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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . One issue that we see a lot here in Queens is a property tax assessment that doesn’t match the legal use o...
Restaurants Can Throw Dog Lovers a Bone
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
NYC Employment Defense Attorney “I’m so pleased that the city Department of Health threw dog lovers a bone,” Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) was quoted as saying by The New York Daily N...
The Workers’ Compensation Has Ruled Against You—What Are Your Options?
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP , Workers Compensation Attorneys Workers Compensation Attorneys in New York You were hurt on the job and filed a legitimate claim, but the New York State Workers’ Compensatio...
Playground Injuries on the Rise: How You Can Protect Your Child
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | May 11, 2016  Kids love to play outdoors and physical exercise is good for them. The fact that playground injuries are on the rise may be frightening to some parents. Even so, t...
The Zadroga Act—What is It and How Does It Affect Workers' Compensation?
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Author:Pyrros & Serres LLP In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, many people volunteered to help clean up after the devastation of the twin towers at the World Trade Center. Many of those volunte...
How Far Do Privacy Rights Stretch for a Child’s Safety?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
A father recorded a conversation between his son and his ex-wife’s live-in boyfriend. Later on, when he turned in the recording as evidence, the boyfriend’s attorney challenged the admissibility of...
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Our Blog—A Place to Learn More about Our Practice Employment Law | Personal Injury | Medical Malpractice | Construction Site Accidents | Premises Liability | Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse | Motor ...
EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens, New York City Employment Defense Firm As employers, when you ask for medical information on a job application, you raise a red flag for the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) an...
Advantages Of Advertising On NYC Billboards & Buildings
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
Using billboards to advertise may seem old-fashioned in our technology-driven era. With the internet and the many platforms it reaches out to, why would we still want to advertise with something as...
Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...

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What I Saw At The Revolution (With a Nod to Peggy Noonan)
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City needs to step up environmental education
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What’s Good for Business is Bad for the Country
Recent polls are saying that most of the Republican’s surveyed like Donald Trump and Ben Carson because they are business people and outsiders. Be afraid, be very afraid if they ever win the office...
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Recepta gets first stakes score in G3 Noble Damsel
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Make participatory budgeting mandatory
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What Possesses Politicians To Steal?
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End 421A and Build New Sensible Public Housing
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Debunking the 5 Big Myths about WordPress
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A Harlem Reverend and the NYC Job Creation Gap
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Not the best plan, but NYCHA needs help
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Continuing What Lincoln Began
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Parade violence part of a larger issue
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Saying goodbye to a good public servant
Former Queens Councilman Al Stabile was laid to rest last week. For those of us who knew him, Al was a larger-than-life personality. From when I first met him when I was Little Leaguer in the early...
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How Can Gambling Be an Addiction?
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Time to roll out the welcome mat for Walmart
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By Ayman al-Warfalli BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - A force that controls oil terminals in eastern Libya said it had captured the town of Ben Jawad from Islamic State, pushing the militant group back along a coastal strip they control east of their stronghold of Sirte. Spokesman Ali al-Hassi said five Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) fighters had been killed and 18 wounded in fierce clashes in the coastal town, and that fighting was continuing in the nearby town of Nawfiliyah. A Ben Jawad resident told Reuters that PFG forces had entered the town and were combing the area to secure it.
2016-05-31 02:37:06 -0400

Businessman is reflected in an electronic board displaying Japan's Nikkei share average outside a brokerage in TokyoSINGAPORE/TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares recovered from a wobbly start on Tuesday, but remained on track for a monthly loss, while the dollar edged away from recent peaks scaled on expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates as soon as next month. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.6 percent, but looked set to end the month down 1.8 percent on jitters over Fed rate hikes and disappointing data out of China. Japan's Nikkei stock index backtracked on earlier losses to end the day up 1 percent, extending a 1.4 percent rally in the previous session.


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The Brazos River has exceeded its banks and is flooding nearby properties Sunday, May 29, 2016, in Rosenberg, Texas. (Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Residents of some rural southeast Texas counties braced for more flooding along a river that is expected to crest at a record level just two years after it had run dry in places because of drought.


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