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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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First building at former Domino Sugar site opens
Received 87,000 applications for 104 apartments
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC Ferry launches new Brooklyn route
Over 50,000 rode Rockaway route in first month
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Progressive activists call out IDC members
Say renegade Dems are holding back progressive agenda
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loft tenants rally for changes to state law
Plan to advocate for amendments in Albany
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Peralta responds to Felder: ‘Why doesn’t he go back?’
The drama for the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) in the State Senate continues to intensify. Two weeks ago, the IDC, a breakaway group of Democrats who have a power-sharing coalition with ...
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adams releases report on craft beverage industry
Wants legislative change, partnerships to help biz flourish
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
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FCRC spends day sprucing up Prospect Park
Employees of Forest City Ratner Companies spent their annual community day in Prospect Park’s Children’s Corner, where they were involved in several different projects to beautify the space. Accord...
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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City certifies Bedford Union Armory redevelopment
Local elected officials pull support from current proposal
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bushwick students plant vegetables at community garden
Students from PS 376 in Bushwick helped plant vegetables last Friday afternoon as part of a community garden building day. The garden sits at the corner of Himrod Street and Wilson Avenue, and is o...
May 24, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
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Late Medgar Evers dean honored with street co-naming
Dr. Derrick Griffith killed in May 2015 Amtrak derailment
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn pols want to require black history in schools
A duo of Brooklyn lawmakers is pushing legislation that would require New York City schools to increase black history instruction. The bill would require the Board of Regents to incorporate black h...
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC kicks off design week with Brooklyn installation
The great creativity of New York City will be on display in all five boroughs through May 24 during the fifth annual NYCxDESIGN celebration. “New York is the global capital of design,” said Deputy ...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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BP launches “Is It an Emergency?” campaign
Borough President Eric Adams is looking to lower wait times and the burden on emergency room services through a new effort aimed at educating Brooklyn residents about their options during a medical...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crown Heights tenants plan to go on rent strike
A coalition of frustrated Crown Heights tenants at 80 New York Avenue plan to withhold rent from their landlord starting June 1 unless their demands are met. Their requests are heat and hot water, ...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge halts demolition of Our Lady of Loreto
Activists fighting to save the century-old Our Lady of Loreto church in Brownsville received welcome news last week when a judge granted a temporary stay of demolition. Judge Bernard Graham halted ...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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