New York City Just Changed Fast-Food Employment Forever

Evil HR Lady

With more than half of New York restaurants hanging on a thread and depending on federal dollars to stay afloat, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on January 5 signed new legislation that effectively ends at-will employment for fast-food restaurants in New York City.

How To Become A Loan Officer In New York

Career Realism

Anyone who has been thinking about becoming a mortgage loan officer in New York in 2014 should be taking action now instead of waiting any longer. Right now is a great time to work in mortgage banking, but there are certain federal and state-level requirements that prospective loan officers must be aware of. It took the Federal Reserve considerable effort to stimulate the housing economy, and the first glimpse of a real recovery arrived in late 2012.


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Why the New York Times Endorsed a $0 Minimum Wage (and You Should Too)

Evil HR Lady

Current federal law requires $7.25 So, why did the New York Times argue for a removal of the minimum wage altogether ? To keep reading, click here: Why the New York Times Endorsed a $0 Minimum Wage (and You Should Too) And while I always want you to click through, I do need to note that if you don’t click through you should know anyway that this NYT quote is from 1987. The minimum wage is almost always a matter of controversy.

“Does what happened to me sound like a Disability Discrimination and Retaliation claim under federal law?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I filed a complaint with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) about violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), which is currently being investigated. Steve. Harrison, New York. It is extremely rare to have the EEOC take up your case as your advocate; much more likely, they will simply issue to you a “Right to Sue” letter, which permits you to sue in Federal Court.

Download, Save or Read Free Career eBook From Monster

Catherines Career Corner

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Will You Succeed in Your New Job?

Catherines Career Corner

Just got a job, will you succeed in your new job? So, will you succeed in your new job? The post Will You Succeed in Your New Job? After, months or years of pounding the pavements, you have just landed that “dream job” and it makes you feel happy and successful. However, success and job happiness only begins when you keep the job. Find [.]. appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner. No related posts.

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CT, MA, NY & RI Tech Sales | CBS (A Xerox Company)

Career Realism

Paid Time Off & Most Federal Holidays! In this position, you will become a trusted consultant to a net new client base you’re responsible for growing and maintaining throughout your protected territory. Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability; willingness to take risks and try new approaches. Job Search Recruiting career advice connecticut ct job search ma massachusetts new york ny NY & RI Tech Sales rhode island ri tech sales xerox

“How can I get some needed relief from FMLA-retaliation?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I am presently out on an approved federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) leave of absence for the permitted 12 weeks. As to you, your employer and your FMLA legal rights, I strongly suggest you file a FMLA Complaint about how you have been treated with the federal agency that is there to help taxpayers like you on matters of FMLA: the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor. Job Offers, New Jobs and Promotions F.

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“What can I do if I was put on a Performance Improvement Plan in.

Sklover Working Wisdom

I used the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) and stayed at home with my daughter for 12 weeks. When I returned I was assigned to a very different position, and because of that I filed a Complaint with the federal Department of Labor (“DOL”), which handles FMLA violations. It is your right to do that – and to the ultimate benefit of your new child. Job Offers, New Jobs and Promotions F.

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“How do I pick a good employment attorney to represent me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Published on July 8th, 2010 by Alan Sklover Question: I have filed a claim of discrimination with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”). Job Offers, New Jobs and Promotions F. Going Out on Your Own View all › Vidcast Library View All Our Past Videos Most Recent: When Leaving Your Job, How to Take Your Colleagues With You [Watch This Video] New!! Blog » “How do I pick a good employment attorney to represent me?” “How

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When Employees Want COVID Unemployment Over a Job at Your Company.

The HR Capitalist

As expected, federal enhancements to unemployment meant to aid the unemployed is causing confusion and frustration among some business owners, laid-off workers, and the employed, according to interviews.

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15 Summer Releases for your TBR List

Ms. Career Girl

Set during the iconic New York World’s Fair in 1939, We Came Here to Shine tells the remarkable story of two young women with the drive to make their wildest dreams come true. It’s finally summertime!

