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Sackstein Sacktein & Lee, LLP Sponsors the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festival
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August 25–26, 2018: the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festival in Nassau County on Long Island This year, Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP takes pride in being the lead sponsor of the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festi...
Why You Have Legal Rights in Construction Accidents Involving Falling Objects
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Can Injured workers and families who have lost their loved ones pursue lawsuits? By December of 2017, a construction site at 61 Ninth Avenue in Chelsea had been repeatedly cited for construction co...
Company Security and Surveillance: Where Should Employers Draw the Line?
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Are Your Security and Surveillance Policies Violating Privacy Laws? Companies have the right to protect against internal theft or property destruction. They also have a responsibility to evaluate p...
Changes in New York State and NYC Sexual Harassment Laws
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Sexual Harassment: Mandatory Arbitration and Nondisclosure Agreements The NY legislature passed changes in sexual harassment law that Governor Cuomo signed into law on April 17, 2018. These laws we...
Your Rights Regarding Medical Treatment after a Work Injury
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s common knowledge in New York that, in the event of a work-related injury, you have a right to seek medical attention and have the costs covered by the workers’ compensation insurance provider....
Honesty—The Best Policy in a Workers' Compensation Claim
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The Dangers of Overstating or Understating the Nature of Your Injury When you've been injured on the job in the state of New York, you have a right to seek workers' compensation benefits to cover y...
How to Survive as a Small Business Owner Among a Myriad of Laws & Regulations
Aug 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 242 242 recommendations | email to a friend
Laws Small Business Owners Should Know About Business laws have multiplied over the years and as a small business owner, you might feel overwhelmed because there are so many. Which laws take priori...
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Summer Camp Injuries: Prevention, Risks and Liability
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What types of risks sometimes exist at summer camp? Summer camp injuries in most cases are not typically serious and the majority of children across the United States enjoy summer camp. However, wh...
MIDDLE VILLAGE YOUNG PEOPLE NOT WORKING
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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...

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Residents express frustration over R station closures
Criticize MTA over lack of notice in Sunset Park
Mar 28, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cop who cracked Vetrano killing honored
The cop who cracked the case in the murder of Karina Vetrano was honored as the hero of the month for February in a ceremony at Brooklyn Borough Hall last week. The 30-year-old Vetrano was killed w...
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gowanus group wants residents to have voice in rezoning
A group of Gowanus residents want to make sure social and economic justice is a high priority of any rezoning of the neighborhood. Gowanus is one of 15 neighborhoods being studied for a rezoning un...
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group starts campaign for more fire protection
A longtime community nonprofit is pushing for more fire protection in north Brooklyn. The People’s Firehouse (PFI) announced last Wednesday that it’s beginning a year-long campaign to promote fire ...
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
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MTA to accelerate L train rehabilitation work
The L train shutdown may not be as long as expected. The MTA announced last week that it is aiming to finish the work on the damaged Canarsie Tunnel under the East River in just 15 months, three mo...
Mar 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brownsville rallies to save historic church
Catholic Charities wants site for affordable housing
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Mayor discusses homeless crisis at town hall
Just one week after releasing his comprehensive plan to combat New York City’s homeless crisis, Mayor Bill de Blasio held a town hall with residents at P.S. 23 in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Much of the di...
Mar 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Transit experts share insight on city streetcar projects
BQX panel features rail leaders from around the country
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Boomgaarden tapped to head St. Joe's
Set to begin July 1
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Workers at Brooklyn recycling facility vote to unionize
Workers at Sims Municipal Recycling (SMR) in Sunset Park voted to join Teamsters Local 210. The final vote was 46 workers in favor and 20 against. In July, workers at the Sunset Park facility, whic...
Mar 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coalition proposes changes to city’s industrial development
In an effort to build the city’s industrial sector, the Industrial Jobs Coalition has proposed a set of policies that would change manufacturing areas to foster growth. According to the IJC, which ...
Mar 08, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crown Heights residents allege tenant harassment
Some tenants spend second winter without heat
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Residents fall short in push to privatize building
Clinton Hill residential building won't go market-rate
Feb 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Members of IDC create State Senate “sanctuary districts”
State Senator Jesse Hamilton, along with other members of the Independent Democratic Conference in the State Senate, last week declared his district a “sanctuary district.” The Sanctuary District i...
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williamsburg officials condemn swastikas
Local elected officials denounced the drawing of swastikas inside a South Williamsburg building last week. The swastikas were drawn inside Schaefer Landing at 450 Kent Avenue, which is home to a la...
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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