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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 | 20 20 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 | 22 22 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
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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?
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 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 | 72 72 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 | 68 68 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 | 68 68 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 | 86 86 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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104th Precinct Police Blotter (9/5/16-9/11/16)
Monday, Sept. 5 Powel Grajewski was arrested at 60-53 60th Drive for third-degree assault by Officer Arlotta. Diamond Mendez was arrested at 59-02 Myrtle Avenue for third-degree assault by Office M...
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shelter opponents fight on despite owner calling off plan
The ongoing feud between Maspeth residents opposed to a homeless shelter and the city isn’t over just yet. After the owner of Holiday Inn Express told media outlets last week of his intentions to s...
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth honors residents, responders lost on 9/11
The Maspeth community paid tribute on Friday to the more than two dozen people who lived or worked in the neighborhood that died on September 11, 2011. On the 15th anniversary of the terrorist atta...
Sep 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vote Markey in the 30th District
ENDORSEMENT
Sep 12, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shelter opponents vow to continue fight against city
Protesters turn backs to city officials at public hearing
Sep 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth lawmakers sue city over proposed shelter
READ THE LAWSUIT
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Markey booed out of public hearing on Maspeth shelter
In a dramatic scene at Community Board 5’s public hearing about the Maspeth shelter Wednesday night, Assemblywoman Marge Markey was booed by activists protesting the city’s plan. “Why are you bully...
Sep 01, 2016 | 22 22 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Metro shelter riddled with problems: residents
Residents at a Woodside motel that has been converted to a family homeless say their living conditions and quality of life are far from acceptable. People currently living in Metro Family Residence...
Aug 30, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents march against shelter as hearing approaches
Over 1,500 take to the streets to protest plan
Aug 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodside hotel now serving as shelter for homeless
Residents never informed about temporary situation
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Markey: meeting with Stringer key to stopping shelter
PLUS: Protestors urges nationwide boycott of Holiday Inn, CB5 prepares for potentially raucous hearing
Aug 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens mans sues borough president over FOIL requests
Wants info on two meetings Katz held on Willets Point
Aug 23, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/15/16-8/21/16)
Monday, Aug. 15 Roberto Figueroa was arrested at Saint Nicholas And Myrtle avenues for aggravated unlicensed operator by Office Szpak. David Williams was arrested at Fresh Pond Road and Metropolita...
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Protesters should direct their anger at City Hall: Holiday Inn rep
A representative from the Holiday Inn Express in Maspeth, which the city plans to convert into a homeless shelter on October 1, said protesters should be shouting at City Hall, not the hotel. The r...
Aug 18, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Editorial: A Tale of Two Meetings
One aspect dominated media coverage of shelter meeting
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jennifer Beals (3rd L), Chelsea Handler (C) and Charlize Theron (2nd R) participate in the Women's March on Main Street during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, January 21, 2017Thousands braved the snow at the Sundance Film Festival Saturday to march for women's rights and in protest against the election of President Donald Trump. It was billed as a "women's march," but a crowd made up of roughly half men led by comedian Chelsea Handler waved banners decrying the new head of state. Many of the banners and slogans supported defeated Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, as well as causes seen as being under threat under the new administration, such as Planned Parenthood.


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President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, second from right, and his wife Karen, right, attend a National Prayer Service at the National Cathedral, in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump opened his first full day as president Saturday at a national prayer service, the final piece of transition business for the nation's new chief executive before a promised full-on shift into governing.


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Demonstrators arrive on the National Mall in Washington, DC, for the 'Women's March on Washington' on January 21, 2017Led by women in pink "pussyhats," hundreds of thousands of people packed the streets of Washington and other cities Saturday in a massive outpouring of defiant opposition to America's hardline new president, Donald Trump. Roused by fiery speeches, the women sent out a resounding message of resistance and activism the day after Trump took office with a vow to roll back the policies of former president Barack Obama. Huge crowds gathered in Washington, Chicago, New York and Boston with hundreds of sister marches taking place across the United States.


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