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Long Beach to pay rest of $3.5M to man run over by police SUV

November 24, 2017

New York Employment Law News A longtime former supervising pharmacist for CVS, the recently renamed pharmacy giant (now CVS Health) headquartered in Woonsocket, R.I., has put out public warnings to all current CVS employees about an arbitration policy introduced in a training module that he claims may compel them to give up their legal rights.
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CVS Arbitration Policy Raises Concerns

December 2, 2014

New York Employment Law News A longtime former supervising pharmacist for CVS, the recently renamed pharmacy giant (now CVS Health) headquartered in Woonsocket, R.I., has put out public warnings to all current CVS employees about an arbitration policy introduced in a training module that he claims may compel them to give up their legal rights.
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Neil H. Greenberg Quoted in LIBN‘s Closing Argument Section

New York Employment Law News “Big name employers have tremendous leverage over their employees, who should never be stripped of their legal rights. Large companies should ensure that their new employees have the opportunity to make a waiver of their rights as opposed to using a blind notification policy.”
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Proactive Audits

July 11, 2014

New York Employment Law News Recent changes to legislation and the creation of new laws related to labor employment, wage-and-hour claims and wage deductions have led some employers to take a good, hard look at their own practices a proactive attempt to stay one step ahead of the department of Labor.
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Manjeet Bawa, sixth suspect in Long Island mortgage scheme, turns himself in

May 7, 2014

New York Employment Law News A Dix Hills man surrendered to FBI agents Wednesday and was arraigned on a bank fraud charge in connection with a $30 million scheme to illegally obtain home mortgages on Long Island, officials said.
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Attorney: Don’t wait for state, increase minimum wage now

April 25, 2014

New York Employment Law News A Westbury attorney specializing in employment law is urging Long Island businesses to raise their minimum pay rates to $10.10 now, instead of waiting for the federal government to mandate that same wage increase.
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Shoe Mania workers get new union contract

April 4, 2012

New York Employment Law News After three years of negotiations, 50 employees at three Manhattan-based Shoe Mania stores have signed a new union contract that provides annual pay raises and guaranteed leaves of absences.
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Boss Babe Hounded Me for Sex: suit

August 30, 2011

New York Employment Law News A hired hand for a wealthy Westchester socialite says that his job description suddenly expanded from dog trainer to tawdry boy toy – and that he was fired after turning down the turned-on mistress of the manse.
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Married socialite ‘made naked passes at dog trainer and fired him for not having sex with her’

August 30, 2011

New York Employment Law News A wealthy married socialite tried to seduce her dog trainer by beckoning him to her bedroom while she was almost naked before firing him for refusing to have sex with her, it has been claimed.
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Staffers sue Lizzie Grubman for not paying them

June 13, 2011

New York Employment Law News Notorious p.r. princess Lizzie Grubman could sure use a good publicist herself these days. The 42-year-old celebrity rep – infamous for a 2001 hissy fit in which she ran down 16 people outside a Hamptons nightclub – is now being sued by her longtime chauffeur-bodyguard and a hairstylist for allegedly stiffing them as she battles money woes.
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Report slams LI cop on SUV sunbather crash

April 11, 2011

New York Employment Law News A cop failed to look where he was going when he crushed a sunbather with his SUV on a Long Island beach — as people screamed at him to stop, according to a damning police report obtained by The Post.
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Driver Taken for Ride: suit

February 28, 2011

New York Employment Law News He would have been better off driving Miss Daisy. A wealthy Westchester couple stiffed their Bronx chauffeur out of more than $170,000 in overtime pay he earned driving them around and looking after their posh estate, he charges in a lawsuit.
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Man Run Over by Cop SUV Crushed by Huge Wait

February 22, 2011

New York Employment Law News The man crushed under an 8,000-pound police SUV on a Long Island beach last May doesn’t understand why he still can’t get his hands on the police report nine months later.
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Decorator Sues Anderson Cooper After 17-Foot Fall in Anchor’s Home

February 13, 2010

New York Employment Law News Globetrotting CNN anchor Anderson Cooper is often at the scene of danger, but he allegedly overlooked a potentially deadly hazard in the Greenwich Village firehouse he’s converting into a new home.
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Sticking it to Zoning Board

January 22, 2009

New York Employment Law News Alleging that a garage built in the front yard of his neighbor’s property has been improperly approved, Lenny Stucker, of Meadow Glen Road, Fort Salonga, filed a lawsuit December 30, 2008 against the Town of Smithtown Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA)
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9/11 Widow Tells Cautionary Tale of Fraud

March 17, 2018

New York Employment Law News Two months after America’s darkest day, Santa Catarelli, whose husband was killed on Sept. 11, summoned up the energy to address her family’s financial future.
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Carol Baldwin and Photographer Settle Their Lawsuit, and Their Differences, Over A Shot of Her Sons

December 16, 2006

New York Employment Law News Two days ago, the celebrity mom and the paparazzo wouldn’t look at each other. Carol Baldwin and James Edstrom, once close friends, were locked in a six-figure dispute over a promised photograph of her four famous sons.
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Baldwins’ Mom, Photographer in Court Battle

December 13, 2006

New York Employment Law News A Suffolk County jury heard opening statements yesterday in the trial between Carol Baldwin, the mother of the famed actor siblings of the same surname, and a celebrity photographer who says she duped him out of a $100,000 snapshot.
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Courtroom Lens on Paparazzo’s Claim

October 26, 2004

New York Employment Law News If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is the fair market value of actor Alec Baldwin and his brothers?
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$1.5 Million Settlement in Wet Paint Slip and Fall

May 6, 2002

New York Employment Law News A painter who was injured in a slip and fall reached a $1.5 million settlement on April 3 in his lawsuit against the owners of the building where the accident occurred.
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Dying of Cancer, Woman Battles Bank on Eviction

May 17, 1995

New York Employment Law News Earlier this month, the world came crashing down on Doris Sanders. Within a few hours, she received a notice of eviction from her home of 19 years and she learned she was dying of cancer.
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