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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 | 109 109 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 | 97 97 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 | 159 159 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 | 149 149 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 | 44 44 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 | 137 137 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 | 160 160 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 | 147 147 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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Send out the clowns
Dear Editor, The latest news story about people dressed as clowns attacking and frightening children and adults is really macabre. These crazy and deranged people must be apprehended by the police ...
Oct 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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My station
Dear Editor, When I oved from Clinton Hill to Richmond Hill in 1967, the 102nd Street station of the BMT JJ train was at the border of Richmond Hill and Woodhaven. The station was closed and rename...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hd his fill of Weiner
Dear Editor, The latest news about former congressman Anthony Weiner certainly does not bode well for him at all. Allegations that he was “sexting” with a 15-year-old girl should be the straw that ...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Train wreck
Dear Editor, "Port Authority updates Borough Board on LGA progress" (Patrick Kearns, September 21) missed the current status of the accompanying “train to the plane project.” Governor Andrew Cuomo ...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hillary's faults
Dear Editor, I find it absolutely incredulous that many of Donald Trump's biggest critics completely overlook transgressions of Hillary Clinton, transgressions which committed by anyone else would ...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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Only one choice
Dear Editor, It's time to look at this election rationally. We have one candidate who's essentially been vetted for 30 years, been to more countries around the world as Secretary of State than any ...
Sep 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pot for PTSD
Dear Editor, It is a travesty that New York State does not allow PTSD patients legal access to medical cannabis. How many more suicides and cases of wrongful arrest must continue to occur before th...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bravo ConEd
Dear Editor, Thank you to Con Edison and their workers for the power during the most brutal summer we've had in year. Sincerely, Joe Licari Mapseth
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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World in flux
Dear Editor: The incoming administration will confront possible world-wide conflicts that will stretch America’s abilities to respond and may well change the balance of power. Eventually North Kore...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Do as I say...
Dear Editor, Do as I say, not as I do, applies to Councilman Ben Kallos of Manhattan. He is proposing legislation dealing with political patronage at the Board of Elections. It would require online...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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'C' no evil
Dear Editor, The FBI recently released a report on its investigation and interview with Hillary Clinton over the use of a private email server while she was Secretary of State. According to the rep...
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A true saint
Dear Editor, Mother Teresa was sainted due to her tireless dedication and courageous spirit caring for the children and the poor. Mother Teresa helped India's destitute for more than 50 years and w...
Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Improve the pool
Dear Editor: Mayor Bill de Blasio's announcement of his Anchor Park Initiative is welcome news to all New Yorkers, and especially residents of Astoria. We are pleased that funds will be allocated t...
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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So long, King Yum
Dear Editor, One of the most colorful and excellent restaurants in Fresh Meadows, King Yum, closed its doors on September 6 after 63 years in the community. The food and staff were always top notch...
Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prime Minister Theresa May must get parliament's approval before she begins Britain's formal exit from the European Union, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. The UK's highest judicial body dismissed the government's argument that May could simply use executive powers known as "royal prerogative" to invoke Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty and begin two years of divorce talks. Below is some reaction to the judgment: SPOKESMAN FOR BRITISH PRIME MINISTER THERESA MAY: "The British people voted to leave the EU, and the government will deliver on their verdict – triggering Article 50, as planned, by the end of March.
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Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon attends the Brexit debate in the Scottish Parliament Edinburgh ScotlandBy Elisabeth O'Leary EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Nicola Sturgeon raised the spectre of another Scottish independence referendum after Britain's Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the devolved assembly in Edinburgh did not need to be consulted on triggering Brexit. "This raises fundamental issues above and beyond that of EU membership," the Scottish First Minister said. "Is Scotland content for our future to be dictated by an increasingly right-wing Westminster government with just one MP (lawmaker) here," she asked.


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This image released by A24 Films shows Alex Hibbert in a scene from the film, "Moonlight." Nominees for the 89th Academy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. (David Bornfriend/A24 via AP)BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The latest on the 89th annual Oscar nominations announced Tuesday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from Beverly Hills, California (all times local):


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