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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . August 2016 Market Update Home sales in July dropped again for the fifth consecutive month. De...
What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s no question that designating a driver reduces drunken driving accidents and saves lives. Designated Driver Statistics As time goes along, more and more people have gotten on board with the ...
If I Return to Work Making Less Money, Am I Still Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers So you’ve been hurt at work and you can’t perform your old job. What happens if you go back to work at a different position, ...
The Difference that Jurisdiction Could Make in a High Profile Divorce Case
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo   Different states and different countries have laws that can significantly affect the outcome of a divorce. A prime example is a high profile case reported in the New York Post . ...
Equal Pay for Women Issues
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Long Island City, Queens & NYC Employment Defense Attorney From an employer’s standpoint, if you are following similar pay practices to other businesses, it may seem like safet...
Prevent Boating Tragedy – A Guide to Safe Boating on Long Island
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer Cool ocean breezes on a hot summer day and the freedom of an open sea make boating a favorite pastime for many people. It’s a lifestyle fo...
HemClear: An Alternative Hemorrhoid Treatment
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen blood vessels and veins around the anus that can cause severe discomfort to sufferers. They can be internal, located inside the anus, or external, meaning that you’...
Can I File Suit against My Employer if I Am Injured at Work?
Aug 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers A question we frequently get from prospective clients has to do with whether or not an employer can be sued in court for a pe...
New York City Affirms Rights to Use Bathrooms Consistent with Gender Identity
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Stephen Hans & Associates Media outlets across the country are addressing controversial laws passed recently in certain states that prohibit transgender individuals from using bathrooms cons...
Can a Party in a Divorce Case Sue a Judge?
Aug 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
Suing a judge occurs rarely, but does happen. In 2015, the judge presiding over a NY divorce case sanctioned an attorney who represented himself in the divorce case. Recently, the attorney filed a ...

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New York Employment Discrimination Defense Attorney by cindy
August 27, 2015 02:37 PM | 18146 views | 0 0 comments | 510 510 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D.Hans What Can Happen if You Ignore a Discrimination Claim? No one likes dealing with a dispute, and we often wish disputes would just go away. However, ignoring a discrimination c...
New York City Employment Defense Attorneys by cindy
August 18, 2015 11:08 AM | 17689 views | 0 0 comments | 453 453 recommendations | email to a friend
What Is GINA and Why Is It Important to You as an Employer? Your employment application questions can set you up for a discrimination lawsuit if you are not within the parameters of federal anti-di...
Largest Delivery Company in the Nation Sued for Religious Discrimination by cindy
August 04, 2015 06:21 PM | 15509 views | 0 0 comments | 240 240 recommendations | email to a friend
Stephen Hans : Posted on August 4, 2015 Religious discrimination has been in the news a lot recently. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) just filed a lawsuit against the United Stat...
Is the Job Applicant’s Age a Factor You Consider When Hiring? by cindy
July 29, 2015 11:36 AM | 14793 views | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Posted on July 29, 2015 As a business owner, have you heard your manager claim that someone is too old to hire for a particular job? Or, have there been discussions that a youn...
NYC Employment Defense Discrimination Attorney by cindy
July 22, 2015 12:04 PM | 13508 views | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans What If an Employee Can’t Work the Schedule the Employer Wants? In many situations, a schedule conflict is a reason not to hire a prospective employee. However, when the emp...
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The Russian defense ministry claimed a warplane killed "up to 40" IS fighters -- including Islamic State group spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani (pictured) -- in a bombing raid in Aleppo province TuesdayRussia's claim that it killed Islamic State group spokesman and top strategist Abu Mohamed al-Adnani is a "joke," and the strike was conducted by a US Predator drone, American officials said Wednesday. The Russian defense ministry had earlier said an Su-34 warplane killed "up to 40" IS fighters -- including Adnani -- in a bombing raid near the village of Um Hosh in the province of Aleppo on Tuesday. "That's a joke," a US defense official told AFP when asked about Moscow's Adnani claim, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss military operations.


2016-08-31 11:51:58 -0400

In this June 2014 photo provided by Vulcan Inc., African savanna elephants graze in Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. The number of savanna elephants in Africa is rapidly declining and the animals are in danger of being wiped out as international and domestic ivory trades continue to drive poaching across the continent, according to a study released Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. (Great Elephant Census, Vulcan Inc. via AP)HONOLULU (AP) — The results of a new survey show a rapid decline in Africa's savanna elephants as international and domestic ivory trades drive poaching across the continent.


2016-08-31 11:50:03 -0400

File photo of Maine Governor LePage speaking at the 23rd Annual Energy Trade & Technology Conference in Boston(Editor's note: This story contains language that may offend readers in the fourth paragraph) By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Years before Donald Trump dominated the news cycle with his style of angry politics, Maine Governor Paul LePage made headlines with a similarly brash approach. Since he was elected in 2010, the Republican has told critics of his decision to skip a civil rights breakfast to "kiss my butt" and accused a Democratic rival of forcing budget measures on taxpayers "without Vaseline." But when LePage, the second U.S. governor to endorse Trump, recently left an obscenity-laced voicemail message for a lawmaker who he believed had called him a racist, he put his career in jeopardy. LePage's widely circulated verbal attack, in which he called Democratic State Representative Drew Gattine a "little son-of-a-bitch, socialist cocksucker," sparked the most intense firestorm of criticism the second-term governor has seen.


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