Imagine a scenario where 15,000 trucks are rerouted off the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) onto local streets in Brooklyn. This would be an unmitigated disaster. Yet, that is looking like a serious possibility. The NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) has indicated that the expressway has deteriorated to the point that if repairs are not completed by […]
If you hire an independent contractor in NYC for any work over $800 you must have a written contract itemizing the services and creating a mechanism for timely payment. That’s the gist of the so-called NYC Freelance Isn’t Free Act that went into effect on May 15, 2017. We wrote about that law in November […]
Operating a truck in the NYC metro region gets more challenging every year! Often there seems to be a disconnect between the industry and the City Department of Transportation (DOT). Join the Trucking Association of NY (TANY) as they host an outreach meeting on behalf of the NYC Department of Transportation. Representatives from the Office […]
With Midtown congestion frustratingly high, Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Polly Trottenberg unveiled her plan of attack. In an op ed piece for the Daily News, on December 11th, Trottenberg describes increasing enforcement, expanding technology, and creative management techniques to get things moving.
The stats are in. Not complying with NYC’s Paid Sick Leave law can affect your bottom line. Fines for NYC based companies that broke the 2014 Paid Sick Day law have been shooting up. Over $1.2 Million in fines were assessed against violating employers during the City’s last fiscal year (FY 2016) and over $2.1 […]