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How about positive news for a change
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 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 | 102 102 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 | 101 101 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 | 211 211 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 | 69 69 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 | 484 484 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 | 59 59 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 | 491 491 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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Mass hysteria
Dear Editor, First it was Amtrak that was unable to restore service to Penn Station. Then last week the entire subway system was crippled during Friday's morning commute by an electrical problem. W...
Apr 25, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 379 379 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moving out?
Dear Editor, Can someone advise me if any of the Hollywood celebrities who promised to leave the country in the event Donald Trump was elected president have actually done so? To the best of my kno...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 365 365 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCarren Pool
Dear Editor, As I regular participant in the community swimming scene and a resident of Williamsburg, I spent time this summer collecting signatures for a petition urging the Parks Department to ut...
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 422 422 recommendations | email to a friend
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Caving to Big Tobacco
Dear Editor, As a volunteer for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), I was shocked to learn the New York State Senate, Assembly and Governor Andrew Cuomo catered to Big Toba...
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 408 408 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paralyzed Vets
Dear Editor, I would like to tell your readers about an organization that I am proud to support called “Paralyzed Veterans of America." As a veteran of the United States Navy, I applaud such aN imp...
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 415 415 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump's tangles
Dear Editor, President Donald Trump’s deal with the General Services Administration to operate a hotel in the old Post Office building in Washington specifically states that “the lease cannot be he...
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 384 384 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legalize it
Dear Editor, April 20 is National Pot Day, signifying that consumption of marijuana for both medical and recreational use is part of mainstream America, transcending generations. Creative entrepren...
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 355 355 recommendations | email to a friend
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Support for BQX
Dear Editor, When faced with the choice between a nearby bus stop or a subway station further away, I always choose the subway. Over the years I’ve learned that chances are the bus will be late and...
Apr 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 354 354 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinton was right
Dear Editor, During the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton forcefully advocated for a no-fly zone over Syria, saying it would save lives. A lot of Democrats, Republicans, and news commenta...
Apr 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 433 433 recommendations | email to a friend
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Power play
Dear Editor, Con Ed's utility rates rose on April 1, thanks to Governor Andrew Cuomo. He's using New York City rate payers to fund a $7.6 billion bailout of two upstate nuclear power plants, plus t...
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NYC state of mind
Dear Editor, The passing of Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jimmy Breslin at 88 was a sad day for journalism. He was one of the last old-fashioned “man of the people” reporters. It reminded me of a g...
Apr 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 437 437 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pool issues
Dear Editor, I would like to publicly express the frustration that North Brooklyn Community Swimmers have with the Parks Department's management of the McCarren Park Pool (MPP). On October 26, 2016...
Apr 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 334 334 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forget the bill
Dear Editor, It's apparent that Assemblyman David Weprin and State Senator Tony Avella have crossed the line with their Orwellian-sounding “Right to be Forgotten” bill. The bill would require peopl...
Apr 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 327 327 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judging English
Dear Editor, The Daily News reported that Queens judges no longer warn jurors who speak limited English to take language lessons or regularly return to court until they're proficient. Court Adminis...
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Fore!
Dear Editor, It's not even April and President Donald Trump has already played golf ten times, but Sean Spicer says it's different for Trump because he "uses the game" differently from the way Bara...
Apr 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 398 398 recommendations | email to a friend
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