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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 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 select...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 584 584 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 daint...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 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 ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 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 sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 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 o...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 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 be...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 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 tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 186 186 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 increa...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 284 284 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 compl...

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"Lets Kill the Boss" by Kathleen
October 24, 2013 02:40 PM | 9715 views | 0 0 comments | 310 310 recommendations | email to a friend
The Maspeth Kiwanis presents: "Lets Kill the Boss" ...a murder mystery dinner!~ November 19, 2013 Doors Open: 6:30 PM - Dinner: 7:00 PM La Bella Cucina, 69-61 Juniper Blvd South, Middle Village Tic...
White Collar Crime – Fraud and Corruption Charges Rock the U.S. Navy by cindy
October 24, 2013 10:26 AM | 24499 views | 0 0 comments | 243 243 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: White Collar Crimes Attorney Marianne S. Rantala If you watched or read the national news this past weekend you probably heard about the shocking charges of fraud and corruption that are ro...
Are contestants of reality shows, employees? by cindy
October 23, 2013 04:11 PM | 15695 views | 0 0 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
American Idol faces a discrimination lawsuit filed by 10 black former contestants who were disqualified from the show.  The plaintiffs claim they were disqualified for reasons other than singing, i...
Brooklyn, NY Divorce – Planning for Your Children’s College Education by cindy
October 22, 2013 01:13 PM | 9945 views | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
Children grow up so fast, don’t they? It can seem as though one day you are getting them ready for kindergarten and the next you are helping them with their college applications. Hopefully you were...
Appeals court determines award is subject to withholding by cindy
October 15, 2013 01:59 PM | 7977 views | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
In Noel v. New York State Office of Mental Health Central New York State Psychiatric Center, an employee sued his employer under Title VII and won a $318,217 judgment. Part of that judgment include...
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A "Now Hiring" sign hangs on the door to the Urban Outfitters store at Quincy Market in BostonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, suggesting that a sharp slowdown in job growth last month was probably an aberration. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 36,000 to a seasonally adjusted 280,000 for the week ended Sept. 13, the Labor Department said on Thursday. It was the lowest level since July. Claims for the prior week were revised to show 1,000 more applications received than previously reported. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast claims falling to only 305,000 last week. ...


2014-09-18 08:41:17 -0400

Mayor Rob Ford's brother, Doug Ford, arrives at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Later in the day, Mayor Ford's doctor said he is suffering from a rare and difficult cancer that will require aggressive chemotherapy. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will undergo 40 days of chemotherapy to treat a rare and difficult-to-beat cancer that forced him to do what months of scandals over drug and alcohol abuse could not — drop his bid for re-election.


2014-09-18 08:40:39 -0400

US home construction drops 14.4 percent in AugustWASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction plunged in August, led by steep decline in the pace of building apartments.


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