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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 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 | 66 66 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 | 17 17 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 | 58 58 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 | 383 383 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...
A Renaissance Woman In New York City. Interview With LindaAnn LoSchiavo
Mar 18, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 55 55 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 | 165 165 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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DeVos devoid
Dear Editor, Regarding top officials in the Trump administration such as Rex Tillerson and James Mattis publicly distancing themselves from the president, the elephant in the classroom (pun intende...
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Plane’ wrong
Dear Editor, Your caption in the August 31st edition for the 106th Rescue Wing effort at Francis S. Gabreski Base in Westhampton had the aircraft’s name wrong. The C-17 is called a "Globe” Master I...
Sep 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bridge fail
Dear Editor: The photo op of Governor Andrew Cuomo driving across the new TappanZee Bridge spoke volumes concerning his commitment to the MTA and mass transit.   The new TappanZee Bridge provides n...
Sep 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arpaio's pardon
Dear Editor, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio ran an Arizona jail that he described as a “concentration camp.” Prisoners there died at an alarming rate, often with no explanation. One of his jail...
Sep 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moya's gift
Dear Editor, In June 2014, Assemblyman Francisco Moya made a passionate and heartfelt commitment to oppose the city’s conversion of the Pan Am hotel on Queens boulevard into a massive shelter. In a...
Sep 05, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
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It was slavery
Dear Editor, Joseph Manago of Flushing wrote in a Dispatch published in the August 17th issue "I suggest people thoroughly study the gravity of the underlying political and economic causes of the C...
Sep 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
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'RAISE' up the US
Dear Editor, Your guest op-ed piece, "RAISE Act Would Be Bad for U.S. Economy," in the August 24th issue by Dev Viswanath and Michael Phulwani is wrong and President Donald Trump is correct. The RA...
Sep 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 176 176 recommendations | email to a friend
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Women's role
Dear Editor, This past Saturday marked Women’s Equality Day, a celebration of women’s suffrage. The Women’s City Club of New York was founded 100 years ago in anticipation of the ratification of th...
Aug 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lane-sanity
Dear Editor, As a New Yorker, I would like to see politicians or community boards stand up and say these bike lanes on major thoroughfares in Brooklyn and Queens was a huge mistake and a waste of t...
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Trump's truth
Dear Editor, In a cowboy movie, the guys in the white hats always win, but life is not a cowboy movie. The majority of Americans (including me) would like to see the Nazis disappear as they are nut...
Aug 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stopping terror
Dear Editor, Vehicle attacks against innocents civilians in Jerusalem, Istanbul, Berlin, London, Nice, Brussels and now Barcelona cause world uproar following the attacks except the ones in Israel....
Aug 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tear it down
Dear Editor, At the center of the chaos in Charlottesville is a statue memorializing the Confederacy’s top general, Robert E. Lee, which was presented to the city in 1924 at a Confederate reunion. ...
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mansplaining Lee
Dear Editor, General Robert E. Lee, who graduated the U.S. Military Academy second in his class, remains an American hero despite his role in the Confederacy. As a native Virginian, General Lee is ...
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kicking the can
Dear Editor, Is it coincidence that Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed to raise New York Thruway tolls in 2020 after the election in 2018? To pay back the $1.6 billion federal loan that helped finance ...
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Confederate stand
Dear Editor, Monuments and plaques of confederate notables like Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson have been taken down in the Bronx and Brooklyn, and there is a push to rename some streets. In my...
Aug 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
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