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Employee Salary Histories
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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 | 172 172 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 | 55 55 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 | 281 281 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 | 81 81 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 | 330 330 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 | 51 51 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 | 845 845 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...
POSTERS REQUIRED FOR BUSINESSES UNDER NY EMPLOYMENT LAWS
Feb 23, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
What Posters Must Employers Display based on NY Employment Laws? A number of laws have been passed that require employers to display posters. It is often hard to keep up with all the requirements a...

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Pope & Trump
Dear Editor, CNN reported President Donald Trump's first foreign trip will include visits to Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican. The Catholic newspaper The Tablet, quoting the Holy See, confirmed...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 277 277 recommendations | email to a friend
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No justice
Dear Editor, A jury on Long Island recently found Cesar Gonzales-Mugaburu not guilty of sexually abusing his foster sons over a period of 19 years. This was the first time he had been prosecuted de...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 338 338 recommendations | email to a friend
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We need BQX
Dear Editor, I live in Queens but work in Brooklyn as a lead concierge. Every weekend I have to take multiple trains going through Manhattan because it’s the only way to get to Brooklyn from Queens...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
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Abolish Co-ops
Dear Editor, The primary loss of the affordable housing stock in 153,000 rent-stabilized apartments from 1994-2012 in Ne York City has been due to co-op conversions, whereby the petty bourgeoisie b...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Loosie' proposition
Dear Editor, Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposal to raise the cost of a pack of cigarettes from $10.50 to $13, just like past increases, will not discourage consumption. The growth of illegal street co...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 285 285 recommendations | email to a friend
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Delusional GOP
Dear Editor, Is Edward Riecks really that concerned with Hollywood (“Moving Out” - 4/27)? Does he really think President Donald Trump and his "elite swamp dwellers" can better relate to the middle ...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 269 269 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gone too soon
Dear Editor, Another Bravest at the FDNY has died in the line of duty. Firefighter William Tolley sought only to save lives and to protect property. Tolley was dedicated to the FDNY and to the City...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 284 284 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spectrum stinks
Dear Editor, I'm glad my councilman, Rory Lancman, joined IBEW Local 3 workers on the picket line when their union went on strike against Spectrum on March 28. They're protesting Spectrum's elimina...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 337 337 recommendations | email to a friend
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Using influence
Dear Editor, Should Mayor Bill de Blasio want to implement acceptance of the MTA Metrocard for a free transfer between bus, subway and ferry, all he has to do is use his influence. For starters, he...
Apr 25, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 365 365 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help the homeless
Dear Editor, Poverty seems to be increasing in our neighborhoods, but what can we do? I was recently in the Glen Oaks Village shopping area and saw men and women, young and old, begging. Some I spo...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 337 337 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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