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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 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 | 122 122 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 | 266 266 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 | 375 375 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 | 366 366 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 | 421 421 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 | 406 406 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 | 640 640 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 | 174 174 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 | 932 932 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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Advocates want NYCHA to re-open Gowanus community center
Could provide cultural space as neighborhood undergoes change
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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TOP HIGH SCHOOLS 2017
INSIDE: A Top High School is an Investment in Your Child and Family: The personalized and quality education that a Top High School offers shouldn't be looked at as an added expense, but an investme...
Oct 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Walk to End Alzheimer's set for 11/4
The Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide and four loca...
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pipsqueak offers whimsical toy shopping in Brooklyn
For Alejandro Escalante, owner of Pipsqueak Children’s Shoppe in Brooklyn, toys are the family business. His grandfather owned a toy store in his native Venezuela, so it was only natural that Escal...
Oct 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to create electric car charging hubs in each borough
Hope to encourage drivers to buy greener vehicles
Sep 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingsland Wildflower Festival highlights green roofs
Annual event partners with local environment groups
Sep 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report details the gentrification of Bed-Stuy
Finds huge economic growth not shared by all
Sep 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Brooklyn brainstorms future for Meeker Avenue underpass
Residents want public space, bike paths, other amenities
Sep 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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9/11 victims honored in Brooklyn ceremonies
Banner commemorates the 266 lost in attacks
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Greenpoint native jumps into City Council race
Greenpoint native Victoria Cambranes, a newcomer in politics, has decided to run for City Council. Running under her own “Progress for All” party, she is challenging incumbent Councilman Stephen Le...
Sep 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
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Activists hold multi-neighborhood gentrification march
The Brooklyn Anti-gentrification Network (BAN) hosted a day of rallies on September 9 to draw attention to issues of gentrification, racism and police brutality. The march started at the Barclays C...
Sep 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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Revelers pack Eastern Parkway for West Indian Day parade
Scholarships honor Cuomo aide killed two years ago
Sep 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol envisions a new transit future for Red Hook
Red Hook is what's known as a transportation desert, but Councilman Carlos Menchaca is hoping to change that. “It’s time to put Red Hook on the transit map so our residents have better access to jo...
Sep 05, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adams recommends no condos for armory development
Borough President Eric Adams is recommending that any redevelopment of the Bedford Union Armory avoid the development of market-rate condos, and that the city maintain ownership of the site. Back i...
Sep 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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New president of St. Joseph’s lays out vision for future
Discusses background, curriculum and the two campuses
Aug 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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