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Sackstein Sacktein & Lee, LLP Sponsors the SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festival
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 72 72 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 | 97 97 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
Aug 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 88 88 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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Crown Heights tenants plan to go on rent strike
A coalition of frustrated Crown Heights tenants at 80 New York Avenue plan to withhold rent from their landlord starting June 1 unless their demands are met. Their requests are heat and hot water, ...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge halts demolition of Our Lady of Loreto
Activists fighting to save the century-old Our Lady of Loreto church in Brownsville received welcome news last week when a judge granted a temporary stay of demolition. Judge Bernard Graham halted ...
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gala raises $100K for Coney Island
The Alliance for Coney Island raised over $100,000 at its spring gala last week. Over 350 individuals gathered to celebrate the growth of the neighborhood and amusement district, especially in the ...
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Acting Brooklyn DA announces intention to run
Gonzalez joins crowded field of challengers
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Brooklyn pol introduces home-sharing regulation bill
Brooklyn Assemblyman Joseph Lentol introduced legislation on Monday that would regulate home-sharing and allow companies like Airbnb to collect and remit city and state taxes on behalf of hosts. “H...
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Chambers recognize minority, women-owned biz
The city’s chambers of commerce gathered together at Vaughn College last week to honor members of the Minority and Women-owned Businesses and Enterprises (MWBE) program. Each chamber commended two ...
Apr 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schools win big in north Brooklyn participatory budgeting
Councilman Stephen Levin announced the winners of this year’s participatory budgeting for District 33 on Monday night at Enid’s in Greenpoint. Four of the six projects that will receive funding are...
Apr 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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DA looks to protect immigrant New Yorkers
Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez hopes to protect immigrant New Yorkers from deportation over low-level offenses. His office will officially hire two immigration attorneys to train a...
Apr 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Housing advocates urge pol to ‘kill the deal’
Want armory development to be 100 percent affordable
Apr 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor signs legislation for tuition-free college program
Hillary Clinton joins Cuomo for bill-signing ceremony
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Catholic Charities renames housing site after former bishop
Bishop Emeritus of Brooklyn Thomas Daily dedicated his life to helping the poor and the homeless. Now, his name and work will live on through a building housing those less fortunate. Catholic Chari...
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Catholic Charities moves forward with demolition of Brownsville church
May keep building’s facade, add community center to plans
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LIU-Brooklyn headed towards another teacher lockout?
Teachers at Long Island University's Downtown Brooklyn campus rallied last week ahead of what could be another lockout with no long-term contract in place. Last September, students at LIU-Brooklyn ...
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Brooklyn DA announces major opioid bust
Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez last week announced the arrest of 37 individuals on a 357-count indictment, along with the seizure of over 10 kilograms of cocaine, heroin and fentan...
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Crown Heights community rallies against planned shelter
Argue site would be better used for low-income housing
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