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Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 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 | 106 106 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 | 105 105 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 | 251 251 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 | 230 230 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 | 389 389 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 | 60 60 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 | 481 481 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 | 522 522 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 | 493 493 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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Norway 'trumps' US
Dear Editor, A few weeks ago, our "stable genius" President Donald Trump wondered why we don't get more people from Norway? One reason might be because Norway's healthcare system is ranked 11th in ...
Feb 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Misplaced loyalty
Dear Editor, Nearly 90 percent of Republicans believe spouses should be loyal to each other. Not surprising that number is shared by most Americans regardless of political affiliation. Seventy-two ...
Feb 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Evolving wall
Dear Editor, Initially the question was, when is a wall a wall? It is difficult to picture based on President Donald Trump's contradictory descriptions. His "wall" has become an allegorical concept...
Jan 30, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump's critics
Dear Editor, In a liberal and Democratic stronghold such as New York City, I certainly don't expect to see much praise for President Donald Trump. He will be vilified for statements and transgressi...
Jan 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vets vetted
Dear Editor, As a Navy Veteran of the Vietnam era, I am appalled that the NFL has rejected an ad by a veterans group for Super Bowl LII. AMVET wanted to place a $30,000 full-page ad in the game pro...
Jan 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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End the strike
Dear Editor, For the last 10 months, 1,800 technicians from Spectrum have been on strike. It is high time that management come to the bargaining table with some serious and acceptable proposals for...
Jan 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Toot-tracking app
Dear Editor, Hooray for Australia. The land of kangaroos, koala bears and Nicole Kidman just gave us the most innovative smart phone app ever devised. A team of Australian scientists at two Melbour...
Jan 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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PO(tu)S
Dear Editor, Clearly, the Republican propaganda machine has gone into overdrive trying to defend the indefensible. Call it the “Bigly Lie Technique.” The plain truth is that the POTUS needs to stop...
Jan 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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New 'New Colossus'
Dear Editor: If Donald Trump was asked to write a new inscription for the Statue of Liberty, I suspect it would look like this: Don’t give me your tired your poor. Your huddled masses wanting to ta...
Jan 22, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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The X line
Dear Editor, There are even better ideas than former Erie County executive and potential Republican candidate for governor Joel Giambra's to legalize marijuana. He would have dedicated tax revenues...
Jan 22, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vicious 'circle'
Dear Editor, After a mayoral panel of experts has decided that the statue of Columbus can stay, I suggest placing the following notices near Columbus Circle (I hope it has not been renamed yet!): "...
Jan 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ditch pot plans
Dear Editor, Legalizing recreational marijuana is the most stupid policy ever proposed in view of the damning evidence against two other legalized substances, tobacco and alcohol, which although re...
Jan 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plenty of blame
Dear Editor, Neither Republicans nor Democrats were going to budge on their respective positions, and as a result their refusal to do so has left the government in Washington even more dysfunctiona...
Jan 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dream solution
Dear Editor, “Dreamers” face a March 5th deadline for Congress to decide if they can stay in the U.S. The House and Senate are deadlocked on this issue, but a simple compromise between Democrats an...
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zero praise
Dear Editor, I would like to commend Mayor Bill de Blasio's Vision Zero program. I only wish he had done this years sooner. A few years ago on Commonwealth Boulevard, a good neighbor of mine was ki...
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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