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Meet Laurent Laor and Viveka Health…
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Meet Laurent Laor and Viveka Health…

New York, NY – Laurent Laor MSc MBA, AHFI, is an author, speaker and founder of Viveka Health, a company whose mission is “to drive value in healthcare through automation and intelligence.” By eliminating fraud, waste, abuse and errors, Viveka’s technologies reduces benefit fund healthcare expenses by up to 20-percent. Their solutions for member eligibility,…

Charter Communications  Won’t Let People Work From Home; Fires Critic
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Charter Communications Won’t Let People Work From Home; Fires Critic

DENVER, Colo.—The Charter Communications cable-TV and Internet company, whose New York field technicians have been on strike for three years since it slashed their health benefits, is being equally harsh with its office staff. Workers in several different cities told the tech-news site Gizmodo that the company is refusing to let them work from home…

Credit Bureaus Need to Protect Consumers from Negative Impacts on Credit Scores due to COVID-19
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Credit Bureaus Need to Protect Consumers from Negative Impacts on Credit Scores due to COVID-19

“COVID-19 has upended the lives and finances of consumers across the nation, and especially in New York City which is already experiencing enormous economic fallout. I am calling on all major credit bureaus – FICO, TransUnion, Experian, and Equifax – to take immediate action to protect consumer credit scores from any negative impact on their…

Expanded COVID-19 Testing In NYC
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Expanded COVID-19 Testing In NYC

NEW YORK, NY – NYC Health & Hospitals will expand their COVID-19 testing capacity by 5,000 tests per day   This expanded testing for H & H is critical to protecting the New Yorkers most at risk in this epidemic. The new partnership between H&H and BioReference will get us the increased testing and faster results. In addition to the…

Brooklyn Bicycle Lanes
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Brooklyn Bicycle Lanes

New York, NY — NYC planning more bike lanes in Brooklyn. This plan will include lanes along 4th Avenue north to Barclays Center and along Meeker Avenue in Williamsburg, connecting the Williamsburg Bridge to the new Kosciusko Bridge bike path.  “I can’t imagine a better place to kick off this year’s Green Wave than my beloved Brooklyn,” said Mayor…

Illinois Cannabis Workers Unionize
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Illinois Cannabis Workers Unionize

Springfield, Illinois – Workers at Cresco Labs, one of the largest cannabis companies in Illinois, voted to join UFCW Local 881. The group was the first in Illinois to join a union. Because Cresco’s cultivation employees are already covered under federal labor laws for agricultural workers, only non-cultivation personnel are eligible to join the bargaining…

Local 338 Cannabis Workers Ratify Contract
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Local 338 Cannabis Workers Ratify Contract

https://www.rwdsu.info/local_338_cannabis_workers Mineola, Long Island – Local 338 Retail, Wholesale, Department Store Union (RWDSU)/United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), announced that the workers at Vireo Health New York have ratified a new 3-year contract. The new contract significantly builds on benefits that were included in the first contract, which was negotiated in 2016. The workers in the bargaining unit…

Trump Attacks Federal Workers; EPA Under ‘Systemic’ Threat
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Trump Attacks Federal Workers; EPA Under ‘Systemic’ Threat

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration has declared war on Environmental Protection Agency workers, says the head of the union representing some 7,000 of them. “In my 37 years of federal experience, I’ve never seen such an unprecedented attack on federal workers,” says Gary Morton, president of American Federation of Government Employees Council 238. “It’s a systematic plan…

‘It’s Working People and Poor People Who Will Be Sent to Fight This War’
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‘It’s Working People and Poor People Who Will Be Sent to Fight This War’

New York, NY – “I don’t think there’s a single one of our colleagues who’s for this war.” On January 9, an energized group of New Yorkers concerned that the Trump administration’s assassination of Iranian Major General Qassem Soleiman and a number of other Iranian officials earlier this month is being used to plunge the…

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