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You Can Still Be Fired for Being LGBTQ in Some States, but Maybe the Supreme Court Will Fix That

Evil HR Lady

But, federal law isn’t clear and right now, LGBTQ people only have clear protections in place in some states. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is the federal law which protects people on the basis of race, color, religion, sex and national origin. It doesn’t specifically state sexual orientation, and as such the federal courts have been divided on whether or not you can be fired for being gay.

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HEY HR FOODIES: Stop Dreaming About Opening a Restaurant - Here's Why.

The HR Capitalist

More from the New York Time s: The New York City restaurateur’s perennial lament — that staying afloat is tougher here than anywhere else in the country — grows louder each time another restaurant closes. More from the NYT: The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that annual mean restaurant wages in New York City in 2015 were about $49,000 for a head chef, $28,580 for a cook and $29,290 for a server.

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“Need a Work Document from HR? Afraid to Ask? – Here’s How”

Sklover Working Wisdom

How long is the “garden leave” period you are agreed to, and have you a non-competition or non-solicitation obligation that might prevent your taking that great new job you have been offered? A bad start to a new work relation is never a good thing. Looking for a New Job?

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Did You Know That. ?

Sklover Working Wisdom

In a recent New York Court case, an unpaid intern toiling for the New York office of an Arizona television company, who was repeatedly groped by her supervisor, was found to have no legal basis to sue because she was not, at least technically an “employee.” Interns do not have protection under discrimination and harassment laws, according to many Courts.

2013 136

Relocating For Your Job During COVID-19

Ms. Career Girl

Some companies are even recruiting , but you’ll probably have to relocate to a new city or state. Moving to a new area is stressful enough without a pandemic, especially if your relocation is to a major city where the virus tends to spread faster.

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Former Amazon Warehouse Manager Says He’s Owed Overtime Pay

Evil HR Lady

The New York Times quotes attorney Jahan Sagafi, a lawyer at Outten & Golden, who is not involved in this case, but does practice employment law. California has stricter standards than the federal law (called the Fair Labor Standards Act or FLSA ), but every business needs to be concerned about overtime. Just what makes an employee exempt from overtime pay?

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Smokers Need Not Apply

Evil HR Lady

The New York Times reports: [E]mployees who smoke cost, on average, $3,391 more a year each for health care and lost productivity, according to federal estimates. “We More and more companies–especially hospitals–are not just smoke free campuses, but want smoke free em ployees. We felt it was unfair for employees who maintained healthy lifestyles to have to subsidize those who do not,” Steven C. Bjelich , chief executive of St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.,

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What Do You Know About White People?

Evil HR Lady

Many businesses are even subject to Affirmative Action Reporting, where you have to declare to the federal government the racial and gender makeup of your staff. Did you grow up in New York City? We talk a lot about diversity , in HR, and we have all sorts of programs and measurements in place. As a result, many businesses proudly proclaim that not only are they Equal Opportunity Employers but that they are sensitive to all different cultures.

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6 Profitable Jobs in the Public Sector

Career Alley

The Federal Government employs numerous staff members to run its myriad state and local government affairs. To put that another way, the Federal government employed approximately 21,925 staff members for every 315,255 local residents. Since 2006, inmate healthcare in many US states is presided over by Federal appointed overseers. However, Federal government jobs offer good remuneration, and a host of added benefits depending on the state and type of job held.

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College Grad Financial Advice: Personality Traits of the Debt-Free Graduate

Career Alley

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a similar trend in federal unemployment, which grew by more than two percent during this same time span. And according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, there are approximately 37 million student loan borrowers with outstanding student loans today. Dave Ramsey, real estate veteran, finance writer and founder of The Lampo Group, holds that the patient 20-something isn’t leasing a city apartment or a new car yet.

