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Importance of Educating Your Managers about Religious Discrimination Laws
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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 | 78 78 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 | 152 152 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 | 157 157 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 | 721 721 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 | 208 208 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 | 204 204 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 | 239 239 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 | 230 230 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 | 289 289 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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Landmarking Curtails Our Rights
Dear Editor: The government already constrains and controls every aspect of our lives by regulating our wealth, income, taxes, investments, etc. The results are a matter of record. It is absurd to ...
Jan 14, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Bus Terminal In Flushing
Dear Editor: I recently heard a suggestion about building a Flushing bus terminal at the site of Municipal Lot 1. It struck a nerve! Perfect! I hadn’t dawned on me that the fancy “development” plan...
Jan 14, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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How Could We Forget About the Old MTA?
Dear Editor: Does anyone remember Spring 2003? In double bombshell accusations, the New York State Comptroller and New York City Controller issued separate reports in April showing that the MTA kep...
Jan 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eyesore Is Not So Sore
Dear Editor: A recent edition of your newspaper (Dec 11, 2008) included an Eyesore of the Week item that featured graffiti on a Post Office drop box an Nassaus Ave in Greenpoint. The caption writer...
Jan 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Acess-A-Ride To Be Less Acess-Able
Dear Editor: Tucked into the budget that the MTA board approved on December 17 are details that the Queens public should ponder in the weeks ahead as the NYTransit prepares to put into effect the d...
Jan 08, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prayers for a Brighter, Better New Year
Dear Editor: As we resolve to meet the opportunities and challenges of a new year, we renew our resolution to learn from past failures and commit to the improvement of our neighborhoods, cities and...
Jan 08, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arthur Ponzi-relli
Dear Editor: Bernard Madoff has admitted perpetrating a Ponzi scheme and defrauding countless investors and retirees. Wikipedia defines a Ponzi scheme as a fraudulent investment operation that invo...
Dec 23, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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What I Eat Has Nothing To Do With The Rest Of Your Afternoon
Dear Editor: With our government in deep debt, we ordinary citizens can think of lots of ways for our government to save money. You would think common sense would prevail in Washington DC, but that...
Dec 23, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why Is the Bailout On Us?
Dear Editor, Does any one even care that those baby boomers who are not yet senior citizens (62 or 65) have to take money out of their pension checks to provide all this money for public transporta...
Dec 23, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Comp. Sez, “East River Tolls No Go”
Dear Editor: The importance of finding a solution to the region’s transit budget shortfall took on new urgency yesterday as the MTA approved a 23 percent fare hike and massive service cuts. While t...
Dec 23, 2008 | 1 1 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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No Budget Cuts
Dear Editor; Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that further budget cuts might be necessary. The problem is that these cuts could extend to the NYPD and the FDNY, which means layoffs and the closing of m...
Dec 17, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leaving the Chicken Coop to the Wolves
Dear Editor: Whatever form it takes, an essential part of the auto bailout should include corporate leadership change. In other words, the captain of the Exxon Valdez who ran the tanker into calami...
Dec 17, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Corpse of Habeas Corpus
Dear Editor: In a recent edition of your newspaper (December 4, 2008), a reader opinionated that it was “unconstitutional” to suspend the Writ of Habeas Corpus (Latin for “you have the body.”) Sect...
Dec 17, 2008 | 1 1 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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SNL Skit Takes Shot In The Dark, Misses The Mark
Dear Editor: I was offended by Saturday Night Live’s decision to portray Governor David Paterson as inept because of his visual impairment. While elected officials are certainly fair game for comed...
Dec 17, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Queens Icon Honored
To the Dear Panzarella Family: I was so very pleased to read of the Triangle being named in Honor of Attillio W. Panzarella, the Patriarch of your family. Although I only met him briefly, with his ...
Dec 10, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jennifer Cramblett is interviewed at her attorney's home in Waite Hill, Ohio, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Cramblett has sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio woman has sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended.


2014-10-01 19:02:22 -0400
By Jeffrey Dastin (Reuters) - United Airlines believes the U.S. Ebola patient flew on its aircraft from Brussels to Dallas-Fort Worth via Washington on Sept. 20, based on information it received from federal officials, according to a company spokeswoman. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said there was "zero risk of transmission" on these two flights because the patient showed no symptoms at the time and therefore could not have been contagious, the United spokeswoman said. The CDC has said it is unnecessary to contact others who traveled on the flights, she added. ...
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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico federal officials say alleged cartel capo Hector Beltran Leyva believed captured.
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