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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 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 | 46 46 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 | 656 656 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 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 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 | 70 70 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 | 72 72 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 | 153 153 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 | 190 190 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 | 215 215 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 | 283 283 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...

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Hold on to your hats employers: Unemployment discrimination becomes illegal in New York City by cindy
June 20, 2013 08:20 AM | 10474 views | 0 0 comments | 400 400 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 | 8605 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 | 8256 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 | 7821 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 | 8107 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%...
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By Yusri Mohamed and Ahmed Hassan ISMAILIA/CAIRO, Egypt (Reuters) - Islamic State militants launched a wide-scale coordinated assault on several military checkpoints in Egypt's North Sinai on Wednesday in which 50 people were killed, security sources said, the largest attack yet in the insurgency-hit province. Egyptian army F-16 jets and Apache helicopters strafed the region that lies within the Sinai Peninsula, a strategic area located between Israel, the Gaza Strip and the Suez Canal. It was the second high-profile attack in Egypt this week.
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Smoke rises from Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal church late Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Greeleyville, S.C., which caught fire Tuesday. The African-American church that was burned down by the Ku Klux Klan in 1995 caught fire again Tuesday night. (Veasey Conway/The Morning News via AP)GRELLEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A fire that destroyed a black church in South Carolina was not the work of an arsonist, a federal law enforcement source said Wednesday.


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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 21, 2014 file photo, a Ukrainian worker operates valves in a gas storage point in Bil 'che-Volicko-Ugerske underground gas storage facilities in Strij, outside Lviv, Ukraine. Russian gas company Gazprom halted supplies to neighboring Ukraine on Wednesday after the collapse of pricing talks, company official said. Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller said that Russia halted the supply at 10 a.m. (0700 GMT, 3 a.m. EDT) because Ukraine didn’t make an advance payment for July’s delivery. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov, file)MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian gas company Gazprom halted supplies to neighboring Ukraine on Wednesday after the collapse of pricing talks, a company official said — but an EU official said both nations gave assurances the dispute would not affect the flow of Russian gas to Europe.


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