If you are ready to buy a new home, you can be managing several details from securing financing to preparing your current home to go on the market. And all these moving parts don't disappear just because you find the right home.
There is an old saying that if you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life. As true as that may be in terms of the motivation and passion for your job, understand that a job is still a job. And this means that it is subject to state and federal employment laws.
In the past few years, there has been a rise in the number of people coming forward about being sexually harassed at work. Many outspoken victims have been in the entertainment and media industries. However, sexual harassment at work can happen in any industry, whether you work as a server in a night club, a receptionist in an office, or an executive at a large corporation.
Starting in 2019, employees in New York State will see increases in overtime exemption thresholds and minimum wage go into effect.
If you work more than 40 hours a week in New York, you may very well expect that you would receive overtime pay for those extra hours. For most employees, this would be the case.
Years ago, home sellers in New York were not required to disclose defects in the property being sold. In legal terms, the doctrine was "caveat emptor" -- or "let the buyer beware." That meant it was up to the buyer to inspect the property for any defects.
Hundreds of thousands of people work in jobs where they don't just depend on their paycheck, they also depend on tips. This includes people who work in food service, hospitality and occupations like aestheticians and parking attendants.