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The Stormy Daniels Case Made Easy: Contract Law for Porn Stars
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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 | 14 14 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 | 193 193 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 | 68 68 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 | 58 58 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 | 472 472 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 | 55 55 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...

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App helps New Yorkers in need find government aid
A Brooklyn-based app developer is helping residents from across the country claim some of the $80 billion in federal, state and local aid that goes untouched every year. For many, the task of findi...
Jan 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borough president honors crime-fighting Brooklynites
A group of likely and unlikely crime fighters were honored as Brooklyn's “Heroes of the Month” for November, December and January at Borough Hall last week. Every month since 2014, Borough Presiden...
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Congressional Democrats prepare to fight to save Obamacare
Pols warn repeal will hurt New Yorkers
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Brooklyn NYPD captain apologizes for rape comments
A precinct commander apologized on Monday for comments he made about rape cases at a recent community council meeting. Captain Peter Rose, who leads the 94th Precinct, reported that there was a 62 ...
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
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Caught in the system
Driving to visit my family for Christmas, I was delighted to find almost no one on the road. I was able to cruise at a clip and I was confident I would make it to my parents home before sunset. Tha...
Jan 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vandalized menorah can't dampen Hanukkah spirit
Park Slope community comes out in face of hate
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NYCHA tenant leaders join Friends of BQX board
Community leaders in public housing development up and down the East River threw their support last week behind a waterfront street car proposal. Five New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) reside...
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 169 169 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marker honoring USS Monitor returned after mysterious disappearance
Greenpoint Monitor Museum seeks to establish presence on waterfront
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jewish group wants Brooklyn pol to caucus with Dems
Felder has sided with Republicans in State Senate since 2012
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Brooklyn New Year's Eve plans announced
Coney Island and Prospect Park will play host the borough's third annual New Year’s Eve celebration, offering families two different locations to welcome in the new year. The festivities, hosted by...
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Williamsburg 3-D printing company to receive tax credits
Lieutenant governor tours facility, touts growing tech industry
Dec 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
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Historical Society to open satellite museum
DUMBO locale will focus on the history of the waterfront
Dec 20, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials renew call for burn center after deadly fire
Howard Houses blaze claims life of infant, aunt
Dec 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report details tech shortcomings of Brooklyn schools
A new report from the Borough President's office finds that a significant number of Brooklyn classrooms are technology insufficient. In light of the findings, Borough President Eric Adams is callin...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunset Park biotech lab gets $1 million
Sunset Park's BioBAT is receiving a $1 million infusion from Borough President Eric Adams. The 500,000-square-foot space at the Brooklyn Army Terminal will use the funds to upgrade their technology...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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