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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 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 | 15 15 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 | 17 17 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 | 46 46 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 | 54 54 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 | 99 99 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 | 109 109 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
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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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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 Leigh Thomas PARIS (Reuters) - Wracked by fears about rising unemployment for years, French households are at long last turning more optimistic, keeping an economic recovery on track despite waves of strikes and protests over a contested labor reform. The official consumer confidence index published on Friday surged well past even the highest estimate to reach the highest level since October 2007, before the global financial crisis broke. Less than a year from a presidential election, the timing could not be better for President Francois Hollande with his Socialist government locked in a showdown with the hardline CGT union over its plans to ease labor regulations.
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Striking French labour union employees hold hands in front of a line of French police during an operation to free up a fuel depot near the Donges oil refineryFrench riot police removed picketers and barricades blocking access to a large fuel distribution depot as President Francois Hollande warned anti-reform protesters on Friday that he would not let them strangle the economy. The police operation to free up a fuel depot near the Donges oil refinery in western France followed similar swoops at other depots this week to ease petrol shortages caused by picketers fighting planned labor law reforms. Speaking in Japan after a summit with other world leaders, Hollande said France's economy was starting to pick up and should not be derailed by opponents of a reform designed to make hiring and firing easier.


2016-05-27 06:12:33 -0400

Striking workers are evacuated by riot police as they block the access to an oil depot near the Total refinery of Donges, western France, on May 27, 2016A defiant French President Francois Hollande vowed to "stand firm" over a controversial labour law, hitting back Friday at unions which urged workers to step up a wave of industrial action. The latest war of words between the government and unions came as France reels from fuel shortages, transport disruption and violent demonstrations, two weeks to the day that it begins hosting the Euro 2016 football championships. "I will stand firm because I think it is a good reform," Hollande told reporters at a G7 summit in Japan.


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