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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
As the weather warms up, people take to the road and want to spend more time outdoors. In particular, an increasing number of bicyclists and pedestrians join the thoroughfares, and motorists need t...
Employee Salary Histories
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Can Employers Ask Employees About their Salary History? On May 4, 2017, the New York City Council passed a bill that limited what an employer can ask job candidates about their salary history, comp...
What Employers Should Know About the New York Women’s Equality Act
Apr 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
Clarifications for Employers for Women in the Workplace In June of 2014, the Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York signed amendments to the New York State Human Rights Law, which bolstered civil rights...
Wish You Had a Case Against Harvey Weinstein? Maybe Not
Apr 05, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
The parent company of Weinstein Co.filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware on March 20, 2018. Before that, Eric Schneiderman, the New York Attorney General, had filed a lawsuit again...
How Does the New York Compassionate Care Act Affect Employers?
Apr 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
The New York Compassionate Care Act (NYCCA) protects patients who are certified to use medical marijuana from being subject to criminal or civil marijuana charges. We live in an age where some stat...
MORE ABOUT EMPLOYEE WAGE DEDUCTIONS
Mar 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans As an employer, have you ever wondered if a wage deduction you made was legal? New York Labor Law establishes what is legal and what is not for wage deductions. If you have que...
RESTAURANT INDUSTRY: FAQS ABOUT TIPS
Mar 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 336 336 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans Owners in the restaurant industry often have questions about tips. As a restaurant owner, it’s important to know your rights and responsibilities regarding tips so you can avoi...
A Renaissance Woman In New York City. Interview With LindaAnn LoSchiavo
Mar 18, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 573 573 recommendations | email to a friend
  An interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena She is the optimal example of a  Renaissance woman  and a  New Yorker  combined: humble but determined, soft spoken but direct, with a genial attitude not u...
Reduce Workers Comp Fees: Compulsory Workplace Notices & WPS Charges
Mar 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
Did your company receive a notice from the New York Compensation Rating Board with subject, “Compulsory Workplace Safety and  L oss  P revention  P rogram” or did State Insurance Fund or other insu...
Can Your Family Have Access to Your E-Mail after Your Death?
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 871 871 recommendations | email to a friend
In today's electronic world, the idea of property has changed dramatically. In the past, when you were putting together an estate plan, the only intangible property that might be a part of it was c...

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Sunset Park sledding hill gets safety upgrade
One of New York's City's most popular sledding locations received a major safety upgrade just in time for last week's big storm. The chainlink fence near the base of the hill in Sunset Park at 44th...
Feb 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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City seeks developers for Coney Island
In the middle of February it's hard to imagine summer on the Coney Island Boardwalk, but that's exactly what the Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Parks Department are asking of potenti...
Feb 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn residents fight to save character of block
Want to preserve single-family neighborhood character
Feb 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yemeni New Yorkers close bodegas for massive demonstration
Protesters share how travel ban affects their families
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 174 174 recommendations | email to a friend
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FDNY announces open competitive exam
Unveils advertising campaign to attract new recruits
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols highlight importance of early childhood education
Two lawmakers want to expand access to early childhood education beyond the mayor's universal pre-kindergarten initiative. In September 2015, Borough President Eric Adams and State Senator Daniel S...
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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City opens free tax prep site at Borough Hall
New Yorkers making less $64,000 this year don’t need to pay for an expensive tax preparer this upcoming tax season. Thanks to a partnership between state and city agencies, there are over 200 sites...
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDC postpones hearing on Bedford Union Armory
Pressure from the public and elected officials forced the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) to postpone a public meeting on the controversial Bedford Union Armory project. EDC was originally p...
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Longtime parks employee moves to top Brooklyn position
Maher brings three decades of experience to post
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB6 supports 7th Avenue bike lanes
Community Board 6 is backing the Department of Transportation's proposal for a combination bike lane on 7th Avenue in Park Slope. The board passed a resolution supporting the plan by a 23-8 vote wi...
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Program offers free audits, counseling for Sandy-hit homeowners
Engineers to provide on-site resiliency assessments
Jan 25, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 213 213 recommendations | email to a friend
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The 'P' Word
This weekend, I was lucky enough to march In Washington, D.C. to rally for human rights. As I have watched our president demean and objectify women during the entirety of his campaign and never apo...
Jan 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
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App helps New Yorkers in need find government aid
A Brooklyn-based app developer is helping residents from across the country claim some of the $80 billion in federal, state and local aid that goes untouched every year. For many, the task of findi...
Jan 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borough president honors crime-fighting Brooklynites
A group of likely and unlikely crime fighters were honored as Brooklyn's “Heroes of the Month” for November, December and January at Borough Hall last week. Every month since 2014, Borough Presiden...
Jan 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congressional Democrats prepare to fight to save Obamacare
Pols warn repeal will hurt New Yorkers
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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