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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 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 | 83 83 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 | 225 225 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 | 341 341 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 | 56 56 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 | 84 84 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 | 284 284 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 | 54 54 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 | 167 167 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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Controversial Pfizer site rezoning passes City Council
Opponents slam project as extending segregation
Nov 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Walk to End Alzheimer’s comes to Brooklyn
Over 500 people walked to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease at Kingsborough Community College this past Saturday. Hundreds of people wearing purple shirts added different-colored flowers to “The ...
Nov 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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City officially opens renovated Thomas Boyland Park
Bushwick playground has new fields, play area, equipment
Oct 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Planning approves Bedford Union Armory project
A controversial development in Crown Heights that has sparked protests from activists and community leaders is one step closer to becoming reality. On Monday, the City Planning Commission approved ...
Oct 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn pols to DOE: keep your hands off Medgar Evers Prep
City wants to add more students with disabilities
Oct 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advanced manufacturing center opens at Brooklyn Army Terminal
Last Thursday, officials from the city’s Economic Development Corporation (EDC) celebrated the opening of TechShop Brooklyn, a 20,500-square-foot shared advanced manufacturing facility at the Brook...
Oct 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn parents rally in support of charter schools
Advocates urge lawmakers to expand spaces
Oct 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public advocate demands more resources for homeless children
James issues report detailing shortcomings of city agencies
Oct 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prospect Park to become permanently car-free
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Monday morning that the entire Prospect Park loop drive, both east and west, will become car-free. The change will be implemented in January 2018. The city made th...
Oct 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn food pantry celebrates second anniversary
Hundreds of residents from Farragut, Whitman, and Ingersoll houses lined up on Saturday morning to receive free fresh produce from a community mobile market. The Fort Greene & Farragut Fresh Pantry...
Oct 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Symposium seeks to redefine narrative about charter schools
Panel discusses issues of race, class integration
Oct 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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McGolrick Park dog run users voice their approval
Now that the renovated McGolrick Park dog run is open, dog owners have given their stamp of approval. Last year, funded by the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF), the Horticultural Soci...
Oct 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nonprofit group distributes professional attire for men
As young men walked by a rack of dress shirts and a table full of ties and socks on Myrtle Avenue in Fort Greene, Kevin Livingston stopped them to ask if they knew how to tie a tie or wanted a shir...
Oct 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor to Puerto Rico: ‘more help is on the way’
Asks New Yorkers to continue donating needed items
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seniors get involved in participatory budgeting
Dozens of seniors got a firsthand look at the participatory budgeting process in Clinton Hill last week. The office of Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo held the first of several neighborhood assemblies la...
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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