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New Program Transforms Workers Into Owners

New Program Transforms Workers Into Owners

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Corner delis and other mom-and-pop businesses dominate many areas of New York City. Beginning in 2021, when these owners retire, their workers might be able to fill their shoes. Mayor Bill de Blasio predicted that the Employee Ownership NYC program would “change the rules of the game” by providing up to $10,000 in support for…Read the article
Minimum Wage to Inch Up January 1st

Minimum Wage to Inch Up January 1st

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Despite opposition from business groups, a minimum wage increase will take effect as scheduled, after Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office concluded that the coronavirus economic recovery was “not likely to be substantially harmed” by the increase. Upstate, the minimum hourly wage increases from $11.80 to $12.50. Minimum wage workers in Westchester County and Long Island will…Read the article
How To Create A Safe Work Environment

How To Create A Safe Work Environment

| Coronavirus
An important part of any successful business is having a safe working environment for your employees. When they feel as if they can safely do their job, they’re happy and you don’t have to worry as much about employee injury claims. Here are some useful steps that can help your business to increase the safety…Read the article
How to File a Sexual Harassment Claim in New York

How to File a Sexual Harassment Claim in New York

| Personal Injury
Sexual harassment, especially when it takes place in the workplace, can make you feel like you have no reasonable resources to turn to. Some victims are afraid to speak up and even fear their employer may reprimand them if they report an offense. However, there are specific laws that require employers to acknowledge and resolve…Read the article
NYC Nail Salon Workers: Changes in an Abusive Industry

NYC Nail Salon Workers: Changes in an Abusive Industry

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Earlier this month, the New York Nail Salon (NYC) Workers Association organized a speak-out protesting on-going abuses against salon workers in front of New York City chain Envy Nails’s Bronx location. Around 40 women showed up and spoke out against the injustices they face as salon workers, single mothers, and immigrants. They told stories of…Read the article
Equal Pay Discrimination and What You Should Do

Equal Pay Discrimination and What You Should Do

| Civil Rights
Everyone works for a living and we expect to be paid a fair and honest wage for the work we do. Unfortunately, this is not always the case and some workers are getting cheated out of money that should be paid to them. And worst of all, it is being done by employers who are…Read the article
CBS Investigative Reporter Files Lawsuit Against CBS

CBS Investigative Reporter Files Lawsuit Against CBS

| Napoli Shkolnik News
A clear message has been sent to the highest level of corporate corridors with the departure of Les Moonves, Chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, and Jeff Fager, Executive Producer of 60 Minutes and former Chairman of CBS News. Once again, we have seen men in powerful positions take center stage in the media this…Read the article
Sexual Discrimination in the Workplace

Sexual Discrimination in the Workplace

| Civil Rights
When men and women go to their jobs day in and day out they expect fair treatment and a decent pay and to be treated like the hardworking individuals they are. When people are discriminated against solely because of their sex, then that person has become a victim of sexual discrimination in the workplace. For…Read the article
Types of Workplace Discrimination

Types of Workplace Discrimination

| Personal Injury
Workplace discrimination unfortunately occurs on a daily basis in the country and these instances of discrimination in the workplace occur when an individual is treated unfairly in some way and discriminated against because of one a factor that is out of their control and that has no impact on their job performance. Discrimination in the…Read the article
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Sexual harassment is a serious concern in the workplace, and more and more people in the public eye–ranging from Al Franken to Harvey Weinstein to Bill O’Reilly–have recently been accused of or settled workplace sexual harassment claims. But sexual harassment doesn’t just happen amongst the rich and famous; sexual harassment can occur in any workplace…Read the article