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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Based on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)   explains that it is illegal for employers to fire, demote, or otherwise “retali...
JUST LISTED: 1 Family Brick Home in Rego Park (89-18 63rd Ave) NY 11374
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1 Family Brick Home for Sale in Rego Park NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Rego Park 1 Family Brick Home for Sale. ...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
Jun 18, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 655 655 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree p...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2015
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
JUNE 2015 QUEENS REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE The pace of existing home sales increased slightly from April to May according to the latest report released by the Long island Board of Realtors. This is...
Long Island Roads See Two Police Officers Die in Separate Vehicle Crashes
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes fate takes unexpected turns that we find unexplainable. The odds are slim to none that two former police officers about the same age would die in single vehicle crashes over the same week...
Take Quick Actions When Signs of Discrimination Emerge in Your Business
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
All too often, business owners are not aware of their managers or supervisors engaging in discriminatory practices toward workers. When workers complain about racial or nationality slurs being made...
Immigrants In Limbo As Obama Implements New Programs: By A Lawyer
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
In December 2014 a lawsuit was filed against President Obama’s administration’s proposed immigration plans. The lawsuit alleged constitutional issues that involved the President disregarding Congre...
How To File For Ch. 7 Bankruptcy & Eliminate Debt: By A NYC Lawyer
Jun 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is a relatively simple process. There are only a few procedures that must take place before a debtor receives a discharge of all or most of his debt: 1. Pre-Bankruptcy Credit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAY 2015
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 213 213 recommendations | email to a friend
May 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update   Right now the Queens’ real estate market is feeling pretty tight to say the least. If you or someone you know has been searching for a home, they can tel...
Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 281 281 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requiremen...

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Walcott the right choice all along
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Census problem starts with politicians
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Looking Up At The Bottom Line
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When the Federal Government Forgets How to Count
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Smart uses for your tax refund
Each spring, millions of Americans look forward to receiving a hefty income tax refund. And it truly is "hefty" with the average federal refund in 2010 hovering around $3,000. That's a lot of money...
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Ferraro's legacy leaves work undone
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Change the Re-Districting Process and Make These Seats Competitive
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Sprucing up for the new season
Spring is the traditional time of the year for planting, weeding and sprucing up our city. It is also the time when Keep America Beautiful holds its April event in Times Square to kickoff the Great...
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Procrastinators pay
I'm the last person to cast aspersions on anyone who procrastinates, given my own occasional lapses in that area. I'll leave it to the self-help gurus to supply behavior-modification techniques. Wh...
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Wills deserves a second chance
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Paying Less and Hopefully Getting More
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A view of the exterior of the JP Morgan Chase & Co. Corporate headquarters in the Manhattan borough of New YorkBy David Henry NEW YORK (Reuters) - In September 2008, JPMorgan Chase & Co executives sifted through the rubble of Washington Mutual, the failed home loan bank that they had just won in a U.S. government auction. "It was an unexpected bonus," JPMorgan Chief Executive Jamie Dimon told Reuters in an interview, adding that the apartment lending business is the single most valuable asset that JPMorgan acquired in the auction. Washington Mutual's apartment lending business was the biggest of its kind in the United States and Dimon has made it even bigger.


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Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chris Sale forced another avalanche of swings and misses. Helping at the bat, was an unexpected bonus.


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Pro-Euro protesters gather in front of the parliament building in Athens on June 30, as the spiralling debt crisis sparks fears Greece could be forced to quit the single currencyGreece lurched deeper into crisis Wednesday as European finance ministers prepared to consider a request for new loans in a last-ditch effort to keep the country in the eurozone after it defaulted on a key payment and a bailout keeping its economy afloat expired. Cash-strapped Greece became the first developed country to default on the International Monetary Fund after missing a 1.5 billion euro ($1.7 billion) payment on Tuesday, as efforts to find a compromise with its EU lenders came to naught. Athens is asking for a further 29.1 billion euros from the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), to "fully cover its financing needs and the simultaneous restructuring of debt," for the next two years, according to the prime minister's office.


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