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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Based on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)   explains that it is illegal for employers to fire, demote, or otherwise “retali...
JUST LISTED: 1 Family Brick Home in Rego Park (89-18 63rd Ave) NY 11374
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1 Family Brick Home for Sale in Rego Park NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Rego Park 1 Family Brick Home for Sale. ...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
Jun 18, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 651 651 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree p...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2015
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
JUNE 2015 QUEENS REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE The pace of existing home sales increased slightly from April to May according to the latest report released by the Long island Board of Realtors. This is...
Long Island Roads See Two Police Officers Die in Separate Vehicle Crashes
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes fate takes unexpected turns that we find unexplainable. The odds are slim to none that two former police officers about the same age would die in single vehicle crashes over the same week...
Take Quick Actions When Signs of Discrimination Emerge in Your Business
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
All too often, business owners are not aware of their managers or supervisors engaging in discriminatory practices toward workers. When workers complain about racial or nationality slurs being made...
Immigrants In Limbo As Obama Implements New Programs: By A Lawyer
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
In December 2014 a lawsuit was filed against President Obama’s administration’s proposed immigration plans. The lawsuit alleged constitutional issues that involved the President disregarding Congre...
How To File For Ch. 7 Bankruptcy & Eliminate Debt: By A NYC Lawyer
Jun 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 186 186 recommendations | email to a friend
A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is a relatively simple process. There are only a few procedures that must take place before a debtor receives a discharge of all or most of his debt: 1. Pre-Bankruptcy Credit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAY 2015
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 recommendations | email to a friend
May 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update   Right now the Queens’ real estate market is feeling pretty tight to say the least. If you or someone you know has been searching for a home, they can tel...
Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 278 278 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requiremen...

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Body cameras a good start
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A Good Vote for New York
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LinkNYC: A Catalyst for New Opportunity
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Ray Rice and America’s Commitment to Non-Commitment
Hosni Mubarak and former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice both had good weeks. Charges were dropped on Egypt’s ousted president Mubarak, which means that despite the uprising in this usually ...
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No reason for people to go hungry in NYC
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HIV is a Virus, Not a Crime
The first national “HIV is Not a Crime” conference was held this summer in Iowa. Writer and HIV/AIDS advocate Mark S. King wrote in his blog about his experience. Most notably he speaks about an ex...
Dec 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where Would We Be Without Our Local Small Businesses ?
It has been said the small businesses are the backbone of our communities here in Queens, and I am certainly one to reiterate that sentiment. The small businesses, many of which I frequent myself –...
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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City needs to enforce its truck routes
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Green Buildings & More
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Outpatient Surgery Needs Immediate Reform
A dangerous new healthcare trend was recently exposed with the passing of Joan Rivers: doctors performing procedures in a private facility that have traditionally been done in a hospital. Many of t...
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sorry mayor, Noerdlinger was news
In light of the recent developments surrounding New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray’s chief of staff Rachel Noerdlinger, Mayor Bill de Blasio scolded the press on Monday, saying, “If you want ...
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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With UPK off the ground, time to revisit vouchers
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Separate Fact From Fiction on Charter Schools
Too few of our modern-day state leaders appreciate the absolute role they must play in bringing about substantive change in America’s schools. Even with more than half of states electing reform-min...
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A new approach to failing schools
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Midterm Elections and the GOP's Long Road Back
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Firefighters and military personnel inspect the site where an Air Force cargo plane crashed in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, tuesday, June 30, 2015. An Indonesian Air Force Hercules C-130 plane with 12 crew aboard has crashed into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city Medan. (AP Photo/Gilbert Manullang)MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian air force transport plane crashed Tuesday into a residential neighborhood in the country's third-largest city of Medan, killing at least 20 people.


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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the Korea Exchange Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Asian stock markets bounced back Tuesday, recouping some of the previous day's sharp losses, but investors remained worried the crisis in Greece could spread to other financially weak countries. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets bounced back Tuesday, recouping some of the previous day's sharp fall, but European indexes widened their losses as investors fretted the debt crisis in Greece could spread to other countries in the region.


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In this June 17, 2015 photo, Palestinian girls are seen reflected in a mirror as they walk next to rubble in the area where they live with family after losing their house in Gaza City. A year after the most destructive war in Gaza yet, Hamas remains in control, despite signs of mounting frustration and a poll indicating half the residents would emigrate if borders were open. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Emad Firi is angry. During last summer's Israel-Hamas war, a shell slammed through the roof of his house and shredded his right leg. Unable to work, Firi's son now drives his taxi but the family struggles to survive.


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