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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 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 | 56 56 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 | 197 197 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 | 319 319 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 | 305 305 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 | 365 365 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 | 351 351 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 | 588 588 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 | 163 163 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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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 | 31 31 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 | 28 28 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 | 26 26 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 | 29 29 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 | 28 28 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 | 25 25 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 | 29 29 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 | 22 22 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 | 25 25 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 | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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1 big problem
Dear Editor: Extension of the 1 train from Rector Street in downtown Manhattan to Red Hook for $3.5 billion, as proposed in 2016 by Chris Ward of AECOM Engineering and now supported by Governor And...
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Insult to injury
Dear Editor, Now Hillary Clinton should feel even worse. As a new book on the Trump White House suggests, she lost the election to a childish man. Sincerely, Victor Maltsev Rego Park
Jan 17, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Falling apart
Dear Editor, President Donald Trump’s racism has been documented throughout his life. Fred Trump’s discriminatory housing practices impacted Donald, formalizing his racial hatred. Donald’s adoratio...
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bed of issues
Dear Editor, Although the intentions of the Parks Department are sound, they truly ran afoul of the need of aging residents to advance their well-being by visiting their podiatrist and other medica...
Jan 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Check out or get out
Dear Editor: Recently, I have noticed a number of male loiterers on the streets of Kew Gardens and Briarwood, a well as in the Briarwood branch of the Queens Public Library, where they sit througho...
Jan 11, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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