On October 14, 2015 Governor Cuomo announced new statewide measures to combat workers exploitation in New York. The measures include additional funding for workers education, as well as “investigations, prosecutions and data collection and compliance efforts.” Mr. Cuomo has also created a new Anti-Retaliation Unit and a Mediation Unit within the State Department of Labor. The aim of the new units is to combat retaliation practices against workers and employees and to expedite cases of the Task Force’s investigations. According to the Governor, his administration “is taking aggressive steps to protect workers and combat exploitation…” Governor Cuomo announced the measures at the time of the first public meeting of the […]
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Immigration to the USA is usually a complicated and long process. Sometimes you will need an immigration attorney right from the very beginning in order to understand whether you are qualified and what your chances are. Your next step, when you are already here, would be to look for a job. This is also a painstaking process that may take months. You will dramatically increase your chances, if you get acquainted with some basics of the US immigration and employment law.
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