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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 | 160 160 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 | 208 208 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 | 242 242 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 | 231 231 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 | 290 290 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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A sign of the past, but still illegal
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Give Teachers Some Credit
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With one year left, Marshall still has plans for Queens
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A Giant Family Affair
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Simple steps to improving our schools
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Union contracts shouldn’t also compromise our kids’ safety
As of press time, school bus drivers went ready to go on strike for the first time in 34 years, leaving parents the task of shuttling nearly 152,000 students to class in all five boroughs. Although...
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On The Waterfronts Committee
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Pro hockey returns, but will the fans?
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A Primary in June?
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Time to Raise the Minimum Wage
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Subway riders look for security
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Hey Jets, Are You Watching This?
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Rebuilding in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
Hurricane Sandy left devastation and personal tragedy in its wake on our shores. It also left us with staggering governing challenges for the rebuilding of the five boroughs. New York City must beg...
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What Bill Thompson Plans for the City’s Budget
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HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police warned of serious consequences if pro-democracy protesters try to occupy government buildings, as they have threatened to do if the territory's leader didn't resign by Thursday.
2014-10-02 06:31:17 -0400

Mario Draghi and the members of the governing gouncil of the European Central Bank assemble for their meeting on October 2, 2014 in NaplesNaples (Italy) (AFP) - Thousands of anti-austerity demonstrators rallied in Naples Thursday as the European Central Bank convened in the Italian city to discuss how to avert looming deflation in the eurozone.


2014-10-02 06:29:05 -0400

In this picture taken on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 in Smrzovka, Czech Republic, group of enthusiasts climbs up a 58-meter tall and 100-year-old chimney of a former textile factory. The Czech Union of Chimney Climbers, group of over 1000 members, has climbed and created a database of 9,755 chimneys in the Czech Republic and abroad with details including their exact GPS position, height and conditions. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)DOLNI SMRZOVKA, Czech Republic (AP) — From afar, they look like ants crawling up a tower into the sky.


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