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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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Summer starts at Coney Island
Summer has officially begun at Coney Island! On Saturday, the beach at Coney Island opened to the public, as did the amusement park complete with two new thrill rides. The two new rides, Boardwalk ...
May 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carroll Gardens marks Memorial Day
More than 100 Carroll Gardens residents attended a ceremony on Monday to mark Memorial Day. A wreath was placed in front of the war memorial in Carroll Park to honor all of the men and women who se...
May 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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No Standing ban lifted on Atlantic Avenue
Drivers will soon get three extra hours of parking per day along Atlantic Avenue. In July, the Transportation Department (DOT) will lift the current 4 to 7 p.m. No Standing restrictions along eastb...
May 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attempted sex assault in South Slope
Community dissatisfied with police response
May 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Garden opens new Visitor Center
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden just got a lot more welcoming. Last week elected and garden officials cut a ceremonial garland to officially open BBG's new Visitor Center. The center is a synthesis of ...
May 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community negotiates with Kemistry Lounge
Locals fear a bar strip across from Barclay's Center
May 23, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Utility customers to receive $2 mil in refunds
Nearly $2 million in refunds are being sent to 2,700 New York Customers of Columbia Utilities, after an investigation conducted by State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman found that the company fa...
May 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC celebrates Obama's support for gay marriage
The day after President Barack Obama announced his support for gay marriage on national television, members of the New York City Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) community took to th...
May 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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City bike share program unveils spots in Queens, Brooklyn
Brooklyn and Queens will soon have several locations serving as docking stations as part of New York City’s Bike Share Program, “Citi Bike.” The city announced last Friday that Long Island City, Fo...
May 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Brooklyn Youth Chorus is shattering preconceived notions
The Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy has been vigorously warming up for their solo show, Soundscapes, to be held on May 19. As the 48 teens from the Concert Chorus section of the academy train for wha...
May 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Small breweries could see a big jump in expenses
Your specially brewed local beer might start costing you a little bit more at your favorite pub. State and federal lawmakers announced a two-step plan to ensure that the loss of a New York State ta...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York Food Book Fair
The first-ever New York Food Book Fair was held this past weekend in the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg. There were over 50 participants and 15 panels covering a diverse cross section of the literary ...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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NU Hotel unveils cafe, art gallery partnership
Calling itself Brooklyn's greenest and most artist-friendly hotel, the relatively new NU Hotel, located at 85 Smith Street, recently unveiled a brand new 416-square-foot sidewalk café at the inters...
May 09, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gowanus Fair returns with delicious local foods
The Brooklyn Lyceum is gearing up for the Fourth Annual Gowanus County Fair, which this year will feature traditional American food from the borough's favored vendors. “It's a community event to ge...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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PEP votes 'yes' to school closures, “turnaround” model
Seven high schools in Queens, four in Brooklyn affected
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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