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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 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 | 72 72 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 | 682 682 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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Same-sex marriage foes, find the silver lining
Whatever your views on same-sex marriage, last Friday's late-night vote to legalize marriage between gay couples can at least be seen as a positive on some level. If you're a supporter of same-sex ...
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Don't raise outer borough meter rates
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Weiner scandal shakes up 2013 mayoral race
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When Pro Sports Gets It Right
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Right Idea, Wrong Taxi
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Weiner should consider resigning
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Genting is on the right track
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The Never Boring Elections That Take Place Upstate
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Don't Balance Budget on Backs of Libraries
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More English signage good for immigrant enclaves
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McClancy's transition to co-ed is a smart move
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Polling station officials count the ballots at a polling station in Athens on July 5, 2015If there is no temporary assistance forthcoming after today's vote, Athens will have to keep banks closed and may default on more payments. 17:30 GMT - '900 mn euros gap' - Greece's latest proposals to reach a debt deal with its creditors are focused on VAT rates, early retirement measures and tax increases, which aim to cover a good part of the country's budgetary gap, Greek reports say. Financial daily Naftemporifi last week talked of a gap of 900 million euros between the creditors' demands for savings in the 2016 budget and the last offer Tsipras's government made, which was rejected.


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US Secretary of State John Kerry pauses as he listens to a question from a journalist after delivering a statement on the Iran talks in Vienna, on July 5, 2015Global powers upped the pressure on Iran late Sunday warning now was "the time" to strike an elusive deal curbing its nuclear ambitions, as the US said the fate of the talks hung in the balance. US Secretary of State John Kerry stressed that after almost two years of negotiations and on the ninth day of these latest talks "genuine progress" had been made. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and the EU's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini had essentially the same message as they arrived back in Vienna ahead of Tuesday's deadline for a comprehensive deal curtailing Iran's nuclear programme.


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L-R: Actors Michael Douglas, Diana Dill, Kirk Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones arrive at an awards ceremony honoring Michael Douglas on June 11, 2009 in Culver City, CaliforniaActress Diana Douglas Webster, ex-wife of actor Kirk Douglas and mother of Michael Douglas, has died of cancer at age 92, US media reported. Webster, who appeared in dozens of television shows and films, died on Friday at Motion Picture and Television Hospital in Woodland Hills, California, her husband Donald Webster told NBC News. Donald Webster remembered his wife fondly.


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