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What if My Boss Was a Strong Trump Supporter, but I voted for Hillary (or the Other Way Around)?
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro What Rights Do I Have if This Causes Me a Problem at Work ? Employees of Private Businesses: What about the First Amendment? Can’t I say whatever I want? Yes, you can say anything ...
Workers Compensation in Queens New York | Part One
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Workers Comp. by   Pyrros & Serres LLP You’ve been hurt on the job and can’t work. You’ve heard about “workers’ compensation,” but you really don’t know what it is or how it works. You’ll...
The Right to Discovery in Probate Litigation
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bonnie Lawston When someone dies with a will in New York State, that person’s estate must generally be “settled” through filings and proceedings overseen by the probate court. Referred to as p...
Employers, Protect Yourselves | 2017 Harassment Claims
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Author: Stephen D. Hans The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has spent considerable researching and analyzing harassment claims related to federal anti-discrimination laws. Such laws ...
Can You Be Denied Workers’ Compensation because Your Employer Pays You Off the Books?
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP Queens Workers’ Compensation Attorneys You have been working a job, but getting paid under the table, so to speak. You get injured on that job—now you can’t work at all! If y...
Videotaping the Execution of a Will
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 147 147 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston It's not uncommon, in New York and other jurisdictions, for dispossessed or unhappy heirs to allege that a will was executed under duress or undue influence. What if you vide...
Very Important News for you, If you work more than 40 hours per week for the same weekly salary
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
I work way more than 40 hours a week for the same weekly salary. My boss says that he doesn’t have to pay me anything for my overtime hours. Is this true? It depends. Under the old rule, Anyone who...
How Do Workers Feel About Overtime Pay?
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans The federal overtime rule has been put on hold, and employers are waiting to see whether the DOL will effectively appeal the injunction imposed by the U.S. District Court in...
Varför Utnyttja Raspberry Ketoner kosttillskott viktminskning?
Jan 06, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Data summeras av den amerikanska viktkontroll Info Network bestämma större än två tredjedelar av vuxna i USA som feta (68,8 procent). Det här laget, är över 35 procent tänkt på feta. Många människo...
Sammeln und halten auch Heidelbeeren und auch Einfrieren Heidelbeeren
Jan 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
Blaubeeren sind eine gesunde und leckere Belohnung, die Sie sofort nach der Auswahl oder Verwendung in Pfannkuchen, Muffins oder Marmeladen essen können. Es ist immer viel mehr erfreulich, wenn Sie...

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Queens senator to challenge de Blasio in mayoral primary
State Senator Tony Avella is the latest challenger to incumbent Mayor Bill de Blasio's 2017 re-election bid. Avella, a fellow Democrat who has represented northeast Queens in Albany since 2010, ran...
Dec 20, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials protest Christian nonprofit evicting residents
Organization plans to turn facility into homeless shelter
Dec 13, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arrest made in upstate death of Middle Village native
Police have arrested 26-year-old Aizaz Siddiqui in connection with the death of Stefani Lineva, a Middle Village native and Binghamton University student who was killed in an apparent hit-and-run a...
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Shelter protesters demonstrate at commissioner’s Brooklyn home
Change in strategy spells end of nightly rallies at Holiday Inn
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York’s mayors throw support behind rental subsidy plan
Assemblyman explains how proposal can solve homeless crisis
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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More hate-filled graffiti found in western Queens
Since Donald Trump’s election, the country and city has seen a surge in hate crimes and hate speech. Swastikas have been found painted across the five boroughs, including a sidewalk in Crown Height...
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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62nd Street co-named 'Detective Joseph Picciano Way'
Detective Joseph Picciano was just 33 years old when he was shot and killed in the line of duty. Last weekend, the father of three was honored with a street co-naming on the Maspeth block where he ...
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commercial corridors to see increased trash pickup
The Department of Sanitation (DSNY) is taking out more of the trash in Community Board 5. Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley and Councilman Antonio Reynoso announced that commercial corridors in their ...
Dec 06, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/28/16-12/4/16)
Monday, Nov. 28 Victor Estrada was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for burglary by Detective Matat. John Lajara was arrested at 57-36 82nd Street for criminal mischief by Officer Sorto. Leonardo M...
Dec 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Holiday Inn owner sued for violating lease agreement
Moved homeless into hotel despite property owner's objections
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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City pols endorse state bill to alleviate homelessness
Queens assemblyman’s bill would create new rental assistance program
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black Friday still draws shoppers to Queens Center
Long lines and crowded stores are often the images associated with Black Friday, but the recent popularity of online shopping brought into question its effects on retailers this year. "When I first...
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/21/16-11/27/16)
Monday, Nov. 21 Hugo Rivera was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for robbery by Detective Rogers. Eric Irizarry was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for burglary by Detective Moon. Tuesday, Nov. 22...
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens residents march across Queensboro Bridge in Trump protest
Demonstrators say president-elect doesn’t represent borough’s values
Nov 22, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Work underway for Borough Hall parking lot
A new 302-space municipal parking lot adjacent to Borough Hall will make doing business with the borough a much easier task. With work officially getting underway last week, it should be open by th...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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In this Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, photo, Damage from a recent storm is shown in this photo provided by Maui Electric Company on the island of Lanai, Hawaii. The entire island of Lanai remained without electrical service Monday, after strong winds snapped and damaged utility poles over the weekend. (Maui Electric Company via AP)HONOLULU (AP) — Crews were on track to restore power to most of the residents of Hawaii's Lanai Island late Monday night, but people living in one small town will likely go without power overnight, Maui Electric Co. said.


2017-01-24 04:03:13 -0500

FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2107 file photo, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford greets Defense Secretary James Mattis at the Pentagon. The Trump administration opened the door to cooperating with Russia “or anyone else” to combat the Islamic State group in Syria, suggesting it could reverse a previous refusal to coordinate military action with Moscow as long as it backs the Syrian government. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's chief and new U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis have discussed military spending and combating terrorism, the source of criticism of the alliance by President Donald Trump.


2017-01-24 04:00:40 -0500

A picture released by Italy's CNSAS rescue agency shows teams working at the avalanche-hit Hotel RigopianoSix more bodies have been retrieved from an Italian hotel devastated by an avalanche nearly a week ago, media said Tuesday citing local authorities, with 17 people still missing. Twelve people are now confirmed to have died after disaster struck the Hotel Rigopiano in the mountains of central Italy. Italian authorities are meanwhile investigating the chain of events leading to the avalanche to see if the tragedy could have been avoided.


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