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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 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 | 38 38 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 | 597 597 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 | 89 89 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 | 88 88 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 | 126 126 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 | 128 128 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 | 193 193 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
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 197 197 recommendations | email to a friend
  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
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 288 288 recommendations | email to a friend
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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"Lets Kill the Boss" by Kathleen
October 24, 2013 02:40 PM | 9733 views | 0 0 comments | 310 310 recommendations | email to a friend
The Maspeth Kiwanis presents: "Lets Kill the Boss" ...a murder mystery dinner!~ November 19, 2013 Doors Open: 6:30 PM - Dinner: 7:00 PM La Bella Cucina, 69-61 Juniper Blvd South, Middle Village Tic...
White Collar Crime – Fraud and Corruption Charges Rock the U.S. Navy by cindy
October 24, 2013 10:26 AM | 24549 views | 0 0 comments | 243 243 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: White Collar Crimes Attorney Marianne S. Rantala If you watched or read the national news this past weekend you probably heard about the shocking charges of fraud and corruption that are ro...
Are contestants of reality shows, employees? by cindy
October 23, 2013 04:11 PM | 15712 views | 0 0 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
American Idol faces a discrimination lawsuit filed by 10 black former contestants who were disqualified from the show.  The plaintiffs claim they were disqualified for reasons other than singing, i...
Brooklyn, NY Divorce – Planning for Your Children’s College Education by cindy
October 22, 2013 01:13 PM | 9972 views | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
Children grow up so fast, don’t they? It can seem as though one day you are getting them ready for kindergarten and the next you are helping them with their college applications. Hopefully you were...
Appeals court determines award is subject to withholding by cindy
October 15, 2013 01:59 PM | 7992 views | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
In Noel v. New York State Office of Mental Health Central New York State Psychiatric Center, an employee sued his employer under Title VII and won a $318,217 judgment. Part of that judgment include...
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ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - The president of Iraq's Kurdistan region urged the international community on Friday to "use every means" to protect the city of Kobani in neighboring Syria from an impending attack by Islamic State militants. Islamic State fighters are besieging Kobani, also known as Ayn al-Arab, after seizing at least 21 surrounding villages in a major assault against the predominantly Kurdish city on Syria's northern border with Turkey. Several thousand Kurds began crossing from Syria into Turkey on Friday, fearing the attack. ...
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - In advance of the widely anticipated trading debut of Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd. , the New York Stock Exchange on Friday said all of its systems are operating normally. In a market status update issued to clients at 7:30 a.m., the exchange said, "Common Customer Gateways (CCGs) are open for members to submit orders.  All NYSE systems are currently operating normally." Alibaba, which priced its massive initial public offering at $68 a share late on Thursday, will begin trading on the NYSE under the ticker "BABA" later on Friday morning. ...
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Alibaba employees applaud as the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange is rung, before the initial public offering (IPO) of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd under the ticker "BABA" in New YorkBy Liana B. Baker, Ryan Vlastelica and Jessica Toonkel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares are likely to rally in their first day of trading on Friday as many investors that received fewer shares than they had hoped lined up orders to buy in the open market. Floor traders at the New York Stock Exchange were getting set for the stock to begin trading, likely to happen about an hour or so after the 9:30 a.m. ET opening bell. It was not clear yet what price the stock would open at. The shares priced at $68 on Thursday, raising $21.8 billion for the Chinese e-commerce company. ...


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