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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 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 | 270 270 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 | 381 381 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 | 371 371 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 | 425 425 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 | 411 411 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 | 645 645 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 | 937 937 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 | 893 893 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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March on!
Dear Editor, The planned march next month on Washington by thousands of young people and their parents is the absolute correct thing to do given what has just recently happened in Florida with the ...
Feb 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Youth movement
Dear Editor, At a rally on Saturday in Florida, thousands called for change in the wake of the massacre of 17 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The youth of our nation are standing up agains...
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Changing lanes
Dear Editor, I am against all the bike lanes on Queens Boulevard, but With that being said, I am wondering why the Department of Transportation (DOT) held a meeting about the redesigning of Queens ...
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unlicensed to kill
Dear Editor, I found it sad to read that an unlicensed driver in a company truck killed 13-year-old Kevin Flores, who was riding his bicycle. How can any employer hire someone with a suspended lice...
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fool's parade
Dear Editor, Trump supporters say that even if you hate President Donald Trump, you should at least respect the office. "To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are...
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pelosi's grandson
Dear Editor, My goal as an educator was not only to educate, but to also nurture self-confidence, self-esteem and a sense of self-worth. My concern for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s grandson prompte...
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Syrian quagmire
Dear Editor, As the war in Syria enter its seventh year with virtually no end in sight, there is an ever-growing possibility of American troops fighting against Turkish and Russian troops who are i...
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump & de Blasio
Dear Editor, When it comes to trusting the media, Mayor Bill de Blasio and President Donald Trump may have more in common than people think. The mayor was recently interviewed by Lori Stokes and Ro...
Feb 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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BQX would connect waterfront
Dear Editor, The Long Island City community waited a long time for its waterfront library. Libraries are such a critical part of a vibrant community, but in order to be successful, they have to be ...
Feb 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teacher leave
Dear Editor, There is absolutely no logical reason for the Department of Education to deny paid parental and maternity leave to its teachers. Practically all other city employees have already been ...
Feb 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Norway 'trumps' US
Dear Editor, A few weeks ago, our "stable genius" President Donald Trump wondered why we don't get more people from Norway? One reason might be because Norway's healthcare system is ranked 11th in ...
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Misplaced loyalty
Dear Editor, Nearly 90 percent of Republicans believe spouses should be loyal to each other. Not surprising that number is shared by most Americans regardless of political affiliation. Seventy-two ...
Feb 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump's critics
Dear Editor, In a liberal and Democratic stronghold such as New York City, I certainly don't expect to see much praise for President Donald Trump. He will be vilified for statements and transgressi...
Jan 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Evolving wall
Dear Editor, Initially the question was, when is a wall a wall? It is difficult to picture based on President Donald Trump's contradictory descriptions. His "wall" has become an allegorical concept...
Jan 30, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vets vetted
Dear Editor, As a Navy Veteran of the Vietnam era, I am appalled that the NFL has rejected an ad by a veterans group for Super Bowl LII. AMVET wanted to place a $30,000 full-page ad in the game pro...
Jan 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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