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Importance of Educating Your Managers about Religious Discrimination Laws
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates Restaurant owners must ensure their managers understand employment laws and put policies in place that protect their business against discrimination lawsuits. P...
"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 724 724 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 211 211 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 207 207 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 241 241 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who be...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 289 289 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...

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Keeping Non-Profits Safe and Secure
As New Yorkers, we understand what the citizens of Mumbai are feeling right now. And the attacks have reunified our community in a sense of grief and commonality in the worst tragic sense. The Mumb...
Dec 17, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Creativity for The Holidays Can Save Energy, Improve Environment
Tips From Waste Management
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In Our Opinion: Affordable Housing Not Affordable Enough
When the proposed City Point development on the site of the former Albee Square Mall is built it will be the tallest building in Brooklyn. The sheer size and scope of the project has drawn consider...
Dec 17, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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On Politics: Chugging Along the Shenandoah
In 1992, with a new administration coming in, the focus of the economy hovered around infrastructure. We are hearing it again, and we should. Things need to be built, and people that build for a li...
Dec 10, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Our Opinion: Ravitch Report Better Than Expected
The Ravitch Commission’s recently released report outlining a solution to MTA’s budget woes included a fairly responsible plan for the future expansion of New York City’s mass transit system, and -...
Dec 10, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making Your Holidays More Meaningful and Less Wasteful
By John J. Doherty, Sanitation Commissioner
Dec 10, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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On Politics
The Price of Guns is Shooting Up
Dec 03, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Broken Promises
Last week the city announced that it would be cutting over $500,000 from a fund to protect renters in Greenpoint and Williamsburg from being pushed out by escalating rents. The fund was a key part ...
Dec 03, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wal-Mart Death a Sad Comment on Society
The death of Jdimytai Damour was tragic and senseless indeed. Damour did nothing wrong on the morning of Friday, November 28, other than show up for his job at a Long Island Wal-Mart. And in a sham...
Dec 03, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Riders Hostages of MTA
Once again, recession troubleshooters are taking aim at Brooklyn and Queens residents to pick up the tabs for years of bureaucracy at its finest. The MTA’s proposed fare hikes and service cuts to t...
Nov 26, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Column: On Politics
Al Baldeo Wins Mainstream Dem Support
Nov 25, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Op-Ed: Vender Licenses and Food Cart Permits
Long-Term Planning is Needed
Nov 25, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lose the W? Absurd!
Not only are subway riders facing the possibility of higher fares, they are now facing the possibility of massive cuts – we’re talking the elimination of entire lines here – as part of a worst-case...
Nov 19, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Change Should Be in Store
Despite the fact that advertisements continue to spew sympathetic platitudes over the impact consumers face with the troubled economy, many companies simply aren’t putting their money where there m...
Nov 19, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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For Whom the Bridges Toll
Like a new outbreak of an old rash, the unpleasant rhetoric of placing tolls on the East River Bridges has sprung up, yet again, thanks to a fee-crazed and cash-strapped Metropolitan Transit Author...
Nov 11, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner celebrates after pitching the Giants to an 8-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League wild-card baseball playoff game in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)PITTSBURGH (AP) — Madison Bumgarner grabbed four beers, tilted his head back and chugged like a champion.


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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2014 file photo, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid recent White House security breach. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — One lesson from Julia Pierson's short tenure as director of the agency that protects the first family: The Secret Service can't keep secrets from the president.


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FILE - A Nov. 27, 2010, file photo provided by the Multnomah County, Ore., Sheriff's Office, shows Mohamed Mohamud. Nearly four years after 19-year-old Mohamud showed up at a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Ore., and triggered what turned out to be a fake bomb provided by the FBI, he is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, File)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — One thousand, four hundred and six days after he screamed "God is great" while police officers dragged him into a waiting van, a young Somali American was sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to detonate a bomb.


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