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Importance of Educating Your Managers about Religious Discrimination Laws
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 156 156 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 | 720 720 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 | 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
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 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 | 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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Newly Opened Gym Shaping Up Nicely
Queens residents have a new place to work off their Black Friday stuffing and yam guilt thanks to two couples with a passion for fitness. Mike Romer and Vinny Ruddy and their wives Maria and Kriste...
Nov 26, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bushwick Homecomings on DVD
Brooklyn-born filmmaker Stefanie Joshua recently celebrated the official DVD release of her acclaimed documentary film “Bushwick Homecomings” with a reception/screening at the Brooklyn Moon Café on...
Nov 26, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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We Are Lying To You
Artists New Work Denounces Media
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Million-Dollar Gravy: Meet Queens' New Millionaires
Proving that ordinary people win the lottery every day, three Queens residents will be receiving million dollar paydays from the state’s most famous gaming initiative. Willie James McCain and Kwan ...
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Brooklyn Brings On The Green
It’s not easy being green, according to a famous frog, but Brooklyn is trying its best to make it a whole lot easier. “Green Brooklyn, Green City,” an event showcasing green businesses and nonprofi...
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Another Chapter Written for Brooklyn Book Festival
Annual event grows with each passing year
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Time Warner Sets up Queens News Bureau
It's where The Ramones hail from, it was once the stomping grounds of Jack Kerouac, and it was once the home of Aaron Burr. Queens is also one of the largest and eclectic areas in the world, so it'...
Oct 02, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Say Hello to the Dog Whisperer of Queens
Although Robbie Aufrichtig does not actually whisper to the dogs he trains, the animals do listen to him. After five lessons spaced about a week apart, combined with socialization sessions at the F...
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In a Different New York State of Mind
The fictitious offices of Mode magazine played host to a very real awards ceremony last week, as representatives from Empire State Development (ESD) and the star of Ugly Betty announced the winner ...
Oct 02, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - A Nov. 27, 2010, file photo provided by the Multnomah County, Ore., Sheriff's Office, shows Mohamed Mohamud. Nearly four years after 19-year-old Mohamud showed up at a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Ore., and triggered what turned out to be a fake bomb provided by the FBI, he is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, File)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man convicted last year of trying to bomb Portland's downtown square during a Christmas tree-lighting ceremony is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday.


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Protesters sit under umbrellas at a main street at Mongkok shopping district after thousand of protesters blocked the road in Hong KongBy Donny Kwok and Irene Jay Liu HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of Hong Kong on Wednesday, some of them jeering National Day celebrations, and students threatened to ramp up demonstrations if the city's pro-Beijing leader did not step down. There was little sign of momentum flagging on the fifth day of the "Occupy Central" protest, whose aim has been to occupy sections of the city, including around the Central financial district, in anger at a Chinese decision to limit voters' choices in a 2017 leadership election. ...


2014-10-01 09:03:25 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola is revising its pay plan for executives after shareholders including Warren Buffett expressed disapproval and called it excessive.
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