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Posted 1 year ago in Consumer Law Video Your Job & The Law by Betsy Kim  
Newsbreak: Anti-Aging Creams Called a Rip-Off [Video]

  Betsy Kim, editorial director of Lawyers.com, provides today’s video Newsbreak for baby boomers. Maybe wisdom does come with age. If the fountain of youth in a jar sounds too good to be true, you’re not alone in your skepticism.  A class action lawsuit in New York accuses Estee Lauder of falsely advertising that its Advanced Night Repair Cream can make you look younger. According to the complaint, the makeup giant makes up claims that its products promote DNA repair …

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Posted 1 year ago in Labor and Employment by Michele Bowman  
Lady Gaga’s Assistant Can Take Demand for OT Pay to Jury

A federal judge in New York on Sept. 10 said the claims of Lady Gaga’s former personal assistant for unpaid overtime can go to a jury, refusing to dismiss Jennifer O’Neill’s demand for the singer to pay her for all her “on-call” time — which she says was 24/7 for over a year.   Gaga Round the Clock O’Neill worked as a personal assistant to Lady Gaga — whose real name is Stefani Germanotta — from 2010 to 2011 for …

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Posted 1 year ago in Your Job & The Law by Betsy Kim  
Stop Sexual Harassment [Infographic]

Sexual harassment is more common than you might think. The Legal Info 360 infographic below defines this kind of wrongful conduct, using helpful facts and statistics. Read our recent Lawyers.com article for more information on what sexual harassment is and how to end this undesirable behavior at the workplace. The infographic notes business and trade, banking and finance, and sales and marketing are industries with the highest levels of sexual harassment. For additional articles and assistance, check out the comprehensive …

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Posted 1 year ago in Your Job & The Law by Janet Raasch  
Sexual Harassment Still Alive and Well in the Workplace

For the past 50 years, it has been illegal to sexually harass someone in the workplace. At the time the law was passed, nine out of 10 women said that they had been subjected to unwanted sexual advances at work. Although the numbers are much smaller now than they were back in the days of “Mad Men,” sexual harassment in the workplace still exists. In a case much publicized in 2013, for example, 18 women came forward with allegations of …

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Posted 1 year ago in Class Actions Labor and Employment by Betsy Kim  
Should Interns Be Compensated? [Infographic]

With approximately one million unpaid interns working each year, it’s no surprise that some of these situations are violating the Fair Labor Standards Act, and interns are suing. Charlie Rose recently settled a class action lawsuit over the talk show’s use of interns for $250,00. In addition, interns have sued P. Diddy, Fox Searchlight, Hearst Corp. magazines, and Norma Kamili. The www.internmatch.com infographic below provides more facts on interns and why paid internships make sense. Check out Lawyers.com for more …

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