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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
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 “retali...
JUST LISTED: 1 Family Brick Home in Rego Park (89-18 63rd Ave) NY 11374
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. ...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
Jun 18, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 687 687 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 | 100 100 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 | 99 99 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 | 101 101 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 | 182 182 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 | 221 221 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 | 242 242 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 | 305 305 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 | 10543 views | 0 0 comments | 402 402 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 | 8653 views | 0 0 comments | 401 401 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 | 8304 views | 0 0 comments | 354 354 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 | 7900 views | 0 0 comments | 369 369 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 | 8151 views | 0 0 comments | 332 332 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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Flowers and a candle lay on the ground following a vigil for Kathryn Steinle, Monday, July 6, 2015, on Pier 14 in San Francisco. Steinle was gunned down while out for an evening stroll at Pier 14 with her father and a family friend on Wednesday, July 1. (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The killing of a woman at a sightseeing pier has brought criticism down on this liberal city because the Mexican man under arrest was in the U.S. illegally, had been deported five times and was out on the streets after San Francisco officials disregarded a request from immigration authorities to keep him locked up.


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An artist's impression, obtained courtesy of NASA/John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute (JHUAPL/SwRI), shows the New Horizons spacecraft as it approaches PlutoNASA briefly lost touch this weekend with an unmanned spacecraft on its way to a historic encounter with Pluto, but the US space agency said Monday the glitch has been fixed. The communications blackout on Saturday lasted nearly an hour and half, and perplexed scientists as they tried to figure out what had gone wrong aboard the New Horizons spacecraft nearly three billion miles (4.8 billion kilometers) from Earth. The $700 million mission is being closely watched by space enthusiasts because the spacecraft's flyby of Pluto on July 14 will offer the world's first close look at the distant dwarf planet.


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FILE - In this June 30, 2015, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves as he arrives at a house party in Bedford, N.H. Leading Republican donors have begun to call for calm as Republican-on-Republican criticism intensifies in the GOP's 2016 presidential primary contest. California-based Republican donor John Jordan said July 6 that GOP leaders should take steps to block Trump's access to the first presidential debate in early August.(AP Photo/Jim Cole. File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about "Republican on Republican violence," top party donors are taking action, with one firing off a letter calling for more civility and another seeking to block businessman Donald Trump from the debate stage altogether.


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