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How about positive news for a change
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 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 | 110 110 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 | 109 109 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 | 392 392 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 | 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 | 524 524 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 | 494 494 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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Trump talk
Dear Editor, Kudos to Queens native Donald Trump for a great inaugural address and solid start in office. Trump is right, globalism is "globa-loney." We can't be the world's ATM machine and 911 eme...
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 241 241 recommendations | email to a friend
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No dealer
Dear Editor, I again voice my opposition over an application before the Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) to change the use of a business at 207-22 Northern Boulevard in Bayside so that a Volvo ...
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 303 303 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cap the Van Wyck
Dear Editor, Claims that the $400 million Kew Gardens Interchange Transformation is easing vehicular traffic and creating Briarwood subway station amenities is fallacious grandstanding. First, I wo...
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 330 330 recommendations | email to a friend
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No surprise
Dear Editor, Is anyone surprised that Donald Trump chose Rick Perry to head the Department of Energy? The same Rick Perry who couldn't remember during a 2011 presidential debate that the Energy Dep...
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 453 453 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resolve to help
Dear Editor, In 2017, most of us will make New Year's resolutions that we will find hard to keep. But maybe there are resolutions out there we should make every effort to keep. There are those in n...
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PO'ed at the PO
Dear Editor: Regarding the Briarwood Post Office 11435, there have been delays with postal box delivery, drop-off return postage paid parcels to manufacturers have not been received and credited fo...
Jan 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 341 341 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get involved
Dear Editor, January is the month that you may apply to serve on your local community board. Community boards make advisory decisions on many aspects of neighborhood life, including on land use, ca...
Jan 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 485 485 recommendations | email to a friend
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For Avella
Dear Editor, State Senator Tony Avella has launched his bid for the Democratic nomination for mayor of New York City, a challenge to Mayor Bill de Blasio. I have known Senator Avella for a number o...
Jan 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 408 408 recommendations | email to a friend
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Move on
Dear Editor, People who are anti-Trump should get over it. Whether you like it or not, he will be our president for at least the next four years. For the good of the country and the world, let's ho...
Jan 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 464 464 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big abstention
Dear Editor, The latest U.N. Security Council vote regarding the validity of Israeli settlements on occupied land has caused quite a stir between Israel and the U.S. The U.S. abstained from voting ...
Jan 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 329 329 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hotels to homes
Dear Editor, Samaritan Village and the landlords of the Pan Am hotel have commenced installing a kitchen in each unit to comply with city law. In conjunction with this upgrade, there should be cons...
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 484 484 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pull exemption
Dear Editor, I am writing regarding the recent article on Astoria tenants facing holiday evictions (“Officials protest nonprofit evicting residents” - 12/15/16). On its website, the New York School...
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 339 339 recommendations | email to a friend
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Death sentence
Dear Editor, I read at two different times in the last month that deer spotted in parks in Queens and now in Manhattan were killed. In the case in Queens, it was a family of deer. I cannot understa...
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
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History lesson
Dear Editor, State Senator Tony Avella has forgotten his transit history when promising to introduce legislation in January that would transfer control of the agency's subway and bus divisions from...
Dec 27, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 476 476 recommendations | email to a friend
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The ultimate penalty
Dear Editor, Now that a jury has convicted Dylan Roof of murdering nine innocent people at a prayer meeting in a Charleston church, it is now time for him to be given the ultimate punishment: the d...
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 338 338 recommendations | email to a friend
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