There has been a lot of talk recently about the minimum wage; mainly whether or not the minimum wage should be increased. New York City decided to increase the minimum wage and the new rate will go into effect December 31, which means businesses will need to have...
Month: December 2013
According to federal and New York state law, when someone who works over 40 hours per week, he or she is owed overtime pay, if eligible. If the individual's position is not exempt from overtime wages, he or she must be paid 1.5 times the amount of his or her regular...
We've all been picked on before, sometimes for really trivial reasons, but most of us do not expect to be bullied at the office. It makes sense, the office is where you work and where you are expected to be professionals, but there are many workplaces in Manhattan and...
Gender discrimination continues to be an issue in the workplace; however, most people only think about it as being a women's issue. A recent lawsuit filed in New York is a twist on the typical workplace discrimination case. The plaintiffs in the suit, the majority...
A woman who was employed as a caregiver for disabled clients has recently come forward with a complex mix of complaints. Nursing home client abuse and sexual harassment in the workplace are at the center of her allegations. This woman is not a resident of New York,...
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