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Workers World Today podcast has a mission to educate workers and provide them with relevant information pertinent to the workforce such as workers’ compensation, discrimination on the job, workers’ rights, and more.
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Empathy

Empathy

2020-09-1959:59

Empathy is defined as understanding and sharing the feelings of another. Attorney Brian Figeroux talks about being empathetic in helping clients with their legal issues.
We are strongly advising all immigrants to get in your applications before October 2, 2020 to avoid paying the increase in fees. Get a free consultation by calling 855-768-8845 or visiting www.askthelawyer.us
Naive, Stupid or Victim?

Naive, Stupid or Victim?

2020-09-0501:00:07

There is a foreclosure crisis in Brooklyn, amplified by the pandemic. Brooklyn is known as the foreclosure capital. Added to the issue, persons are losing their homes to deed theft and deed fraud. A part of the deed fraud, persons are signing their deeds for loans and money and even before short sales. Are persons, naive, stupid or victims of predators?
 The Trump’s administration war on immigrants continues. USCIS has significantly  increased adjusting fees by a weighted average increase of 20 percent, adding new fees, establishing multiple fees for non-immigrant worker petitions, and limiting the number of beneficiaries for certain forms. The rule also removes certain fee exemptions, changes fee waiver requirements, alters premium processing time limits, and modifies certain inter-country adoption processing. We are advising persons to send in your applications before the Oct 2 increase. Attorney Brian Figeroux also discusses how to get a Green Card.
Russian Roulette

Russian Roulette

2020-08-2259:19

Prevention is better than cure. Making legal decisions without an attorney is like Russian Roulette - you don't know when you will die. You don't know what's coming. Attorney Brian Figeroux explains.
The Right Lawyer

The Right Lawyer

2020-08-1501:00:15

Get the right information from the right attorney, to make the right decision for yourself and your family. Whatever you legal issue or concern, get a FREE, no obligation, legal consultation from the Law Firm of Figeroux & Associates. Take advantage of over 2 decades of experience, knowledge and success. The lawyer you hire does make a difference!
Small Business Solutions

Small Business Solutions

2020-08-0801:00:35

We have the New American Chamber of Commerce (NACC), the African-American International Chamber of Commerce (AAICC) and the Hispanic-American International Chamber of Commerce (HAICC) - we are a Coalition! Businesses are suffering; they have not gotten the kind of assistance they need. Currently, the Feds' Small Business Loan Program has $128B left. Yet City's minority owners still struggle to get their share. Attorney Brian Figeroux explains how we can help.
In NYC's first wave of the pandemic, we were unprepared. A lot of people died people died and a lot of people lost their jobs. Attorney Brian Figeroux delves into the issues and offers assistance.
CUNY is raising tuition for college students. Attorney Brian Figeroux explains why this not a good idea and that students need a bailout plan in this pandemic. The New Public Charge is affiliated with the Affidavit of  Support and many people are being denied a Green Card. Attorney Figeroux discusses this issue.
We are living in unprecedented times: Pandemic, financial stress, racism and social injustice. In these times, now more than ever, you need the right attorney. Trump is trying to destroy immigrants. Your Green Card is your biggest investment. Don't fool around. Get the right information from the right attorney to make the right decision for yourself and your family. The lawyer you hire does make a difference. Don’t be penny smart and dollar foolish.
Attorney Brian Figeroux explains why he is the best candidate. Mr Figeroux also discusses the pressing legal issues facing our community.
After the Elections

After the Elections

2020-06-2701:01:29

Now that we have had the Democratic primaries, what are the expectations of our leaders in the community as we move forward? What are the problems? Attorney Brian Figeroux discusses Immigration: VAWA, Fraud and Advance Parole as well as Deed Transfer and Deed Fraud in the community.
Attorney Brian Figeroux discusses the legal issues of bankruptcy and divorce. Guests: Congresswoman Yvette Clarke representing the 9th District in Brooklyn and Assemblywoman Diana Richardson representing the 43rd District in Brooklyn speak about the issues and the importance of voting in the Primary on June 23.
Attorney Brian Figeroux speaks about a demonstration that he attended recently where our youth made emotional, informative and solution-oriented presentations. He felt very proud of our youth and the hope they gave for the future. Legal issues discussed: personal injury and bonafide marriages as it relates to immigration.
Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them, and these will continue till they are resisted with either words or blows, or with both. The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress. - Frederick Douglass, August 3, 1857 What are our demands? Attorney Brian Figeroux answers.
What are some of the most pressing issues during the COVID-19 pandemic?  Listen to understand your rights and get the right information to make  the right decision for yourself and your family. Plus, LaborRadio speaks  with Donald Nesbit, Executive VP Local 372.
The coronavirus has a disproportionate impact on minority populations because of the underlying medical conditions that have historically "plagued" these communities. Conditions  such as diabetes, heart disease, upper respiratory illnesses, and hypertension to name a few. We  have no leadership. Our elected officials have failed us, badly. Plus, a  conversation with the Mighty Sparrow, forever Calypso King of the World.
We hope you and your family are doing and staying well. We are  grateful to you, our audience tuning in every week. These are difficult  and unprecedented times, and we will get through it; with our faith,  hope, and together. We have bid farewell to many, some known in the  community, some unknown. All are precious and will be missed. Those we  lost are not just COVID-19 numbers; they are persons we loved,  cherished, admired, and contributed to our community. They made us proud  as sons and daughters of Caribbean soil. As our Caribbean stars have passed on, we will continue to remember  and keep them in our hearts; and, our thoughts and prayers are with  their families and loved ones. As the pandemic rages on, life doesn’t stop, and we still have many issues. Some are the same, and some now require more urgency. This is ASK THE LAWYER. You have questions, we’ve got the answers. Attorney Brian Figeroux answers the questions on the most pressing issues.
We know that there is a lot of information about the Coronavirus out there, including rumors. Attorney Brian Figeroux  explains the legal implications and gives an update to what is happening  in the legal arena regarding the shut down of the various courts.
The Fair Housing Act and other federal laws prohibit sexual harassment. These laws also prohibit harassment because of race, color, religion, national origin, familial status, or disability. Learn about sexual harassment in housing and your legal rights.
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