Enforcement: Written Consumer Advisory Rule


March 22, 2017

This is a reminder that as of January 1, 2017 the NYC Department of Health began enforcing the written advisory requirement that restaurants must tell consumers that eating certain raw or undercooked foods may increase the risk of foodborne illness.

A Blueprint for the 'Good Jobs' the Mayor Wants


February 23, 2017

In his State of the City address last week Mayor Bill de Blasio announced an ambitious goal to create 100,000 "good jobs" in sectors such as manufacturing, technology and film and television that pay at least $50,000 a year.

NYC’s ‘Freelance Isn’t Free’ Act Takes Effect May 15

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February 22, 2017

As reported in a previous alert, the New York City Council unanimously passed the “Freelance Isn’t Free” Act in October 2016. On November 16, 2016, Mayor de Blasio signed the bill into law and it will take effect on May 15, 2017.

Scaffolding Reform - We NEED Your Help!


February 21, 2017

The NYC Hospitality Alliance reported late last year that  Scaffolding Reform is on the Horizon. The fact is that when a building leaves scaffolding up unnecessarily it creates significant financial loss to the businesses located below it.