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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation by cjleclaire
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Based on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)   explains that it is illegal for employers to fire, demote, or otherwise “retaliate” against employees or applicants because they filed a discrimination charge, complained to their...
BECT_1_Rego_Park_Homes_for_Sale_Homes_for_Sale_in_Rego_Park_NY_Single_Family_Homes_in_Rego_Park_Queens__81_.JPG JUST LISTED: 1 Family Brick Home in Rego Park (89-18 63rd Ave) NY 11374 by queenshometeam
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1 Family Brick Home for Sale in Rego Park NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Rego Park 1 Family Brick Home for Sale. Offered for sale by George Herrera, Abigail Herrera, and the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Rea...
IPM2_Murdered_Trees_.jpg More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees! by RachelleN
Jun 18, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 688 688 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree planting on your street or want to report illegal tree cutting or damage,  visit this page: http://ww...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2015 by queenshometeam
Jun 18, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
JUNE 2015 QUEENS REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE The pace of existing home sales increased slightly from April to May according to the latest report released by the Long island Board of Realtors. This is likely related to slow growth in inventory that has failed to keep pace with this year’s pickup in ...
Long Island Roads See Two Police Officers Die in Separate Vehicle Crashes by cjleclaire
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes fate takes unexpected turns that we find unexplainable. The odds are slim to none that two former police officers about the same age would die in single vehicle crashes over the same weekend. Yet, this is what occurred. Suffolk County roads once again took their toll on individuals, and...
Take Quick Actions When Signs of Discrimination Emerge in Your Business by cjleclaire
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
All too often, business owners are not aware of their managers or supervisors engaging in discriminatory practices toward workers. When workers complain about racial or nationality slurs being made in the workplace, this is a red flag for owners to seek legal counsel and handle such complaints be...
EWRG_331x331.png Immigrants In Limbo As Obama Implements New Programs: By A Lawyer by Vernikovimmigration
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
In December 2014 a lawsuit was filed against President Obama’s administration’s proposed immigration plans. The lawsuit alleged constitutional issues that involved the President disregarding Congress to change the country’s immigration policy. On February 16, 2015 the Federal District Court in Br...
C0MP_mishiyevalogo.png How To File For Ch. 7 Bankruptcy & Eliminate Debt: By A NYC Lawyer by debtlawyer
Jun 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 222 222 recommendations | email to a friend
A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is a relatively simple process. There are only a few procedures that must take place before a debtor receives a discharge of all or most of his debt: 1. Pre-Bankruptcy Credit Counseling Any individual filing for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy must complete a prepetition credit coun...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAY 2015 by queenshometeam
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 243 243 recommendations | email to a friend
May 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update   Right now the Queens’ real estate market is feeling pretty tight to say the least. If you or someone you know has been searching for a home, they can tell you all about it. Inventory is much lower than 2014 levels so we’re experiencing a lot of multiple...
Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards by cjleclaire
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 306 306 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requirement may not seem like a significant legal issue, but in light of a recent investigation, perhaps there...