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THE DEADLINE APPROACHES! SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING REQUIRMENTS IN NEW YORK STATE
Aug 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
August 23, 2019 UPDATE Governor Cuomo, on August 12, 2019, signed into law Assembly Bill A8421, which significantly expands New York State sexual harassment and discrimination laws.  These changes ...
What Is Retaliation in the Workplace?
Aug 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
Important Reasons for Employers to Avoid Retaliation Retaliation in the workplace is unlawful. Therefore, as a business owner it is important to understand what it is and to avoid it. Employers vio...
PUMPING BREAST MILK IN THE WORKPLACE. YOU’RE PROTECTED UNDER FEDERAL LAW!
Aug 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 522 522 recommendations | email to a friend
As a breastfeeding mother, the last thing on your mind during this joyous time should be how and when you are permitted to pump breast milk at work.  However, the cold reality is that many employer...
Bicycle Accidents in NYC Are on the Rise in 2019
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People Are Shocked by the Number of Bicycle Accidents Bicycle accidents are prevalent this year. As of July 30, there have been 18 bicycle accident deaths in New York City. The latest accident occu...
Pedestrian Killed in a Recent Hit and Run Accident in North Babylon
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How Can Lawyers Help Victims of Hit-and-Run Accidents? Hit-and-run accidents occur when a driver causes an accident and flees from the accident scene. However, all drivers involved in an accident i...
Why Are Family Responsibilities Discrimination Cases on the Rise?
Aug 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
The Underlying Causes of FRD Lawsuits Statistics show that Family Responsibilities Discrimination (FRD) lawsuits are on the rise.  This means that courts are seeing an increase in lawsuits brought ...
Family Responsibilities Discrimination (FRD) Lawsuits
Aug 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
What is FRD or Caregiver Discrimination? Families Responsibilities Discrimination (FRD), also called “caregiver discrimination,” refers to discrimination against: Pregnant women Breastfeeding women...
Local Peoria Plumber Service
Aug 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1607 1607 recommendations | email to a friend
Local Plumber Near Me  has been providing high-quality plumbing services in local Peoria area. We provide quality reliability of service with up-to-date plumbers. Are you in need of expert plumber ...
Dr. Heating And AC Repair Chandler
Aug 13, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1948 1948 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Heating And AC Repair Chandler is a local family owned AC Repair Near Me  with the reputation for fast, friendly, and personal service located in Chandler area. Looking for air conditioning tec...
Quick Electrician Service Phoenix
Aug 13, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 2380 2380 recommendations | email to a friend
Affordable electrician is a family owned and operated, full service electrical contractor, serving all of Phoenix.  We provides residential and commercial electrical services at the most affordable...

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Sarah Feldman, Ridgewood Social
When Sarah Feldman moved to Ridgewood in 2011, she immediately fell in love with the neighborhood. “It had a small-town feel, which I never experienced because I always lived in a big city,” she sa...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 802 802 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brent O’Leary, Hunters Point Civic Association
Brent O’Leary started the Hunters Point Civic Association six years ago as a way for neighbors to care for the community’s quality of life. “We fight for more schools, safety issues in the neighbor...
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 805 805 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nancy A. Ruhling, Astoria Characters
You’ll often find her sitting at the Astor Bake Shop, interviewing subjects or writing her latest profile on an interesting Astoria resident. Since 2009, Nancy A. Ruhling has been telling stories a...
Sep 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 755 755 recommendations | email to a friend
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Suzanne Quint, Love Our Pool
Suzanne Quint moved to Brooklyn three years ago, and she’s already involved in civic and community affairs. Quint, now a DUMBO resident, helped form the community group Love Our Pool: Families Unit...
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 752 752 recommendations | email to a friend
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George Finley, NY Communities for Change
At a recent rally opposing a project that would redevelop the Bedford Union Armory into mixed-use residential housing by a “shady developer,” George Finley was standing front and center. “It’s trea...
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 730 730 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elizabeth Hulsen, 94th Precinct Community Council
Elizabeth Hulsen is a lifelong Greenpoint resident. Referred to by most as “Betty,” Hulsen has lived in the Brooklyn neighborhood for nearly all her life. Now at 77 years old, she’s serving her com...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 728 728 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ajmain Hossain, Richmond Hill Resident
On opening day for the new Apple store in Williamsburg, 17-year-old Ajmain Hossain walked in looking for a new charger. His family was about to go on vacation, and he was already going to Brooklyn ...
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 699 699 recommendations | email to a friend
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Debbie Hootam, Investors Branch Manager
Investors Bank recently opened up its newest branch in Greenpoint, marking the 15th location they have in Brooklyn. Leading the branch is Debbie Hootam, who was born in Guyana and raised in East Fl...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 705 705 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rachel Nager, Brooklyn Legal Services Corp. A
With the rapid change and development going on in Brooklyn, tenants have often faced mounting pressures and even illegal harassment from landlords. That’s when Rachel Nager, a staff attorney with B...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 712 712 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jason Ferreira, Foodtown Supermarket
Foodtown Supermarket, located at 76-10 37th Avenue, is a community staple in Jackson Heights. Originally a Shop Wise market, it was taken over by the family of Jason Ferreira in 1997. They started ...
Jul 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 709 709 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tony D., Williamsburg Native
On the opening day of the McCarren Park Pool, Tony D. was lining up among the swarming teenagers who were ready to take a break from the heat. But unlike the rest of the hundreds of locals on line,...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 722 722 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johnny Perez, Urban Justice Center
If going to prison is bad, serving time in solitary confinement is even worse, especially the effects it has on a person’s mental health. Johnny Perez, 37, spent 13 years in jail, including three i...
Jun 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 699 699 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carlo Scissura, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
Like many New Yorkers, Carlo Scissura was born to immigrant parents. His parents came from Italy and settled in Bensonhurst, where they opened up a restaurant. Scissura said he remembers working at...
Jun 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 697 697 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lara Beaty, LaGuardia Community College
The ongoing battle between the Professional Staff Congress (PSC), the union representing CUNY faculty and staff, and elected officials in Albany has affected many people. Perhaps none are hurt more...
Jun 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 649 649 recommendations | email to a friend
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Father Kavungal Davy, St. Anthony-St. Alphonsus Church
At 6 a.m., Father Kavungal Davy, pastor for St. Anthony-St. Alphonsus Church in Greenpoint, wakes up to go for a morning run. Having grown up in a village in India, Davy is used to a lot of fresh a...
Jun 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 663 663 recommendations | email to a friend
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