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How about positive news for a change
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Tired of the same news 24/7-Investigations, allegations, sexual harassment charges, what hat Melania is wearing, Trump always always denying everything. It really is sickening all over the news nig...
The Stormy Daniels Case Made Easy: Contract Law for Porn Stars
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 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 | 97 97 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 | 244 244 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 | 224 224 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 | 381 381 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 | 472 472 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 | 487 487 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...

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Legend lost
Dear Editor, Former Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian was a legend in his own right. After leading Notre Dame's football team to victory for decades, he was the most colorful college football coach o...
Aug 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 197 197 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dodging D.A.
Dear Editor, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown's surprise statement that his office declined to prosecute a Spectrum technician arrested for vandalism that cut off web service to 60,000 custom...
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
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President thug
Dear Editor, Last week in a speech on Long Island, President Donald Trump endorsed police brutality with statements about “roughing up” people who have been arrested. Trump has previously encourage...
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 197 197 recommendations | email to a friend
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The real problem
Dear Editor, Here we go again with another bill of so-called "criminal justice reform" by Councilman Rory Lancman. Lancman bemoans that the 90 percent of arrestees for fare evasion in 2017 were bla...
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dumpster fire
Dear Editor, There are better solutions and more important issues to deal with than banning eating food on the subway to avoid track fires. In the 1960s, it was common to find both penny gum and so...
Aug 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 181 181 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cuomo's con job
Dear Editor Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced the MTA's salvation by naming Joe Lhota as chairman and designated savior. Lhota got the MTA back on track after Hurricane Sandy in 2012, when r...
Jul 26, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red states
Dear Editor, It appears that during the 2016 presidential election, Comrade Trump’s son took a meeting with a proxy of Comrade Putin to try to discredit Hillary Clinton and win the White House for ...
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vote Nicole
Dear Editor, Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis is running to unseat Mayor Bill de Blasio as Mayor. The daughter of Greek and Cuban parents, at 36 years old she is a rising star. She has a...
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
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NY must act
Dear Editor, I strongly urge the governor to invest in renewable energy and wean the state off our fossil fuel addiction. New York must step up as the federal government turns a blind eye to climat...
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time for courage
Dear Editor, Regardless of the ideological differences or political loyalties, Americans historically have placed national interests first. Rivals have compromised to serve the general good. If riv...
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rego (no) Park(ing)
Dear Editor, Community Board 6 and the city are congratulating themselves for doing away with 198 parking spaces on Queens Boulevard in Rego Park and Forest Hills. Obviously none of them has a memb...
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 201 201 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cruel cuts
Dear Editor, Regarding Jen Khedaroo's July 6th article, "Spectrum outage affects 60,000," as a Spectrum customer and ally of organized labor, I support IBEW Local 3's strike against Charter Communi...
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Overdue repairs
Dear Editor, With the necessary repairs already beginning in Penn Station, our overtaxed transit system is likely to become even more overburdened, despite additional train cars and extra bus servi...
Jul 17, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trumpcare is no care
Dear Editor, Please help prevent the deaths and misery that would be the result of the Republican health plan. Under it, basic health care would be denied to those who need it most while cutting ta...
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
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Help the homeless
Dear Editor Mayor Bill de Blasio claims some panhandlers are doing it for fun, yet in my opinion many are doing so because they are homeless and have no income. Many are addicts and mentally ill, o...
Jul 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 188 188 recommendations | email to a friend
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