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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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Red Hook Senior Center opens five years after Sandy
Local and elected officials gathered with seniors last week to officially reopen the Red Hook Senior Center. It was the result of a five-year collaborative effort between residents and elected offi...
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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MTA, DOT unveil L train shutdown mitigation plans
Pols call for adding electric buses, not diesel
Dec 19, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Los Sures honors city’s Puerto Rican leaders
Community organization Los Sures honored some of the city’s top elected officials and staffers of Puerto Rican descent at a heritage celebration in Williamsburg last Thursday. Congresswoman Nydia V...
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public defenders rally against ICE presence in courts
Attorneys walked out after immigration agents “snatched” client
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Brooklyn Nets help unveil new basketball courts
Park named in honor of teen killed by police in 1994
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Legal Aid sues to stop Bedford-Union Armory development
Last week, The Legal Aid Society joined community organizations and housing advocates to announce a lawsuit to halt the city’s plan to develop the Bedford-Union Armory in Crown Heights. The lawsuit...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report confirms city buses are literally the worst
Over the last eight years, the MTA's bus system has lost 100 million passenger trips while buses traveled at the slowest speeds in the country, according to a new report released by Comptroller Sco...
Nov 28, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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Revised Bedford Union Armory deal passes committee
New agreement removes condos, provides more affordability
Nov 28, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oldest Brooklyn Orthodox congregation celebrates 148 years
The oldest Orthodox congregation in Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island celebrated another major milestone on November 17 at its Williamsburg synagogue. Congregation Beth Jacob Ohev Sholom welcomed it...
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EPA officials host town hall on Gowanus cleanup
Update residents on steps left in Superfund process
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph’s College prepares Thanksgiving baskets
Partners with local nonprofit to help 50 families
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police academy library named after former commissioner
Benjamin Ward was first African American to be top cop
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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City opens manufacturing space at Navy Yard
Building 77 will be home to 3,000 jobs
Nov 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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BQX advocates unveil prototype of proposed streetcar
Supporters say they need new modes of transportation
Nov 14, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
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New skate park coming to Red Hook playground
To accommodate the growing popularity of skateboarding, the Parks Department is adding a skate park to a playground in Red Hook. Last Friday afternoon, park officials hosted a skate fair and commun...
Nov 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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