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SO WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH OVERTIME AND WHY AREN’T I GETTING IT?
May 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 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 | 208 208 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 | 305 305 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 | 465 465 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 | 432 432 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 | 432 432 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 | 396 396 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 | 408 408 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 | 145 145 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 | 434 434 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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Carmen Velasquez, New York Supreme Court
Justice Carmen Velasquez of New York State Supreme Court made history when she became the first Ecuadorian to serve as judge for both Civil Court and Supreme Court. The Quito native, who moved to Q...
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 703 703 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seymour Schwartz, Briarwood Civic Leader
Briarwood’s Seymour Schwartz is so involved in civic life that it’s hard to keep track of everything he’s done. For more than two decades, Schwartz was the president of the Briarwood Community Asso...
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 769 769 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ann Bruno, 114th Precinct Community Council
Lifelong Astoria resident Ann Bruno was recently hailed as the “Mayor of Astoria.” The 89-year-old has served as president of the 114th Precinct Community Council for the last 27 years. She’s been ...
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 799 799 recommendations | email to a friend
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Raul Flores, Los Sures Organizer
If a tree grows in Brooklyn, Williamsburg’s Raul Flores wonders why his neighborhood still suffers from high asthma and respiratory illness rates. Flores, a community organizer for Southside United...
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 805 805 recommendations | email to a friend
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On the Record with Gretha Suarez, Partnerships for Parks
Park lovers looking for opportunities to help clean up their local green spaces should meet Gretha Suarez. Suarez, an outreach coordinator in western Queens for Partnerships for Parks, helps connec...
Jul 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 790 790 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deborah Kass, Brooklyn Artist
Deborah Kass’s work is seen in museums around the country, from Boston and Washington, D.C. to New Orleans and right here in New York City. A member of the New York Foundation for the Arts’ Hall of...
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 818 818 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jazha Thompson, Catholic Charities SYEP Assistant
At age 16, Jazha Thompson already knows she wants to be a professional basketball player when she grows up. The downtown Brooklyn native has been playing since she was a child. Growing up, she was ...
Jul 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 816 816 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paul DiBenedetto, President of the Bayside Historical Society
Wearing a Captain America shirt and jeans with his hair neatly tied back, Paul DiBenedetto took the stage at the annual Independence Day fireworks celebration at Fort Totten. He plays guitar and si...
Jun 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 812 812 recommendations | email to a friend
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William Spisak, Chhaya CDC
For the South Asian community in Queens, a Jackson Heights organization called Chhaya CDC has provided steady services on important issues. William Spisak, director of programs at Chhaya, said the ...
Jun 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 848 848 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maria Vielma, CB2 Member
Former president John F. Kennedy, who would’ve turned 100 this year, famously said, “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” Those words inspired a generati...
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 782 782 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Rowan, VVA President
A memorial for Vietnam veterans is coming to Elmhurst Park in 2019. For John Rowan, there’s no better spot to honor those who gave their life in service to the country. Rowan, an Elmhurst native, s...
Jun 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 769 769 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glendaliz Castro, Program Director/PS 71
Ridgewood resident Glendaliz Castro helped start an after-school program at PS 71, where her kids went to elementary school two years ago. Castro was the president of the parents' association, and ...
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 824 824 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bomsinae Kim, Executive Director of KAFSC
Bomsinae Kim began her involvement with the Korean American Family Service Center as a 24-hour hotline volunteer, a funder and later a board member. Now, she leads the community nonprofit that supp...
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 762 762 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anthony Haynes, Assistant Superintendent Ravenswood Houses
Anthony Haynes considers himself a product of public housing. Although he was born in Downtown Brooklyn, Haynes moved to Astoria Houses when he was 14 years old. “I thought we were rich when I saw ...
May 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 856 856 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maureen Fonseca, SASF CEO
Dr. Maureen Fonseca has always been passionate about education, especially providing opportunities for children with few advantages or resources. She went to a good school in her native Guyana, but...
May 16, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 788 788 recommendations | email to a friend
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