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How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC? by cjleclaire
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 302 302 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is selective about filing lawsuits it litigates only in a limited number of cases where the grievance is subs...
BSZX_Dandelion.jpg Timing Is Everything by RachelleN
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 863 863 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of dainty mystery plants sprouting soft downy globes of milky white seeds perched high atop long slender gre...
8JKD_nysba.jpg 7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY by AronovRealEstate
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 314 314 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for these issues. 7. Adverse possession This is a problem commonly caused by squatters on foreclosed or ...
Watch Repair & Co. Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock by watchrepairco
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 293 293 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of superlatives: it holds several world records, such as the tallest clock tower in the world with 1,972 f...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children. by queensledger
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 297 297 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one of the parents. (see Domestic Relations Law and Family Court Act) Joint Custody. If there is no Court...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York by cjleclaire
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 284 284 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who because they did not receive any pay for their work could not be considered employees and therefore di...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves by cjleclaire
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 330 330 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend time with a newborn. As an employer, understanding your obligations under this law can help you avoid d...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014 by queenshometeam
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 310 310 recommendations | email to a friend
  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increase in home price which is likely a result of a decrease in the number of homes on the market in Quee...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you by cjleclaire
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 362 362 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a complimentary drink or appetizer. Department stores send out coupons to returning customers. Supermarkets...
6CYR_580523_191908224283922_988219937_n.jpg U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors by AminovLaw
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 343 343 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court—in a unanimous decision—ruled that Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) inherited by anyone other than a spouse are not retirement funds and therefore are not protected from the beneficiary’s creditors in bankruptcy.   The reasoning is, because the benefi...