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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 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 | 40 40 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 | 650 650 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 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 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 | 63 63 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 | 66 66 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 | 146 146 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 | 185 185 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 | 208 208 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 | 278 278 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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No easy fix for homeless problem
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What the City Needs in the 2017 Election
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Demand transparency from private industry
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Taxi Panic Buttons and Common Sense in NYC
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Liek a Phoenix: time for city to make good on park promise
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New Lots program solves old problem
Transforming unused space into positive community institutions needs to become a priority for the city’s current administration. A new program in New Lots section of East New York, connecting artis...
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Special Elections Call for Special Campaigning
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A life is worth more than $50
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City needs to protect tenants rights
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What's the Rush? Lack of Clinton Endorse a Non-Issue
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Zoning Reform Will Boost Affordable Housing
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120 Trash Baskets Are Good for a Community
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A Jack of all trade
Queens lost a guiding light in the business world this past week. Jack Friedman, nicknamed Mr. Queens by many, passed away suddenly last Thursday leaving a wife, two children and a legacy in Queens...
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NYPD, community discourse needs to be ongoing
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Shanghai continues to face heavy selling pressure, dropping 5% after plunging more than 20% from a June 12 peakAsian markets rebounded Tuesday after the previous day's rout, despite Greece being just hours away from default, while Shanghai surged in volatile trading that saw swings of more than eight percent. Tokyo rose 0.55 percent in the afternoon, Hong Kong climbed 1.62 percent, Seoul put on 0.51 percent and Sydney was 0.13 percent higher in late trade.


2015-06-30 01:53:39 -0400

Two are feared dead in Japan after an apparent suicide attempt on board a moving shinkansen bullet train, similar to this one picturedTwo people were feared dead and two others seriously injured after a man apparently set himself on fire aboard a moving shinkansen bullet train in Japan on Tuesday. The train -- a super-fast Nozomi bullet train -- was travelling from Tokyo towards Osaka, reportedly with around 1,000 passengers on board, when the fire broke out near Odawara, southwest of Tokyo. "We received information indicating that a fire broke out near a toilet and two people were in cardiopulmonary arrest," a spokesman for Odawara Fire Department said.


2015-06-30 01:50:44 -0400
SEATTLE (AP) — A wildfire fueled by high temperatures and strong winds roared into a central Washington neighborhood, destroying properties and forcing residents of several hundred homes to flee, authorities said Monday.
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