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What if My Boss Was a Strong Trump Supporter, but I voted for Hillary (or the Other Way Around)?
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro What Rights Do I Have if This Causes Me a Problem at Work ? Employees of Private Businesses: What about the First Amendment? Can’t I say whatever I want? Yes, you can say anything ...
Workers Compensation in Queens New York | Part One
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Workers Comp. by   Pyrros & Serres LLP You’ve been hurt on the job and can’t work. You’ve heard about “workers’ compensation,” but you really don’t know what it is or how it works. You’ll...
The Right to Discovery in Probate Litigation
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bonnie Lawston When someone dies with a will in New York State, that person’s estate must generally be “settled” through filings and proceedings overseen by the probate court. Referred to as p...
Employers, Protect Yourselves | 2017 Harassment Claims
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has spent considerable researching and analyzing harassment claims related to federal anti-discrimination laws. Such laws ...
Can You Be Denied Workers’ Compensation because Your Employer Pays You Off the Books?
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP Queens Workers’ Compensation Attorneys You have been working a job, but getting paid under the table, so to speak. You get injured on that job—now you can’t work at all! If y...
Videotaping the Execution of a Will
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston It's not uncommon, in New York and other jurisdictions, for dispossessed or unhappy heirs to allege that a will was executed under duress or undue influence. What if you vide...
Very Important News for you, If you work more than 40 hours per week for the same weekly salary
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
I work way more than 40 hours a week for the same weekly salary. My boss says that he doesn’t have to pay me anything for my overtime hours. Is this true? It depends. Under the old rule, Anyone who...
How Do Workers Feel About Overtime Pay?
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans The federal overtime rule has been put on hold, and employers are waiting to see whether the DOL will effectively appeal the injunction imposed by the U.S. District Court in...
Varför Utnyttja Raspberry Ketoner kosttillskott viktminskning?
Jan 06, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Data summeras av den amerikanska viktkontroll Info Network bestämma större än två tredjedelar av vuxna i USA som feta (68,8 procent). Det här laget, är över 35 procent tänkt på feta. Många människo...
Sammeln und halten auch Heidelbeeren und auch Einfrieren Heidelbeeren
Jan 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
Blaubeeren sind eine gesunde und leckere Belohnung, die Sie sofort nach der Auswahl oder Verwendung in Pfannkuchen, Muffins oder Marmeladen essen können. Es ist immer viel mehr erfreulich, wenn Sie...

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Slice of Piazza
Dear Editor, I would like to offer congratulations to Mike Piazza for the enormous achievement of making the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Piazza went in as a Met, which honors all of us Me...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Needed vacation
Dear Editor, Congress adjourning and leaving Washington for a recess of seven weeks is actually great news. Our civil and economic liberties are continually at risk when any legislative body, be it...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Backing Trump
Dear Editor, After some uncertainty about which candidate to vote for, after hearing Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention there is absolutely no doubt in my mind w...
Aug 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stop K2, legalize pot
Dear Editor, K2 is touted as an alternative to marijuana because it allegedly provides a “high” similar to marijuana while not being detectible by common drug tests used today. Unlike marijuana, wh...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shedding light on K2
Dear Editor, Kudos to Jaime Rosenberg for an excellent and informative expose on K2. The boxed answers to five key questions was very creative and helpful to your readers. Police Commissioner Bill ...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scary politics
Dear Editor, It is not hard to be a fortune teller during this election process. If Trump loses in November one can already hear his rantings that the “system is rigged,” that he won the election a...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wasted money
Dear Editor, Governor Andrew Cuomo's New York planned oversight by the state Design and Construction Corporation for all Metropolitan Transportation Authority capital projects over $50 million is r...
Jul 27, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Save Forest Hills
Dear Editor, As a lifelong resident of Forest Hills, I am writing to ask our legislators to save our idyllic community from urban sprawl. Anyone who has ever lived in Forest Hills knows what a trea...
Jul 20, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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What scandal?
Dear Editor, Republicans vowed the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails would put an end to the "scandal" once and for all. Did it? Of course not. When FBI Director James Comey said they...
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Mourning loss
Dear Editor, The Gray Panthers NYC Network is outraged at the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. The continued stealing of innocent lives as a result of overzealous policing is rooted...
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Unfair treatment
Dear Editor, The hypocrisy and disparate treatment by the media in the presidential campaign is absolutely flagrant. When Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka is interviewed by the press, nearly always s...
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thank LBJ
Dear Editor, July 2016 marks the 52nd Anniversary of federal government support for public transportation. The success of public transportation can be traced back to one of the late President Lyndo...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time to act
Dear Editor, The sit-in by Democrats in Congress to protest the failure of new gun law legislation may have ended, but the fight has only just begun. It is time for Congress to unite as one legisla...
Jul 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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RIP Elie Wiesel
Dear Editor, Elie Wiesel was a Holocaust survivor of four Nazi death camps, Nobel Peace Prize winner and a supporter of oppressed people all over the world. Here was a man whose writings tell manki...
Jul 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump on Turkey
Dear Editor, How long before Trump blames the bombing and massacre that took place in Istanbul on the "ongoing conflict between the Turks and Caicos?" Sincerely, Robert LaRosa Whitestone
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Atlanta Falcons' Matt Ryan runs for a touchdown during the first half of the NFL football NFC championship game against the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Ryan and Julio Jones teamed up for a dominant playoff performance, and the Atlanta Falcons ignored all those ghosts from the last half-century.


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The Latest: Falcons roll 44-21 to reach Super BowlThe Latest on the NFL conference championship games (all times Eastern): ___ 6:40 p.m. The Atlanta Falcons are headed to their second Super Bowl appearance in franchise history after routing the Green ...


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Surfers enjoy the large waves at the entrance to Santa Barbara, Calif., harbor Saturday morning, Jan. 21, 2017. A winter storm is bringing much higher than usual waves to the area. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fast-moving floodwaters swept through California mountain communities and residents fled homes below hillsides scarred by wildfires as the third — and largest — in the latest series of storms brought a deluge Sunday and warnings about damaging mudslides.


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