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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 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 | 72 72 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 | 214 214 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 | 332 332 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 | 55 55 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 | 83 83 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 | 282 282 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 | 597 597 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 | 866 866 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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New bus over BQX
Dear Editor, Financing for the Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX) continues to be the unresolved issue for this project. Supporters originally claimed it could be built for $1.7 billion, but Mayor Bil...
Nov 20, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tree tragedy
Dear Editor, There are thousands of street trees here in the city in need of regular maintenance to maintain their existing health and vigor. I was informed by a brusque employee from the Queens Di...
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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A good start
Dear Editor, We welcome the president’s announcement declaring the opioid crisis a national public health emergency. The growing opioid epidemic is devastating individuals and families across our c...
Nov 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mock the vote
Dear Editor, In the past election, only 23 percent of registered voters went to the polls. That is a sad state of affairs. I got up an hour early to vote in Glen Oaks Village and than go to work. I...
Nov 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Invisible vet
Dear Editor, Anthony V. Manago was a World War II veteran who was killed in action in the Battle of Iwo Jima. The son of Italian immigrants, Manago was born in Brooklyn in 1921, baptized at St. Luc...
Nov 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Platform for waste
Dear Editor, New York City Transit’s plan to spend millions for design, construction and installation of floor-to-ceiling safety barriers on L line subway platforms may not be the best use of scarc...
Nov 15, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kelly's folly
Dear Editor, White House chief of staff John Kelly, in a recent TV interview, called Robert E. Lee “an honorable man” who sided with his state because “it was always loyalty to state first back in ...
Nov 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Second thoughts?
Dear Editor, When I heard that the chairman, Transportation Committee and Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz all said supported the Department of Transportation's (DOT) proposal for bike lanes I was very...
Nov 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stupid decisions
Dear Editor, Regarding Larry Penner's letter ("Temporary Fix" – 10/26), foldable seats are not the MTA's worst problem in need of fixing, stupid financial decisions are. Instead of spending $573 mi...
Nov 08, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Corporate team
Dear Editor, Expect Brian Cashman to replace Joe Girardi with a manager who will slavishly follow the dictates of analytics and not try to impart a human dimension to the team. Rooting for the Yank...
Nov 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lanes not the issue
Dear Editor, I read with interest Jen Khedaroo's report of the Community Board 6 discussion of bike lanes that appeared in the October 26th issue. The article did not mention the most important act...
Oct 31, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vote yes on Con Con
Dear Editor, New Yorkers across the state have a rare and important opportunity to vote for a state constitutional convention in November. It is one of the few chances we have as citizens directly ...
Oct 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vote Concannon
Dear Editor, I would like to tell your readers about Joe Concannon, who is running for the City Council seat in the 23rd District. He is an honorable man, a retired NYPD captain who served in the A...
Oct 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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A good start
Dear Editor, We welcome the president’s announcement declaring the opioid crisis a national public health emergency. The growing opioid epidemic is devastating individuals and families across our c...
Oct 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy’s aftermath
Dear Editor, On the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy's sweep across the Northeast, there are still many people in our region who have not been able to return to their homes that were destroyed....
Oct 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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