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Looking For Job in 2017? Find Companies With These Hot Employee Perks

Ms. Career Girl

New moms and dads may also benefit from extended leave opportunities — companies like Netflix, Chobani and Etsy all offer generous time off for new parents. At many startups and new economy companies, must-haves include a well-stocked kitchen and free meals — breakfast, lunch and even dinner — along with happy hours. By refinancing , you replace multiple loans with one new loan, which typically comes with a different term length and lower interest rate.

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Smokers Need Not Apply

Evil HR Lady

The New York Times reports: [E]mployees who smoke cost, on average, $3,391 more a year each for health care and lost productivity, according to federal estimates. “We More and more companies–especially hospitals–are not just smoke free campuses, but want smoke free em ployees. We felt it was unfair for employees who maintained healthy lifestyles to have to subsidize those who do not,” Steven C. Bjelich , chief executive of St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.,

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Gap Years Are Sexy, But They Come At A Cost.

The HR Capitalist

More from USA Today : A new study out this week by SimpsonScarborough finds that 40% of incoming freshmen are likely or highly likely to not attend any four-year college this fall.

2020 113

Age Discrimination Isn't About Age

Blue Sky Resumes

If you’re over 40, it’s natural to worry about age discrimination – after all, that’s the age at which you start to be protected against discrimination by Federal law and even if you don’t look your age, you might be starting to feel it now and then. Instead start a new section of your resume called “early experience” and simply omit dates of employment in this section. (By

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The Oxford Comma Case Proves We Need New Employment Laws, Not Better Grammar

Evil HR Lady

The New York Times explains it as follows : A class-action lawsuit about overtime pay for truck drivers hinged entirely on a debate that has bitterly divided friends, families and foes: The dreaded — or totally necessary — Oxford comma, perhaps the most polarizing of punctuation marks. My first question on this was how on earth do truck drivers qualify for being exempt on a federal law level?

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Best Career Coaches in Your City

The Corporate Con/noisseur

The best career coaches not only have direct industry knowledge, but they have spent a majority of their careers in that industry, networking, speaking at conferences, and developing new methodologies and processes which are adopted across the board. federal government.

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Fired Compliance Officer Strikes Back – Is Awarded $51 Million for Doing So

Sklover Working Wisdom

discovered that his employer was paying bribes to win new sales. Slowik then sued Olympus based on allegations that the company had violated a federal law known as the “False Claims Act,” and a second federal law known as the “Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.”. To resolve Slowik’s lawsuit against Olympus, which even resulted in federal criminal charges against the company, Olympus agreed to pay fines and penalties to the U.S. Federal Railroad Safety Act (“FRSA”).

Key Benefits To Keep In Mind When Looking For Work Out Of State

Corn on the Job

For those willing to relocate out of state, it’s about more than just considering the stress of moving to another state; it is also about getting familiar with the terms and benefits of your new job before you make the move. 2020 kicked off with over 7 million job openings across America.

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“If I am terminated for cause, can accumulated leave time and comp time be denied me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

New York, New York. . By federal law all employees (other than executives, professionals and managers) must be paid at an overtime rate (time-and-one-half) after 40 hours of work in a week. The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (often called “FLSA”) requires such “overtime pay.” So, no federal or state law requires payment of accumulated leave time upon employee departure.

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Is College Worth It? 6 Ways to Increase Chances of Success in College

Career Key

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York''s 2014 report, " Are Recent College Graduates Finding Good Jobs? In Career Key ''s new website article" Is College Worth It? ", counseling psychologist Dr. Lawrence K. More students and parents are asking themselves, is college is worth it ? A recent Pew study visualized in TIME magazine finds more people questioning college''s value, and yet statistics are clear that it is.

