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Importance of Educating Your Managers about Religious Discrimination Laws
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates Restaurant owners must ensure their managers understand employment laws and put policies in place that protect their business against discrimination lawsuits. P...
"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 726 726 recommendations | email to a friend
     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...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 213 213 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 243 243 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
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 232 232 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 291 291 recommendations | email to a friend
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...

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Brew-ha-ha on Greenpoint Avenue
Beer merchant treats locals at grand opening
Mar 24, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Farm Grows in East New York
Successful farmers market lands neighborhood on city's green map
Mar 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glendale Church Regulars Headed to Nashville
MidVille/Bayside Recording Artists Are Nashville-Bound
Mar 17, 2009 | 3 3 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Metropolitan Women Get Fit
New ladies-only gym opens in Forest Hills
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Borz Said
Book Rehashes Raucous Days of School Board 24, Subject Fire Back
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NYPD Gives Kids an Education in Jazz
There was nothing “blue” about the NYPD’s appearance at Bushwick’s P.S.147. Rather than the blues, the halls of the elementary school were filled with the swinging sounds of the last century’s best...
Feb 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Businesses Learn to Go Green
Summit gives companies chance to become more eco-conscious and profitable
Jan 27, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rosetta Wines is Pleasing to the Palate
Store offers fine wines without the pressure
Jan 27, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Artist Named to State Council
Last week, State Senator Velmanette Montgomery named Brooklyn artist Danny Simmons as a member of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). Simmons is the vice-chairman and co-founder of Rush...
Jan 27, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rap Video Highlights East New York Violence
Controversial video has community in uproar
Jan 08, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
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Expat Burmese Keep Pressure on Regime
The Woodside-based pro-democracy activists of Burma Point took their new year fundraiser to a loft in SoHo Saturday night. At the reception, attendees sampled a buffet of American offerings and Bur...
Jan 07, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tablao Flamenco in Astoria - Friday, January 9th
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Bolero Dance Company and Spanish Benevolent Society-Centro Español proudly present TABLAO FLAMENCO IN ASTORIA, Friday, January 9, 2009 at 8:30 pm. Tablao Flamenco in ...
Dec 29, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Tech, Woodhull Team Up for Health
New York City College of Technology (City Tech) has partnered with Woodhull Medical Center to establish a Radiology Learning Lab on the premises of the hospital. The lab is designed to promote a le...
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Clubhouse Opens at Dyker Beach Golf Course
$15 million renovation project complete
Dec 23, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Santa Not the Only One With a Checklist
City hospitals work to eliminate fatal errors
Dec 17, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US jobless aid fall to 287k; fewest people receiving benefits in 8-plus years.
2014-10-02 08:32:00 -0400

In this May 12, 2014 photo, a vulture flies over the Estrutual landfill where a man searches for recyclable materials near downtown in Brasilia, Brazil. Located just west of Brazil’s ultramodern Planalto Presidential Palace, the dump is set to shut down on a still-unannounced date. The closure postponed because a replacement landfill is not ready. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Against a distant skyline of high-rise buildings, huge vultures dive over the nearly 9 tons of rubbish that arrive daily at the enormous dump in Brazil's capital as nearly 3,000 trash pickers set aside recyclable plastic, metal and paper to sell.


2014-10-02 08:29:14 -0400

People gather at the site of a car bomb attack in a Shi'ite neighbourhood of New Baghdad in southeastern BaghdadBy Ayla Jean Yackley and Alexander Dziadosz SURUC Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State insurgents tightened their grip on a Syrian border town on Thursday despite coalition air strikes meant to weaken them, sending thousands more Kurdish refugees into Turkey and dragging Ankara deeper into the conflict. Kurdish militants warned that peace talks with the Turkish state would come to an end if the Islamist insurgents were allowed to carry out a massacre in the predominantly Kurdish town of Kobani, pressuring Ankara to act. ...


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