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The Confidentiality Clause – The Abuse That Keeps on Giving
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro   |   Jul 25, 2017   |   confidentiality clause The First Amendment guarantees us the right to free speech, but unfortunately, it is generally legal to force employees (or anyone e...
What Losses Does a Workers’ Compensation Cover?
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
What Losses Does a Workers’ Compensation Cover? by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Jul 25, 2017 When you have been injured at work, your injuries can extend beyond the obvious ones. What happens if you...
Queens Construction Site Accident Injures Workers in Long Island City
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP   |   Jul 12, 2017 On June 26, when a scaffolding collapsed, six construction workers suffered injury at a Queens construction site accident in Long Island City....
Race Discrimination Lawsuit: Rosebud Restaurants Settled, Paying $1.9 Million
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: NYC Employment Defense Attorneys In a race discrimination lawsuit, the EEOC sued Rosebud Restaurants and parties settled for the amount of $1.9 million. The   EEOC   brought a lawsuit again...
NEW YORK FIFA — THE FREELANCE ISN’T FREE ACT
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans   | Jul 6, 2017 |   Employment Defense Attorney ,   The Freelance Isn’t Free Act What does FIFA mean for business owners? Small business owners in New York City already are und...
NYC Carwash Law Ruled Illegal Due to Promoting Unionization
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently a NY federal judge ruled that the NYC Carwash law was illegal because it promoted unionization of carwashes.   In 2015, the NYC Council passed a law to regulate car wash businesses. The Co...
What Is a Consequential Injury in a Workers’ Compensation Case?
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Jun 29, 2017 Understanding Consequential Injuries in Workers’ Compensation Cases New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers In the afterm...
Deadly Truck Accident in Long Island City, Queens
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP   |   Jul 7, 2017 On Saturday, June 24 around 6:00 a.m., a car crashed into a tractor-trailer in Long Island City, Queens. According to   CBS New York   , the dr...
Milo Yiannopoulos Sues Simon & Schuster – Bet They Wish They Had a Morals Clause, but What’s a Morals Clause?
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro   |   Jul 11, 2017   | According to the   lawsuit   he filed on Friday, July 7, 2017, Simon & Schuster refused to publish his most recent book,   Dangerous , because of allegations...
BOOK EXPO AMERICA 2017: Lots of great authors!
Jun 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
  Article by Tiziano Thomas Dossena BEA’s annual encounter in New York (which by the way has missed a step last year by exhibiting in Chicago instead) started under a bad auspice on Wednesday, May ...

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Brooklyn “Mathletes” compete head-to-head
Dozens of students and supportive parents gathered to compete in the 4th Annual Uncommon-Only Math Competition held at Excellence Boys Charter School on Saturday, October 23, in Bedford-Stuyvesant....
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill to promote employment in public housing
Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez announced a bill on Wednesday, October 19, to increase employment options for low-income Americans living in public housing. The “Affordable Communities Employment Act...
Oct 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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OSA relocates summer concerts
A lot at 50 Kent Avenue will soon be the new venue for a series of outdoor summer concerts held annually by the Open Space Alliance (OSA) for North Brooklyn. The move comes as neighborhood resident...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Transportation Alternatives launch stats site for motorist crashes
Transportation Alternatives, a transit advocacy group, launched a new website on Wednesday, October 13, that features a corner-by-corner interactive map of motorist crashes with pedestrians and bic...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grant money funds grassroots green projects
Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently announced Change by Us NYC community sustainability awards to three groups in Queens and 10 in Brooklyn. Community groups applied for the grants via the city’s new ...
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jonas Mekas: The acclaimed filmmaker still remains a “local boy”
Well-known for his contribution to the avant-garde film world, Jonas Mekas has been called the godfather of it all, but the humble 89-year-old doesn't want that label. “I don't like it because ther...
Oct 12, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Runners get to the ‘Point in 5K Race
Runners of all ages from all walks of life and athletic stages, ranging from amateur to professional, participated in the Get to the ‘Point 5K Run in Greenpoint this past Sunday as the cold weather...
Oct 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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An urban oasis cultivated in Bushwick
Bushwick High School farm an asset to community
Oct 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Engine 212 closer to becoming cultural, performance venue
Markowitz, Levin acquire funds for the space
Oct 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York City poverty rate rises
The poverty rate citywide has risen in the last year, reports the United States Census Bureau, with one in five New Yorkers now living below the poverty line. According to the Census, the one in fi...
Oct 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Park Slope hosts arts festival
The Six Betweens Art Collective is hosting a month-long festival in Park Slope in October to celebrate multi-disciplinary arts they use to transcend the space between audience and artist. The festi...
Oct 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Detailed crime data online
For city residents interested in learning about crime statistics and trends for each New York City neighborhood, there is a new database online that provides information at lengthy detail. The Crim...
Sep 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plus-size store “pops up” in Williamsburg
Williamsburg has one new store, but it will only be in existence until Sunday, October 2. The pop-up store Pop Up Plus will feature clothes for the trend-setting curvy customer, sizes 14 and up. Lo...
Sep 28, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fight against temporary homeless shelters moves to City Hall
The fight to keep homeless shelters out of already saturated neighborhoods was taken to City Hall last Wednesday, September 22, when Councilman Stephen Levin held a rally to denounce - once more - ...
Sep 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Book Festival honors Brooklyn’s Jhumpa Lahiri
The sixth annual Brooklyn Book Festival honored the internationally acclaimed author and Fort Greene resident, Jhumpa Lahiri on Sunday, September 18. As a recipient of annual Brooklyn Book Festival...
Sep 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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