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Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Tired of the same news 24/7-Investigations, allegations, sexual harassment charges, what hat Melania is wearing, Trump always always denying everything. It really is sickening all over the news nig...
The Stormy Daniels Case Made Easy: Contract Law for Porn Stars
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro In Stormy Daniels v. Donald J. Trump, Michael Cohen, and the LLC that paid her the $130,000 in hush money, in   federal court in Los Angeles , she is asking the court to let her ou...
The Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
A New Law to Further the Prevention of Sexual Harassment in NYC Workplaces The New York City Council recently passed legislation called the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act. If Mayor Bill de Blasi...
SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 211 211 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 | 69 69 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 | 401 401 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 | 497 497 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 | 59 59 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...

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Dear Editor, Perhaps Councilman Rory Lancman should be reading the Queens Ledger and its sister publications, along with many other weekly newspapers on a regular basis. How fortunate we are to liv...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump-tasking
Dear Editor, Thank god for President Donald Trump. How lucky are we to have a president that can multitask? The Republican tax plan is amazing, eliminating deductions for teachers buying school sup...
Nov 28, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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2020 prediction
Dear Editor, Over 65 percent of New York City voters just gave the Democrats a national gift. As America's top urban leader, Mayor Bill de Blasio will be elected “Mr. 47” in 2020, beating GOP presi...
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Rory's wrong idea
Dear Editor, As one of Councilman Rory Lancman's constituents and a career journalist, I oppose his plan to improve New York City's news coverage through taxpayer-funded media. These new outlets wi...
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bottom up
Dear Editor, The proposed purpose of the Republican tax reform is to spur corporations to invest in expanding productivity, resulting in an alleged economic expansion that will raise the national g...
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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New bus over BQX
Dear Editor, Financing for the Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX) continues to be the unresolved issue for this project. Supporters originally claimed it could be built for $1.7 billion, but Mayor Bil...
Nov 20, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tree tragedy
Dear Editor, There are thousands of street trees here in the city in need of regular maintenance to maintain their existing health and vigor. I was informed by a brusque employee from the Queens Di...
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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A good start
Dear Editor, We welcome the president’s announcement declaring the opioid crisis a national public health emergency. The growing opioid epidemic is devastating individuals and families across our c...
Nov 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mock the vote
Dear Editor, In the past election, only 23 percent of registered voters went to the polls. That is a sad state of affairs. I got up an hour early to vote in Glen Oaks Village and than go to work. I...
Nov 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Invisible vet
Dear Editor, Anthony V. Manago was a World War II veteran who was killed in action in the Battle of Iwo Jima. The son of Italian immigrants, Manago was born in Brooklyn in 1921, baptized at St. Luc...
Nov 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Platform for waste
Dear Editor, New York City Transit’s plan to spend millions for design, construction and installation of floor-to-ceiling safety barriers on L line subway platforms may not be the best use of scarc...
Nov 15, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kelly's folly
Dear Editor, White House chief of staff John Kelly, in a recent TV interview, called Robert E. Lee “an honorable man” who sided with his state because “it was always loyalty to state first back in ...
Nov 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Second thoughts?
Dear Editor, When I heard that the chairman, Transportation Committee and Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz all said supported the Department of Transportation's (DOT) proposal for bike lanes I was very...
Nov 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stupid decisions
Dear Editor, Regarding Larry Penner's letter ("Temporary Fix" – 10/26), foldable seats are not the MTA's worst problem in need of fixing, stupid financial decisions are. Instead of spending $573 mi...
Nov 08, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Corporate team
Dear Editor, Expect Brian Cashman to replace Joe Girardi with a manager who will slavishly follow the dictates of analytics and not try to impart a human dimension to the team. Rooting for the Yank...
Nov 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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