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How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Timing Is Everything
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     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
Recent Supreme Court Ruling on Homecare Union Dues Requirement
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Business Employment Attorney in Queens, NY Many employers are interested to know about cases that affect the power of unions. For decades, unions have challenged employers through disputes or ongoi...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
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Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
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Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York
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Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who be...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
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Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
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  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
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by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a compl...

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CB5 Dog run committee formed
Dog owners clamoring for a dog run at Juniper Valley Park may get their wish after all. At its August 12th meeting, Community Board 5 passed a resolution to form a subcommittee to discuss the need ...
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Seniors grow hip to local food movement
Receive free produce from growers, supermarkets
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
8/3/2009 - 8/10/2009
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104th Precinct takes crime fighting to the streets
Host community event as part of National Night Out
Aug 11, 2009 | 3 3 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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80th Street gridlock continues
Crowley, DOT look at traffic issue
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P.S. 87 still won’t get addition, says DOE Department unmoved after tour
A tour of P.S. 87 has not changed the Department of Education’s (DOE) mind: the DOE still won’t build an addition there, despite an outcry from the community for more space at the cramped Middle Vi...
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ELECTIONS 2009: THE RACE FOR MAYOR
We sit down with two of the candidates - Bloomberg & Thompson
Aug 04, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ognibene running for council, again
Takes opening shot at Crowley
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Rezone takes effect
300-block area comes under protection
Aug 04, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sans dog run, owners enjoy a walk in the park
But many say they would support a dog run in Juniper
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Board 5 to Meet on 8/12
The next regular monthly meeting of Community Board 5, Queens will be conducted on Wednesday, August 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the CNL Room of Christ the King Regional High School (3rd Floor – Door 10), ...
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Maspeth small biz struggling
Recession hits home
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Maspeth's New Sound Studio keeps the hits coming
What makes a hit song? While great lyrics are important for a chart-topping ditty, they’re not the only thing that needs to enter to mix. The instruments, voice, and production are all important fa...
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P.S. 87 addition popular, but still not in the works
DOE opposed to an extension for MidVille school
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Plan to truck garbage through Maspeth stinks
Group protest Waste Management proposal
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A man walks past grafitti depicting US Judge Thomas Griesa and vultures behind bars, outside the National Congress in Buenos Aires on September 10, 2014Buenos Aires (AFP) - Argentina summoned the acting American ambassador over his comments on its failure to repay debt tied up in a US legal battle, protesting his use of the word "default" and accusing him of trampling on the country's sovereignty.


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CalFire firefighters rest on a lawn in front of the burned-out ruins of a home on September 16, 2014 in Weed, CaliforniaLos Angeles (AFP) - As many as 6,000 firefighters were battling a wave of wildfires raging across California, which is gripped by a historic drought and near-record temperatures.


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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2014, file photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice sits on the sideline in the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Baltimore. The NFL players' union has appealed the league's indefinite suspension of Ray Rice, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.(AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)BALTIMORE (AP) — The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night.


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