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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 | 7 7 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 | 95 95 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 | 146 146 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 | 39 39 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 | 136 136 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 | 52 52 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 | 97 97 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 | 139 139 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 | 19 19 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
Oct 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proposed limits to street fairs irk community boards
Say amount should not be capped per district
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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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
Oct 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Citing crowded schools, pols call for downzoning
Argue South Corona can't handle influx of people
Oct 18, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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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
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Australia hopes to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by encouraging China and other Asian nations into the agreement in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull his country out of the pact, its trade minister said on Tuesday. New Zealand's trade minister said ministers from the remaining TPP countries would meet in the next few months to discuss how to save the trade deal, which was seen in Asia as a counterbalance to China's rising influence.Fulfilling a campaign pledge Trump signed an executive order in the Oval Office on Monday pulling the United States out of the 2015 TPP agreement and distancing the United States from its Asian allies.
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Actress Kerry Washington addresses the audience during a panel discussion at the Women at Sundance Brunch during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Oliva Pope gets a lot of credit for being a powerful woman, but it's the woman behind the fictional character who is helping to create real change in an industry that's woefully lacking in women and people of color behind the camera. Kerry Washington on Monday spoke to a group of women at the Sundance Film Festival's annual Women in Film Brunch, telling guests that progress is going to take "courage on all of our parts."


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Samsung said it posted operating profits of 9.22 trillion won ($7.8 billion) during the October to December periodSamsung Electronics reported a 50.2 percent jump in fourth-quarter profits on Tuesday despite the humiliating Galaxy Note 7 recall that hammered the reputation of the world's largest smartphone maker. In a statement, Samsung said it posted operating profits of 9.22 trillion won (US$7.9 billion) during the October to December period. For the full year, it said in a statement, "Samsung achieved solid results despite the Note 7 discontinuation in the second half" -- the only reference to the debacle that saw the company withdraw its flagship device.


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