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Importance of Educating Your Managers about Religious Discrimination Laws
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates Restaurant owners must ensure their managers understand employment laws and put policies in place that protect their business against discrimination lawsuits. P...
"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 151 151 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?
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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
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 207 207 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 | 203 203 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 | 238 238 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 | 287 287 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...

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A little recognition for these Maspeth Kiwanis members
The Maspeth Kiwanis Club held its weekly meeting at O’Neill’s Restaurant on February 18, which also happened to be Maspeth Kiwanis Recognition Day. The community service club recognized dozens of i...
Feb 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
02/15/2010 to 02/21/2010
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Art studio aims to blossom in Maspeth
Purple Petals opens doors to the pubic
Feb 16, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Impersonation is a crime
Next time a utility man comes knocking, make sure to check his credentials. Already this year two Queens households have been robbed by men impersonating utility repair men. In both instances the m...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
02/08/2010 to 02/14/2010
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Four-alarm fire tears through Jackson Heights
Small biz burn, no injuries
Feb 13, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attorney General reaches settlement with Vantage
$1 million owed to harassed tenants and non-profits that serve them
Feb 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monserrate Gets The Boot
Ousted from NY State Senate by 53-8 vote
Feb 10, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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MidVille nabes call for train transfer time change
NY&A says not so fast
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
02/01/10 - 02/07/10
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Dancing for Maspeth Town Hall
Board of directors boogie down for a good cause
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St. Stan’s grads awarded $570,000 in scholarships
St. Stanislaus Kostka School in Maspeth has 33 students graduating in 2010. “Nine students, which is almost 30 percent of them,” said Sr. Rose Torma, principal, “received academic scholarships to h...
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City sets Maspeth Bypass Plan timetable
New route will be chosen by fall
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Giving HOPE to the hungry
Maspeth church opens doors, hearts to the needy
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
01/25/10 - 01/30/10
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Turkish army tanks take up position on the Turkish-Syrian border near SurucBy Ayla Jean Yackley and Oliver Holmes MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey signalled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight Islamic State, as coalition jets launched air strikes on Wednesday on insurgents besieging a town on its southern border with Syria. The government sent a proposal to parliament late on Tuesday which would broaden existing powers and allow Ankara to order military action to "defeat attacks directed towards our country from all terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria". ...


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By Orhan Coskun ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey will fight against Islamic State and other "terrorist" groups in the region but will stick to its aim of seeing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad removed from power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday . The advance of Islamic State insurgents to within sight of the Turkish army on the Syrian border has piled pressure on Ankara to play a greater role in the U.S.-led coalition carrying out air strikes against the insurgents in Syria and Iraq. ...
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In this Sept. 25, 2014 photo, faithful raise their hands in prayer as they listen to Pentecostal pastor Silas Malafaia's preaching during a service at the Assemblies of God church in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. The swelling ranks of Brazil’s socially conservative Pentecostal population now represent over one-fifth of the electorate just three decades after barely registering any presence at all. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's rapid religious transformation is reverberating through the country's tight presidential race, where abortion and gay marriage have emerged as hot-button issues and Pentecostal televangelists are political power brokers.


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