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BAE snares $6.7M contract

BAE Systems' $6.7 million contract will pay for

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BAE Systems Inc.'s Greenlawn unit has won a $6.7 million Department of Defense contract for 16 digital interrogators and 45 friend-or-foe kits.

Two of the interrogators would go to the government of Japan and 14 to the U.S. Navy. Thirty-three of the friend-or-foe kits are destined for the U.S. Navy and 12 for Japan. Work on the equipment is scheduled to be completed by December 2015.

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NY deadline nears for wage notices

It’s nearly that time of year again when employers must send out notices to new hires and all other employees detailing such things as their pay rate and regular payday.  

The notices must be sent by Feb. 1 to comply with the state Wage Theft Prevention Act, which took effect on April 9, 2011.

Employers who have employees in New York State are required to issue the annual notices,...

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Touro Law opens incubator space for lawyers

Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin (center) speaks

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A new incubator space -- not for the typical tech startup, but for building fledgling law practices -- has opened in Hauppauge, a project of the Touro Law Center in East Islip.

The Community Justice Center incubator, which opened Tuesday, works to provide a stepping-stone for younger lawyers who want to open their own firms. It will provide 10 Touro Law graduates with offices for 18 months...

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Startup to connect small businesses with lawyers

A Manhattan startup's portal to connect small business owners with the right lawyers is now available on Long Island.

The service, Priori Legal, acts as the middleman between a small business and lawyers. Business owners fill out a questionnaire about their required legal services on Priori's website, and Priori offers them a list of potential attorneys from its network. The business owner...

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