Neil H. Greenberg & Associates, P.C.

A Tale of Two Companies- Amazon Hires 6k Workers While Cisco Lays Off Same

May 29, 2015-Two high profile U.S. based Corporations made very distinct and contrasting employment statements today. Amazon announced the hiring of 6,000 workers in the United States while Cisco Systems announced they were laying off the very same number, 6000.

Amazon’s hiring will increase it’s fulfillment center workforce by approximately 10% in the United […]

McDonald’s Workers Stage Protests In Spite of Voluntary Pay Increases

The center of the wage controversy

May 7, 2015– Earlier this year McDonald’s Corporation announced it would be voluntarily raising its base pay to $9.90 an hour. This figure exceeds the current Federal and State minimum wage requirements. While the fast food giant’s compensation also exceeds the base pay for numbers of large employers […]

How Raising the Minimum Wage Can Impact Workers

April 23, 2015-2015 has been marked by political and media debate over the relative benefits and pitfalls of significant raises in the current minimum wage law. While politicians on the Federal and state level propose and debate legislation on this important topic many major corporate employers have begun to undertake voluntary increases, ranging from negligible […]

Improving Workplace Productivity

 

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April 2, 2015–

“What can be done to make American workers more productive?”

It would seem the simplistic answer to this question might come down to three things; money, money, & more money; however, recent studies of the American workplace seem to indicate that there are other, non-monetary components that contribute to […]

Don’t wait for state, increase minimum wage now

Friday, April 25, 2014

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.

Neil Greenberg of Neil Greenberg & Associates says increasing minimum pay now will […]

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