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SO WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH OVERTIME AND WHY AREN’T I GETTING IT?
May 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: The Van De Water Law Firm, P.C. Overtime Pay in New York Many employees in New York are eligible for overtime pay if they work more than 40 hours per week. Unless an employee has a job that...
Should You Hire Interns?
May 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 201 201 recommendations | email to a friend
New York Laws that Govern Paid and Unpaid Interns Some businesses hire interns or take on unpaid interns. This may seem like a good idea, and the costs of paying an intern are usually less than a r...
Statistics Tell the Story of Why Texting While Driving Causes Accidents
May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 301 301 recommendations | email to a friend
by John Fazzini   Statistics Tell the Story of Why Texting While Driving Causes Accidents Forty-eight states (all except Missouri and Montana) have banned texting while driving for all drivers. Mis...
What Does Your Geographic Location Have to Do with SEO?
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 461 461 recommendations | email to a friend
Location Based Marketing When you do a search, what do you type into the search box? Well, it depends on what you’re searching. If you’re going to purchase something from an online store, you proba...
Tips to Prevent Bicycle Accidents in the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 428 428 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Safety Prevention for Bike Riding New York City has numerous bicycles on the road, and as time goes along, the number continues to increase. The   DOH (Departmen...
Preventing Swimming Pool Injuries
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 429 429 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP   What Are the Risks for Swimming Pool Injuries? As warmer weather arrives, swimming pools become a favorite form of recreation for people across the country. Ho...
Biometrics and Employee Identification
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 392 392 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans New York City Has Proposed a Biometrics Privacy Law Biometrics is a new technology identification system being used by a variety of industries for various purposes. The primary...
What is the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA)?
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 405 405 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans New York Passed GENDA in January, 2019 With the passage of GENDA, LGBTQ youth and transgender individuals have protection against discrimination and harassment based on New Yor...
#MeTOO? A Guide to What Exactly Constitutes Sexual Harassment in New York
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 395 395 recommendations | email to a friend
As brought to light during the course of the #MeToo movement, it is illegal to harass an employee or even a job applicant in New York State due to that person’s sex or gender.  However, some of the...
A Vietnam Veterans wish for this Memorial Day 2019
May 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 472 472 recommendations | email to a friend
Photos Of The Vietnam War: The Real Story   David Ralph Retuya The Vietnam War is one of the most bloody and controversial wars in U.S history. To stop the rapid spread of the Soviet political infl...

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Monifa Bandele, MomsRising
For seven years, the coalition group Communities United for Police Reform (CPR) has fought to change unlawful and harmful police practices. The organization successfully filed a lawsuit to end unco...
Oct 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 493 493 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joselyn De Leon, North Brooklyn Coalition
The North Brooklyn Coalition Against Family Violence formed in 1998 as a support group for victims of domestic violence in Bushwick. It was created by six community-based organizations, including L...
Oct 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 526 526 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jaqi Cohen, Straphangers Campaign
For more than four decades, the Straphangers Campaign, a project of the New York Public Interest Research Group, has fought for reliable, affordable and accessible transportation in New York City. ...
Oct 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 491 491 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mitchell Silver, Parks Commissioner
When the TCS New York City Marathon kicks off on November 4, runners and supporters alike will see a familiar face in the crowd. Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver, at 58 years old, will run in his...
Oct 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 504 504 recommendations | email to a friend
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Portia Dyrenforth, Park Administrator
Portia Dyrenforth hasn’t stopped smiling since she became the administrator for both Forest and Highland parks, which straddle the Queens and Brooklyn border. “They’re both such beautiful parks,” D...
Sep 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 523 523 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carter Strickland, Trust for Public Land
The Trust for Public Land, a national nonprofit that was founded in San Francisco in 1972, works with communities to develop open space. Their New York office opened in 1978. State Director Carter ...
Sep 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 534 534 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chris Phelan, Brother of 9/11 Victim
Service means everything to Chris Phelan and his family. His older brother, Thomas, was a ferry captain for the Circle Line company. During the terrorist attacks on September 11, Phelan took hundre...
Sep 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 553 553 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hannah Bossio. Partnership for Parks
Hannah Bossio started out with the Parks Department 12 years ago as an urban park ranger, teaching the public about flora and fauna. After she was promoted to sergeant, supervising the only ropes c...
Sep 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 538 538 recommendations | email to a friend
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Edward Seto, Former D20 Superintendent
When Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza proposed a drastic change to the admissions process for the city’s specialized high schools, Asian-Americans, and in particular Chi...
Aug 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 539 539 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bishop Lamor Miller Whitehead, Preacher & Activist
Bishop Lamor Miller Whitehead believes he exemplifies what Brooklyn is all about. Born and raised in Crown Heights, the preacher, activist and political candidate has made a life of connecting reli...
Aug 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 501 501 recommendations | email to a friend
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Caitlin Cassaro, Extreme Kids and Crew
Extreme Kids and Crew is a nonprofit organization that provides a welcoming space for children with disabilities to socialize and play without judgment. It was founded eight years ago by Eliza Fact...
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 549 549 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christine Yearwood, Up-Stand
Before and after Christine Yearwood gave birth to her daughter in 2014, she found it difficult to navigate the city, both as a pregnant woman and as a mother of a young child. “I heard everybody el...
Aug 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 540 540 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liza Acevedo, Political Aide
Coney Island native Liza Acevedo didn’t start out wanting to work in politics. Her first job was with the Brooklyn Cyclones, which matched her love for baseball and softball. She attended Wheaton C...
Jul 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 526 526 recommendations | email to a friend
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Manny Castro, Executive Director of NICE
Even in a diverse and welcoming place like Queens, immigrants are still often the targets of unwarranted attacks and hostility. For Manny Castro, executive director of the local organization New Im...
Jul 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 534 534 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raul Ampuero, Families for Safe Streets
Earlier this year, Jackson Heights father Raul Ampuero joined a group that no one wants to join, but is necessary for the sake of a safer New York City. He became a member of Families for Safe Stre...
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 553 553 recommendations | email to a friend
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