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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 | 109 109 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 | 37 37 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 | 97 97 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 | 159 159 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 | 149 149 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 | 44 44 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 | 137 137 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 | 160 160 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 | 147 147 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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The past moving forward
Dear Editor, On November 12, there was a celebration of the 10th anniversary of the reclamation, renaming, and rededication of the Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground on 46th Avenue at 165th Stree...
Dec 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cure the disease of hate
Dear Editor, I recently read a most profound article by Archbishop Wilton Gregory in The Tablet, in which he called racism a disease that must be cured. I believe hate of another person is truly a ...
Dec 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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RIP Alan Thicke
Dear Editor, Alan Thicke, who portrayed Dr. Jason Seaver on the long running show "Growing Pains," was a true professional in every way. He always respected his fellow colleagues and was a multital...
Dec 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tough lesson
Dear Editor, Students and faculty at Queensborough Community College and other CUNY schools launched a drive to turn their colleges into sanctuary campuses for undocumented students. They must weig...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Missing canopy
Dear Editor, Something is still missing from the new replacement pedestrian overpass bridge at the Little Neck LIRR Station. Why didn't the LIRR coordinate purchase of a simple overhead canopy alon...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
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We will survive
Dear Editor, The election is over. The Electoral College won and the American voter lost. Webster's defines voting as "the collective opinion or verdict of a body of persons." Talk about bastardizi...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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RIP John Glenn
Dear Editor, We have lost John Glenn, a hero who fought in two wars, an astronaut, and a U.S. senator, but above all a man that loved America and its people. As a youth, I remember his historical f...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unprepared
Dear Editor, Newt Gingrich spoke to Donald Trump about his new responsibilities as president, and Trump apparently said "this is really a bigger job than I thought." Amazing, who would've thought t...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cure hate
Dear Editor, I recently read a most profound article by Archbishop Wilton Gregory in The Tablet, in which he called racism a disease that must be cured. I believe hate of another person is truly a ...
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Somber anniversary
Dear Editor, On December 16,1960, two passenger planes collided and crashed in foggy and snowy conditions over New York City. One plane crashed into Staten Island, and the other plane crashed in Pa...
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Historical precedent
Dear Editor, By mid-December, when the Electoral College officially casts its ballots, it is very likely Hillary Clinton will be up about two percentage points in the popular vote. That is a huge m...
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
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Safety concerns
Dear Editor, With more and more bike lanes being added all around the city, it is very important to stress that cyclists also must observe all traffic regulations that motorists and pedestrians do....
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Bringing kindness back
Dear Editor, We're in the holiday season and there is a lot of hustle and bustle, but I believe in kindness to those we meet, even if just entails a kind smile, hello, or apologizing for accidental...
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moving on?
Dear Editor, Some of the people president-elect Donald Trump is bringing in as part of his transition team are horrifying. Ken Blackwell argues that homosexuality is a choice and Myron Ebell, anoth...
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Bus belts
Dear Editor, Six children from kindergarten to fifth grade are dead because of the lack of seat belts on a bus driven by an incompetent driver in Tennessee. Enough is enough. When is our City Counc...
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gina Miller, the lead claimant in the legal fight to get Parliament to vote on whether the UK can start the process of leaving the EU, makes a statement outside the Supreme Court in London, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Lead plaintiff Gina Miller says British Supreme Court ruling provides the legal foundation to trigger Brexit. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)LONDON (AP) — Britain's government must get parliamentary approval before starting the process of leaving the European Union, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, potentially delaying Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to trigger negotiations by the end of March.


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FILE PHOTO - Obama attends the APEC Summit in PeruWELLINGTON/TOKYO (Reuters) - Australia and New Zealand said on Tuesday they hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after U.S. President Donald Trump kept a promise to abandon the accord. The TPP, which the United States had signed but not ratified, was a pillar of former U.S. President Barack Obama's policy to pivot to Asia.


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FILE - In this Friday Feb. 28, 2014 file picture, Polish-French film director Roman Polanski holds his best director award during the 39th French Cesar Awards Ceremony in Paris, France. Filmmaker Roman Polanski has decided not to preside over the French equivalent of the Oscars, after protests from France's women's rights minister and feminist groups because of decades-old U.S. sex charges. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)PARIS (AP) — Filmmaker Roman Polanski has abandoned plans to preside over the French equivalent of the Oscars, after protests from France's women's rights minister and feminist groups prompted by decades-old U.S. sex charges against him.


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