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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
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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?
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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
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     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
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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
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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 | 170 170 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
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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 | 236 236 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
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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...

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Passengers from a tour bus are treated for injuries near the overturned bus at the Tybouts Corner on ramp from southbound Del. 1 to Red Lion Road. Officials at the scene reported one fatality and several injuries from the crash the 4:20 p.m. crash on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Bear, Del. (AP Photo/The Wilmington News-Journal, John J. Jankowski)NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two women killed in a tour bus crash in Delaware that left 48 others injured.


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In this Nov. 22 2012 photo, Po Po Aung, left and Cho Cho Aung right count sticks-that reflects the tally of baskets of gravel they hulled in a riverside barge in Yangon, Myanmar. The sisters haul gravel for less than 4 cents for each 20 kilogram (44 pound) basket, earning money to pay for school fees. From India to Indonesia, Myanmar and the Philippines, overcrowded cities have become studies in extremes of deprivation and wealth. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


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LONDON (Reuters) - Tesco's new chief executive Dave Lewis said Robin Terrell had stepped in to lead the grocer's UK leadership team in the wake of the firm's accounting issue, which has resulted in four employees stepping aside. Terrell was previously Tesco's group multi-channel director. In a conference call with reporters Lewis declined to comment on whether UK managing director Chris Bush was one of the employees asked to step aside while investigations continue. The BBC and Sky News had reported that Bush was one of the four. (Reporting by James Davey; editing by Kate Holton)
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