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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 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 | 81 81 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 | 693 693 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 | 2 2 comments | 107 107 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 | 106 106 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 | 108 108 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 | 188 188 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 | 227 227 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 | 248 248 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 | 313 313 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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FAA needs to ignore Global Gateway Alliance, study TNNIS procedure
The Global Gateway Alliance (GGA) is urging the FAA to continue its avoidance of environmental laws regarding TNNIS, the new NextGen flight route over North Queens. They claim that the route reduce...
Nov 20, 2013 | 1 1 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
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We need to remember vets every day
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The Very Best Americans
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Some Thoughts on the Queensway
I want to address the QueensWay project, a proposed public greenway that will transform the Long Island Rail Road Rockaway Beach Branch, which was abandoned over 50 years ago. Specifically, the for...
Nov 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
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The party lost, but the rent is still too damn high
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Community Colleges Can Save Large Cities
In the 1990s, there was a push to refocus the nation’s community colleges as a means to re-train people for the coming tech boom. Cities all across the country do not have a sustainable plan for hi...
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Playing Roulette with Labor Rights
Working men and women at Resorts World Casino hit the jackpot last week in what is sure to become a benchmark agreement for casino labor statewide. More than 1,400 employees who work at the Jamaica...
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Planning Now for Another Sandy
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Oct 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
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Downstate downfall is devastating
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Do you know what your kids are doing?
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Shutdown a dangerous game of politics
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Oct 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where do the candidates stand on the QueensWay?
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We can't ignore the hospital crisis
There is an epidemic of hospital closings in New York City and we don’t seem as worried as we should be by it. Since 2000, 19 hospitals have closed and two more will likely close this month. These ...
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Fix the city's health care system for good
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Fixing the education system could take controversial ideas
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European leaders accused Greece at an emergency summit of failing to produce concrete proposals for a new bailout to keep it in the euro after Greeks defiantly voted against further austerityGreece's leftist prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, faced his 18 eurozone counterparts for the first time since Sunday's dramatic referendum, while at home Greek banks remain closed and fears grew that the economy could implode. "We still do not have the basis for negotiations," German Chancellor Angela Merkel said as she arrived for the crisis summit. "It is not a question of weeks any more, but a question of a few days," warned the leader of Europe's biggest economy, who faces huge domestic pressure to be tough on Greece.


2015-07-07 16:25:28 -0400
Greece's new finance minister clearly wanted to avoid alienating his European colleagues as had his fast-talking predecessor. Euclid Tsakalotos perhaps saw a risk of sounding smug after Greeks backed their left-wing government last Sunday against European Union leaders by rejecting a bailout proposal that called for stringent austerity measures. Several officials found him easier to deal with than Yanis Varoufakis, a fellow Marxist academic economist who resigned after Sunday's referendum, saying Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras felt talks would go more smoothly without him.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld a ban on government contractors donating money to federal candidates or political parties, a prohibition that has been on the books for 70 years.
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