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CVS Arbitration Policy Raises Concerns

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

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

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

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

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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'In heat' for dog trainer

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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Staffers sue Lizzie Grubman for not paying them

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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Driver taken for ride: suit

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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Decorator Sues Anderson Cooper After 17-Foot Fall in Anchor's Home

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

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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