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SO WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH OVERTIME AND WHY AREN’T I GETTING IT?
May 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 205 205 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: The Van De Water Law Firm, P.C. Overtime Pay in New York Many employees in New York are eligible for overtime pay if they work more than 40 hours per week. Unless an employee has a job that...
Should You Hire Interns?
May 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
New York Laws that Govern Paid and Unpaid Interns Some businesses hire interns or take on unpaid interns. This may seem like a good idea, and the costs of paying an intern are usually less than a r...
Statistics Tell the Story of Why Texting While Driving Causes Accidents
May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 317 317 recommendations | email to a friend
by John Fazzini   Statistics Tell the Story of Why Texting While Driving Causes Accidents Forty-eight states (all except Missouri and Montana) have banned texting while driving for all drivers. Mis...
What Does Your Geographic Location Have to Do with SEO?
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 476 476 recommendations | email to a friend
Location Based Marketing When you do a search, what do you type into the search box? Well, it depends on what you’re searching. If you’re going to purchase something from an online store, you proba...
Tips to Prevent Bicycle Accidents in the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 443 443 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Safety Prevention for Bike Riding New York City has numerous bicycles on the road, and as time goes along, the number continues to increase. The   DOH (Departmen...
Preventing Swimming Pool Injuries
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 445 445 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP   What Are the Risks for Swimming Pool Injuries? As warmer weather arrives, swimming pools become a favorite form of recreation for people across the country. Ho...
Biometrics and Employee Identification
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 406 406 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans New York City Has Proposed a Biometrics Privacy Law Biometrics is a new technology identification system being used by a variety of industries for various purposes. The primary...
What is the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA)?
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 418 418 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans New York Passed GENDA in January, 2019 With the passage of GENDA, LGBTQ youth and transgender individuals have protection against discrimination and harassment based on New Yor...
#MeTOO? A Guide to What Exactly Constitutes Sexual Harassment in New York
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
As brought to light during the course of the #MeToo movement, it is illegal to harass an employee or even a job applicant in New York State due to that person’s sex or gender.  However, some of the...
A Vietnam Veterans wish for this Memorial Day 2019
May 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 434 434 recommendations | email to a friend
Photos Of The Vietnam War: The Real Story   David Ralph Retuya The Vietnam War is one of the most bloody and controversial wars in U.S history. To stop the rapid spread of the Soviet political infl...

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Forcing change
Dear Editor, As a father of an adopted son who died from a gun, the loss of any child tears at the heart. The sudden onslaught of anguish at random moments makes the concept of closure ridiculous. ...
Feb 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 217 217 recommendations | email to a friend
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Losing Pride
Dear Editor, Just when Club Pride's members thought the news about our future couldn't get any worse, it suddenly did. We learned on February 13 that the real closing date for many of us is March 9...
Feb 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
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Waking up
Dear Editor, In February 15th issue, dispatcher Robert LaRosa claims supporters of Donald Trump need to "wake up.” They did, and so did a lot of Democrats on Election Day 2016. Donald Trump won bec...
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Government waste
Dear Editor, Drip, drip, drip, watch your tax dollars go down the drain. Have you seen all the "Don't Let Tax, Water, Or Repair Charges Come Between You and Your Property" full-page ads in many dai...
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March on!
Dear Editor, The planned march next month on Washington by thousands of young people and their parents is the absolute correct thing to do given what has just recently happened in Florida with the ...
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Youth movement
Dear Editor, At a rally on Saturday in Florida, thousands called for change in the wake of the massacre of 17 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The youth of our nation are standing up agains...
Feb 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
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Changing lanes
Dear Editor, I am against all the bike lanes on Queens Boulevard, but With that being said, I am wondering why the Department of Transportation (DOT) held a meeting about the redesigning of Queens ...
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 217 217 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unlicensed to kill
Dear Editor, I found it sad to read that an unlicensed driver in a company truck killed 13-year-old Kevin Flores, who was riding his bicycle. How can any employer hire someone with a suspended lice...
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 213 213 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pelosi's grandson
Dear Editor, My goal as an educator was not only to educate, but to also nurture self-confidence, self-esteem and a sense of self-worth. My concern for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s grandson prompte...
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 181 181 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fool's parade
Dear Editor, Trump supporters say that even if you hate President Donald Trump, you should at least respect the office. "To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are...
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Syrian quagmire
Dear Editor, As the war in Syria enter its seventh year with virtually no end in sight, there is an ever-growing possibility of American troops fighting against Turkish and Russian troops who are i...
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BQX would connect waterfront
Dear Editor, The Long Island City community waited a long time for its waterfront library. Libraries are such a critical part of a vibrant community, but in order to be successful, they have to be ...
Feb 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump & de Blasio
Dear Editor, When it comes to trusting the media, Mayor Bill de Blasio and President Donald Trump may have more in common than people think. The mayor was recently interviewed by Lori Stokes and Ro...
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Teacher leave
Dear Editor, There is absolutely no logical reason for the Department of Education to deny paid parental and maternity leave to its teachers. Practically all other city employees have already been ...
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Norway 'trumps' US
Dear Editor, A few weeks ago, our "stable genius" President Donald Trump wondered why we don't get more people from Norway? One reason might be because Norway's healthcare system is ranked 11th in ...
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