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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 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 | 384 384 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 | 57 57 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 | 940 940 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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Restore the RKO
Dear Editor, As a life-long movie buff amnd former patron of the RKO Keith's in Flushing, I support Forest Hills resident Richard Thornhill's effort to restore this landmark site to its original fu...
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Methane, not CO2
Dear Editor, I understand that the Department of Public Service and the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) are considering carbon pricing options for New York’s wholesale electricity mark...
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Revisit gas tax
Dear Editor, The late Illinois Republican congressman and 1980 National Unity Party candidate for president, John Anderson, has passed away at age 95. He was ahead of his time. In 1980, he called f...
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Biological needs
Dear Editor, There are many adopted children that as adults are looking for their biological parents. And some biological parents are looking for their children because of one reason or another the...
Dec 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thanks to 111th
Dear Editor, The Auburndale Improvement Association wishes to publicly thank the 111th Police Precinct for their recent actions to remediate problems with many of the auto dealerships and some of t...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remove the lanes
Dear Editor, I have been against the bike lanes on Queens Boulevard from the start and foresaw all of the problems they would cause, Now I see it firsthand, and now a lot of other drivers along thi...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pocahontas and me
Dear Editor, Another history lesson for the self-proclaimed high IQ president. Pocahontas was a heroine and role model for all Americans who put her life at risk to save a foreigner. What a disgrac...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flat 'bus'-ted
Dear Editor, A proposal by Councilman Barry Grodenchik and Assembly members Nily Rozic and David Weprin to restore the Q75 bus line is easier said than done. It costs the MTA over $160 per hour to ...
Dec 05, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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We're all guilty
Dear Editor, As this nonsense starts up again about Christopher Columbus being a bad guy, let Mayor Bill de Blasio follow the rule “those without sin can throw the first stone”. Under that rule we ...
Dec 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Biking through Oz
Dear Editor, As a Schwinn Cruiser Deluxe biker, I have been biking along Queens Boulevard in the new green bike lanes, serenading myself with the song “Follow the green brick road, follow the green...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local news
Dear Editor, Perhaps Councilman Rory Lancman should be reading the Queens Ledger and its sister publications, along with many other weekly newspapers on a regular basis. How fortunate we are to liv...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump-tasking
Dear Editor, Thank god for President Donald Trump. How lucky are we to have a president that can multitask? The Republican tax plan is amazing, eliminating deductions for teachers buying school sup...
Nov 28, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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2020 prediction
Dear Editor, Over 65 percent of New York City voters just gave the Democrats a national gift. As America's top urban leader, Mayor Bill de Blasio will be elected “Mr. 47” in 2020, beating GOP presi...
Nov 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rory's wrong idea
Dear Editor, As one of Councilman Rory Lancman's constituents and a career journalist, I oppose his plan to improve New York City's news coverage through taxpayer-funded media. These new outlets wi...
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bottom up
Dear Editor, The proposed purpose of the Republican tax reform is to spur corporations to invest in expanding productivity, resulting in an alleged economic expansion that will raise the national g...
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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