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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...
Recent Supreme Court Ruling on Homecare Union Dues Requirement
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Business Employment Attorney in Queens, NY Many employers are interested to know about cases that affect the power of unions. For decades, unions have challenged employers through disputes or ongoi...
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.
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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
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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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High school senior takes on graffiti, litter
Maspeth kid develops killer study
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
03/15/2010 to 03/21/2010
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Bruce Blakeman and the US Senate
Strictly Stasi
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Newtown student honored at robotics competition
This past weekend was the 10th anniversary of the New York City Regional for the US FIRST Robotics Competition. The event was held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center,and Newtown High School from...
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CB5: dog run sounds nice - in CB4 somewhere
Board officially passes the buck
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Kiwanis prez dreams of doing more with youth programs
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FDNY, neighborhoods would be “taxed” if cuts go through
Pols say closing 20 firehouses a big mistake
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
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Student stabbed at Newtown High School
A Newtown High School student is in stable condition after being stabbed at the school Friday morning. According to witnesses, the 17-year-old victim was in class on the second floor of the school ...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
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No more trucks!
Pols demand city ban big rigs in Maspeth
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Maspeth church holds Confirmation ceremony for 51 kids
Bishop Frank Caggiano (center) administered the Confirmation Mass at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church on Friday, March 5, in front of more than 500 churchgoers. Deacon Bob Lavanco (left) and Pastor Pau...
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At home in your bank
Maspeth Federal Savings unveils new cozy interior
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Truck goes up in flames on LIE
Traffic came to a standstill Tuesday afternoon when a westbound tractor trailer caught fire near the Maurice Avenue exit of the Long Island Expressway, causing chaos and brief delays before order w...
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Not all is 'rite' with school proposal
CB5 raises concerns with SCA's plans
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A man reads a news paper with headlines comment on American President Barrack Obama announcement on sending troops to fight the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Liberia's president called Wednesday on the world to do more to end a spiraling Ebola outbreak, saying "Liberia cannot defeat Ebola alone." President Barrack Obama announced Tuesday that he will order 3,000 military personnel to West Africa to help contain the dreaded disease, which has killed at least 2,400 people. The U.S. is also planning on delivering 17 treatment centers with 100 beds each to Liberia, which has been hardest hit by the outbreak. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — People critically ill with Ebola languishing in an ambulance for hours as paramedics seek a place for them. Treatment centers filling up as soon as they are opened. The situation is so dire in Liberia that its president welcomed America's pledge to send troops and treatment centers but said much more needs to be done.


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A screengrab taken on August 24, 2014 from a video released by Boko Haram and obtained by AFP shows alleged members of the Nigerian Islamist extremist group during fighting at an undisclosed locationKano (Nigeria) (AFP) - At least 13 people were killed and 34 injured on Wednesday as a gunbattle broke out between police and suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers in Nigeria's second city of Kano, police said.


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Julio Valenzuela Jr. and Julio Valenzuela Sr. take free sandbags to protect their homes, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 in Mesa, Ariz. Phoenix area residents are filling sandbags in anticipation of the remnants of Category 3 Hurricane Odille which decimated Mexico's Baja California. (AP Photo/Matt York)TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The remnants of Tropical Storm Odile moved into Arizona on Wednesday and threatened to swamp some areas with 5 inches of rain in the second blast of hurricane-related weather to hit the desert region in the past two weeks.


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