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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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'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 | 28 28 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. ...
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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 | 23 23 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...
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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...
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March on!
Dear Editor, The planned march next month on Washington by thousands of young people and their parents is the absolute correct thing to do given what has just recently happened in Florida with the ...
Feb 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Youth movement
Dear Editor, At a rally on Saturday in Florida, thousands called for change in the wake of the massacre of 17 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The youth of our nation are standing up agains...
Feb 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Changing lanes
Dear Editor, I am against all the bike lanes on Queens Boulevard, but With that being said, I am wondering why the Department of Transportation (DOT) held a meeting about the redesigning of Queens ...
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unlicensed to kill
Dear Editor, I found it sad to read that an unlicensed driver in a company truck killed 13-year-old Kevin Flores, who was riding his bicycle. How can any employer hire someone with a suspended lice...
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fool's parade
Dear Editor, Trump supporters say that even if you hate President Donald Trump, you should at least respect the office. "To announce that there must be no criticism of the president, or that we are...
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Pelosi's grandson
Dear Editor, My goal as an educator was not only to educate, but to also nurture self-confidence, self-esteem and a sense of self-worth. My concern for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s grandson prompte...
Feb 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Syrian quagmire
Dear Editor, As the war in Syria enter its seventh year with virtually no end in sight, there is an ever-growing possibility of American troops fighting against Turkish and Russian troops who are i...
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Trump & de Blasio
Dear Editor, When it comes to trusting the media, Mayor Bill de Blasio and President Donald Trump may have more in common than people think. The mayor was recently interviewed by Lori Stokes and Ro...
Feb 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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BQX would connect waterfront
Dear Editor, The Long Island City community waited a long time for its waterfront library. Libraries are such a critical part of a vibrant community, but in order to be successful, they have to be ...
Feb 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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