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Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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 | 86 86 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 | 66 66 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 | 235 235 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 | 217 217 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 | 59 59 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 | 58 58 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 | 481 481 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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Cruel cuts
Dear Editor, Over 120 angry students rallied at Queens Borough Hall on April 10 to protest our a $12 million budget cut for adult literacy classes. This action spotlights Mayor Bill de Blasio's hyp...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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A dose of doo-wop
Dear Editor, While strolling through Central Park near Bethesda Fountain recently, I was drawn to the strains of songs of the 50s being performed by a group of gentlemen who call themselves Cover S...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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True tax talk
Dear Editor, A few words about the new tax reform. Many people say that the rich (and very rich) will benefit from it, but a simple calculation shows that this statement is not quite correct. Every...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stormy times
Dear Editor, NBC has reported that Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, is cooperating with the feds probing President Donald Trump's attorney. It just goes to prove that no matte...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fix the VA
Dear Editor, I find it quite troubling what has been happening at the Veterans Administration over the years. Millions of veterans depend on the VA for their health care. Former VA Secretary David ...
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restore the Q74
Dear Editor, One key victory in the state's annual budget battle is a $50 million annual fund to improve outer-borough transit, secured by Queens legislators. It will improve service in areas with ...
Apr 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attacking the U.S.
Dear Editor, For those who oppose and hate Donald Trump, nothing will change their feelings. For those who believe Trump is doing a fantastic job and deserves their support and future votes, nothin...
Apr 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hate rising
Dear Editor, Philip Siess agreed with dispatcher Ed Konecnik (“In Konecnik's Camp” – 4/12), writing that "when Obama won his first term, those who did not vote for him were not offered grief counse...
Apr 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Go volunteer
Dear Editor, April 15-22 is National Volunteer week and a time to help those in need. I myself am grand knight of St. Anastasia Knights of Columbus Council #5911 in Douglaston, and my members and m...
Apr 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dangerous diversity
Dear Editor, FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro recently announced that more than half of our city's firefighters will be minority members, and 15 percent will be females by 2029. He wants the Fire Dep...
Apr 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Facebook strikeout
Dear Editor, Now let me get this straight. Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has stated that at last count the personal information of 87 million users was improperly shared with a political consulting fi...
Apr 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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AirTrain dreams
Dear Editor, There are several fatal flaws to the proposed LaGuardia Air Train project supported by Governor Andrew Cuomo, Borough President Melinda Katz and other elected officials that no one see...
Apr 11, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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This is justice?
Dear Editor, The man who was charged with murdering ten people, including eight children, in 1984 was set free not by the parole board, but by technicality. This is utterly insane. The parole board...
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Fresh Air
Dear Editor, Every year, the Fresh Air Fund looks forward to celebrating National Volunteer Week, which is from April 15 to 21. Volunteers work in several capacities throughout the year along the E...
Apr 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Money talks
Dear Editor, The NRA, which has an annual budget of over $300 million and five million members, is the most powerful lobbying organization in Washington. They use that power to make sure that Congr...
Apr 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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