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What Employers Should Know About the New York Women’s Equality Act
Apr 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
Clarifications for Employers for Women in the Workplace In June of 2014, the Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York signed amendments to the New York State Human Rights Law, which bolstered civil rights...
Wish You Had a Case Against Harvey Weinstein? Maybe Not
Apr 05, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
The parent company of Weinstein Co.filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware on March 20, 2018. Before that, Eric Schneiderman, the New York Attorney General, had filed a lawsuit again...
How Does the New York Compassionate Care Act Affect Employers?
Apr 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
The New York Compassionate Care Act (NYCCA) protects patients who are certified to use medical marijuana from being subject to criminal or civil marijuana charges. We live in an age where some stat...
MORE ABOUT EMPLOYEE WAGE DEDUCTIONS
Mar 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 338 338 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans As an employer, have you ever wondered if a wage deduction you made was legal? New York Labor Law establishes what is legal and what is not for wage deductions. If you have que...
RESTAURANT INDUSTRY: FAQS ABOUT TIPS
Mar 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 328 328 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans Owners in the restaurant industry often have questions about tips. As a restaurant owner, it’s important to know your rights and responsibilities regarding tips so you can avoi...
A Renaissance Woman In New York City. Interview With LindaAnn LoSchiavo
Mar 18, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
  An interview by Tiziano Thomas Dossena She is the optimal example of a  Renaissance woman  and a  New Yorker  combined: humble but determined, soft spoken but direct, with a genial attitude not u...
Can Your Family Have Access to Your E-Mail after Your Death?
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 864 864 recommendations | email to a friend
In today's electronic world, the idea of property has changed dramatically. In the past, when you were putting together an estate plan, the only intangible property that might be a part of it was c...
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Settles $1.3 Million for Construction Worker Injury Prior to Trial
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 845 845 recommendations | email to a friend
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP successfully negotiated a $1.3 million settlement for a 41 year-old Asian male construction worker, who was injured while performing asbestos removal work at an upsta...
POSTERS REQUIRED FOR BUSINESSES UNDER NY EMPLOYMENT LAWS
Feb 23, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
What Posters Must Employers Display based on NY Employment Laws? A number of laws have been passed that require employers to display posters. It is often hard to keep up with all the requirements a...
Using Our Schools to Curb School Shootings
Feb 16, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 475 475 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Cindy Silver-LeClaire Access to Counseling and Instilling Values are Key to Addressing Culture of Violence Once again, we are collectively stunned, watching reports of a number of high scho...

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Coalition proposes changes to city’s industrial development
In an effort to build the city’s industrial sector, the Industrial Jobs Coalition has proposed a set of policies that would change manufacturing areas to foster growth. According to the IJC, which ...
Mar 08, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charter school group hosts diversity celebration
The NYC Coalition of Community Charter Schools hosted a daylong celebration of diversity at the Renaissance Charter School in Jackson Heights. Several community-based advocacy organizations were pr...
Mar 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Helen Marshall, former Queens borough president, dies at 87
Was first African-American and second woman to hold the post
Mar 05, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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QueensWay vs. QueensRail
Two proposals for abandoned track clash at Chamber meet
Mar 02, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 232 232 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents express frustration over sewer project
Reps say construction on Calamus will end in May 2018
Feb 28, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/20/17-2/26/17)
Monday, Feb. 20 Christian E. Nunez was arrested at Forest Avenue and Metropolitan Avenue for aggravated unlicensed operator by Officer Quintanilla. Katherine Montalvo was arrested at 55-60 Metropol...
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Queens businesses struggle to cope with minimum wage increase
After the latest minimum wage increase in New York City took effect at the beginning of the year, borough business owners are trying to find a way to pay their employees and keep their customers ha...
Feb 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vet group gets first look at Vietnam War memorial
Representatives from a veterans group got their first look at the preliminary designs for a planned memorial to the 420 Queens residents who were killed in the Vietnam War. Members of Chapter 32 of...
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/13/17-2/19/17)
Monday, Feb. 13 Jorge Y. Parchment was arrested at 603 Seneca Avenue for third-degree assault by Officer Archange. Justin Roman was arrested at Fairview Avenue and Greene Avenue for unauthorized us...
Feb 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scammers pose as immigration agents in Woodside
Threaten to deport Latino man, takes his money
Feb 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
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State considers expanding DNA searches in crimes
Parents of slain jogger among those in support
Feb 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 denies permit for Fresh Pond Street Fest...again
But final decision still rests with mayor's office
Feb 15, 2017 | 4 4 comments | 215 215 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 lists budget priorities for upcoming fiscal year
Express concerns over budget cuts to several agencies
Feb 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/6/17-2/12/17)
Monday, Feb. 6 Enrique Vargas was arrested at 68-01 Otto Road for criminal trespassing by Officer Florio. Tuesday, Feb. 7 Edison Perez was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for grand larceny by Dete...
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Angry constituents confront pol about joining breakaway Dem group
Protesters clash with supporters outside town hall meeting
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 185 185 recommendations | email to a friend
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