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January 11, 2019

Mayor de Blasio Pushes to Make New York City First in the U.S. to Require Paid Vacation


New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio proposed legislation this week that would require employers provide paid vacation to their staff. New York City would be the first in the country to mandate this type of leave. This time off would be in addition to the five days of paid sick leave that became law in 2014.

February 13, 2018

The Growth of NYC’s Tech Sector


John Foley, “This has always been the city for multifaceted professionals who love diversity or aspire to learn across many different spectrums. Now it also is the place for those wishing to be part of the next generation of technology disruption.”

December 22, 2017

New York Cares Coat Drive


Accounting & Finance Division, Alexandra Blakeslee, “The New York Cares Coat Drive is an awesome and easy way to give to the community and make a positive impact that will last all season long.”

October 20, 2017

New York State Paid Family Leave Scheme


Paid Family Leave is designed to be implemented incrementally, reaching its fullest effect in 2021. Beginning January 1st, 2018, the four-year rollout of the scheme will commence.

May 24, 2017

Abacus Group Named to 2017 Forbes’ Best Professional Recruiting Firms

Abacus Group announced today its placement on the 2017 list of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms. Abacus, which specializes in executive search and temporary staffing for Accounting, Financial, and Administrative positions across all industries, earned an impressive ranking of 25 on the list of 250. In addition to its distinction as one of the top 10% of recruitment firms in the nation, Abacus Group is the highest-ranked company headquartered in NYC.