Trump has always prided himself on his ability to sell and persuade. His most famous book, ghostwritten, is even called "The Art of the Deal." … [Read more...] about Embattled Trump Leaves New York Angry, Bitter
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Pursuant to the new law, retail employers in New York City now have to post employees’ work schedules at least 72 hours before the beginning of the scheduled hours of work. The law also precludes retail employers from cancelling, changing or adding work shifts within 72 hours of the start of the shift (except in limited cases). Moreover, each retail employee must be scheduled for no less than 20 hours of work during each 14-day period. In a press release in which he praised the New York City Council for passing the bill and in which he expressed his intent to immediately sign the law, Mayor de Blasio claimed that the law “will ensure that workers will be able to budget for the week ahead, schedule childcare, and plan evening classes.” While the law is clearly intended to help retail employees better balance their professional and personal lives, the strict scheduling requirements will challenge New York City’s retail employers to develop new means of … [Read more...] about Predictive Scheduling Finally Takes a Bite Out of the Big Apple
In response, city officials have committed $500,000 toward an initiative to deal with the pests. The measures, which include a bedbug web portal to raise public awareness and increased coordination with city agencies to improve bedbug abatement training and enforcement, were based on recommendations by the New York City Bedbug Advisory Board, a group of industry experts, entomologists and city agency representatives that was formed in 2009 to study the problem. … [Read more...] about Bedbugs Bite the Big Apple – City’s Response.
To briefly summarize, The New Yorker published a now-disputed account that the Times had conceded “Abramson’s decision to hire lawyers to protest her salary ‘was a contributing factor’ to her termination, because ‘it was part of a pattern.’” On Friday, the Times said that Abramson’s decision to hire a lawyer was a “hostile act,” and “part of a pattern of frustration.” This weekend, it was revealed that according to NYT’s publisher, Abramson had essentially lied to him about a key hiring. … [Read more...] about Lessons from the Big Apple – New York Times First Female Executive Editor Termination
Rincker grew up near Shelbyville, Ill., a picturesque town of fewer than 5,000 in east-central Illinois where her family has farmed for generations. Her father, Curt Rincker, a former high school teacher now chairman of the agriculture division at Lake Land College in Mattoon, Ill., took out a loan to buy 25 cows to start his own business, Rincker Simmentals. It produces Simmental cattle, a breed originating in Switzerland, for breeding and show. … [Read more...] about The Big Apple’s Cowgirl: Ag Lawyer Finds Success in NYC