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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 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 | 156 156 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 | 17 17 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 | 57 57 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 | 434 434 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 | 672 672 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 | 185 185 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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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 ...
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Crown Heights community rallies against planned shelter
Argue site would be better used for low-income housing
Apr 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents express frustration over R station closures
Criticize MTA over lack of notice in Sunset Park
Mar 28, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cop who cracked Vetrano killing honored
The cop who cracked the case in the murder of Karina Vetrano was honored as the hero of the month for February in a ceremony at Brooklyn Borough Hall last week. The 30-year-old Vetrano was killed w...
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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