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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 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 | 66 66 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 | 17 17 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 | 387 387 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 | 438 438 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...
A Renaissance Woman In New York City. Interview With LindaAnn LoSchiavo
Mar 18, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 55 55 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 | 165 165 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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A Confederate stand
Dear Editor, Monuments and plaques of confederate notables like Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson have been taken down in the Bronx and Brooklyn, and there is a push to rename some streets. In my...
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
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'White' House
Dear Editor, Over the past few years, President Donald Trump has bashed Anderson Cooper, the family of a Muslim military veteran who was killed in action, Whoopi Goldberg, Nordstrom, opinion polls,...
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ramp up
Dear Editor, Kudos to Councilman Rory Lancman and Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz for getting funds to build a wheelchair ramp, which allows P.S. 201 to regain its status as a polling place. The Pom...
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Scared president
Dear Editor, Hundreds of alt-right activists, neo-Nazis and white nationalist extremists descended on Charlottesville last Saturday in what may have been the largest hate-gathering of its kind in d...
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Anti-American
Dear Editor, I am appalled and quite disturbed by the news that violence erupted on Saturday in Charlottesville. Americans hating Americans demonstrates to the world that we don't practice what we ...
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
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Straight shooter
Dear Editor, The modern-day conservative movement's founding father, the late Arizona Senator and 1964 Republican presidential candidate Barry Goldwater, would have been disappointed in President D...
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RIP Glen Campbell
Dear Editor, Country singer Glen Campbell was a true music icon in the entertainment world for more than 50 years. With such classic songs as "Rhinestone Cowboy," “Wichita Lineman" and "Galveston,"...
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sack Blaz
Dear Editor, We elected Mayor Bill de Blasio to run our city, not run away from it. His recent jaunt to Hamburg was just the latest in a series of overseas trips in which he tried to position himse...
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 205 205 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sell off PA
Dear Editor, Governors Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo's replacement of Port Authority executive director Pat Foye with New York State Special Counsel for Interagency Initiatives Rick Cotton, and C...
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 204 204 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why debt?
Dear Editor, We are the richest country in the world, so why are we in debt for $20 trillion? The answer is simple: we have bad financial management. All this debt is, for the most part, unconstitu...
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Legend lost
Dear Editor, Former Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian was a legend in his own right. After leading Notre Dame's football team to victory for decades, he was the most colorful college football coach o...
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 197 197 recommendations | email to a friend
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President thug
Dear Editor, Last week in a speech on Long Island, President Donald Trump endorsed police brutality with statements about “roughing up” people who have been arrested. Trump has previously encourage...
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 197 197 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dodging D.A.
Dear Editor, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown's surprise statement that his office declined to prosecute a Spectrum technician arrested for vandalism that cut off web service to 60,000 custom...
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
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The real problem
Dear Editor, Here we go again with another bill of so-called "criminal justice reform" by Councilman Rory Lancman. Lancman bemoans that the 90 percent of arrestees for fare evasion in 2017 were bla...
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dumpster fire
Dear Editor, There are better solutions and more important issues to deal with than banning eating food on the subway to avoid track fires. In the 1960s, it was common to find both penny gum and so...
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 181 181 recommendations | email to a friend
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