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New York mayor expected to pass ban on inquiries of wage history

Apr 19, 2017
The New York City Council recently approved legislation aimed at addressing pay inequity. The city’s private employers will no longer be allowed to ask job candidates about their current or past wages. Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to sign the bill into law, adding New York to a growing list of cities and states […]

De Blasio is pushing Uber's buttons

Jul 16, 2015
A new app option simulates wait time if NYC mayor's plan to cap cars goes through.

'Poor doors' exit New York

Jul 2, 2015
The city has banned the separate entrances to mixed-income buildings.
New York City has banned “poor doors," separate entrances to mixed-income buildings.
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Imagining affordable housing in New York

Apr 23, 2015
Bill de Blasio calls for 160,000 units of market-rate housing over the next decade.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio at an event promoting transportation infrastructure aboard the subway earlier this month.
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The 'two cities' Bill de Blasio will inherit

Nov 6, 2013
Incoming New York Mayor Bill de Blasio was elected on a message of repairing income inequality in the nation's largest metropolis. Just how bad is it?