5 Tips for Buying a Home When You've Got Big Student Loan Debt

Ms. Career Girl

During the deferment period, the government will help you pay off the interest on subsidized loans, like the Federal Perkins Loan. Either way, make sure you read the Federal Student Aid website before you sign up. Cities like New York and San Francisco may be "cool," but let's face it: They're ridiculously expensive to live in. Images: Student debt: DonkeyHotey New Homeowner Nat Tung.

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“Does this sound like a legal case of ‘perceived disability’ discrimination?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I’ve been working for a non-profit organization for about eight months, and was recently transferred to a new boss. During my second week working for this new boss I developed a health issue that required my being out of work. Many thanks for your insights and assistance! . Kathleen. New York, New York. Your employer may also have violated the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”).

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Compliance Officer: A Career in High Demand

Ms. Career Girl

Compliance officers are particularly in demand in financial institutions and within the federal, state and local governments. Department of Labor , locations with the highest number of compliance positions are in the New York metropolitan area, the Washington, D.C. Compliance officer? What’s that? Well, it may be the most interesting job you never heard of.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies. Whether this be that they’re hiring a large new workforce or doing good in the world. Allstate is aiming to recruit 120 new agency owners in Texas this year. Come to Buffalo, New York for work and pleasure : IBM to anchor Buffalo Information Technologies Innovation and Commercialization Hub and hire 500 local employees.

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FMLA – “Parent” Definition is Flexible – “Parents” include People Who Cared for You

Sklover Working Wisdom

When I did, I learned something that I did not know, but wish I had known: Under the federal FMLA regulations, the definition of “parent” includes any person who acted in the place of your parent when you were a minor, even if they were not related to you in any way. FMLA is a very helpful federal law that permits people to take up to 12 weeks off, without pay, to assist in the care of immediate family. “My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty.

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Friday’s Feedback

Sklover Working Wisdom

Hempstead, New York. Note : Last month our Newsletter and Video were both on the new I.R.S. This response came in from Virginia: “My experience has been that our Virginia State Government encourages such behavior by employees, but the Federal Government has an ‘I don’t care’ attitude. Bellmore, New York. Note : Recently we posted a Q&A entitled “ Can an employee be fired for giving notice of resignation?

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US Bill Would Make Employer Requests for Facebook Access Illegal


States like California, Maryland, and New York have began crafting state legislation protecting job seeker and employee privacy. Last week, Representative, Elliot Engel introduced a federal bill called the Social Networking Online Protection Act. Protecting Employee Facebook & Social Network Privacy.

“Can employers require medical information from job applicants?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

By the way, that bus driver example was an actual court case last year in Brooklyn, New York.). One federal law, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (or “GINA”) does forbid employment discrimination based on “genetic information.” This federal law became effective in November, 2009, and forbids the use of “genetic information” in any employment decision (if the employer employs 15 or more employees.) On the federal level in the U.S.,

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Employer Hall of “Fame or Shame”

Sklover Working Wisdom

We are pleased to Announce a New Inductee into SkloverWorkingWisdom’s… Employer Hall of. Recently when someone very dear to the SkloverWorkingWisdom Family became very ill, we learned that her Employer engages in a very caring and humane employment practice: Under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) law, an employee is permitted 12 weeks of unpaid leave in order to help him/her self, or a loved one, recover from an illness.

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“I’m retiring; can I ask my boss to keep that confidential?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

There are both federal and state laws that require certain information about employees be held in confidence. Required confidentiality about employee information by federal law is mostly limited to medical information. The federal law entitled “Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act” (called “HIPAA” for short) requires that employer-sponsored health care plans to maintain employee medical information confidential. .

2013 109

Cancer, Job Applicants & the Law – Eight Most Common Questions Answered

Sklover Working Wisdom

Disability Law, In General: The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA” for short), is the federal law that protects those with disabilities from discrimination in employment based on their disability. The ADA covers employment by private employers with 15 or more employees, as well as state and local government employers (Section 501 of The Rehabilitation Act provides similar protections for federal employees). Looking for a New Job? “Whoever said winning isn’t everything.

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