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Deadline for Disability Employment Tracker Extended, Included in Top 50 Survey

By Sheryl Estrada There is now more time to objectively and confidentially assess your company’s disability and veterans employment practicesat no cost. The National Organization on Disability (NOD) has extended the deadline for its free, corporate self-assessment tool called the Disability Employment Tracker to March 2. Now in its second…

What Do NYPD Officers Think of City Standoff Over #BlackLivesMatter

By Sheryl Estrada Kindness wasn’t on the agenda Tuesday during the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association (PBA) meeting of delegates in Queens. According to the New York Daily News, the meeting, with about 350 in attendance, almost ended up in fisticuffs. Tempers flared, with members shouting at their president, Patrick Lynch, over…

FDNY Discrimination Lawsuit Settled

By Julissa Catalan More than half of New York City’s population is made up of nonwhites and/or Latinos, yet Blacks and Latinos have never made up more than 4 percent of the Fire Department, City of New York (FDNY). After a seven-year legal battle, the City of New York has…