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How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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 | 561 561 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...
Recent Supreme Court Ruling on Homecare Union Dues Requirement
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 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 | 52 52 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 | 89 89 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 | 96 96 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 | 160 160 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...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 168 168 recommendations | email to a friend
  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
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 273 273 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Bushwick Homecomings on DVD
Brooklyn-born filmmaker Stefanie Joshua recently celebrated the official DVD release of her acclaimed documentary film “Bushwick Homecomings” with a reception/screening at the Brooklyn Moon Café on...
Nov 26, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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We Are Lying To You
Artists New Work Denounces Media
Oct 23, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Million-Dollar Gravy: Meet Queens' New Millionaires
Proving that ordinary people win the lottery every day, three Queens residents will be receiving million dollar paydays from the state’s most famous gaming initiative. Willie James McCain and Kwan ...
Oct 02, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Brings On The Green
It’s not easy being green, according to a famous frog, but Brooklyn is trying its best to make it a whole lot easier. “Green Brooklyn, Green City,” an event showcasing green businesses and nonprofi...
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Another Chapter Written for Brooklyn Book Festival
Annual event grows with each passing year
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Time Warner Sets up Queens News Bureau
It's where The Ramones hail from, it was once the stomping grounds of Jack Kerouac, and it was once the home of Aaron Burr. Queens is also one of the largest and eclectic areas in the world, so it'...
Oct 02, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Say Hello to the Dog Whisperer of Queens
Although Robbie Aufrichtig does not actually whisper to the dogs he trains, the animals do listen to him. After five lessons spaced about a week apart, combined with socialization sessions at the F...
Oct 02, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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In a Different New York State of Mind
The fictitious offices of Mode magazine played host to a very real awards ceremony last week, as representatives from Empire State Development (ESD) and the star of Ugly Betty announced the winner ...
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Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly, former Medical Director of Samaritan's Purse Ebola Care Center in Monrovia, Liberia, center, talks with Emira Woods, right, Director of Social Impact at ThoughtWorks, right, before the start of a hearing on Ebola before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Brantly's wife Amber watches at left. Woods thanked Brantly for his work fighting Ebola in Liberia. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)ATLANTA (AP) — Under pressure to boost the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis, President Barack Obama is ordering 3,000 military personnel to West Africa amid worries that the financial and human cost of the outbreak is rapidly growing.


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NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say the victim of a quadruple slaying was given information on a domestic violence shelter before her ex-boyfriend killed her, her parents and another man.
2014-09-16 15:37:22 -0400
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court has tossed the conviction of a Utah man who was found guilty of threatening a professor by sending a violent anti-immigrant email.
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