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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 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 | 58 58 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 | 57 57 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 | 87 87 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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Good old etiquette
Dear Editor, The Transit Museum's "Transit Etiquette Exhibit" that opened on February 7 is worth the fare. Its theme, "How I Learned To Stop Spitting And Step Aside In 25 Languages," is just as rel...
Feb 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 271 271 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deport Trump
Dear Editor, Donald Trump in his executive order banned all Syrian refugees (mostly Muslim), from resettlement in the United States. Although under international law countries are not required to r...
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 283 283 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some closure?
Dear Editor, Now that the police have a suspect in the brutal murder of Karina Vetrano, if found guilty he should rot in prison for the rest of his life for what he did to that poor, innocent woman...
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 294 294 recommendations | email to a friend
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Impeach Trump
Dear Editor, Do the people remember when President Richard Nixon made one very big mistake and was impeached? Nixon made one mistake in the eight months he sat in the Oval Office, while President D...
Feb 08, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two reactions
Dear Editor, What a difference in how two sides react to loss and adversity. In 2008 when Barack Obama won the presidency, there were people who were unhappy about it and felt he was taking the nat...
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 431 431 recommendations | email to a friend
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Support USO
Dear Editor, I would like to mention an organization that is near and dear to my heart: the USO. I served in the Navy during the Vietnam era and found the USO a home away from home. The USO has bee...
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 392 392 recommendations | email to a friend
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What's for dinner?
Dear Editor, Republicans think the antiquated Electoral College is still a good thing for our country because it protects smaller GOP states from being "dominated" by highly populated Democratic st...
Feb 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bag Day
Dear Editor, Plastic bags have clogged up waterways, harmed animals, and created some unnecessary litter around our city. We are using up many resources just to make them. There are other cities an...
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 290 290 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lying or crazy?
Dear Editor, President Donald Trump repeats the claim that but for fraudulent voting by illegal immigrants and by those “long dead” he would have won the popular vote. Clearly, the reality that Hil...
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 217 217 recommendations | email to a friend
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Not backing down
Dear Editor, Today, some of our worst fears are fast becoming reality. In his first days in office, President Donald Trump has signed orders attacking women’s rights and environmental protections, ...
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump talk
Dear Editor, Kudos to Queens native Donald Trump for a great inaugural address and solid start in office. Trump is right, globalism is "globa-loney." We can't be the world's ATM machine and 911 eme...
Feb 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 241 241 recommendations | email to a friend
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No dealer
Dear Editor, I again voice my opposition over an application before the Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) to change the use of a business at 207-22 Northern Boulevard in Bayside so that a Volvo ...
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 303 303 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cap the Van Wyck
Dear Editor, Claims that the $400 million Kew Gardens Interchange Transformation is easing vehicular traffic and creating Briarwood subway station amenities is fallacious grandstanding. First, I wo...
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 330 330 recommendations | email to a friend
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No surprise
Dear Editor, Is anyone surprised that Donald Trump chose Rick Perry to head the Department of Energy? The same Rick Perry who couldn't remember during a 2011 presidential debate that the Energy Dep...
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 453 453 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resolve to help
Dear Editor, In 2017, most of us will make New Year's resolutions that we will find hard to keep. But maybe there are resolutions out there we should make every effort to keep. There are those in n...
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 351 351 recommendations | email to a friend
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