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SO WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH OVERTIME AND WHY AREN’T I GETTING IT?
May 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 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 | 279 279 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 | 370 370 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 | 526 526 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 | 490 490 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 | 492 492 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 | 451 451 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 | 460 460 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 | 145 145 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 | 521 521 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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'L' of a plan
Dear Editor, "Cuomo's L plan good for riders, bad for democracy" (In Our Opinion, January 9) isn't necessarily good for many Canarsie L Line riders. Having only one tube open overnight weekdays and...
Jan 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
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NRA decline
Dear Editor, The anguish on the anniversary of the Newtown elementary school shooting remains strong, but the National Rifle Association's (NRA) political and financial power is fading. Democrats n...
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 268 268 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kregler misplaced
Dear Editor, Although I voted for Mr. William Kregler for Borough President, he's completely off base in his opposition to Amazon project in Long Island project (“Amazon misplaced” - 12/27). While ...
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 270 270 recommendations | email to a friend
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Make EU pay
Dear Editor, Some Democrats think that the wall between the USA and Mexico will be "ineffective" and "immoral,” but European leaders have a different opinion. The European Union funded the construc...
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 273 273 recommendations | email to a friend
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Half the story
Dear Editor, Regarding gun control, dispatcher John Amato generalizes freely when he says "our country" seems to have lost all decency. "Our politicians" seem unable to move ahead with any legislat...
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 271 271 recommendations | email to a friend
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Easy resolutions
Dear Editor, It's January and another round of resolutions that will be forgotten as the year goes on. This years, let's do things we can all accomplish, such as giving to local charities, food pan...
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bishops' move
Dear Editor, With the nation's Catholic bishops gathering for a national conference this week, let's hope that they can reach a consensus on how to deal with the continuing problems of past and pre...
Jan 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ye Olde LIC
Dear Editor, The description of the old Long Island City by Edward Riecks in his recent dispatch is spot on. When I was chair of Community Board 2 in the mid-80's, the large parking lot that became...
Jan 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Bezos bribe
Dear Editor, Regarding Seth Bornstein's op-ed (“Why I'm supporting Amazon's move to LIC”) in the December 20th issue, does Mr. Bornstein still back Amazon's move after Google announced plans to bui...
Jan 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 266 266 recommendations | email to a friend
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Defending Howard
Dear Editor, I had a good laugh reading the letter from Marie Gangemi in the December 20th issue in response to a dispatcher from Howard Beach and his comments about how the new Amazon headquarters...
Jan 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 241 241 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seniors working
Dear Editor, A recent survey revealed that one out of five senior citizens over the age of 65 are still working. Some are working because of financial issues, but there are those who feel there is ...
Jan 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
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Negative news
Dear Editor, Recent news that the Long Island Rail Road failed to meet the December 2018 deadline for installation of Positive Train Control comes as no surprise to those of us who worked in the tr...
Jan 03, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazon misplaced
Dear Editor, While running for Queens borough president in 2017, I advocated that Amazon new headquarters was better suited in Southeast Queens at the old Elmhurst Diary Plant. It affords 15 acres ...
Dec 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
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Choose Ronnie
Dear Editor, Ms. Ronnie Hakim would make an excellent choice to replace Joe Lhota as the next MTA president. In her current position as MTA managing director, she plays a major role in solving ongo...
Dec 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 290 290 recommendations | email to a friend
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Six years
Dear Editor, It is now six years since that terrible day when 26 innocent children and teachers were murdered in cold blood by a deranged young man with assault weapons in Newtown Elementary School...
Dec 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 292 292 recommendations | email to a friend
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