blog roll
our featured bloggers
MIDDLE VILLAGE YOUNG PEOPLE NOT WORKING
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
MIDDLE VILLAGE-has more young people not working between 22 years of age to 40 years of age. They mostly live with their parents or parent. Imagine no guidance, no retirement plans, just existing d...
Over-packing Your Car Can Make Driving More Dangerous
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Packing Your Car Wisely for Vacations With warmer weather here and children out of school, many people are taking to the road for vacation trips. While you want to be sure you pack what you need to...
What Employers Should Know About Retaliation Claims
Jul 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 268 268 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans Retaliation Claims May Include Emotional Distress Damages A precedent has been set in relation to retaliation claims brought against employers. Two courts of appeals, the Sixth a...
Workers’ Compensation in New York—What You Need to Know—Part One
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP You’ve been hurt on the job in the state of New York. You’ve heard from others that you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. But what does that mean? How does th...
What You Should Know About Construction Job Vehicle Accidents in New York
Jul 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Unsafe Conditions Can Lead to Serious Construction Job Vehicle Accidents Construction job motor vehicle accidents often occur due to OSHA violations.  Many diffe...
How to Clean a Diamond Ring the Right Way
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 658 658 recommendations | email to a friend
If you have been struggling to sell diamonds for top price, the chances are that you’ve been cleaning your ring incorrectly. Remember nothing can sell diamonds quite like that shiny sparkle and lus...
Texting and Driving FAQs
Jun 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 186 186 recommendations | email to a friend
Texting and Driving Is the Most Alarming Form of Distracted Driving Texting and driving includes reading text messages, emails or online material or writing or composing messages on a mobile device...
Misclassifying Workers as Independent Contractors
Jun 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 253 253 recommendations | email to a friend
How Would Your Small Business Fare with the IRS for Worker Status? Did you know that misclassifying workers is one of the top problems that small business owners face? Many small businesses hire in...
Do Your Work Policies Discriminate Between Men and Women?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 663 663 recommendations | email to a friend
One Set of Rules for Men and a Different Set of Rules for Women Having company policies that discriminate between men and women can be lethal for an employer in today’s work environment. If you hav...
Social Media: Should You Use Social Media in an Internal Investigation?
May 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1042 1042 recommendations | email to a friend
Investigating Employees Through Their Social Media Accounts Social media can provide a lot of information about people’s lives. Why would an employer want to know what an employee is doing through ...

more blogs

letters
Teacher leave
Dear Editor, There is absolutely no logical reason for the Department of Education to deny paid parental and maternity leave to its teachers. Practically all other city employees have already been ...
Feb 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Norway 'trumps' US
Dear Editor, A few weeks ago, our "stable genius" President Donald Trump wondered why we don't get more people from Norway? One reason might be because Norway's healthcare system is ranked 11th in ...
Feb 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Misplaced loyalty
Dear Editor, Nearly 90 percent of Republicans believe spouses should be loyal to each other. Not surprising that number is shared by most Americans regardless of political affiliation. Seventy-two ...
Feb 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Evolving wall
Dear Editor, Initially the question was, when is a wall a wall? It is difficult to picture based on President Donald Trump's contradictory descriptions. His "wall" has become an allegorical concept...
Jan 30, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Trump's critics
Dear Editor, In a liberal and Democratic stronghold such as New York City, I certainly don't expect to see much praise for President Donald Trump. He will be vilified for statements and transgressi...
Jan 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Vets vetted
Dear Editor, As a Navy Veteran of the Vietnam era, I am appalled that the NFL has rejected an ad by a veterans group for Super Bowl LII. AMVET wanted to place a $30,000 full-page ad in the game pro...
Jan 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
End the strike
Dear Editor, For the last 10 months, 1,800 technicians from Spectrum have been on strike. It is high time that management come to the bargaining table with some serious and acceptable proposals for...
Jan 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Toot-tracking app
Dear Editor, Hooray for Australia. The land of kangaroos, koala bears and Nicole Kidman just gave us the most innovative smart phone app ever devised. A team of Australian scientists at two Melbour...
Jan 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
New 'New Colossus'
Dear Editor: If Donald Trump was asked to write a new inscription for the Statue of Liberty, I suspect it would look like this: Don’t give me your tired your poor. Your huddled masses wanting to ta...
Jan 22, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
PO(tu)S
Dear Editor, Clearly, the Republican propaganda machine has gone into overdrive trying to defend the indefensible. Call it the “Bigly Lie Technique.” The plain truth is that the POTUS needs to stop...
Jan 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
The X line
Dear Editor, There are even better ideas than former Erie County executive and potential Republican candidate for governor Joel Giambra's to legalize marijuana. He would have dedicated tax revenues...
Jan 22, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Vicious 'circle'
Dear Editor, After a mayoral panel of experts has decided that the statue of Columbus can stay, I suggest placing the following notices near Columbus Circle (I hope it has not been renamed yet!): "...
Jan 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Ditch pot plans
Dear Editor, Legalizing recreational marijuana is the most stupid policy ever proposed in view of the damning evidence against two other legalized substances, tobacco and alcohol, which although re...
Jan 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Plenty of blame
Dear Editor, Neither Republicans nor Democrats were going to budge on their respective positions, and as a result their refusal to do so has left the government in Washington even more dysfunctiona...
Jan 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Dream solution
Dear Editor, “Dreamers” face a March 5th deadline for Congress to decide if they can stay in the U.S. The House and Senate are deadlocked on this issue, but a simple compromise between Democrats an...
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news