blog roll
our featured bloggers
What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 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 “retali...
JUST LISTED: 1 Family Brick Home in Rego Park (89-18 63rd Ave) NY 11374
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 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. ...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
Jun 18, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 666 666 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 p...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2015
Jun 18, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 80 80 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...
Long Island Roads See Two Police Officers Die in Separate Vehicle Crashes
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 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 week...
Take Quick Actions When Signs of Discrimination Emerge in Your Business
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 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...
Immigrants In Limbo As Obama Implements New Programs: By A Lawyer
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 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 Congre...
How To File For Ch. 7 Bankruptcy & Eliminate Debt: By A NYC Lawyer
Jun 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 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...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAY 2015
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 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 tel...
Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 290 290 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 requiremen...

more blogs

finance
Hold on to your hats employers: Unemployment discrimination becomes illegal in New York City by cindy
June 20, 2013 08:20 AM | 10492 views | 0 0 comments | 401 401 recommendations | email to a friend
As of, June 11, 2013, a new law went into effect that makes discriminating against job applicants because they are unemployed a violation of human rights.  Violations of this law will be punished t...
11th Annual RELAY FOR LIFE of Middle Village by Kathleen
June 11, 2013 01:18 PM | 8618 views | 0 0 comments | 400 400 recommendations | email to a friend
The American Cancer Society's RELAY FOR LIFE is a unique celebration of life in honor and in memory of those whose lives have been touched by cancer.  Relay for Life involves teams of people who ta...
Is your sexual harassment policy effective? by cindy
June 06, 2013 03:40 PM | 8269 views | 0 0 comments | 353 353 recommendations | email to a friend
In our politically correct and litigious world, employers need to establish strong and specific policies regarding sexual harassment.  Not only is this behavior against the law but if a sexual hara...
NY Estate Probate Attorney talks about Breach of Fiduciary Duty by cindy
June 05, 2013 10:04 AM | 7854 views | 0 0 comments | 368 368 recommendations | email to a friend
If you are an executor of an estate or an administrator of a trust, you are considered a fiduciary.  In either position you are required by law to ethically fulfill your fiduciary duties which are:...
52PA_JOhn_Rafferty_pic.jpg Business Owners Beware - Part 2 by Kathleen
June 03, 2013 10:29 AM | 8123 views | 0 0 comments | 331 331 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you protecting your business? A column by John Rafferty – WATCH GUARD 24/7 Employee testing & more… Each year millions of businesses fail; 50% of small businesses fail in the first year and 95%...
national news

People wait to be allowed into the national bank of Greece to withdraw a maximum of 120 euros ($134) for the week, in central Athens, Friday, July 3, 2015. As Greek banks and markets remain closed Friday for a fifth day, rival campaigns scrambled to roll out their messages. And a prediction from the International Monetary Fund that Greece will need piles of additional cash from eurozone countries and others over the next three years put even more pressure on the government. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The brief but intense campaign in Greece's critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens for "Yes" and "No" supporters in what an opinion poll shows will be a very close race.


2015-07-03 04:31:53 -0400

Shanghai tumbled 7.13% at one point on July 3, 2015, with the mainland market pummelled by profit-taking and margin traders calling in their betsAsian markets mostly retreated Friday ahead of the weekend's Greek referendum that could decide its eurozone future, while Shanghai plunged almost six percent, at the end of another torrid week for mainland investors. Hong Kong fell 0.83 percent, or 218.21 points, to 26,064.11.


2015-07-03 04:23:10 -0400

Rescuers search for survivors next to the wreckage of the doomed ferry after it capsized off the central Philippine city of Ormoc with nearly 200 people on boardThe death toll from the Philippines' ferry disaster rose to 41 Friday as rescuers brought more bodies ashore to anguished families, including 10-year-old survivor Gilbert de la Cruz who wailed in despair as the corpse of his one-year-old brother was recovered. Divers were searching for five people still missing after the Kim Nirvana carrying 173 passengers and 14 crewmen capsized as it was leaving Ormoc port in the central Philippines on Thursday. As de la Cruz embraced his distraught father, hopes were fading that the boy's mother and sister could be still alive trapped in the hull.


2015-07-03 04:17:56 -0400