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A Voter's Manifesto (part 3 of 5)

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Company Law

The current Companies Act 2006 states that directors must act in the best interests of the shareholders. 1,514 more words


Executive Order Leaves Stringer and de Blasio Divided, Again

Who’s in charge of investigating complaints related to yesterday’s expansion of the city’s living wage law?

It depends who you ask.

Comptroller Scott Stringer repeatedly asserted that a new executive order signed by the mayor stripped his office of its oversight authority when it comes to the higher wage and new workers covered in the order, handing that power over to the mayor’s Department of Consumer Affairs. 1,041 more words

Many factors contribute to homelessness; which do you think is the most important?

Since the legalization of marijuana in Colorado, some people claim that legal drug use has led to an increase in crime in Denver. However, is this really a realistic assumption? 35 more words

Stringer Slams de Blasio For 'Middle of the Night' Living Wage Order

Comptroller Scott Stringer slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio for skirting the City Council to pass an executive order “in the middle of the night” to raise the living wage — and continued to argue that the order stripped his office of oversight power. 578 more words

Why living wage laws are riddled with holes

New York law prohibits Mayor Bill de Blasio from instituting the minimum wage hike he thinks New York City so desperately needs. But it can’t stop him from executing plan B: a living wage for the city. 805 more words