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Housing is sure to come to East New York, but will middle-class jobs for current residents follow?
Community leaders in East New York are demanding that the city protect and invest in the neighborhood’s industrial businesses—a source of much-needed middle class employment—as part of their plan to […]
Meet the New York Tech Startup that’s Changing Parental Leave
When Mark Egerman’s wife, Alisha, gave birth to their first daughter, Shirin, in late May, he took six weeks off from work to spend time with his new family. Egerman, […]
Protected: City’s Reforms to Private Waste-Hauling Hit Delays
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Senator John Flanagan Continues Opposition to $15 Hourly Minimum Wage
Senator John Flanagan says he supports working men and women but does not support Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed statewide minimum wage increase to $15 an hour. Speaking at a Crain’s […]