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Business

NYC paid vacation bill could be a big burden on small businesses

Mayor Bill de Blasio at a campaign event. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons. Getting paid to go on vacation might seem like a win-win situation. But in New York City, a new policy proposal by Mayor Bill de Blasio has sparked a conversation about who loses out when paid time off becomes a requirement. New York City could soon be […]

News / Politics

New Report Says Low-Income Communities of Color Are Not Prepared for Climate Change

Low-income waterfront communities, particularly those of color such as The South Bronx, Red Hook, and the Brooklyn Navy Yards, are disproportionately at risk during threats of climate change than other communities according to a report released yesterday by the Environmental Justice Alliance. “Even though climate change will affect everyone, its impacts will not be evenly distributed,” said Eddie Bautista, executive […]