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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 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 | 36 36 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 | 184 184 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 | 340 340 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 | 52 52 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 | 876 876 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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New learning lab serving students in Park Slope
Students in Park Slope now have access to high-speed internet thanks to a partnership between Time Warner Cable, the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, and Good Shepherd S...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn nabe protests opening of Walgreens
Windsor Terrace residents held picket signs and chanted, “Greens Beans, Not Walgreens,” in protest of Walgreens taking over the lease of a former Key Food grocery store at Prospect and 11th avenues...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Something big growing in Brooklyn Navy Yard
Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited the Brooklyn Navy Yard last week for a tour of the largest rooftop farm in New York City. On the top of a building in the Navy Yard sits a 43,000-square-foot farm ru...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commuter vans worry they'll be out of business
Elected officials stood next to commuter van drivers in Jamaica to speak out against false promises by the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC), which they say have undercut and hurt their businesse...
Aug 08, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big names come out to support Restler
On the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall, elected officials showed their support for Democratic State Committeeman Lincoln Restler, who is looking to secure his seat for a second term. Restler will fa...
Jul 31, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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New tour offers taste of old and new Brooklyn
A tour guide in Brooklyn is stepping back in time by using trolleys that were a popular form of transportation in the borough in the 1930s. However, the trolleys used in Brooklyn Trolley Tours only...
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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DoBro leaders look to capitalize on recent success
Outline plan to keep growing economy of neighborhood
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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New museum captures history of Southside Williamsburg
A neighborhood is defined by its residents. That is the message behind the new Los Sures Museum located on South 1st Street between Bedford and Berry avenues in Southside Williamsburg. On Friday, J...
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlantic Ave. parking restrictions lifted
Parking on Atlantic Avenue just got easier thanks to parking restrictions that were lifted on Monday, July 9. The restriction had prohibited parking between the hours of 4 and 7 p.m. When the signs...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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HDC considers $91M in tax-exempt bonds for Atlantic Yards
The public had a chance to sound off on a proposed $91 million tax-exempt bond proposal for the construction of “Building 2” at Atlantic Yards – the first residential tower at the massive project, ...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Industrial Business Zones push boundaries in Brooklyn
A public hearing was held on Friday, July 20, regarding a proposal to extend current boundaries and create new Industrial Business Zones in parts of Brooklyn by the city's Boundary Commission. Indu...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business owners oppose DOT plan close Anchorage Place
DUMBO, the historic neighborhood on the Brooklyn waterfront, will likely see an expansion of its public pedestrian space as the DUMBO Business Improvement District (BID) seeks to permanently close ...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Overdue honor for soldiers buried in Brooklyn
Green-Wood Cemetery honored ten soldiers – eight of whom served in the Mexican-American War and two other who went to retrieve the dead - with a ceremony and official burial last Friday morning. Fl...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Excitement for Nets move to Brooklyn growing
Basketball fans crowded in front of Brooklyn Borough Hall last Friday as the new hometown NBA team formally introduced its new backcourt – Deron Williams and Joe Johnson - to the public. Six-time a...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents, MTA at odds over B25 bus route in DUMBO
Buses making a short trip down a small block in DUMBO is causing a big controversy. Residents say that B25 buses traveling between Front and Water streets on Main Street are causing not only traffi...
Jul 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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