Marijuana Decriminalization Is Expanded in N.Y., but Full Legalization Fails

Possession of up to two ounces or less of marijuana in New York State will be treated as a violation instead of a crime, with fines dropping to as low as $50.

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New EEO-1 Pay Data Reporting Requirements - What Employers Need to Know
For the first time ever, the EEOC is requiring all employers with 100 or more employees to electronically file compensation and hours worked information for all employees. Join us for this critical webinar and learn the steps you need to know to comply.

New York Lawmakers Pass Bill Legalizing E-Bikes, E-Scooters

NYSRA has long advocated to legalize e-bikes and emphasized the need to eliminate the chance for delivery workers and business owners alike to suffer damaging and burdensome fines.

How to give feedback to a fellow restaurateur

Dining at competitors, trend setters and friends’ restaurants is a great way to stay current, become better known in the industry and get creative ideas. When do you tell a colleague, peer to peer, that things could be better?
Anthony Bourdain Scholarship Created to Help Culinary Students Study Abroad

Eric Ripert and Jose Andrés worked with the Culinary Institute of America on this tribute to the Parts Unknown star

Plant Based Food Products Started With Milk, Now Taking On Meat, What's Next?

If you need even more proof that plant-based eating is here to stay, a new study commissioned by the Plant Based Foods Association found that sales of plant-based foods grew by an incredible 20 percent in the 52 weeks ending June 16, 2018, reaching a total of $3.3 billion.