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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 | 11 11 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 | 13 13 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 | 10 10 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 | 12 12 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 | 55 55 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 | 62 62 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 | 42 42 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 | 60 60 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 | 118 118 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 | 117 117 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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Galante's greed
Dear Editor, Your recent report on the Queens Library lawsuit settlement is another sad example of intimidation by litigation. Rather than present a solid case in court, the library caved into form...
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Protesting Palookas
Dear Editor, Council members Jimmy Van Bramer, Melissa Mark-Viverito and Jumaane Williams, Comptroller Scott Stringer, and their anti-Trump protesting palookas who marched across the Queensboro Bri...
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump thoughts
Dear Editor, The contentious 2016 presidential election is now history. However, the story and ultimate upset will be discussed and studied for generations to come. Donald Trump did not win because...
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Obstructing justice
Dear Editor, The de Blasio administration has a backup plan to delete the records of thousands of undocumented immigrants issued IDNYC cards, obstructing federal justice. In other words, Mayor Bill...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boo birds
Dear Editor, The catcalls that echoed through the theater where "Hamilton” was playing when vice president-elect Mike Pence and a member of his family saw the show were totally uncalled for. Both t...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blame game
Dear Editor, Hillary Clinton says that FBI director James Comey did her in with the voters, causing her to lose the election. This is the same old diversion and “blame somebody else” game that has ...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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Biden's time
Dear Editor, Vice President Joe Biden reminds me of the cowardly lion from the Land of Oz also known as Washington. Imagine if he had the courage to enter and win the Democratic presidential primar...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deja vu
Dear Editor, Donald Trump’s election is the return of 1960’s America. For those who lived through that turbulent destructive decade recalling the time is a harsh stain upon the nation. Racial injus...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
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Be sure to give
Dear Editor Thanksgiving is a time to spend with family and friends, a time of good food and fun, and a time to start to thinking of the holiday season. But there are those less fortunate than ours...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ban Electoral College
Dear Editor, Hillary Clinton won the popular vote but lost the presidential election because the Electoral College, a body that elects the president and the vice president of the United States ever...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fix 77th Avenue
Dear Editor, Community Board 8 approved a capital and expense budget that places the upgrading of our area's roads, schools and parks at the top of its list. As a Kew Gardens Hills resident who's l...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fair distribution
Dear Editor, In Bellerose, we have three homeless shelters within a four-to-five block radius. Is that fair? How close is a homeless shelter to Gracie Mansion or the borough president's home in For...
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Sad statistic
Dear Editor, Every day, 22 veterans take their own lives. That's a suicide every 65 minutes. As shocking as this number is, it may actually be higher. On Veterans Day and every day, thank veterans ...
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Penn problems
Dear Editor, There are a number of significant issues missing from Governor Andrew Cuomo's recent announcement of the $1.6 billion for improvements to Penn Station. What are the specific funding so...
Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clobbering NYCHA
Dear Editor, No wonder Mayor Bill de Blasio's Sandy recovery program is over budget and behind schedule. The Daily News revealed that 71 consultants from Louisiana billed NYCHA $34 million in fees,...
Nov 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (C) accompanied by lawmakers votes following a parliament debate on proposed amendments to the country's constitutionTurkey's parliament early Saturday backed a controversial bill that would dramatically expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The parliament in a late-night session approved the seven final sections of the 18-article constitution and in a final vote the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) received 339 "yes" votes for the bill as a whole. The party needed at least 330 or more votes -- a three-fifths majority -- for the adoption of the constitutional change and to send it to a referendum for final approval.


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Soldiers roll back the red carpet near a parked Gambian Presidential aircraft on the tarmac of Banjul's airport Friday Jan. 20, 2016. The leaders of Guinea and Mauritania have arrived in Gambia's capital in a last-ditch diplomatic effort to get defeated President Yahya Jammeh to cede power to Adama Barrow who was sworn in as Gambian President Thursday. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh announced early Saturday he has decided to relinquish power, after hours of last-ditch talks with regional leaders and the threat by a regional military force to make him leave.


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Turkey's Prime Minister, Binali Yildirim, centre, accompanied by some of his lawmakers cast their votes following Turkey's parliament debate proposing amendments to the country's constitution that would hand President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's largely ceremonial presidency sweeping executive powers, in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)Turkey's parliament on Saturday approved a contentious constitutional reform package, paving the way for a referendum on a presidential system that would greatly expand the powers of President Recep Tayyip ...


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