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This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
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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 | 38 38 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 | 597 597 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 | 89 89 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 | 88 88 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 | 126 126 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 | 128 128 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 | 193 193 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...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
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  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 288 288 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a compl...

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Is Liu Challenge Opening a Door for GOP?
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The logo of GlaxoSmithKline is seen on its office building in ShanghaiBy Adam Jourdan and Ben Hirschler SHANGHAI/LONDON (Reuters) - China fined GlaxoSmithKline Plc a record 3 billion yuan ($489 million) on Friday for paying bribes to doctors to use its drugs, underlining the risks of doing business there while also ending a damaging chapter for the British drugmaker. A court in the southern city of Changsha handed suspended jail sentences to Mark Reilly, the former head of GSK in China, and four other GSK executives of between two and four years, according to state news agency Xinhua. ...


2014-09-19 09:45:02 -0400
ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - The president of Iraq's Kurdistan region urged the international community on Friday to "use every means" to protect the city of Kobani in neighboring Syria from Islamic State militants. Islamic State fighters are besieging Kobani, also known as Ayn al-Arab, after seizing at least 21 surrounding villages in a major assault against the predominantly Kurdish city on Syria's northern border with Turkey. "I call on the international community to use every means as soon as possible to protect Kobani," President Masoud Barzani said in a statement. ...
2014-09-19 09:43:58 -0400
By Padraic Halpin DUBLIN (Reuters) - Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams said Scotland's "inspiring" referendum on independence would accelerate a vote to unite Ireland, a prospect quickly dismissed by Unionists who share power in Northern Ireland. Scotland spurned independence in a historic vote that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart but an electrifying campaign has emboldened separatist movements across Europe from Catalonia to Flanders. ...
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