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What if My Boss Was a Strong Trump Supporter, but I voted for Hillary (or the Other Way Around)?
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro What Rights Do I Have if This Causes Me a Problem at Work ? Employees of Private Businesses: What about the First Amendment? Can’t I say whatever I want? Yes, you can say anything ...
Workers Compensation in Queens New York | Part One
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Workers Comp. by   Pyrros & Serres LLP You’ve been hurt on the job and can’t work. You’ve heard about “workers’ compensation,” but you really don’t know what it is or how it works. You’ll...
The Right to Discovery in Probate Litigation
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bonnie Lawston When someone dies with a will in New York State, that person’s estate must generally be “settled” through filings and proceedings overseen by the probate court. Referred to as p...
Employers, Protect Yourselves | 2017 Harassment Claims
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Author: Stephen D. Hans The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has spent considerable researching and analyzing harassment claims related to federal anti-discrimination laws. Such laws ...
Can You Be Denied Workers’ Compensation because Your Employer Pays You Off the Books?
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP Queens Workers’ Compensation Attorneys You have been working a job, but getting paid under the table, so to speak. You get injured on that job—now you can’t work at all! If y...
Videotaping the Execution of a Will
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston It's not uncommon, in New York and other jurisdictions, for dispossessed or unhappy heirs to allege that a will was executed under duress or undue influence. What if you vide...
Very Important News for you, If you work more than 40 hours per week for the same weekly salary
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
I work way more than 40 hours a week for the same weekly salary. My boss says that he doesn’t have to pay me anything for my overtime hours. Is this true? It depends. Under the old rule, Anyone who...
How Do Workers Feel About Overtime Pay?
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans The federal overtime rule has been put on hold, and employers are waiting to see whether the DOL will effectively appeal the injunction imposed by the U.S. District Court in...
Varför Utnyttja Raspberry Ketoner kosttillskott viktminskning?
Jan 06, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
Data summeras av den amerikanska viktkontroll Info Network bestämma större än två tredjedelar av vuxna i USA som feta (68,8 procent). Det här laget, är över 35 procent tänkt på feta. Många människo...
Sammeln und halten auch Heidelbeeren und auch Einfrieren Heidelbeeren
Jan 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
Blaubeeren sind eine gesunde und leckere Belohnung, die Sie sofort nach der Auswahl oder Verwendung in Pfannkuchen, Muffins oder Marmeladen essen können. Es ist immer viel mehr erfreulich, wenn Sie...

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Anti-displacement activists call for de Blasio’s resignation
Queens mayoral candidate criticizes affordable housing plan
Jan 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Police Blotter (1/2/17-1/8/17)
Monday, Jan. 2 Adem Hodzic was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for gang assault by Detective Rogers. Marion Campbell was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for second-degree assault by Detective Hou...
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New initiative to elect more women to City Council
Standing in front of the new “Nasty Women” exhibit at the Knockdown Center in Maspeth last Friday, elected officials and women’s rights organizations launched a new effort to elect more women to Ci...
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Queens resident stops crew from installing bioswale
Admits it's probably just a temporary stop-work order
Jan 11, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congressional Democrats prepare to fight to save Obamacare
Pols warn repeal will hurt New Yorkers
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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City starts savings account pilot for D30 students
Officials hope initiative will help families save for college
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officer donates long locks to American Cancer Society
Event raises money for annual Middle Village Relay for Life
Jan 03, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Pop Culture Expo To Change The Landscape of the Queens, NYC Nerd Culture
Here are five reasons to plan your Memorial Day weekend around BoroughCon, the first pop culture convention to embrace and celebrate the Outer Boroughs.
Jan 03, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Second' should be the first of many
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (1/26/16-1/1/17)
Monday, Dec. 26 Jose R. Vallejo was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for leaving the scene of an accident and failing to show license by Detective Scrimenti. Vincent Liotta was arrested at 64-02 Ca...
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Astoria lawmakers want AG to investigate nonprofit
NYSUM has pushed to evict low-rent tenants
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th PRecinct Police Blotter (12/19/16-12/25/16)
Monday, Dec. 19 Bolivar Arizaga was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for third-degree assault by Detective Caruso. Nelson Lazado was arrested at 20-34 Bleeker Street for criminal contempt by Office...
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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Western Queens pols collect coats for winter drive
As the temperatures continues to dip below freezing, elected officials throughout western Queens collected more than 200 winter coats to donate to New York Cares. “Nobody should be without the prop...
Dec 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students donate care packages to homeless men in Maspeth
Aim to encourage compassion during the holiday season
Dec 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 supports assemblyman’s rental assistance plan
The Home Stability Support (HSS) program, a plan to provide rental supplements to 80,000 households on the brink of homelessness, is steadily picking up steam. Last Wednesday, Community Board 5 vot...
Dec 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Opponents of a natural gas pipeline proposed to run through the federally protected Pinelands preserve in New jersey unfurl a banner against it during a public hearing on the proposal in Pemberton, N.J. on Tuesday Jan. 24, 2017. Environmentalists fear the pipeline will damage the fragile forest, but business and labor groups say it will create jobs and increase energy reliability. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)PEMBERTON, N.J. (AP) — As jobs-versus-environment clashes go, few issues have been as hard fought and generated as much passion in New Jersey as a proposal to run a natural gas pipeline through federally protected woods atop some of the nation's purest drinking water.


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US President Donald Trump shows one of the executive orders he signed in the Oval Office at the White House on January 24, 2017US President Donald Trump on Tuesday revived two blocked pipeline projects as he signaled his determination to unpick existing environmental legislation. Trump gave an amber light to the Keystone XL pipeline -- which would carry deposits from Canadian tar sands to US refineries on the Gulf Coast -- and an equally controversial pipeline crossing in North Dakota. Both had been put on hold by president Barack Obama's administration on environmental grounds.


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Iraqi Army soldiers celebrate with residents of liberated neighborhoods as they hold upside down a flag of the Islamic State group, in the eastern side of Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. The U.N. and several aid organizations say an estimated 750,000 civilians are still living under Islamic State rule in Mosul despite recent advances by Iraqi forces. Lise Grande, the U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq, said in a statement Tuesday that the cost of food and basic goods is soaring, water and electricity are intermittent and that some residents are forced to burn furniture to keep warm. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister is declaring the eastern part of Mosul "fully liberated" from Islamic State group militants more than three months after the massive U.S.-backed operation began.


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