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Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Tired of the same news 24/7-Investigations, allegations, sexual harassment charges, what hat Melania is wearing, Trump always always denying everything. It really is sickening all over the news nig...
The Stormy Daniels Case Made Easy: Contract Law for Porn Stars
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro In Stormy Daniels v. Donald J. Trump, Michael Cohen, and the LLC that paid her the $130,000 in hush money, in   federal court in Los Angeles , she is asking the court to let her ou...
The Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
A New Law to Further the Prevention of Sexual Harassment in NYC Workplaces The New York City Council recently passed legislation called the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act. If Mayor Bill de Blasi...
SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 211 211 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 | 69 69 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 | 18 18 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 | 59 59 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 | 59 59 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 | 87 87 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...

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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, ...
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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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Gala raises $100K for Coney Island
The Alliance for Coney Island raised over $100,000 at its spring gala last week. Over 350 individuals gathered to celebrate the growth of the neighborhood and amusement district, especially in the ...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Acting Brooklyn DA announces intention to run
Gonzalez joins crowded field of challengers
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Brooklyn pol introduces home-sharing regulation bill
Brooklyn Assemblyman Joseph Lentol introduced legislation on Monday that would regulate home-sharing and allow companies like Airbnb to collect and remit city and state taxes on behalf of hosts. “H...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chambers recognize minority, women-owned biz
The city’s chambers of commerce gathered together at Vaughn College last week to honor members of the Minority and Women-owned Businesses and Enterprises (MWBE) program. Each chamber commended two ...
Apr 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schools win big in north Brooklyn participatory budgeting
Councilman Stephen Levin announced the winners of this year’s participatory budgeting for District 33 on Monday night at Enid’s in Greenpoint. Four of the six projects that will receive funding are...
Apr 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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DA looks to protect immigrant New Yorkers
Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez hopes to protect immigrant New Yorkers from deportation over low-level offenses. His office will officially hire two immigration attorneys to train a...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Housing advocates urge pol to ‘kill the deal’
Want armory development to be 100 percent affordable
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor signs legislation for tuition-free college program
Hillary Clinton joins Cuomo for bill-signing ceremony
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Catholic Charities renames housing site after former bishop
Bishop Emeritus of Brooklyn Thomas Daily dedicated his life to helping the poor and the homeless. Now, his name and work will live on through a building housing those less fortunate. Catholic Chari...
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Catholic Charities moves forward with demolition of Brownsville church
May keep building’s facade, add community center to plans
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LIU-Brooklyn headed towards another teacher lockout?
Teachers at Long Island University's Downtown Brooklyn campus rallied last week ahead of what could be another lockout with no long-term contract in place. Last September, students at LIU-Brooklyn ...
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Brooklyn DA announces major opioid bust
Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez last week announced the arrest of 37 individuals on a 357-count indictment, along with the seizure of over 10 kilograms of cocaine, heroin and fentan...
Apr 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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