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Importance of Educating Your Managers about Religious Discrimination Laws
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates Restaurant owners must ensure their managers understand employment laws and put policies in place that protect their business against discrimination lawsuits. P...
"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 151 151 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 | 156 156 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 | 720 720 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 | 207 207 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 | 203 203 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 | 238 238 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 | 229 229 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 | 288 288 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...

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Unlimited ‘and Taken For a’ Ride by Anthony
April 06, 2009 12:07 AM | 8014 views | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
This is the absolute worst time for the city to raise the price of public transportation fares. While it may be easy for the non-elected to make such claims, the people that are elected are expecte...
St. John's in the Big East Tournament by Nigel
March 11, 2009 04:40 PM | 5768 views | 1 1 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
(13) St. John's vs (5) Marquette *FINAL: MARQUETTE 74, ST. JOHN'S 45* That's all folks. Marquette advances to face Villanova. The Red Storm were led in scoring by DJ Kennedy with 11. Off to the pre...
CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens Playoffs by Nigel
February 27, 2009 11:21 PM | 6261 views | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
Saturday: Girl's Championship *(1) Christ the King vs (2) Mary Louis Academy* _Christ the King wins 67-53_ For the second time in as many days, Christ the King celebrated a B/Q championship. This t...
Why ARod? by Nigel
February 07, 2009 01:10 PM | 5963 views | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
Sports Illustrated reports that Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids in 2003. There was no penalty for steroid use back in 2003. If this is true, (and it looks pretty hard to prove false) it...
An independent rendering of the building, disputed by the developer, that would block views of  the bridge Development could block view of Brooklyn Bridge by Breaking
January 28, 2009 02:14 PM | 6233 views | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
By Daniel Bush To have a view of the Brooklyn Bridge or not to have one- that was the question last night at Borough Hall, the scene of an unusually heated public hearing. Nearly one hundred reside...
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Workers assemble built-in appliances at the Whirlpool manufacturing plant in ClevelandBy Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Growth in U.S. factory activity slowed more than expected in September even as private sector job growth accelerated, signs of an uneven expansion in the U.S. economy. The Institute for Supply Management said on Wednesday its index of national factory activity dropped to 56.6 last month, its lowest level since June. A reading above 50 indicates expansion. Analysts have been warning U.S. factories could feel a chill from soft demand in the global economy and from recent strength in the U.S. dollar, and the ISM data could be an indication of this. Still, ...


2014-10-01 12:42:26 -0400

This undated photo provided by the Pennsylvania State Police, Trooper David Kedra is shown. Kedra was shot in the chest Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, during a yearly training exercise at the Montgomery County Public Safety Training Complex in Conshohocken, near Philadelphia, state police said. Kedra, 26, was flown by helicopter to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He had been a member of the Pennsylvania State Police since June 2012. (AP Photo/ Pennsylvania State Police)CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett on Wednesday ordered Pennsylvania flags to fly at half-staff at the state Capitol and in Montgomery County in honor of a state trooper who was accidentally shot and killed during a gun training exercise at a safety facility.


2014-10-01 12:41:27 -0400

This photo released by Fox shows, Lea Michele, left, and Chris Colfer, in a scene from "Glee." The media advocacy group GLAAD on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, released its annual report on diversity on TV, including depictions of gay characters. (AP Photo/Fox, Eddy Chen)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday by the advocacy group GLAAD.


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