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January 2018 Archives

Union sues employers over Facebook advertising practices

Many employers in New York and around the country have turned to social media in recent years to meet their recruiting needs, and platforms like Facebook allow them to target their advertising to specific parts of the country or particular demographic groups. While it may be wise for businesses to take steps to ensure that their help-wanted ads are seen by candidates who are qualified to fill the positions on offer, labor advocacy groups have accused some employers of violating federal law by using social media advertising filters to prevent older workers from seeing available jobs.

Why a prenuptial agreement may be at risk

Legal challenges to a prenuptial agreements are not a new concept, but many people may think that such a move is ill-conceived. This is due to a long standing myth about prenuptial agreements: that they are somehow impervious to being overturned or deemed invalid. In fact, that is not the case at all. Prenuptial agreements can be overturned (in part or wholly) if they violate a number of potential legal issues.

Nursing home abuse results in multiple lawsuits and shut down

Videos in nursing homes are revealing an unfortunate reality for many elderly residents across the nation. In a recent story by CNN, a Florida nursing home surveillance camera shows a violent altercation made by one resident to another over a cupcake. A male resident age 52 is caught on camera striking an 86-year-old man suffering from dementia with over 50 punches as he lay on the ground. Allegedly, the older man ate the younger man’s cupcake and video shows over two minutes of a violent reaction ensuing.

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