stores send out coupons to returning customers. Supermarkets...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending by cjleclaire
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 391 391 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requirements. They had to provide wage notices to all employees by February 1 of every year. This was a co...
REAL ESTATE-*NEW BUYING TREND GOING ON.... by jimmyturano
Jun 25, 2014 | 5 5 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
As a Broker for 35 years now, and having completed over 4,000 written appraisals to date, in the Queens, New York areas, I am experiencing the same buying frenzy going on now that I did in the early 1980's. You know, with Long Island Taxes being so high, and the flood insurance rates going throug...
9MWY_Milliondollar_bill.jpg $$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$ by Altrot
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 619 619 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June, 25, 2014 WHERE : Sony Plaza (Public Atrium)   550 Madison Ave. (Btwn 55th & 56th Ave),  New York ,...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence… by Milano52
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 669 669 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among them a few Italians. Italian American authors, instead, were present in large numbers. At the Rizzoli b...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak… by Milano52
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 602 602 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events, lectures, seminars and a ton of exhibitors at the annual Book Expo America. Our staff collected bo...
812_jimmynap.jpg Interview to author Tony Napoli. by Milano52
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 986 986 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony Napoli. (as appeared on L'Idea Magazine on February 13, 2014) L’Idea: What made you decide to write t...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You? by cjleclaire
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 454 454 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace of being ousted from the National Basketball Association (NBA) are the challenges Clippers owner Dona...