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Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Tired of the same news 24/7-Investigations, allegations, sexual harassment charges, what hat Melania is wearing, Trump always always denying everything. It really is sickening all over the news nig...
The Stormy Daniels Case Made Easy: Contract Law for Porn Stars
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro In Stormy Daniels v. Donald J. Trump, Michael Cohen, and the LLC that paid her the $130,000 in hush money, in   federal court in Los Angeles , she is asking the court to let her ou...
The Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
A New Law to Further the Prevention of Sexual Harassment in NYC Workplaces The New York City Council recently passed legislation called the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act. If Mayor Bill de Blasi...
SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 233 233 recommendations | email to a friend
As the weather warms up, people take to the road and want to spend more time outdoors. In particular, an increasing number of bicyclists and pedestrians join the thoroughfares, and motorists need t...
Employee Salary Histories
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 214 214 recommendations | email to a friend
Can Employers Ask Employees About their Salary History? On May 4, 2017, the New York City Council passed a bill that limited what an employer can ask job candidates about their salary history, comp...
What Employers Should Know About the New York Women’s Equality Act
Apr 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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 | 59 59 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 | 462 462 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 | 87 87 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 | 284 284 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...

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Dear Editor, Wow, what an awe-inspiring ceremony at Yankee Stadium Sunday! The only thing missing in the Yankee's tribute to Derek Jeter was the stairway to heaven at the end. Sincerely, Bill Viggi...
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 298 298 recommendations | email to a friend
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Insulting consulting
Dear Editor, During his run for mayor in 2013, then-public advocate Bill de Blasio blasted then-mayor Mike Bloomberg for spending too much money on consultants. He vowed to "end the consultant clas...
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Vote out the IDC
Dear Editor, After watching the Affordable Care Act repealed for the American Health Care Act, which will literally cost thousands of lives, I cannot fathom how the Independent Democratic Caucus an...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 331 331 recommendations | email to a friend
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Off the tracks?
Dear Editor, The recent release of a February 2017 internal City Hall memo reveals that the proposed financing of a Brooklyn-Queens street car, known as BQX, by capturing a piece of rising property...
May 10, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 342 342 recommendations | email to a friend
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To mothers
Dear Editor, Mother's Day is fast approaching and is a time to remember mothers both near and far. Some of our mothers have passed on, but are still near and dear to our hearts. My own mother passe...
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Pope & Trump
Dear Editor, CNN reported President Donald Trump's first foreign trip will include visits to Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican. The Catholic newspaper The Tablet, quoting the Holy See, confirmed...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 277 277 recommendations | email to a friend
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No justice
Dear Editor, A jury on Long Island recently found Cesar Gonzales-Mugaburu not guilty of sexually abusing his foster sons over a period of 19 years. This was the first time he had been prosecuted de...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 338 338 recommendations | email to a friend
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We need BQX
Dear Editor, I live in Queens but work in Brooklyn as a lead concierge. Every weekend I have to take multiple trains going through Manhattan because it’s the only way to get to Brooklyn from Queens...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
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Abolish Co-ops
Dear Editor, The primary loss of the affordable housing stock in 153,000 rent-stabilized apartments from 1994-2012 in Ne York City has been due to co-op conversions, whereby the petty bourgeoisie b...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Loosie' proposition
Dear Editor, Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposal to raise the cost of a pack of cigarettes from $10.50 to $13, just like past increases, will not discourage consumption. The growth of illegal street co...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 285 285 recommendations | email to a friend
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Delusional GOP
Dear Editor, Is Edward Riecks really that concerned with Hollywood (“Moving Out” - 4/27)? Does he really think President Donald Trump and his "elite swamp dwellers" can better relate to the middle ...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 269 269 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gone too soon
Dear Editor, Another Bravest at the FDNY has died in the line of duty. Firefighter William Tolley sought only to save lives and to protect property. Tolley was dedicated to the FDNY and to the City...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 284 284 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spectrum stinks
Dear Editor, I'm glad my councilman, Rory Lancman, joined IBEW Local 3 workers on the picket line when their union went on strike against Spectrum on March 28. They're protesting Spectrum's elimina...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 337 337 recommendations | email to a friend
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Using influence
Dear Editor, Should Mayor Bill de Blasio want to implement acceptance of the MTA Metrocard for a free transfer between bus, subway and ferry, all he has to do is use his influence. For starters, he...
Apr 25, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 365 365 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help the homeless
Dear Editor, Poverty seems to be increasing in our neighborhoods, but what can we do? I was recently in the Glen Oaks Village shopping area and saw men and women, young and old, begging. Some I spo...
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