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SO WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH OVERTIME AND WHY AREN’T I GETTING IT?
May 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 313 313 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 | 337 337 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 | 426 426 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 | 575 575 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 | 534 534 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 | 538 538 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 | 497 497 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 | 504 504 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 | 495 495 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 | 560 560 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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Dear Editor: Damien Chazelle's movie "First Man" is the story of the moon landing. A number of people who have viewed the film have noted that there is no moonshot scene that specifically reenacts ...
Sep 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 390 390 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barack's back
Dear Editor, How wonderful to see Barack Obama speak the other day. Such class, such dignity, such command of the English language. Such a clear, intelligent grasp of the issues facing American cit...
Sep 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 398 398 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bridge karma
Dear Editor, I have been reading about the fiasco surrounding the opening of the new Mario M. Cuomo bridge, the bridge that Governor Andrew Cuomo named for his father without asking his constituent...
Sep 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 402 402 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lights on
Dear Editor, Can anybody explain why almost all the streetlights in Flushing Meadows Corona Park and along the Passarelle pedestrian overpass from the subway station to the USTA National Tennis Cen...
Sep 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 384 384 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pope has to go
Dear Editor, The worsening scandal involving priests that abused children over decades, as well as allegations that Cardinal Theodore McCarrick sexually abused young seminarians and priests and tha...
Sep 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 404 404 recommendations | email to a friend
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Phone-y drivers
Dear Editor, According to a report by Cambridge Mobile Telematics, which offers an app to motorists to track their road habits, 50 percent of New York drivers speed while on their cell phones. I fi...
Sep 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 409 409 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vote Teachout for AG
Dear Editor, The powers that be in the Democratic Party may not want to talk about the scandals in Albany, but it should be clear to voters headed for the primary polls on Sept. 13 that New York ne...
Sep 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 405 405 recommendations | email to a friend
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Undocumented?
Dear Editor, Stop calling illegal aliens "undocumented immigrants" because they often have documents that are bogus. Two tragic incidents underscore this point. A purported MS-13 member with a fake...
Sep 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 406 406 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump's last stand?
Dear Editor, With all of the latest news regarding Paul Manafort and Michael Coen, President Donald Trump might not finish out his first term in office. It seems that all of the evidence is pointin...
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Honoring Junior
Dear Editor, I would like to applaud the NYPD for honoring a teen at a graduation ceremony on August 22. Lesandro Guzman-Feliz was murdered in a case of mistaken identity by members of Trinitarios ...
Sep 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 391 391 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fare change
Dear Editor, August 31 was the 49th anniversary of New York City Transit bus drivers no longer having to use a coin collector to make change for riders. August 31, 1969, was the first day that bus ...
Sep 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 418 418 recommendations | email to a friend
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Not great
Dear Editor, Republicans are delusional when they say we're better off with President Donald Trump, just ask the 2.1 million federal workers who are worse off now than they were at the start of the...
Sep 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 380 380 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zara Realty Scholarship Winners to Attend City College this Fall
Each year two Richmond Hill high school students receive scholarships from Zara Realty.
Aug 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 409 409 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kneel talk
Dear Editor, Dispatcher Richard Reif wrote last week that NFL players are disrespecting the flag when they take a knee. Let's recall that it was Army veteran Nate Boyer who spoke with Colin Kaepern...
Aug 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 421 421 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parole standards?
Dear Editor, John Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman, has been denied parole once again. On refusing his parole, the state Board of Parole said releasing Chapman would not only tend to mitigate th...
Aug 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 401 401 recommendations | email to a friend
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