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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 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 | 46 46 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 | 13 13 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 | 310 310 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 | 297 297 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 | 357 357 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 | 282 282 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 | 52 52 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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Trump's tangles
Dear Editor, President Donald Trump’s deal with the General Services Administration to operate a hotel in the old Post Office building in Washington specifically states that “the lease cannot be he...
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 384 384 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legalize it
Dear Editor, April 20 is National Pot Day, signifying that consumption of marijuana for both medical and recreational use is part of mainstream America, transcending generations. Creative entrepren...
Apr 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 355 355 recommendations | email to a friend
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Support for BQX
Dear Editor, When faced with the choice between a nearby bus stop or a subway station further away, I always choose the subway. Over the years I’ve learned that chances are the bus will be late and...
Apr 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 354 354 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinton was right
Dear Editor, During the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton forcefully advocated for a no-fly zone over Syria, saying it would save lives. A lot of Democrats, Republicans, and news commenta...
Apr 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 433 433 recommendations | email to a friend
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Power play
Dear Editor, Con Ed's utility rates rose on April 1, thanks to Governor Andrew Cuomo. He's using New York City rate payers to fund a $7.6 billion bailout of two upstate nuclear power plants, plus t...
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NYC state of mind
Dear Editor, The passing of Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jimmy Breslin at 88 was a sad day for journalism. He was one of the last old-fashioned “man of the people” reporters. It reminded me of a g...
Apr 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 437 437 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pool issues
Dear Editor, I would like to publicly express the frustration that North Brooklyn Community Swimmers have with the Parks Department's management of the McCarren Park Pool (MPP). On October 26, 2016...
Apr 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 334 334 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forget the bill
Dear Editor, It's apparent that Assemblyman David Weprin and State Senator Tony Avella have crossed the line with their Orwellian-sounding “Right to be Forgotten” bill. The bill would require peopl...
Apr 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 327 327 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judging English
Dear Editor, The Daily News reported that Queens judges no longer warn jurors who speak limited English to take language lessons or regularly return to court until they're proficient. Court Adminis...
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Fore!
Dear Editor, It's not even April and President Donald Trump has already played golf ten times, but Sean Spicer says it's different for Trump because he "uses the game" differently from the way Bara...
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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...
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 321 321 recommendations | email to a friend
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