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What if My Boss Was a Strong Trump Supporter, but I voted for Hillary (or the Other Way Around)?
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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
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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
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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?
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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
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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?
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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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Crowley deserves our support in 14th CD
The 14th Congressional District includes College Point, Jackson Heights, East Elmhurst, Northern Astoria, Woodside, and parts of the Bronx, and Democrat Joseph Crowley has been the representative f...
Nov 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/24/16-10/30/16)
Monday, Oct. 24 Raqual Bronson was arrested at Madison Street and Woodward Avenue for urinating in public by Officer Cumin. Walter Delgado was arrested at 64-07 Cooper Avenue for second-degree assa...
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Comptroller blasts de Blasio for daycare conditions in shelters
Shelter debate takes on racial overtones
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70th Street in Maspeth converted into one-way
Change comes after two years of debating proposal
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Investors Bank to host third annual “Art of Thriving” Nonprofit Conference
Leaders at nonprofits around the city can attend the third annual “Art of Thriving” Not-For-Profit Conference in Astoria this Thursday.
Oct 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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We endorse Barnwell in the 30th AD
Best candidate for district that includes Maspeth, Middle Village & Woodside
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CB5 creates special committee to address homeless shelters
Community Board 5 announced at its monthly meeting last Wednesday night that it was reactivating a special committee on homelessness to address shelter issues, particularly in Maspeth. The move com...
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Proposed limits to street fairs irk community boards
Say amount should not be capped per district
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Pols criticize mayor’s handling of homelessness
Potential rival thinks issue could spell de Blasio’s downfall
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Tempers flare at meeting with homeless commissioner
Grilled about increasing use of hotels to house homeless
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Citing crowded schools, pols call for downzoning
Argue South Corona can't handle influx of people
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Maspeth joins forces with Sunset Park to protest shelters
Residents try to keep focus on city's homeless policies
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City expands composting program to Ridgewood
An additional 21,000 Ridgewood residents are the latest to have an opportunity to join the Department of Sanitation's (DSNY) expansive composting program. Existing participants in Community Board 5...
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CB5 to discuss two land use issues at October meet
The next meeting of Community Board 5 will take place on Wednesday, October 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Christ the King High School cafeteria, which is located at 68-02 Metropolitan Avenue in Middle Vi...
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Defiant city moves homeless men into Maspeth hotel
Residents descend on Holiday Inn for night of protests
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FILE - In this April 17, 2015, file photo, Colorado Rockies catcher Nick Hundley signals to starting pitcher Christian Friedrich during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles. The San Francisco Giants have agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract with Hundley to serve as Buster Posey's backup catcher. Hundley passed a physical and his deal was announced Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nick Hundley agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract with the Giants on Tuesday to serve as Buster Posey's backup catcher.


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The Renewable Fuels Association said on Tuesday it does not expect a procedural delay to the implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency's Renewable Fuels Standard to lead to any significant change to the rule itself. President Donald Trump's administration froze new regulation immediately after his swearing in last week, leading to the delayed implementation of 30 EPA rules that were finalized in the last several weeks of Barack Obama's presidency, including new blending standards for fuels. "The deadline by which obligated parties must demonstrate compliance with the 2017 RVO is unaffected by this action, and we do not expect this postponement to result in any substantive changes to the contents of 2017 RVO rule itself," Renewable Fuels Association President Bob Dinneen said, referring to the acronym for renewable volumes obligations.
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FILE - In this April 4, 2016, file photo, Villanova players collapse on the court after they defeated North Carolina 77 in the championship game of the NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament in Houston. The selection committee for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament is getting into the bracketology business and borrowing an idea from the College Football Playoff, hoping it will get more fans thinking about March Madness in February. The NCAA and CBS Sports announced Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, that for the first time the committee will give a look at its top 16 seeds one month before the 68-team field locks in on March 12. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The selection committee for the NCAA men's basketball tournament is getting into the bracketology business and borrowing an idea from the College Football Playoff, hoping it will get more fans thinking about March Madness in February.


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