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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 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 | 13 13 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 | 58 58 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 | 334 334 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 | 85 85 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 | 907 907 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 | 164 164 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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Talking peace
Dear Editor, I would like to applaud President Donald Trump, who has agreed to meet with Korean leader Kim Jong-Un to discuss solutions to nuclear weapons in the region. In my opinion, there can be...
Mar 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assessing assessments
Dear Editor, Long ago, civic associations fought against 100 percent re-assessment in New York State, but it is still relevant as it affects people's lives. The question that bothers me and the oth...
Mar 06, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Killing profits
Dear Editor, It's no coincidence that the latest school shooting occurred in Florida, a firearm-friendly NRA fiefdom sometimes called the "Gun-Shine State." Where else could a troubled, gun-obsesse...
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remembering Buckley
Dear Editor, This past month marked the tenth anniversary of the passing of National Review magazine founder and host of Firing Linem, William F. Buckley. He interviewed many important public offic...
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Evil lives on
Dear Editor, "The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones” (Julius Caesar, Act 3, Scene 2). Mark these words well, Judge Neil Gorsuch, as you deliberate. For [M...
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fonda thoughts
Dear Editor, There is absolutely no logical reason for Jane Fonda to be one of the Oscar presenters at Sunday's Academy Awards. Not after what she did in 1972 during the Vietnam War, going to Hanoi...
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Church vandalized
Dear Editor, I am appalled that American Martyrs church in Bayside was vandalized. Two religious statues were damaged by a suspect who was soon arrested. I have been to American Martyrs church a nu...
Mar 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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More guns
Dear Editor, First let me point out that I understand the grief when you lose a loved one, especially at a young age. I was 17 when I lost my 20-year-old brother, and I know how it destroys a famil...
Feb 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Railroaded
Dear Editor, The original estimated cost for the proposed light rail project between Jamaica and Long Island City on the old Lower Montauk LIRR branch was $100 million. The just released feasibilit...
Feb 28, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Last of the kind
Dear Editor, A couple of weeks ago, a survey of 170 presidential historians put Donald Trump in last place behind even James Buchanan, whom many historians blame for failing to stop the Civil War. ...
Feb 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Rubios'
Dear Editor, A Florida student suggested that we start calling AK-15s "Rubios" because they are so easy to buy. She is right. Let's do that from now on to honor her and the other wonderful survivor...
Feb 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forcing change
Dear Editor, As a father of an adopted son who died from a gun, the loss of any child tears at the heart. The sudden onslaught of anguish at random moments makes the concept of closure ridiculous. ...
Feb 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Losing Pride
Dear Editor, Just when Club Pride's members thought the news about our future couldn't get any worse, it suddenly did. We learned on February 13 that the real closing date for many of us is March 9...
Feb 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Government waste
Dear Editor, Drip, drip, drip, watch your tax dollars go down the drain. Have you seen all the "Don't Let Tax, Water, Or Repair Charges Come Between You and Your Property" full-page ads in many dai...
Feb 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Waking up
Dear Editor, In February 15th issue, dispatcher Robert LaRosa claims supporters of Donald Trump need to "wake up.” They did, and so did a lot of Democrats on Election Day 2016. Donald Trump won bec...
Feb 20, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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