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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 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 | 64 64 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 | 326 326 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 | 54 54 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 | 82 82 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 | 356 356 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 | 593 593 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 | 891 891 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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Cuomo's con job
Dear Editor Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced the MTA's salvation by naming Joe Lhota as chairman and designated savior. Lhota got the MTA back on track after Hurricane Sandy in 2012, when r...
Jul 26, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red states
Dear Editor, It appears that during the 2016 presidential election, Comrade Trump’s son took a meeting with a proxy of Comrade Putin to try to discredit Hillary Clinton and win the White House for ...
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Vote Nicole
Dear Editor, Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis is running to unseat Mayor Bill de Blasio as Mayor. The daughter of Greek and Cuban parents, at 36 years old she is a rising star. She has a...
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NY must act
Dear Editor, I strongly urge the governor to invest in renewable energy and wean the state off our fossil fuel addiction. New York must step up as the federal government turns a blind eye to climat...
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Time for courage
Dear Editor, Regardless of the ideological differences or political loyalties, Americans historically have placed national interests first. Rivals have compromised to serve the general good. If riv...
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rego (no) Park(ing)
Dear Editor, Community Board 6 and the city are congratulating themselves for doing away with 198 parking spaces on Queens Boulevard in Rego Park and Forest Hills. Obviously none of them has a memb...
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 201 201 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cruel cuts
Dear Editor, Regarding Jen Khedaroo's July 6th article, "Spectrum outage affects 60,000," as a Spectrum customer and ally of organized labor, I support IBEW Local 3's strike against Charter Communi...
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Overdue repairs
Dear Editor, With the necessary repairs already beginning in Penn Station, our overtaxed transit system is likely to become even more overburdened, despite additional train cars and extra bus servi...
Jul 17, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trumpcare is no care
Dear Editor, Please help prevent the deaths and misery that would be the result of the Republican health plan. Under it, basic health care would be denied to those who need it most while cutting ta...
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Help the homeless
Dear Editor Mayor Bill de Blasio claims some panhandlers are doing it for fun, yet in my opinion many are doing so because they are homeless and have no income. Many are addicts and mentally ill, o...
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Acosta's ire
Dear Editor, CNN's Jim Acosta is incensed, as evidenced by his recent bullying of Sarah Huckabee Sanders, that the White House is going to limit the number of press briefings and restrict them to j...
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charter cheats workers
Dear Editor, As a Spectrum customer, I support the IBEW Local 3 strike against Charter Communications and its protest last week in Fresh Meadows against using out-of-state contractors. But the labo...
Jul 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reality TV
Dear Editor, This year marks the centenary of the birth of John F. Kennedy, a president who came to power at the start of the Age of Television in politics. This has ushered in politics as entertai...
Jul 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
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Life's a beach
Dear Editor Governor Chris Christie gave the shaft on New Jersey with the closing of beaches, and yet he and his family get to go to the beach. The hardworking people of New Jersey and businesses i...
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To the flags
Dear Editor, I would like to thank everyone involved with the American Flag Project in Broad Channel, a group of patriotic men, woman and children who took on the job of collecting donations and ra...
Jul 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 recommendations | email to a friend
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