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What Employers Should Know About the New York Women’s Equality Act
Apr 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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 | 55 55 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 | 280 280 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 | 339 339 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 | 282 282 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 | 51 51 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 | 845 845 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...
POSTERS REQUIRED FOR BUSINESSES UNDER NY EMPLOYMENT LAWS
Feb 23, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
What Posters Must Employers Display based on NY Employment Laws? A number of laws have been passed that require employers to display posters. It is often hard to keep up with all the requirements a...
Using Our Schools to Curb School Shootings
Feb 16, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 475 475 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Cindy Silver-LeClaire Access to Counseling and Instilling Values are Key to Addressing Culture of Violence Once again, we are collectively stunned, watching reports of a number of high scho...

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Drowning in debt
Dear Editor, Once again, Washington has kicked the can down the road by passing yet another resolution to keep the federal government open into January 2018. First it was the Democrats who doubled ...
Jan 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cold shoulder
Dear Editor, It is an absolute outrage that there are thousands of NYCHA residents throughout the city that have been without heat or hot water. How can this be permitted to happen? Why weren't all...
Jan 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some resolutions
Dear Editor, New Year's Day has come and gone and many resolutions have been made, but by and large few will be kept. Our world governments and leaders, including President Donald Trump, need to ma...
Jan 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two fares? Too bad!
Dear Editor, The proposal by Brooklyn State Senator Martin Golden and Bronx Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz to offer two free transfers for those who have to ride two buses before boarding a subway is...
Jan 03, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Job well done
Dear Editor, After four very long and difficult years as chancellor of the city's public school system, Carmen Farina has decided to step down from her position. During her tenure, she worked hard ...
Jan 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Islander homecoming
Dear Editor, The New York Islanders are moving back to Long Island where they belong. They will have a new 18,000-seat arena near Belmont Park in Elmont, right on the Queens-Nassau border. This is ...
Jan 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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In other words
Dear Editor, Yet another back-to-the-future direction by the ever-backward President Donald Trump. This time it takes it's cue from George Orwell's 1949 anti-utopian novel, 1984. In Orwellian lingo...
Jan 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remove IDC traitors
Dear Editor, At an angry town hall meeting in Hillcrest on December 7, Empire State Indivisible activists excoriated the Independent Democratic Conference, and for good reason. IDC really stands fo...
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coming home
Dear Editor, Two days before Christmas in 1973, it was cold and beginning to snow when I set out from Great Lakes, Illinois, at 6 a.m. to get home to my two boys on Long Island. My sons, Tommy and ...
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Respect Trump!
Dear Editor, I am a Democrat and Kirsten Gillibrand is my senator, however the USA Today editorial regarding President Donald Trump's tweet about her is below the dignity of any self-respecting nat...
Dec 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Footing Bill's bill
Dear Editor, I attended Mayor Bill de Blasio's Briarwood Town Hall meeting on November 30 and was impressed by his grasp of details and delivery of good news. He announced an $800,000 allocation fo...
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Route suggestions
Dear Editor, The Port Authority, DOT, and MTA should look at revising the Q48 bus to serve Terminal A (Marine Air Terminal) in LaGuardia Airport, and also consider making the Q48 an SBS route. As a...
Dec 19, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christmas heroes
Dear Editor, Christmas is a time for caring, sharing and giving, but I feel it should also be a time to recognize members of our communities who do things for others and go the extra mile to help t...
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Good for 'Bama
Dear Editor, Congratulations to the Republican women of Alabama. Unlike the men, they had no problem making a choice between Doug Jones, a former US attorney known for prosecuting a pair of Klansme...
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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RIP Tommy Snow
Dear Editor, His name was Thomas A. Snow, but every one called him Tommy. He was tall and lanky, and would greet you with a warm smile on his face. He was always eager to help whatever the situatio...
Dec 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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