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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 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 | 51 51 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 | 192 192 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 | 313 313 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 | 54 54 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 | 359 359 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 | 346 346 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 | 583 583 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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Dear Editor, Many people are reading the dystopian novel 1984 these days to see if they can find clues about where our country is headed under President Trump. But the book they should be looking a...
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 462 462 recommendations | email to a friend
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President Pence
Dear Editor, Rationale thought of the Trump presidency would indicate that this is really the beginning of the Pence presidency. Bookies must have odds on Trump either being impeached or resigning ...
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 402 402 recommendations | email to a friend
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Write stuff
Dear Editor, The recent statement by Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina that cursive is going to be reintroduced into public school classrooms is indeed very positive, but why were these necessary an...
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 282 282 recommendations | email to a friend
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Terminal wait
Dear Editor, The Port Authority's $32 billion ten-year capital plan is disappointing. Only $3.5 billion is provided toward construction of the new $10 billion 42nd Street bus terminal, how many mor...
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 264 264 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spreading fear
Dear Editor, We hear that the ICE raids on illegal aliens throughout our nation and New York City have brought needless panic to the immigrant communities in Queens. But 38 out of the 41 deportatio...
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 292 292 recommendations | email to a friend
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Safer Austin
Dear Editor, Your article on how to improve the intersection of Yellowstone Boulevard and Austin Street in Forest Hills was very interesting, but I have two ideas that will accomplish the same as m...
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 234 234 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clear choice
Dear Editor, Veronique "Ronnie" Hakim is an excellent choice as interim executive director of the MTA. She is an even better one to serve as the next permanent MTA President. As current New York Ci...
Feb 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 424 424 recommendations | email to a friend
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Other reactions
Dear Editor, Edward Riecks writes that there's a difference in how Republicans and Democrats react to loss and adversity (“Two Reactions” - 2/9). He argues that when Barack Obama won the presidency...
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 409 409 recommendations | email to a friend
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Impeachable "fact"
Dear Editor, Regarding Joyce Shepard's 2/9 letter "Impeach Trump," President Richard Nixon was not impeached as the letter stated. He resigned on August 9, 1974, while facing certain impeachment fo...
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 422 422 recommendations | email to a friend
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Freedom for some
Dear Editor, Is it not the height of hypocrisy that the same sources who claim Colin Kaepernick has a right not to stand for the national anthem deny conservatives the right to speak? Whether at co...
Feb 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 244 244 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thank you
Dear Editor, I loved your story on Father Paul Wood, our pastor at St. Stan's and Transfiguration Parishes. He will be greatly missed. Father Paul helped me so much, and I cannot begin to thank him...
Feb 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 304 304 recommendations | email to a friend
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Just the 'facts'
Dear Editor, Teachers and students are set to reap huge benefits in this Trump era of “alternative facts.” For teachers, using alt-facts in their lessons will give them freedom to say whatever they...
Feb 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 298 298 recommendations | email to a friend
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Failing grade
Dear Editor, The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, which has had 80 percent of the cases they heard in the last ten years overruled at the Supreme Court, affirmed the temporary ...
Feb 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 276 276 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free of guilt
Dear Editor, Politics by the lowest common denominator is dangerous and stupid. President Donald Trump’s ban on seven countries is bad because a poor girl cannot come here for an operation. And som...
Feb 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 402 402 recommendations | email to a friend
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Find solutions
Dear Editor, I believe in freedom of speech, but I don't feel that someone who is in a leadership position should hold protests regarding President Donald Trump. Whether Mayor Bill de Blasio likes ...
Feb 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 378 378 recommendations | email to a friend
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