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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 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 | 65 65 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 | 213 213 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 | 332 332 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 | 55 55 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 | 83 83 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 | 360 360 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 | 596 596 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 | 20 20 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 | 173 173 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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Gowanus group wants residents to have voice in rezoning
A group of Gowanus residents want to make sure social and economic justice is a high priority of any rezoning of the neighborhood. Gowanus is one of 15 neighborhoods being studied for a rezoning un...
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group starts campaign for more fire protection
A longtime community nonprofit is pushing for more fire protection in north Brooklyn. The People’s Firehouse (PFI) announced last Wednesday that it’s beginning a year-long campaign to promote fire ...
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
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MTA to accelerate L train rehabilitation work
The L train shutdown may not be as long as expected. The MTA announced last week that it is aiming to finish the work on the damaged Canarsie Tunnel under the East River in just 15 months, three mo...
Mar 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brownsville rallies to save historic church
Catholic Charities wants site for affordable housing
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor discusses homeless crisis at town hall
Just one week after releasing his comprehensive plan to combat New York City’s homeless crisis, Mayor Bill de Blasio held a town hall with residents at P.S. 23 in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Much of the di...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Transit experts share insight on city streetcar projects
BQX panel features rail leaders from around the country
Mar 08, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boomgaarden tapped to head St. Joe's
Set to begin July 1
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Workers at Brooklyn recycling facility vote to unionize
Workers at Sims Municipal Recycling (SMR) in Sunset Park voted to join Teamsters Local 210. The final vote was 46 workers in favor and 20 against. In July, workers at the Sunset Park facility, whic...
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coalition proposes changes to city’s industrial development
In an effort to build the city’s industrial sector, the Industrial Jobs Coalition has proposed a set of policies that would change manufacturing areas to foster growth. According to the IJC, which ...
Mar 08, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crown Heights residents allege tenant harassment
Some tenants spend second winter without heat
Mar 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents fall short in push to privatize building
Clinton Hill residential building won't go market-rate
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Members of IDC create State Senate “sanctuary districts”
State Senator Jesse Hamilton, along with other members of the Independent Democratic Conference in the State Senate, last week declared his district a “sanctuary district.” The Sanctuary District i...
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williamsburg officials condemn swastikas
Local elected officials denounced the drawing of swastikas inside a South Williamsburg building last week. The swastikas were drawn inside Schaefer Landing at 450 Kent Avenue, which is home to a la...
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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MTA, DOT discuss L train alternatives with riders
Proposals include car-free Grand Street
Feb 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB6 calls for two-way tolling on Verrazano Bridge
It's been over 25 years since members of Community Board 6 first began advocating for a two-way toll on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, and they're not ready to give up the fight. In a 1991 letter, S...
Feb 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
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