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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 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 | 55 55 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 | 667 667 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 | 1 1 comments | 80 80 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 | 79 79 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 | 82 82 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 | 165 165 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 | 200 200 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 | 225 225 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 | 291 291 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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Re-Evaluating the Evaluation Process
A lawsuit by a parents’ organization challenging how New York State protects public school teachers may not change the entire dynamic of public education in the state. It will, however, expose a cr...
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$23M is a good start, but it’s not enough
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Pat Toro, Vietnam Veteran and Advocate
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Why are black males failing at higher ed?
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Is it already time to trash composting pilot?
Is the city composting program obsolete before it even gets off the ground? After only a short time in the pilot phase, a new composting initiative by the Department of Sanitation is finding itself...
Jun 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Farewell Phil Ragusa
Phil Ragusa, chairman of the Queens County Republican Party, passed away last week. Leading a political party, especially one with fewer and fewer resources is not easy. Ragusa’s tenure got off to ...
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Politics, like sports, loves a good comeback story
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New York State needs paid family leave
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Pothole in the road to Vision Zero
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Speak up, even if the news is bad
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How Serious Do We Take Online Education?
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VA Scandal Demands Bold and Decisive Action
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Let's make NYC even more electric
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High Time for State Senate to Okay Medical Marijuana
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The harmful effects of airspace redesign on a Queens family
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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek police threw stun grenades and scuffled with protesters in central Athens on Friday, as a rally got under way in support of a 'No' vote in a Sunday referendum on whether to endorse an aid deal with creditors. The scuffles involved a few dozen people, many dressed in black and wearing helmets but quickly appeared to calm. (Reporting by James MacKenzie; Writing by Matt Robinson)
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Greeks in favor of accepting the tough terms of an aid deal in a Sunday referendum were marginally ahead on 44 percent of the vote in an Ipsos poll published on Friday, compared to 43 percent against. Some 12 percent of respondents were undecided, underscoring significant potential for volatility, Ipsos said in a statement published on its website, describing the referendum as "too close to call".
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 2, 2015, file photo, people carry the coffin for 1st Lt. Mohammed Ashraf, killed in Wednesday's attack by Islamic militants in the Sinai, during the funeral procession in Ashmoun, north of Cairo, Egypt. When Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi led the army’s overthrow of Egypt’s Islamist president two years ago, he promised to usher in new stability for the country. Instead, now President el-Sissi is facing an even tougher challenge: An Islamic militant insurgency that unleashed its worst violence yet the past week. (AP Photo/Ashour Abosalm, File)CAIRO (AP) — Two years to the day after the army overthrew Egypt's Islamist president, the sounds coming from the mosque at Cairo's Tahrir Square were sadly telling. At the focal point of Egypt's upheavals, where authorities had hoped to stage celebrations, there was instead a prayer for the week's dead, including soldiers cut down by militants in Sinai and the country's chief prosecutor, assassinated by car bomb in the capital.


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