Trump has always prided himself on his ability to sell and persuade. His most famous book, ghostwritten, is even called "The Art of the Deal." … [Read more...] about Embattled Trump Leaves New York Angry, Bitter
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In January 2015, San Francisco became the first city to pass predictive scheduling legislation, requiring retail employers in that City to pay employees for cancelled on-call shifts and provide notice to their employees of their biweekly schedules. In September 2016, Seattle followed suit, enacting legislation mirroring that in San Francisco. Similar predictive scheduling legislation is presently pending at the federal level as well as in no less than twelve states (California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, Oregon and Rhode Island). By adopting this new law banning on-call scheduling, New York City becomes the most recent jurisdiction to seek to protect retail employees’ interests despite the increased operating costs such predictive scheduling legislation may impose on retail employers … [Read more...] about Predictive Scheduling Finally Takes a Bite Out of the Big Apple
In response, city officials have committed $500,000 toward an initiative to deal with the pests. The measures, which include a bedbug web portal to raise public awareness and increased coordination with city agencies to improve bedbug abatement training and enforcement, were based on recommendations by the New York City Bedbug Advisory Board, a group of industry experts, entomologists and city agency representatives that was formed in 2009 to study the problem. … [Read more...] about Bedbugs Bite the Big Apple – City’s Response.
Lesson 2: Retaliation risk abounds. Retaliation continues to be fertile soil for plaintiffs and plaintiff’s lawyers. These are easy cases to bring and difficult to defend. You already know the rules: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which prohibits (among other things) discrimination based on sex, also prohibits firing someone for opposing such discrimination. In other words, if someone complains about the terms and conditions of their employment, call your lawyers before you fire them. In New York, the timing of Abramson’s alleged complaint as it relates to her subsequent departure has raised some eyebrows. … [Read more...] about Lessons from the Big Apple – New York Times First Female Executive Editor Termination
Rincker grew up near Shelbyville, Ill., a picturesque town of fewer than 5,000 in east-central Illinois where her family has farmed for generations. Her father, Curt Rincker, a former high school teacher now chairman of the agriculture division at Lake Land College in Mattoon, Ill., took out a loan to buy 25 cows to start his own business, Rincker Simmentals. It produces Simmental cattle, a breed originating in Switzerland, for breeding and show. … [Read more...] about The Big Apple’s Cowgirl: Ag Lawyer Finds Success in NYC