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What Employers Should Know About the New York Women’s Equality Act
Apr 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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 | 55 55 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 | 280 280 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 | 339 339 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 | 51 51 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 | 845 845 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...
POSTERS REQUIRED FOR BUSINESSES UNDER NY EMPLOYMENT LAWS
Feb 23, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
What Posters Must Employers Display based on NY Employment Laws? A number of laws have been passed that require employers to display posters. It is often hard to keep up with all the requirements a...
Using Our Schools to Curb School Shootings
Feb 16, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 475 475 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Cindy Silver-LeClaire Access to Counseling and Instilling Values are Key to Addressing Culture of Violence Once again, we are collectively stunned, watching reports of a number of high scho...

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A Budget for the People
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May 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Waiting to inhale? On Raising the smoking age
Mayoral hopeful and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and the city’s health commissioner, Dr. Thomas Farley, announced a proposal this week to raise the legal age for buying tobacco products to ...
Apr 24, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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The next move for the Queens GOP
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Sticking with what works when it comes to Medicare
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Never forget thwarted attacks
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A Good Time for Reform
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Clean Up on Aisle Albany
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Forget term limits, what about education?
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Bribery scandal shows need for nonpartisan elections
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Why Queens should support USTA expansion
The U.S. Open and Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (NTC) in Flushing Meadows Corona Park are great economic catalysts for Queens and the City of New York. The two-week U.S. Open generates ov...
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The Hidden Cost of Paid Sick Leave
I have a friend who works for the state and has always had a negative opinion about the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). He often cites the abuses of the law, which protects employees who need ...
Apr 04, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Putting Woodhaven Blvd. Back on the Fast Track
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Some gun restrictions are a no-brainer
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Is the GOP warming to same-sex marriage?
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A Smart Way to Address Alternative Energy in Large Cities
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