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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Based on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)   explains that it is illegal for employers to fire, demote, or otherwise “retali...
JUST LISTED: 1 Family Brick Home in Rego Park (89-18 63rd Ave) NY 11374
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1 Family Brick Home for Sale in Rego Park NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Rego Park 1 Family Brick Home for Sale. ...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
Jun 18, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 666 666 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree p...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2015
Jun 18, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
JUNE 2015 QUEENS REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE The pace of existing home sales increased slightly from April to May according to the latest report released by the Long island Board of Realtors. This is...
Long Island Roads See Two Police Officers Die in Separate Vehicle Crashes
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes fate takes unexpected turns that we find unexplainable. The odds are slim to none that two former police officers about the same age would die in single vehicle crashes over the same week...
Take Quick Actions When Signs of Discrimination Emerge in Your Business
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
All too often, business owners are not aware of their managers or supervisors engaging in discriminatory practices toward workers. When workers complain about racial or nationality slurs being made...
Immigrants In Limbo As Obama Implements New Programs: By A Lawyer
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
In December 2014 a lawsuit was filed against President Obama’s administration’s proposed immigration plans. The lawsuit alleged constitutional issues that involved the President disregarding Congre...
How To File For Ch. 7 Bankruptcy & Eliminate Debt: By A NYC Lawyer
Jun 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is a relatively simple process. There are only a few procedures that must take place before a debtor receives a discharge of all or most of his debt: 1. Pre-Bankruptcy Credit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAY 2015
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
May 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update   Right now the Queens’ real estate market is feeling pretty tight to say the least. If you or someone you know has been searching for a home, they can tel...
Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 290 290 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requiremen...

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New year, new wardrobe
Any fashion trend that you see this spring will have the same common thread: Color. Any fashion publication, celebrity news report or stylist will tell you that ‘brights are in and drab is out’. Is...
Dec 29, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beat the Winter Blues
Shorter days, colder temperatures and more time stuck inside can color anyone’s winter a little blue. Whether you’re feeling sluggish, irritable, noticing a change in appetite, or even just feeling...
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Cool ways to celebrate New Years
Take a break from TimesSquare and chill out with these events.
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The Art of “Craftacular” Creations
The handmade craze was in full effect this past Sunday, Dec. 12th at a local designer open market we stumbled upon, sponsored by BUST Magazine—“The magazine for women with something to get off thei...
Dec 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is a treat
Following close on Harry Potter’s heels, the new Narnia film, “The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” was released on Dec. 10. While “The Voyage” didn’t even come to close to gro...
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Gifts that keep giving
Six sure ways to impress this holiday
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The Last Minute Local and Online Gift Guide
For when you still aren't sure where to shop this Christmas.
Dec 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black Swan Blurs Line Between Passion and Madness
Darren Aronofsky’s psychological thriller, “Black Swan,” tells a story full of passion, obsession, and illusion as he takes us into the competitive world of professional ballet. The film revolves a...
Dec 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adding More Style to Grand Central
Three Local Brooklyn Designers Wow at Grand Central Holiday Fair.
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The Warrior's Way not worth the trip
I can’t say that “The Warrior’s Way” is the worst movie of all time, but that is simply because I haven’t seen every movie ever made. I can honestly say that some of the movies my friends made in m...
Dec 10, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teat yourself with this year's best music
From Hendrix to Stuart, get your music fix with these album collections.
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Stretch Out Your Summer Clothes
DIY stylish looks to last you into winter
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Jazz Up Your Holiday Stocking
Podcasts, free listening parties and more
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The Thrifty Trend Report
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You're never too cool for Harry Potter
Film Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
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Rescuers unload a body bag as victims of the Philippines ferry disaster are retrieved and taken to the pier in Ormoc City, on July 3, 2015Anguished families wept over the bodies of dead relatives as the search for survivors from the Philippines' latest ferry disaster ended Friday with 45 confirmed deaths, officials said. All 187 people on board the capsized Kim Nirvana were accounted for with 142 confirmed to have survived, Philippine Coast Guard spokesman Commander Armand Balilo told AFP. "There's no more hope for survivors," Ciriaco Tolibao from the city's disaster risk reduction and management office told ANC television.


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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, file photo, a sign for Aetna Inc., sits atop a building at the company headquarters in in Hartford, Conn. Health insurer Aetna Inc. has made a deal to buy competitor Humana Inc. in a $37 billion deal the companies say would create the second-largest managed care company, it was announced Friday, July 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)Aetna will spend $37 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.


2015-07-03 07:25:56 -0400

The new health insurer will have more than 33 million customersUS health insurance giant Aetna will buy rival Humana for $37 billion (33.3 billion euros), a statement issued Friday by both companies said, creating a group with estimated annual sales of $115 billion. Aetna, the second-largest US health insurance player in market capitalisation terms, said it will pay $230 dollars per Humana share in a cash and stock deal to create a new entity with around 33 million customers. According to agreements approved by both boards, the transaction will leave Aetna shareholders owning around 74 percent of the new group, and investors with Humana stock with 26 percent.


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