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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 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 | 40 40 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 | 44 44 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 | 71 71 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 | 79 79 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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EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 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 | 135 135 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 | 229 229 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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No Term Limits for Community Board Members
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Decisions On Staten Island
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SBA Elevates Millennial Entrepreneurs in 2015
Millennials born between 1980 and the mid-2000’s, are the largest generation in the U.S. and represented one-third of the total U.S. population in 2013. They are a technologically connected and div...
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Time for city's leaders to act like leaders
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A Little Gas Pain We Can Live With
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The city needs its Finest to face forward
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Sony Shares Blame in North Korea Mess
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Any sunnyside Development Needs Community Input
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Hug A Cop Today
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Despite PBA reaction, de Blasio was fair
This week, we saw a protest on the Brooklyn Bridge turn violent when six protesters allegedly assaulted two NYPD lieutenants who were trying to apprehend a man who was attempting to throw a garbage...
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There aren't many like Herman Badillo
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I Love Loosies and the People Who Sell Them
The cops who ganged up on Eric Garner, got him into a chokehold, and mashed his face into the sidewalk didn’t intend to kill him. They intended only to show him who’s boss on the streets of Staten ...
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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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FILE - In this May 19, 2016, file photo, Colorado Rockies' Jose Reyes runs drills during an extended spring training at the Rockies' facility in Scottsdale, Ariz. Rockies manager Walt Weiss says Reyes will report to Triple-A Albuquerque for an injury rehabilitation assignment on Wednesday, June 1, the day after he completes his suspension for violating Major League Baseball's new domestic violence policy. (AP Photo/Matt York)DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss says Jose Reyes will report to Triple-A Albuquerque for an injury rehabilitation assignment on Wednesday, the day after the former All-Star shortstop completes his suspension for violating Major League Baseball's new domestic violence policy.


2016-05-31 18:44:27 -0400

Robert Bates, a former Oklahoma volunteer sheriff's deputy who said he mistook his handgun for his stun gun when he fatally shot an unarmed suspect last year, blows a kiss to family members as he is escorted to the courtroom for his sentencing at the courthouse in Tulsa, Okla., Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Bates was convicted of second-degree manslaughter. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma volunteer sheriff's deputy who said he mistook his handgun for his stun gun when he fatally shot an unarmed suspect last year was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison.


2016-05-31 18:41:19 -0400

Sumner Redstone's daughter Shari Redstone leaves a downtown courthouse with her lawyer in Los AngelesShari Redstone, vice chair of Viacom Inc and the daughter of controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone, said on Tuesday she has no desire to manage the media conglomerate or to chair its board. The statement from Shari Redstone was a response to a letter on Monday in which Viacom's six independent directors vowed to fight any attempt to oust them from the board. In a statement from her spokeswoman, Shari Redstone said she wants "strong, independent directors" for Viacom, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and Paramount Pictures.


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