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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 | 7 7 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 | 36 36 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 | 33 33 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 | 34 34 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 | 78 78 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 | 85 85 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 | 81 81 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 | 82 82 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 | 132 132 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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Galante's greed
Dear Editor, Your recent report on the Queens Library lawsuit settlement is another sad example of intimidation by litigation. Rather than present a solid case in court, the library caved into form...
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
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Protesting Palookas
Dear Editor, Council members Jimmy Van Bramer, Melissa Mark-Viverito and Jumaane Williams, Comptroller Scott Stringer, and their anti-Trump protesting palookas who marched across the Queensboro Bri...
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump thoughts
Dear Editor, The contentious 2016 presidential election is now history. However, the story and ultimate upset will be discussed and studied for generations to come. Donald Trump did not win because...
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Obstructing justice
Dear Editor, The de Blasio administration has a backup plan to delete the records of thousands of undocumented immigrants issued IDNYC cards, obstructing federal justice. In other words, Mayor Bill...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boo birds
Dear Editor, The catcalls that echoed through the theater where "Hamilton” was playing when vice president-elect Mike Pence and a member of his family saw the show were totally uncalled for. Both t...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blame game
Dear Editor, Hillary Clinton says that FBI director James Comey did her in with the voters, causing her to lose the election. This is the same old diversion and “blame somebody else” game that has ...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Biden's time
Dear Editor, Vice President Joe Biden reminds me of the cowardly lion from the Land of Oz also known as Washington. Imagine if he had the courage to enter and win the Democratic presidential primar...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deja vu
Dear Editor, Donald Trump’s election is the return of 1960’s America. For those who lived through that turbulent destructive decade recalling the time is a harsh stain upon the nation. Racial injus...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Be sure to give
Dear Editor Thanksgiving is a time to spend with family and friends, a time of good food and fun, and a time to start to thinking of the holiday season. But there are those less fortunate than ours...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fix 77th Avenue
Dear Editor, Community Board 8 approved a capital and expense budget that places the upgrading of our area's roads, schools and parks at the top of its list. As a Kew Gardens Hills resident who's l...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ban Electoral College
Dear Editor, Hillary Clinton won the popular vote but lost the presidential election because the Electoral College, a body that elects the president and the vice president of the United States ever...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fair distribution
Dear Editor, In Bellerose, we have three homeless shelters within a four-to-five block radius. Is that fair? How close is a homeless shelter to Gracie Mansion or the borough president's home in For...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sad statistic
Dear Editor, Every day, 22 veterans take their own lives. That's a suicide every 65 minutes. As shocking as this number is, it may actually be higher. On Veterans Day and every day, thank veterans ...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Penn problems
Dear Editor, There are a number of significant issues missing from Governor Andrew Cuomo's recent announcement of the $1.6 billion for improvements to Penn Station. What are the specific funding so...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Welfare World
Dear Editor, The City Council is weighing legislation that would pay lawyers to represent indigent men, women and children threatened with eviction in housing court. It's about time. Even those onl...
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, Activist Alyona Popova speaks to the Associated Press at her home in Moscow, Russia. Popova, whose online petition against the bill to decriminalize domestic violence has attracted more than 180,000 signatures, sees the efforts to decriminalize this as a continuation of the Kremlin's increasingly aggressive policy abroad as well as at home after several repressive laws targeting various groups, from foreign-funded NGOs to gay people. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)MOSCOW (AP) — In Russia, giving one's spouse a slap is nothing extraordinary for many people. This week, the Russian parliament is expected to take a step closer toward decriminalizing it altogether.


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Venezuela's Central Bank chief Nelson Merentes was fired on January 22, 2016, amid a deep economic crisis aggravated a botched attempt to replace the country's largest bank notePresident Nicolas Maduro on Sunday announced the firing of Venezuela's Central Bank chief, amid a deep economic crisis worsened by the recent bungled release of bigger denomination banknotes. Speaking on his weekly television program, Maduro announced that Central Bank head Nelson Merentes -- who has been under intense pressure over the banknote debacle -- has handed in his resignation. "I would like to thank Nelson Merentes for all the effort he has made at various battlefronts, but I want us to initiate a new stage in the development of the Central Bank of Venezuela," the left-wing Venezuelan leader declared, announcing that he has tapped economist Ricardo Sanguino to succeed Merentes.


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Former French Prime Minister and candidate for the French left's presidential primaries ahead of the 2017 presidential election, Manuel Valls, arrives to cast his vote during the first round of the Socialist party primary election in Evry, south of Paris, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Seven candidates are running in the first round of France's left-wing presidential primary, whose winner will face a tough challenge from the right and nationalist far right in the April-May general election. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)PARIS (AP) — Partial results suggest that Manuel Valls, a center-leaning former prime minister who rallied France together after extremist attacks, will confront stalwart Socialist Benoit Hamon in the country's left-wing presidential primary runoff next week.


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