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How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
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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
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     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...
Recent Supreme Court Ruling on Homecare Union Dues Requirement
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Business Employment Attorney in Queens, NY Many employers are interested to know about cases that affect the power of unions. For decades, unions have challenged employers through disputes or ongoi...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
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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
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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 | 96 96 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
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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 | 166 166 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 | 173 173 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
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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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Maspeth Street Festival 2013
The Maspeth Street Festival took over Grand Avenue on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. There were rides for the kids, food for everyone, and vendors and booths galore. The day also featured music from Jo...
Jun 12, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
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O'Neill's reopening delayed
O’Neill’s bar and restaurant, located at 64-21 53rd Dr. in Maspeth, is delaying their highly anticipated Flag Day grand opening for a couple of weeks, as owners seek to complete additional renovati...
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Make the Road New York rally to save Flushing Meadows
Queens community members and park goers gather at city hall
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/3/13-6/9/13)
Monday, June 3 Victor Vasquez was arrested at 78-02 79th Street for assault by Detective Chichotky. Robert Bradley was arrested at 1720 Palmetto Street for assault by Officer Eastman. Alex Antonio ...
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Queens Newsticker - MORNING BUZZ (6/5): Maspeth marijuana operation shut down, Comrie wants new subway for borough & Wednesday events
Queens Daily News Ticker June 5, 2013
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Kosciuszko Bridge project awaits results from RFP
Electeds hopeful for a fall ribbon-cutting ceremony
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CB5 to consider Ridgewood industrial zone proposal
The next meeting of Community Board 5 will include a public hearing regarding the creation of an Industrial Business Zone in part of the area South of Myrtle Avenue in Ridgewood. The Ridgewood area...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/27/13-6/2/13)
Monday, May 27 Wilfred Almodovar was arrested at 66-26 Metropolitan Avenue for petty larceny by Officer Nazario. Harold Shoellig was arrested at 1911 Himrod Street for assault by Officer Somaroo. T...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/20/13-5/26/13)
Monday, May 20 Arier Angomes was arrested at 1894 Cornelia Street for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Hynes. Rodney Hill was arrested at 55-04 Maspeth Avenue or criminal trespass by Offi...
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LIC's Clara Kasavina is art you wear
Husband-and-wife duo dress the stars
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Maspeth continues long tradition of honoring vets
As the floats made their way down Grand Avenue, the theme of “Maspeth Supports Our Troops, Now and Forever “ could not have been made any clearer. Residents lined Grand Avenue Sunday as the 2013 Ma...
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A look into Mirror Mirror
Hair stylist follows her dream
May 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/13/13-5/19/13)
Monday, May 13 Jose Orozo was arrested at 53-07 70th Street for assault by Officer Pellot. Jennifer Wneic was arrested at 57-23 Catalpa Avenue for assault by Officer Martinez. Delfina Flores was ar...
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New NYC soccer franchise has high-profile owners
Manchester City FC and Yankees buy new team
May 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two Maspeth veterans to be recognized
Steinmaker, Romano will be honored at Memorial Day ceremony
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A exhibitor checks a display prior to the opening of the Hong Kong Jewellery and Gem fair, at the Convention and Exhibition Centre, on September 17, 2014Hong Kong (AFP) - The United States is likely to remain the world's largest market for diamonds for the next 15 years despite a growing appetite for the gems from China and India, leading producer De Beers said on Wednesday.


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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 1996 file photo, American Evan C. Hunzik, right, shakes hands with then-U.S. Rep. Bill Richardson, D-N.M., upon their arrival at Yokota Air Base, outskirts of Tokyo, following his release from North Korea after negotiations involving Richardson. Hunziker entered the North by swimming across the Yalu River, which marks the border with China. Hunziker, who apparently made the swim on a drunken dare, was accused of spying and detained for three months. South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across the border into rival North Korea, a South Korean defense official said Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The man was arrested Tuesday night at a river near the Korean Demilitarized Zone, part of a restricted military area, said the official, speaking on condition of anonymity due to office policy. (AP Photo/Katsumi Kasahara, File)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across a river into rival North Korea, a South Korean defense official said Wednesday.


2014-09-17 01:52:35 -0400

Rangers fans display No Thanks posters during the Rangers versus Inverness Caledonian Thistle soccer match in GlasgowBy Paul Sandle and Sarah Young CAERNARFON/YORK (Reuters) - Scotland's chance to vote for independence has lit hopes in other regions of Britain that a reworking of political ties might boost their chances of self-rule too. London-based parliamentarians have been wrong-footed by a late surge of support among Scottish voters planning to say 'Yes' on Sept. 18, and their consequent hurried promise to award Edinburgh more economic decision-making if it stays part of the union is being eyed by Manchester, Yorkshire and Wales. ...


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