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How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
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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 | 568 568 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
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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 | 64 64 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 | 62 62 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 | 100 100 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 | 102 102 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 | 171 171 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 | 177 177 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 | 281 281 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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Ethel Moruzzi
Ethel Moruzzi passed away on May 13, 2013 at the age of 87. Beloved wife of the late Alfred. Devoted mother of Lois Scholl, Janis Stahl, Craig Moruzzi. Dear sister of Arline Banninger and Alice Hea...
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Edward M. Kwiatkowski
Edward M. Kwiatkowski passed away on May 8th, 2013 at the age of 82 years. Born October 14th, 1930 to Walter and Victoria Kwiatkowski. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Mary, Daughters...
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Sandra Mundy
Sandra Mundy passed away on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at the age of 69. Beloved Mother of Christopher D. Mundy and Mother-in-Law of Christina. Cherished Grandmother of Daniel and Jonathan. Funeral Ser...
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Marcos O. Quisbert
Marcos O. Quisbert passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at the age of 44. Beloved Husband of Tomoko Furuno-Quisbert. Loving Father of Saya. Devoted Son of Bertha and Humberto. Dear Brother of Louis ...
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Luis Zurita
Luis Zurita passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at the age of 83. Beloved Father of Gloria Zurita, Rodrigo Zurita, Teresa Zurita, Luis Zurita, Elsa Zurita, Ivan Zurita, and the late Marcelo Zuri...
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Carolyne Tamney Walsh
Carolyne Tamney Walsh passed away on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at the age of 65. Beloved Wife of James J. Walsh. Loving Stepmother of James J. Walsh and Mother-in-Law of Lisa. Also survived by numerou...
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Eleanor Bonsignore
Eleanor Bonsignore passed away on Friday, May 10, 2013 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Anthony Bonsignore. Loving Mother of Carl Bonsignore and Mother-in-Law of Joan. Cherished Grandmoth...
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Michael S. Petrula
Michael S. Petrula passed away on Tuesday, May 07, 2013 at the age of 82. Beloved Husband of Rosetta M. Petrula. Loving Father of Michael J. Petrula and Marlene Minicozzi and Father-in-Law of Phil....
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Rosaria Patinella
Rosaria Patinella passed away on Monday, May 06, 2013 at the age of 73. Beloved Wife of Andrea Patinella. Loving Mother of Josephine DeNicola, Luciano Patinella and Marianna August. Cherished Grand...
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Anthony Michael Bruscella
Anthony Michael Bruscella passed away on Monday, May 06, 2013 at the age of 85. Beloved Uncle of Anthony James Colica, Maryann Gentile, Daniel Colica, Gregory Colica, William Bruscella, Charles Bru...
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Frank P. Messano
Frank P. Messano passed away on Monday, May 06, 2013 at the age of 64. Beloved Son of Marilyn and the late Angelo Messano. Loving Brother of Kenneth Messano, Marianne Kivita, Michael Messano and De...
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Anthony “Butchie” Jarzembowski
Anthony “Butchie” Jarzembowski passed away on Friday, May 10, 2013 at the age of 67. Beloved Husband of Mary Ann Jarzembowski. Loving Father of Anthony E. Jarzembowski and Vicki Richardson. Cherish...
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Frederick C. Konze
Frederick C. Konze of Brooklyn passed away on April 28, 2013 at the age of 73. Beloved husband of the late Jacqueline. Devoted Father of Patricia, Albert and Eileen. Dear Brother of John, Loretta, ...
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Mary Holowiecka
Mary Holowiecka passed away on Saturday, May 04, 2013 at the age of 97. Place of death Bronx NY. Dear Sister of the late John Holowiecki. Loving Aunt of Carol Maines and John Holowiecki Jr. Mass of...
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Carla Yurman
Carla Yurman passed away on Friday, May 03, 2013 at the age of 79. Beloved Wife of Erminio Yurman. Loving Mother of David Yurman and Steven Yurman. Cherished Grandmother of David Jr. and Isabella. ...
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Mexican and foreign tourists arrive at an Air Force hangar in Mexico City after being airlifted out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area of Los Cabos by the Mexican armed forces, in Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Travelers are being flown free of charge to airports in Tijuana, Mazatlan, Guadalajara and Mexico City to catch connecting flights and, in the case of foreigners, receive consular assistance. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's government airlifted thousands of stranded foreign tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort of Los Cabos, as a weakened Odile headed over the Gulf of California Wednesday on a path toward Arizona and a new storm loomed to the south.


2014-09-17 08:14:55 -0400

FILE - In this Sunday Nov. 5, 2006 file photo, Palestinian Islamic Jihad masked gunmen hold up their guns as they display one of two men whom they alleged were Palestinian collaborators for Israel in Gaza City. Hamas views collaborators in Gaza as a serious threat, holding them responsible for the assassination by Israel over the years of dozens of its top political leaders and military commanders. Israel, on the other hand, has historically relied on collaborators in its war against Palestinian militants and Palestinian activism in general, using methods that vary from entrapment and blackmail to cash and perks. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra, File)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The 48-year-old Palestinian woman's husband was shot to death in 2012 by militants in the Gaza Strip for spying for Israel. A mother of seven, she herself was jailed by Gaza's Hamas rulers for aiding and abetting a spy — her husband.


2014-09-17 08:09:04 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — Barcelona, Spain, has captured the 5 million euro ($6.5 million) grand prize in a competition that spurs cities to develop novel approaches to improve urban life.
2014-09-17 08:02:53 -0400