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Jul 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Pyrros and Serres,LLP How Can Video Surveillance Affect Your Workers’ Compensation Claim? When you have been hurt at work and have filed a workers’ compensation claim, you have to be concer...
DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D.Hans & Associates DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry Whether you own a fast food restaurant or a fine dining establishment, you must now pay your salaried w...
Exclusive interview to Michael Bacarella, author of “Lincoln’s Foreign Legion: The 39th New York Infantry, the Garibaldi Guard”
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
      Your book “Lincoln’s Foreign Legion: The 39th New York Infantry, the Garibaldi Guard” is now available on Kindle. What brought you to investigate this type of topic? From my earliest memories...
Estate Planning Checklist For Wills
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
Estate planning is an intimidating task that some people prefer to avoid. Except Everybody needs to prepare for estate planning sooner rather than later. To help get the ball rolling, here is a che...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: July 2016
Jul 18, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . July 2016 Queens Real Estate Market Update  Queens home sales in June decelerated for the fourth consecuti...
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Jul 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
Salient Points about the Carlson-Ailes Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit The media is full of reports about the lawsuit Gretchen Carlson, former Fox anchor woman and television host brought against Fox...
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 664 664 recommendations | email to a friend
A good roof is perhaps one of the most important investments a homeowner can make. Any good investment requires good maintenance. One of the most crucial factors in upholding a roofing system is th...
How to Throw a Block Party in Queens
Jun 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 299 299 recommendations | email to a friend
By George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . A Block Party is defined as a community sponsored, public event where there are no sales of goods or servi...
Camping Safety Guidelines
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 299 299 recommendations | email to a friend
Schools are letting out and summer vacations begin. Many children will be heading off to summer camps as part of their vacation recreation and many families plan their own camping trips, some for f...
Is My Job Protected While I Pursue a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 287 287 recommendations | email to a friend
Workers Compensation Attorneys Queens & New York If you have been injured on the job and need to seek compensation under New York’s workers’ compensation laws, you may have some concerns about whet...

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What Employers Should Understand about Disability Discrimination by cindy
October 16, 2014 02:18 PM | 14061 views | 0 0 comments | 254 254 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners typically look from an employer’s perspective and fire employees who cannot do the job. For the most part, this line of reasoning is valid and especially if you have at-will employm...
Importance of Educating Your Managers about Religious Discrimination Laws by cindy
October 01, 2014 08:24 AM | 17620 views | 0 0 comments | 239 239 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...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC? by cindy
September 16, 2014 01:42 PM | 16642 views | 0 0 comments | 340 340 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...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York by cindy
September 03, 2014 01:08 PM | 15627 views | 0 0 comments | 344 344 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 by cindy
August 21, 2014 08:14 AM | 19126 views | 0 0 comments | 378 378 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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WASHINGTON, July 29 (Reuters) - - U.S. labor costs rose steadily in the second quarter, pointing to still-moderate wage inflation, which could see the Federal Reserve keeping interest rates unchanged for a while. The Employment Cost Index, the broadest measure of labor costs, increased 0.6 percent after a similar gain in the first quarter, the Labor Department said on Friday. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast the ECI rising 0.6 percent in the last quarter.
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Shoppers ride escalators at the Beverly Center mall in Los AngelesBy Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy grew far less than expected in the second quarter as inventories fell for the first time since 2011, but a surge in consumer spending pointed to underlying strength.     Gross domestic product increased at a 1.2 percent annual rate after rising by a downwardly revised 0.8 percent pace in the first quarter, the Commerce Department said on Friday. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast GDP growth rising at a 2.6 percent rate in the last quarter.     While the drop in inventories weighed on GDP growth last quarter, that is likely to provide a boost to output for the rest of the year. GDP growth in the first quarter of 2015 was revised sharply higher to a 2.0 percent rate from the previously reported 0.6 percent pace.     Consumer spending was responsible for almost all of the rebound in GDP growth in the second quarter.


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By Joseph Akwiri MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - Two men accused of being members of a Kenyan secessionist group were sentenced to death on Friday for murdering four police officers on the eve of national elections in 2013. Prosecutors said Jabiri Ali Dzuya and Bwana Mkuu Alwan were members of the Mombasa Republican Council (MRC), a movement which campaigns for the independence of Kenya's coastal regions. Both had denied the charge, but the judge at Mombasa's high court, Martin Muya, said there was enough evidence to show they had "brutally murdered four officers on duty".
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