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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 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 | 64 64 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 | 13 13 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 | 326 326 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 | 54 54 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 | 82 82 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 | 356 356 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 | 593 593 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...
Can Your Family Have Access to Your E-Mail after Your Death?
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 891 891 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...
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Settles $1.3 Million for Construction Worker Injury Prior to Trial
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP successfully negotiated a $1.3 million settlement for a 41 year-old Asian male construction worker, who was injured while performing asbestos removal work at an upsta...

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Coexisting with the trucks
As our community grows increasingly residential, it offers new challenges for our urban design and planning. Not too long ago, many areas that are now the center of tourism and service in our great...
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Henry residents worried about DOT proposal
Say changing traffic patterns would ruin block
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Greenpoint reaches milestone with 500th new tree
Greenpoint is looking a lot greener these days, thanks to the work of the Greening Greenpoint project. Last Wednesday, the group joined local elected officials and community partners to plant its 5...
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Working through the plateaus
For me, the most exciting time of spring is when you first begin to notice the new buds on the branches. Tiny bumps slowly untwist into flowers that shock and delight us, or leaves that last all su...
Apr 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Cuomo challenger endorses Jumaane Williams
Brooklyn councilman running for lieutenant governor
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Brooklyn rallies after death of Saheed Vassell
Police kill Crown Heights man carrying metal pipe
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How to tell if your landlord is illegally harassing you
I am heartened by the efforts being made by our community to fight for the preservation of our rent-stabilized buildings. However it's important to know that much of the work that predatory real es...
Apr 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials warn about “Punish A Muslim Day” threats
Pols, organizations visit local mosques, biz to ensure safety
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Williamsburg NYCHA buildings to receive repairs
Two public housing developments in Brooklyn will receive long-awaited and much-needed repairs after years of neglect. The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) announced last week that Independen...
Apr 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Threat to history
I don't want to bury the lede this week, so I'll just write up front that drastic changes are afoot with respect to two historic properties in the heart of Greenpoint, and I'm very concerned. Paper...
Mar 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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BP report calls for more funding for parks
Study calls for more amenities, care from users
Mar 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restraining order issued on Broadway Triangle development
Brooklyn housing groups claim temporary victory
Mar 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Groups unveil vision plans for Newtown Creek, Flushing waterways
Recommends 135 projects to improve accessibility, resilience
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents want gates around Greenpoint Playground
Young families with children are pushing for the Parks Department to install gates for the two entrances at Greenpoint Playground. Dupont Street resident John Whiteman said he has requested gates s...
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Masters of Brooklyn
As you may recall, last week I did a short profile of Irene Klementowicz, a major environmental activist in Greenpoint, in honor of Women's History Month. Unfortunately, not all of our neighborhood...
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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