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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 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 | 66 66 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 | 17 17 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 | 387 387 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 | 438 438 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...
A Renaissance Woman In New York City. Interview With LindaAnn LoSchiavo
Mar 18, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 55 55 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 | 173 173 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 | 165 165 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...

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Dead end
Dear Editor, I am writing in regard to the deceptive wheelchair-accessible icon on the facade of the newly installed elevator at the Briarwood station. This elevator is only mezzanine-bound, so the...
Jun 13, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 251 251 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crucial support
Dear Editor, The Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans (CIANA), a community-based organization serving immigrants located in Astoria, recently received funds under the New Yor...
Jun 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
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What a friend
Dear Editor, Some of his supporters are saying that Donald Trump is a "friend to the gays.” Really? Would a "friend to the gays" have chosen a vice president who supported a constitutional amendmen...
Jun 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 255 255 recommendations | email to a friend
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Russia calling
Dear Editor, Now that James Comey has testified in an open hearing before Congressional members, the real problems are only beginning. President Donald Trump will definitely have to deal with Congr...
Jun 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 259 259 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flag Week
Dear Editor, The American flag was officially adopted by a resolution by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. Flag Day wasn't officially recognized until signed into law by President Harry Tr...
Jun 13, 2017 | 7 7 comments | 257 257 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump's bull
Dear Editor, Harry G. Frankfurt, a Princeton philosophy professor, wrote that lying assumes an awareness of the truth and that liars want to convince others that their lies are true. BS-ers, on the...
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 279 279 recommendations | email to a friend
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Empowering act
Dear Editor, Monday's historic signing of the Fast Food Worker Empowerment Act is the culmination of years of rallies and protests, testimonies and meetings, petitions and emails, all proclaiming t...
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 279 279 recommendations | email to a friend
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Definition please
Dear Editor, Congratulations to 12-year-old Ananya Vinay, who was the winner of the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee last Thursday night. She was the last contestant standing out of a total of 29...
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 268 268 recommendations | email to a friend
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Votes on wheels
Dear Editor, Regarding Richard Reif's dispatch regarding tougher restrictions on elderly drivers (“Can't drive past 65” - 6/1/17), one word: votes. No license, no one at the polls, and you know how...
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 274 274 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bigger threat
Dear Editor, Enough already with Kathy Griffin. The Secret Service hinted on Twitter that it saw her photos with the severed head of Donald Trump as a threat of the "highest priority." Really? She'...
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
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One way out
Dear Editor, Gregg Allman's career spanned over four decades, and leaves behind a legacy that his fans will always remember. The music world has lost one of its finest. Sincerely, John Amato Fresh ...
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 271 271 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teachers in transit
Dear Editor, Activists are upset by the mayor's decision to issue parking permits to all Department Of Education employees who own a car, or a total of 50,000 placards. Why can't teachers and schoo...
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 274 274 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snookered
Dear Editor, President Donald Trump’s tax proposals are staggeringly regressive. According to the Tax Policy Center’s analysis, the top 0.1 percent of the income distribution might receive an avera...
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 274 274 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire the speaker
Dear Editor, It is beyond any logic or common sense that a former FALN terrorist will be leading this year's Puerto Rican day parade. Have people lost their senses? This man, a known terrorist, kil...
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 293 293 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cash strapped
Dear Editor: "Queens Storms Albany" (Queens Ledger – 5/18), but when it comes to public transportation needs the borough is left empty-handed with no real firm financial commitments. Elected offici...
May 30, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 281 281 recommendations | email to a friend
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