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The Stormy Daniels Case Made Easy: Contract Law for Porn Stars
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 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 | 23 23 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 | 194 194 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 | 68 68 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 | 18 18 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 | 59 59 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 | 423 423 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 | 472 472 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...
A Renaissance Woman In New York City. Interview With LindaAnn LoSchiavo
Mar 18, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 692 692 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...

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Ice 'Scream'
Dear Editor, Is spring cleaning taking place at my local supermarket? The aisles are often clogged with workers moving products and crowding the aisles with shopping carts, milk crates, and shelvin...
Jun 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 186 186 recommendations | email to a friend
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More than smoke
Dear Editor, The Trump-Russia scandal is the focus of several investigations that may or may not uncover new disclosures. But no matter the results of these inquiries one thing is perfectly clear: ...
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 239 239 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time for unity
Dear Editor, As the Russia investigation continues with special counsel Robert Mueller, it seems as if things are only going to worsen as more evidence is found. Mr. Mueller must be permitted to do...
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 204 204 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fix Vleigh Place
Dear Editor, If you're seeking another Eyesore of the Week, take a photo of Vleigh Place between 77th Road and 78th Avenue in Kew Gardens Hills. A five-alarm fire destroyed 14 stores and injured th...
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCarren Pool
Dear Editor, Our community has been desperately trying to communicate to the Parks Department that the status quo at McCarren Park Pool is not serving our neighborhood's needs and will require a ch...
Jun 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dead end
Dear Editor, I am writing in regard to the deceptive wheelchair-accessible icon on the facade of the newly installed elevator at the Briarwood station. This elevator is only mezzanine-bound, so the...
Jun 13, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 251 251 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crucial support
Dear Editor, The Center for the Integration and Advancement of New Americans (CIANA), a community-based organization serving immigrants located in Astoria, recently received funds under the New Yor...
Jun 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
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What a friend
Dear Editor, Some of his supporters are saying that Donald Trump is a "friend to the gays.” Really? Would a "friend to the gays" have chosen a vice president who supported a constitutional amendmen...
Jun 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 255 255 recommendations | email to a friend
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Russia calling
Dear Editor, Now that James Comey has testified in an open hearing before Congressional members, the real problems are only beginning. President Donald Trump will definitely have to deal with Congr...
Jun 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 259 259 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flag Week
Dear Editor, The American flag was officially adopted by a resolution by the Continental Congress on June 14, 1777. Flag Day wasn't officially recognized until signed into law by President Harry Tr...
Jun 13, 2017 | 7 7 comments | 257 257 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump's bull
Dear Editor, Harry G. Frankfurt, a Princeton philosophy professor, wrote that lying assumes an awareness of the truth and that liars want to convince others that their lies are true. BS-ers, on the...
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 279 279 recommendations | email to a friend
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Empowering act
Dear Editor, Monday's historic signing of the Fast Food Worker Empowerment Act is the culmination of years of rallies and protests, testimonies and meetings, petitions and emails, all proclaiming t...
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Definition please
Dear Editor, Congratulations to 12-year-old Ananya Vinay, who was the winner of the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee last Thursday night. She was the last contestant standing out of a total of 29...
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 268 268 recommendations | email to a friend
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Votes on wheels
Dear Editor, Regarding Richard Reif's dispatch regarding tougher restrictions on elderly drivers (“Can't drive past 65” - 6/1/17), one word: votes. No license, no one at the polls, and you know how...
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 274 274 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bigger threat
Dear Editor, Enough already with Kathy Griffin. The Secret Service hinted on Twitter that it saw her photos with the severed head of Donald Trump as a threat of the "highest priority." Really? She'...
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
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