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RESTAURANT INDUSTRY: FAQS ABOUT TIPS by cjleclaire
Mar 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 799 799 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 | 321 321 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 | 427 427 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...
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Settles $1.3 Million for Construction Worker Injury Prior to Trial by cjleclaire
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 390 390 recommendations | email to a friend
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP successfully negotiated a $1.3 million settlement for a 41 year-old Asian male construction worker, who was injured while performing asbestos removal work at an upstate construction site. The injured client fell from a 6-foot extension ladder while affixing a heavy ...
POSTERS REQUIRED FOR BUSINESSES UNDER NY EMPLOYMENT LAWS by cjleclaire
Feb 23, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 376 376 recommendations | email to a friend
What Posters Must Employers Display based on NY Employment Laws? A number of laws have been passed that require employers to display posters. It is often hard to keep up with all the requirements and know whether or not you’ve displayed all the posters. The   New York Department of Labor   has a ...
Using Our Schools to Curb School Shootings by cjleclaire
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 713 713 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Cindy Silver-LeClaire Access to Counseling and Instilling Values are Key to Addressing Culture of Violence Once again, we are collectively stunned, watching reports of a number of high school students dying on school grounds at the hands of an armed gunman. Once again we look upon the hor...
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Recovers $700,000 in a Settlement Prior to Trial by cjleclaire
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1087 1087 recommendations | email to a friend
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP recovered $700,000 for a 43-year-old Asian male sign installer in a settlement prior to trial. The sign installer fell from a 16-foot extension ladder at a renovation site while he was removing a 20-foot-long sign from the building. He suffered from a fractured ankl...
Surrogate Court Gives Lifetime Promise Priority Over Will by cjleclaire
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 851 851 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the most common way to transfer property upon death in the State of New York is through a valid will or trust.   What happens, though, if you’ve entered into a binding contract to transfer certain property to a specific beneficiary under you will, but the terms of the document convey it t...
Job Termination: What Should You Know? by cjleclaire
Feb 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 410 410 recommendations | email to a friend
Frequently Asked Questions About Job Termination Deciding to fire or layoff an employee is often a tough decision. Sometimes employees have adverse reactions and retaliate if they believe the termination was unjust. Here are some answers to common questions about termination provided by the   New...
Jamie Lynn Macchia, From Miss New York To The Campaign For #MoreThan4: A Young Woman On The Path Of Success. by Milano52
Feb 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 421 421 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena Jamie Lynn Macchia is a 26-year-old Magna Cum Laude graduate of Wagner College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Arts Administration and Marketing. While in attendance, she was a Competitive Dance Team member, Alpha Omicron Pi sorority sister, and part of ...