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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
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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 | 21 21 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
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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 | 72 72 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 | 68 68 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 | 107 107 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 | 106 106 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 | 174 174 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
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  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...

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Simple steps to improving our schools
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Union contracts shouldn’t also compromise our kids’ safety
As of press time, school bus drivers went ready to go on strike for the first time in 34 years, leaving parents the task of shuttling nearly 152,000 students to class in all five boroughs. Although...
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On The Waterfronts Committee
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Pro hockey returns, but will the fans?
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A Primary in June?
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Time to Raise the Minimum Wage
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Subway riders look for security
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Hey Jets, Are You Watching This?
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Rebuilding in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
Hurricane Sandy left devastation and personal tragedy in its wake on our shores. It also left us with staggering governing challenges for the rebuilding of the five boroughs. New York City must beg...
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What Bill Thompson Plans for the City’s Budget
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Joe plans to ride a whole 'Lhota' love
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Mayor's anti-gun crusdae more poignant than ever
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What Soccer Would Mean to Queens
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Saving green while going green
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MLS Underestimates Queens
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Polls open in historic Scottish independence votePolls have opened across Scotland in a referendum that will decide whether the country leaves its 307-year-old union with England and becomes an independent state. More than 2,600 polling places opened ...


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Fiji's military ruler Voreqe Bainimarama, left, casts his vote in a national election in Suva, Fiji, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Thousands of Fijians got their first chance to vote in eight years in an election that promises to finally restore democracy to the South Pacific nation of 900,000. (AP Photo/Pita Ligaiula)SUVA, Fiji (AP) — International observers endorsed the landmark Fiji election as credible on Thursday, although most smaller political parties said they would not accept what appeared to be a decisive win for the South Pacific country's military ruler.


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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hand with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Jinping and Modi will hold talks aimed at boosting trade and Chinese investment even as their troops face-off along their disputed border in the Himalayas. (AP Photo /Manish Swarup)NEW DELHI (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed to bring prosperity to Asia and create opportunities for the world as he and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi began talks Thursday to deepen cooperation through investment and trade.


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