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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 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 | 82 82 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 | 694 694 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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The Real Problem With NYC Snowstorm PLOWGATE: We don’t trust they can do it right … Snow Panic on Tuesday says it all!
Pending NYC snowstorm puts panic into residents of outer boroughs. Costs Millions.
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Post-snowstorm garbage pickup failed
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Strom Fallout Bad, But Doesn't Call for Lawuits
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In 2011, Get Your Finances in Order
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Blame game doesn’t work on snow cleanup bumble
In Our Opinion: Memories of Queens/Brooklyn shun of 1969
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Blame game doesn’t work on snow cleanup bumble
In Our Opinion: Memories of Queens/Brooklyn shun of 1969
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States Need to Use Fed Aid to Help Veterans
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Gov't can't balance budgets on backs of future generations
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Stop the parking meter rate hike!
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No Labels in Manhattan
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City Fails Its Minority, Women-Owned Businesses
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City needs more bike lanes, and community input
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'Junior Shoes' of Ozone Park
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We need more news from Albany
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Nassau County and The Islanders
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By Kieran Guilbert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sierra Leone's decision to back an international treaty on the rights of women in Africa could lead to a new law banning female genital mutilation (FGM) in a country where the practice is rife, campaigners said on Tuesday. The Ebola-hit country last week became one of the last West African nations to ratify the Maputo Protocol, which addresses a range of issues including FGM, violence against women, child and forced marriage, and women's economic empowerment. The treaty, which was first adopted by Mozambique in July 2003 and has been ratified by 37 African states to date, should compel Sierra Leone to introduce a law banning FGM nationwide, according to rights group Equality Now.
2015-07-08 03:12:02 -0400

Toyota Motor Corp's Managing Officer and Chief Communications Officer Julie Hamp speaks to media during a news conference in Nagoya, central JapanTOKYO (Reuters) - The Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office said on Wednesday it had decided not to indict former Toyota Motor Corp executive Julie Hamp, who was arrested last month on suspicion of illegally importing the painkiller Oxycodone into Japan. A Toyota spokeswoman said the company had no immediate comment. (This story has been refiled to correct in paragraph 1, sourcing to Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office, not the Tokyo District Court) (Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka; Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)


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President of Zimbabwe Mugabe arrives to attend Sudan's President al-Bashir inauguration ceremony at the National Assembly in OmdurmanBy MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE (Reuters) - Signs that Zimbabwe is relaxing its black economic empowerment drive could see a rise in British investments in the southern African nation, according to an embassy report, following an exodus of investors in recent years. Known as "indigenisation" in Zimbabwe, the empowerment policy aims to redress colonial-era imbalances by forcing foreign companies to sell majority domestic stakes to local black investors. "Despite continued mixed signals, there are encouraging signs that the government is softening its stance on indigenisation and developing more investor friendly policies," the British embassy report said on Tuesday.


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