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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 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 | 270 270 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 | 381 381 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 | 371 371 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 | 425 425 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 | 411 411 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 | 646 646 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 | 937 937 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 | 893 893 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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Hat trick
Dear Editor, The Queens Chamber of Commerce firmly believes and supports the effort for a true hat-trick: bring the Islanders to Queens, move quickly on the LaGuardia Airport to Willets Point AirTr...
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 466 466 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dangerous lanes
Dear Editor, I am not in favor of bike lanes on busy thoroughfares in New York City and the outer boroughs. I believe that bicyclists can get to where they are going riding on side streets, which a...
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 464 464 recommendations | email to a friend
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CPI-E vs. CPI-W
Dear Editor: California Representative John Garamendi's introduction of the CPI-E Act of 2017 makes sense. This bill would require the use of the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (CPI-E) instea...
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 376 376 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Bharara'-rouhaha
Dear Editor, I find quite disturbing that U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara was fired as part of the Trump's administration house-cleaning efforts, which I think was a bad decision. Bharara is a prosecut...
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 377 377 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unchecked hatred
Dear Editor, Prejudice is rampant fueled by the open hatred that defines the major political parties. There has always been discrimination in America. The outrage of foreign migrants to America inc...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 270 270 recommendations | email to a friend
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CO2 denier
Dear Editor, Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, said he didn’t think carbon dioxide was a major contributor to global warming and that we need to do more review and anal...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 290 290 recommendations | email to a friend
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Just another study
Dear Editor, The MTA allocated $5 million at the request of Mayor Bill de Blasio to initiate a feasibility study for the Utica Avenue subway extension. Two years later, the MTA has yet to issue a r...
Mar 14, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 291 291 recommendations | email to a friend
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On the brink
Dear Editor, With the Syrian civil war still raging and Iran and North Korea testing ballistic missiles, the international situation continues to deteriorate. The world is at a very precarious poin...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 324 324 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump speech
Dear Editor, Republicans call it a "home run" when Donald Trump addresses both houses of Congress, doesn't soil his pants, doesn't criticize the "fake news," successfully reads off a teleprompter, ...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 402 402 recommendations | email to a friend
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Praise for women
Dear Editor, I would like to applaud all the women who marched on March 8 for equal rights. International Women's Day highlighted the economic power and significance that women have in the U.S. and...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 217 217 recommendations | email to a friend
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Defecting Dems
Dear Editor, IDC really stands for "Integrity Doesn't Count," and the eight traitors who bolted their party are Democrats in name only. They put personal gain ahead of party loyalty and point their...
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 283 283 recommendations | email to a friend
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RIP Helen Marshall
Dear Editor, Former Queens borough president Helen Marshall was a true fighter for the people of her borough. She never stopped pushing for the things that she felt our borough needed. She improved...
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 288 288 recommendations | email to a friend
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Car sick
Dear Editor, At Northern Boulevard and the Clearview Expressway there are five auto dealerships, a body shop, and transmission business. Nowhere else in northeast Queens do you have such a saturati...
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 436 436 recommendations | email to a friend
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JFK's legacy
Dear Editor, This is the centenary year of the birth of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States. Thirty-eight days into his presidency, Kennedy signed an executive order cr...
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Homeless solution
Dear Editor, Once again, communities are protesting the city's plan to dump the homeless into hotels in their neighborhoods. Many empty state mental health hospitals are languishing throughout the ...
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
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