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How about positive news for a change
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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 | 98 98 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 | 96 96 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 | 211 211 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 | 69 69 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 | 380 380 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 | 471 471 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 | 514 514 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 | 284 284 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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Paralyzed Vets
Dear Editor, I would like to tell your readers about an organization that I am proud to support called “Paralyzed Veterans of America." As a veteran of the United States Navy, I applaud such aN imp...
Apr 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 395 395 recommendations | email to a friend
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Save the VFW
Dear Editor, Kudos to your paper for making known the financial situation regarding the VFW Post in Flushing. In my opinion, our country can never fully repay our veterans for their service. Unfort...
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 284 284 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama v. Trump
Dear Editor, When Donald Trump states an obvious untruth, is he lying? If so he is a liar. If he truly believes in what he is saying, he is delusional. By repeating a lie, many people will believe ...
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 313 313 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dumbed down
Dear Editor, Just when I thought political correctness couldn't get any crazier, the Board of Regents proved me wrong by dropping the Academic Literacy Skills Test for prospective new teachers. Why...
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 301 301 recommendations | email to a friend
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On the brink
Dear Editor, With the Syrian civil war still raging and Iran and North Korea testing ballistic missiles, the international situation continues to deteriorate. The world is at a very precarious poin...
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Hat trick
Dear Editor, The Queens Chamber of Commerce firmly believes and supports the effort for a true hat-trick: bring the Islanders to Queens, move quickly on the LaGuardia Airport to Willets Point AirTr...
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 466 466 recommendations | email to a friend
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CPI-E vs. CPI-W
Dear Editor: California Representative John Garamendi's introduction of the CPI-E Act of 2017 makes sense. This bill would require the use of the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (CPI-E) instea...
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 376 376 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dangerous lanes
Dear Editor, I am not in favor of bike lanes on busy thoroughfares in New York City and the outer boroughs. I believe that bicyclists can get to where they are going riding on side streets, which a...
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'Bharara'-rouhaha
Dear Editor, I find quite disturbing that U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara was fired as part of the Trump's administration house-cleaning efforts, which I think was a bad decision. Bharara is a prosecut...
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 377 377 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unchecked hatred
Dear Editor, Prejudice is rampant fueled by the open hatred that defines the major political parties. There has always been discrimination in America. The outrage of foreign migrants to America inc...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 270 270 recommendations | email to a friend
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CO2 denier
Dear Editor, Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, said he didn’t think carbon dioxide was a major contributor to global warming and that we need to do more review and anal...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 290 290 recommendations | email to a friend
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Just another study
Dear Editor, The MTA allocated $5 million at the request of Mayor Bill de Blasio to initiate a feasibility study for the Utica Avenue subway extension. Two years later, the MTA has yet to issue a r...
Mar 14, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 291 291 recommendations | email to a friend
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On the brink
Dear Editor, With the Syrian civil war still raging and Iran and North Korea testing ballistic missiles, the international situation continues to deteriorate. The world is at a very precarious poin...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 324 324 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump speech
Dear Editor, Republicans call it a "home run" when Donald Trump addresses both houses of Congress, doesn't soil his pants, doesn't criticize the "fake news," successfully reads off a teleprompter, ...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 402 402 recommendations | email to a friend
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Praise for women
Dear Editor, I would like to applaud all the women who marched on March 8 for equal rights. International Women's Day highlighted the economic power and significance that women have in the U.S. and...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 217 217 recommendations | email to a friend
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