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SO WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH OVERTIME AND WHY AREN’T I GETTING IT?
May 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 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 | 353 353 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 | 441 441 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 | 592 592 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
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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 | 552 552 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 | 511 511 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 | 518 518 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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Dear Editor, Perhaps Councilman Rory Lancman should be reading the Queens Ledger and its sister publications, along with many other weekly newspapers on a regular basis. How fortunate we are to liv...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
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2020 prediction
Dear Editor, Over 65 percent of New York City voters just gave the Democrats a national gift. As America's top urban leader, Mayor Bill de Blasio will be elected “Mr. 47” in 2020, beating GOP presi...
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Rory's wrong idea
Dear Editor, As one of Councilman Rory Lancman's constituents and a career journalist, I oppose his plan to improve New York City's news coverage through taxpayer-funded media. These new outlets wi...
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bottom up
Dear Editor, The proposed purpose of the Republican tax reform is to spur corporations to invest in expanding productivity, resulting in an alleged economic expansion that will raise the national g...
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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 | 155 155 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 | 131 131 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 | 138 138 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...
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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 | 130 130 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 | 109 109 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 | 114 114 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 | 112 112 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 | 142 142 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 | 123 123 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 | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
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