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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
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     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 | 63 63 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 | 57 57 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 | 96 96 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
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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 | 166 166 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 | 173 173 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 | 278 278 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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Mary Ellen Huhn
Mary Ellen Huhn of Middle Village passed away on July 28, 2009 at the age of 50. She was a native of Brooklyn, NY. She was the beloved mother of Carl. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Cemetery under the...
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Jorge Fernandez
Jorge Fernandez passed away on August 15, 2009 at the age of 90. He was the beloved uncle of Aileen Proctor. He was the dear friend of Victoria Caamano. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Asce...
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Marie A. Zalocki
Marie A. Zalocki passed away on August 12, 2009 at the age of 80. She was the beloved wife of the late John J. She was the loving mother of Richard Zalocki and Karen Tableman and mother-in-law of C...
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Maragaret Hirsch
Maragaret Hirsch passed away on August 5, 2009 at the age of 80. She was the beloved Wife of Jack. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Interment was in L.I. National Cemetery under t...
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Fritz Pierre-Andre
Fritz Pierre-Andre passed away on August 5, 2009 at the age of 66. He was the devoted Father of Colette Andre-Smith. Services were offered at Holy Sacrament Church. Interment was in Calvary Cemeter...
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Carolyn Satory
Carolyn Satory passed away on August 5, 2009 at the age of 72. She was the devoted Mother of Robert and George. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Cremation was in Fresh Pond Cremat...
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Minnie Sorbara
Minnie Sorbara passed away on August 5, 2009 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Dominic. Devoted Mother of Robert and Lynn. Services were offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. In...
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Enrico Nicodemo
Enrico Nicodemo of Brooklyn passed away on August 3, 2009 at the age of 77. He was the dear Brother of Stella and Connie and is also survived by nieces and nephews. Services were offered at St. Fra...
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Enrico Nicodemo
Enrico Nicodemo of Brooklyn passed away on August 3, 2009 at the age of 77. He was the dear Brother of Stella and Connie and is also survived by nieces and nephews. Services were offered at St. Fra...
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Florence Jankowski
Florence Jankowski passed away on August 9, 2009 at the age of 81. She was the beloved Wife of the late Peter. Devoted Mother of Janet, Peter and Albert. Dear Sister of Elizabeth and Victoria. She ...
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Luganda Merino
Luganda Merino passed away on August 8, 2009 at the age of 80. She was the beloved Wife of Ramon. Devoted Mother of Piedad Villamar, Carmen Ponce, Ramon O. Merino and Daysi Merino. Dear Sister of E...
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Jacqueline Roman
Jacqueline Roman of Ridgewood passed away on July 31, 2009 at the age of 42. She was the devoted mother of Jennifer Flores. Loving daughter of Merquiades Torres and David Roman. Dear sister of Loui...
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Joseph D. Griffith
Joseph D. Griffith passed away on July 31, 2009 at the age of 51. Dear brother of Mark Griffith. Service was offered at St. Mary Star of the Sea. Interment was in Pinelawn Memorial Park under the d...
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Ismael Serrano
Ismael Serrano passed away on August 2, 2009 at the age of 86. He was the beloved husband of Ramona. Devoted father of Carmen Siconolfi, Ismael, Sonia Reyes, Miriam Ortiz and the late David. Surviv...
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Rosina DeLorewzo
Rosina DeLorewzo passed away on July 27, 2009 at the age of 96. She was the beloved wife of the late Frank. Devoted mother of Anthony and John. Service was offered at Hess-Miller Funeral Home. Ento...
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A exhibitor checks a display prior to the opening of the Hong Kong Jewellery and Gem fair, at the Convention and Exhibition Centre, on September 17, 2014Hong Kong (AFP) - The United States is likely to remain the world's largest market for diamonds for the next 15 years despite a growing appetite for the gems from China and India, leading producer De Beers said on Wednesday.


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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 1996 file photo, American Evan C. Hunzik, right, shakes hands with then-U.S. Rep. Bill Richardson, D-N.M., upon their arrival at Yokota Air Base, outskirts of Tokyo, following his release from North Korea after negotiations involving Richardson. Hunziker entered the North by swimming across the Yalu River, which marks the border with China. Hunziker, who apparently made the swim on a drunken dare, was accused of spying and detained for three months. South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across the border into rival North Korea, a South Korean defense official said Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The man was arrested Tuesday night at a river near the Korean Demilitarized Zone, part of a restricted military area, said the official, speaking on condition of anonymity due to office policy. (AP Photo/Katsumi Kasahara, File)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across a river into rival North Korea, a South Korean defense official said Wednesday.


2014-09-17 01:52:35 -0400

Rangers fans display No Thanks posters during the Rangers versus Inverness Caledonian Thistle soccer match in GlasgowBy Paul Sandle and Sarah Young CAERNARFON/YORK (Reuters) - Scotland's chance to vote for independence has lit hopes in other regions of Britain that a reworking of political ties might boost their chances of self-rule too. London-based parliamentarians have been wrong-footed by a late surge of support among Scottish voters planning to say 'Yes' on Sept. 18, and their consequent hurried promise to award Edinburgh more economic decision-making if it stays part of the union is being eyed by Manchester, Yorkshire and Wales. ...


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