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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
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  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a compl...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court—in a unanimous decision—ruled that Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) inherited by anyone other than a spouse are not retirement funds and therefore are ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
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June 2014 Queens NY Market Update    The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace ...
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
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It’s that time of year – the time for beautiful weddings, fun receptions, delicious cakes, special gifts, and romantic honeymoons. While this is a joyous time for everyone, it’s also time for you a...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
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Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 561 561 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 584 584 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...

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Share the Historical Wealth
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When Good Policy Falls Due to Politics
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Take action to save our state’s economy, federal stimulus won’t solve all problems
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Onward Laptop Soldiers…
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DOE Must Stop Planning Schools in a Vacuum
This administration needs to reexamine how the Department of Education (DOE) goes about building schools throughout the city. There is very little available space for schools to be built, so the ne...
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Moya Right Choice for City Council
The special election race to fill the City Council's empty 21st District seat, vacated when then-councilman Hiram Monserrate was elected to the State Senate last November, features four promising c...
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A Flower Grows In Brooklyn
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Don't Let City's Catholic Schools Fail
Like so many New York kids, I grew up in the shadow of a parish school. As a Jewish boy who lived across the street from Saint Saviour high school, I never gave much thought to the profound impact ...
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City Needs to Move on Glendale Rezoning
Recently, we were brought up to date by the Department of City Planning on the completion of Phase II of the Glendale down-zoning progress. In the four long years of waiting that we were forced to ...
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Pro-Gun, or Not So Much
To say that new U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has begun paying attention to New York City is an understatement, at the very least. Since being sworn into office, Senator Gillibrand has made more ...
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Andrew Cuomo and the Conservative Party
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Italy Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini smiles as she meets the media during an informal meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Ministers, in Milan, Italy, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. European Union foreign ministers on Friday were set to weigh adopting a tougher stance on the Ukraine crisis amid increasing calls to beef up economic sanctions against Russia. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders picked Italy's top diplomat to become the 28-nation bloc's new foreign policy chief for the next five years.


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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2012, file photo White House chef Sam Kass and first lady Michelle Obama taste food in Dallas. Kass, someone President Barack Obama thinks of as family, is tying the knot Saturday evening, Aug. 30, 2014, with MSNBC host Alex Wagner in Westchester County, north of New York City, at a farm to table restaurant that's a favorite of both Kass and first lady Michelle Obama. The President, the first lady and their daughters will be among the guests at the ceremony. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Here's what the Obama family had on its plate Saturday evening: the White House chef's wedding.


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FILE - In this Friday, June 27, 2014 file photo, Saudi King Abdullah speaks before a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at his private residence in the Red Sea city of in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Saudi state media carried comments by the King early Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 made on Friday to foreign ambassadors where he warned that terrorist groups will attack Europe and the United States unless they are faced with collective "power and speed" from the international community. While not mentioning any terrorist groups by name, Abdullah's comments come as the Islamic State group has seized wide swaths of land across Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool, File)RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syria.


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