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The Confidentiality Clause – The Abuse That Keeps on Giving
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro   |   Jul 25, 2017   |   confidentiality clause The First Amendment guarantees us the right to free speech, but unfortunately, it is generally legal to force employees (or anyone e...
What Losses Does a Workers’ Compensation Cover?
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
What Losses Does a Workers’ Compensation Cover? by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Jul 25, 2017 When you have been injured at work, your injuries can extend beyond the obvious ones. What happens if you...
Queens Construction Site Accident Injures Workers in Long Island City
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP   |   Jul 12, 2017 On June 26, when a scaffolding collapsed, six construction workers suffered injury at a Queens construction site accident in Long Island City....
Race Discrimination Lawsuit: Rosebud Restaurants Settled, Paying $1.9 Million
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: NYC Employment Defense Attorneys In a race discrimination lawsuit, the EEOC sued Rosebud Restaurants and parties settled for the amount of $1.9 million. The   EEOC   brought a lawsuit again...
NEW YORK FIFA — THE FREELANCE ISN’T FREE ACT
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans   | Jul 6, 2017 |   Employment Defense Attorney ,   The Freelance Isn’t Free Act What does FIFA mean for business owners? Small business owners in New York City already are und...
NYC Carwash Law Ruled Illegal Due to Promoting Unionization
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently a NY federal judge ruled that the NYC Carwash law was illegal because it promoted unionization of carwashes.   In 2015, the NYC Council passed a law to regulate car wash businesses. The Co...
What Is a Consequential Injury in a Workers’ Compensation Case?
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Jun 29, 2017 Understanding Consequential Injuries in Workers’ Compensation Cases New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers In the afterm...
Deadly Truck Accident in Long Island City, Queens
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP   |   Jul 7, 2017 On Saturday, June 24 around 6:00 a.m., a car crashed into a tractor-trailer in Long Island City, Queens. According to   CBS New York   , the dr...
Milo Yiannopoulos Sues Simon & Schuster – Bet They Wish They Had a Morals Clause, but What’s a Morals Clause?
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro   |   Jul 11, 2017   | According to the   lawsuit   he filed on Friday, July 7, 2017, Simon & Schuster refused to publish his most recent book,   Dangerous , because of allegations...
BOOK EXPO AMERICA 2017: Lots of great authors!
Jun 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 247 247 recommendations | email to a friend
  Article by Tiziano Thomas Dossena BEA’s annual encounter in New York (which by the way has missed a step last year by exhibiting in Chicago instead) started under a bad auspice on Wednesday, May ...

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Coalition proposes changes to city’s industrial development
In an effort to build the city’s industrial sector, the Industrial Jobs Coalition has proposed a set of policies that would change manufacturing areas to foster growth. According to the IJC, which ...
Mar 08, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charter school group hosts diversity celebration
The NYC Coalition of Community Charter Schools hosted a daylong celebration of diversity at the Renaissance Charter School in Jackson Heights. Several community-based advocacy organizations were pr...
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Helen Marshall, former Queens borough president, dies at 87
Was first African-American and second woman to hold the post
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QueensWay vs. QueensRail
Two proposals for abandoned track clash at Chamber meet
Mar 02, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents express frustration over sewer project
Reps say construction on Calamus will end in May 2018
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/20/17-2/26/17)
Monday, Feb. 20 Christian E. Nunez was arrested at Forest Avenue and Metropolitan Avenue for aggravated unlicensed operator by Officer Quintanilla. Katherine Montalvo was arrested at 55-60 Metropol...
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Queens businesses struggle to cope with minimum wage increase
After the latest minimum wage increase in New York City took effect at the beginning of the year, borough business owners are trying to find a way to pay their employees and keep their customers ha...
Feb 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vet group gets first look at Vietnam War memorial
Representatives from a veterans group got their first look at the preliminary designs for a planned memorial to the 420 Queens residents who were killed in the Vietnam War. Members of Chapter 32 of...
Feb 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/13/17-2/19/17)
Monday, Feb. 13 Jorge Y. Parchment was arrested at 603 Seneca Avenue for third-degree assault by Officer Archange. Justin Roman was arrested at Fairview Avenue and Greene Avenue for unauthorized us...
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Scammers pose as immigration agents in Woodside
Threaten to deport Latino man, takes his money
Feb 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
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State considers expanding DNA searches in crimes
Parents of slain jogger among those in support
Feb 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 185 185 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 denies permit for Fresh Pond Street Fest...again
But final decision still rests with mayor's office
Feb 15, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
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CB5 lists budget priorities for upcoming fiscal year
Express concerns over budget cuts to several agencies
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (2/6/17-2/12/17)
Monday, Feb. 6 Enrique Vargas was arrested at 68-01 Otto Road for criminal trespassing by Officer Florio. Tuesday, Feb. 7 Edison Perez was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for grand larceny by Dete...
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Angry constituents confront pol about joining breakaway Dem group
Protesters clash with supporters outside town hall meeting
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