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SO WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH OVERTIME AND WHY AREN’T I GETTING IT?
May 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: The Van De Water Law Firm, P.C. Overtime Pay in New York Many employees in New York are eligible for overtime pay if they work more than 40 hours per week. Unless an employee has a job that...
Should You Hire Interns?
May 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 215 215 recommendations | email to a friend
New York Laws that Govern Paid and Unpaid Interns Some businesses hire interns or take on unpaid interns. This may seem like a good idea, and the costs of paying an intern are usually less than a r...
Statistics Tell the Story of Why Texting While Driving Causes Accidents
May 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 310 310 recommendations | email to a friend
by John Fazzini   Statistics Tell the Story of Why Texting While Driving Causes Accidents Forty-eight states (all except Missouri and Montana) have banned texting while driving for all drivers. Mis...
What Does Your Geographic Location Have to Do with SEO?
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 471 471 recommendations | email to a friend
Location Based Marketing When you do a search, what do you type into the search box? Well, it depends on what you’re searching. If you’re going to purchase something from an online store, you proba...
Tips to Prevent Bicycle Accidents in the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 437 437 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Safety Prevention for Bike Riding New York City has numerous bicycles on the road, and as time goes along, the number continues to increase. The   DOH (Departmen...
Preventing Swimming Pool Injuries
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 439 439 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP   What Are the Risks for Swimming Pool Injuries? As warmer weather arrives, swimming pools become a favorite form of recreation for people across the country. Ho...
Biometrics and Employee Identification
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 401 401 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans New York City Has Proposed a Biometrics Privacy Law Biometrics is a new technology identification system being used by a variety of industries for various purposes. The primary...
What is the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA)?
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 415 415 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans New York Passed GENDA in January, 2019 With the passage of GENDA, LGBTQ youth and transgender individuals have protection against discrimination and harassment based on New Yor...
#MeTOO? A Guide to What Exactly Constitutes Sexual Harassment in New York
May 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 407 407 recommendations | email to a friend
As brought to light during the course of the #MeToo movement, it is illegal to harass an employee or even a job applicant in New York State due to that person’s sex or gender.  However, some of the...
A Vietnam Veterans wish for this Memorial Day 2019
May 19, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 478 478 recommendations | email to a friend
Photos Of The Vietnam War: The Real Story   David Ralph Retuya The Vietnam War is one of the most bloody and controversial wars in U.S history. To stop the rapid spread of the Soviet political infl...

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Remembering Jose Peralta
We here at Pol Position would be remiss if we didn't mention the passing of State Senator Jose Peralta, who served Queens in the state legislature for 16 years. When the paper first started this co...
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 425 425 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor declares 'haters gonna hate'
If you want to talk trash about New York's deal with Amazon, you're going to have to go through Governor Andrew Cuomo! Cuomo released a scathing op-ed to the press this week, trashing both “extreme...
Nov 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 462 462 recommendations | email to a friend
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They're called 'third' parties for a reason
The dust has finally settled on the 2018 elections, and we can begin to take stock of the results. Well, kind of. Despite trailing as of press time, State Senator Marty Golden refuses to concede de...
Nov 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 462 462 recommendations | email to a friend
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Councilman backs challenger for 16 hours
We guess a late endorsement is better than no endorsement at all. In case you missed it, there is an Assembly race in the 30th District of Queens, which includes the neighborhoods of Middle Village...
Nov 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 475 475 recommendations | email to a friend
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Luxury co-op snubs Avella
We guess just because you've said you're not giving up your campaign, that doesn't mean everyone has to accept it. State Senator Tony Avella was defeated in the Democratic Primary in September by J...
Oct 31, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 454 454 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ocasio-Cortez steps on a councilman's toes
Councilman Daniel Dromm felt the need to do a little fact-checking on Twitter recently. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the political newcomer who it's fair to say shocked the nation when she upset Congr...
Oct 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 494 494 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuomo, Blaz criticized as no-shows
It was a week of ducking political foes for two of New York's most powerful politicians, or as one opponent of Governor Andrew Cuomo put it, chickening out. The Green Party candidate for governor i...
Oct 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 467 467 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella will make a run in general election
State Senator Tony Avella is not going to give up without a fight. We wrote here last week that there was a growing groundswell of support for Avella, who lost the Democratic Primary last month to ...
Oct 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 515 515 recommendations | email to a friend
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Interesting conflicts at CB7
While community boards are not necessarily political entities - their members are technically unpaid volunteers - there is a fair amount of politics at play among the 59 community board across the ...
Oct 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 510 510 recommendations | email to a friend
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AVella supporters could help Paladino
Supporters of State Senator Tony Avella could throw a monkey wrench in the upcoming general election. Avella lost in the Democratic Primary to former councilman and comptroller John Liu, who will n...
Oct 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 504 504 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monserrate gets his foot back in the political door
And with one primary election, former councilman and state senator Hiram Monserrate has inched his way back into political relevancy. On September 13, Monserrate defeated George Dixon for a distric...
Sep 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 522 522 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Paladino by any other name
Vickie Paladino didn't get the endorsement – or any support - from the Queens County Republican Party in the primary last week against Simon Minching. In fact, the leaders of the Queens GOP didn't ...
Sep 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 544 544 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP club meeting ends with call to the cops
In most election cycles, the Queens County Republican Party is lucky if they can field one candidate to challenge incumbent Democrats, but this year there are not one, but two – count 'em, two! - G...
Sep 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 527 527 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bronx councilman still supporting Crowley
Pundits and insiders were shocked in June when political newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated Joseph Crowley, the longtime congressman representing Queens and the Bronx and the head of the Qu...
Sep 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 517 517 recommendations | email to a friend
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We're gonna partisan politics like it's 1999
Who can forget the Rent Is Too Damn High Party that was founded by Jimmy McMillan, who ran on the party line for mayor in the 2005 and 2009 elections, and then for governor and senator in 2010? Oh,...
Aug 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 527 527 recommendations | email to a friend
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