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Employers: Do You Have Your Sexual Harassment Training in Place? by cjleclaire
Nov 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 265 265 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 | 572 572 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 | 226 226 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 | 227 227 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 | 283 283 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 | 282 282 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...
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 | 311 311 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 | 295 295 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 | 294 294 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 | 249 249 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 ...