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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 | 7 7 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 | 95 95 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 | 37 37 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
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 146 146 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 | 39 39 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 | 136 136 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 | 139 139 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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Still a bargain
Dear Editor, The recent New York City Transit Museum’s antique bus display as part of the annual Atlantic Antic Festival was a great trip down memory lane. It was a time when bus drivers had to mak...
Oct 18, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pulling rank?
Dear Editor, Secretary Ray Mabus intends to break with centuries of tradition and stop all identification of sailors by their rank titles to make the Navy more politically correct. What he doesn’t ...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cybercrime spree
Dear Editor, The flood of recent headlines of about hacking and data breaches make it clear that cybercrime is on the rise. The massive data breach at Yahoo despite previous red flags is just one e...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Not just Trump
Dear Editor, In response to the op-ed by Assemblyman Ron Kim (“Are You American Enough” – 10/13), a lack of perceived tolerance is not coming solely from Donald Trump. On October 10, I participated...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Section 8 sabotage
Dear Editor, Before it became the title of a federal housing program, Section 8 had a military meaning. It was a type of discharge given to U.S. troops who were psychiatrically unfit to serve. That...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perverted priorities
Dear Editor, As a CUNY grad (Queens College, 1962), I share Mr. Arthur Tarley's outrage ("Keep opportunity within the reach of NYC's millennials" - Op-Ed 9/29) over what's happening at my alma mate...
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get to work!
Dear Editor, Regarding the guest op-ed by Arthur Tarley (“Keep opportunity within the reach of NYC’s millennials” - 9/29), may I suggest to Mr. Tarley that he stop crying in his milk. At his age, I...
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unfair representation
Dear Editor, I was disappointed with your September 29th Pol Position column, "Group picks slick pol for Oil Slick Award." While it is distasteful when a politician switches political parties, it i...
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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Careful reading
Dear Editor, Congress overwhelmingly voted to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to allow survivors and families of 9/11 victims to pursue their lawsuit against Saudi Arabia for its c...
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Trump unfit
Dear Editor, With election day right around the corner, I can not help but think about all that is at stake this year. Workers of America realize that the path to prosperity is a healthy middle cla...
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Stiller' here
Dear Editor, I would like to applaud actor Ben Stiller for coming forward to share his case of prostate cancer. He swears a PSA test saved his life. I totally agree. I had a high PSA number 18 mont...
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Give credit where credit is due
Dear Editor, The recent bombshell about Donald Trump possibly carrying forward over $900 million in tax losses for 18 years is a major blow to Trump’s image and credibility. Secrets like this are t...
Oct 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Missing Reagan
Dear Editor: To a vast number of Republicans, the very mention of "President Reagan" conjures up visions of the living, or rather a once-living, messiah. This actor-turned-Democrat-turned-Republica...
Oct 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tragic loss
Dear Editor, It is a sad time for the FDNY with the loss of Battalion Chief Michael Fahy, who was killed in an explosion in the Bronx. Here was one of our Bravest who left behind a wife and three y...
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Snowden job
Dear Editor, Oliver Stone has just released a documentary about Edward Snowden. While it's true that Edward Snowden broke the law when he took classified documents and gave them to journalists expo...
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President Trump signs executive orders at the White House in WashingtonBy David Brunnstrom and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The new U.S. administration of President Donald Trump vowed on Monday that the United States would prevent China from taking over territory in international waters in the South China Sea, something Chinese state media has warned would require Washington to "wage war." The comments at a briefing from White House spokesman Sean Spicer signaled a sharp departure from years of cautious U.S. handling of China's assertive pursuit of territory claims in Asia, just days after Trump took office on Friday. "The U.S. is going to make sure that we protect our interests there," Spicer said when asked if Trump agreed with comments by his Secretary of State nominee, Rex Tillerson, on Jan. 11 that China should not be allowed access to islands it has built in the contested South China Sea.


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President Donald Trump looks up after signing the final of three executive orders, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump can do plenty on his own to unravel the Obama health care law, but some of those actions would create disruptions that undermine his administration's early promises. Other less sweeping steps could open the way for big changes, but might not get as much notice.


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Tiger Woods has committed to a hectic schedule which will see him open his 2017 season at this week's Farmers Insurance Open in San DiegoTiger Woods said Monday he is confident that his battered 41-year-old body can withstand the rigours of playing in four golf tournaments over the next five weeks. "I have played one time in the last 18 months," American Woods said during a news conference Monday at the Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles. After the Farmers at the Torrey Pines course, Woods will fly off to United Arab Emirates for the Dubai Desert Classic from February 2-5, followed by the Genesis Open at Riviera on February 16-19.


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