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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . One issue that we see a lot here in Queens is a property tax assessment that doesn’t match the legal use o...
Restaurants Can Throw Dog Lovers a Bone
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
NYC Employment Defense Attorney “I’m so pleased that the city Department of Health threw dog lovers a bone,” Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) was quoted as saying by The New York Daily N...
The Workers’ Compensation Has Ruled Against You—What Are Your Options?
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP , Workers Compensation Attorneys Workers Compensation Attorneys in New York You were hurt on the job and filed a legitimate claim, but the New York State Workers’ Compensatio...
Playground Injuries on the Rise: How You Can Protect Your Child
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | May 11, 2016  Kids love to play outdoors and physical exercise is good for them. The fact that playground injuries are on the rise may be frightening to some parents. Even so, t...
The Zadroga Act—What is It and How Does It Affect Workers' Compensation?
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Author:Pyrros & Serres LLP In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, many people volunteered to help clean up after the devastation of the twin towers at the World Trade Center. Many of those volunte...
How Far Do Privacy Rights Stretch for a Child’s Safety?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
A father recorded a conversation between his son and his ex-wife’s live-in boyfriend. Later on, when he turned in the recording as evidence, the boyfriend’s attorney challenged the admissibility of...
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Our Blog—A Place to Learn More about Our Practice Employment Law | Personal Injury | Medical Malpractice | Construction Site Accidents | Premises Liability | Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse | Motor ...
EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens, New York City Employment Defense Firm As employers, when you ask for medical information on a job application, you raise a red flag for the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) an...
Advantages Of Advertising On NYC Billboards & Buildings
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
Using billboards to advertise may seem old-fashioned in our technology-driven era. With the internet and the many platforms it reaches out to, why would we still want to advertise with something as...
Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...

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What I Saw At The Revolution (With a Nod to Peggy Noonan)
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City needs to step up environmental education
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What’s Good for Business is Bad for the Country
Recent polls are saying that most of the Republican’s surveyed like Donald Trump and Ben Carson because they are business people and outsiders. Be afraid, be very afraid if they ever win the office...
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Recepta gets first stakes score in G3 Noble Damsel
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Make participatory budgeting mandatory
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What Possesses Politicians To Steal?
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End 421A and Build New Sensible Public Housing
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Debunking the 5 Big Myths about WordPress
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A Harlem Reverend and the NYC Job Creation Gap
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Not the best plan, but NYCHA needs help
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Continuing What Lincoln Began
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Parade violence part of a larger issue
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Saying goodbye to a good public servant
Former Queens Councilman Al Stabile was laid to rest last week. For those of us who knew him, Al was a larger-than-life personality. From when I first met him when I was Little Leaguer in the early...
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How Can Gambling Be an Addiction?
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Time to roll out the welcome mat for Walmart
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Man looks at a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in TokyoBy Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks were on a weak footing on Wednesday as a slip in crude oil prices dampened investors' appetite for riskier assets, while the recently bullish dollar stalled against the euro and yen following a mixed bag of U.S. economic data. Japan's Nikkei lost more than one percent as the yen firmed. Shanghai see-sawed in and out of negative terrain, and was last up 0.1 percent, after rallying on Tuesday on expectations MSCI could add China's mainland stocks to its emerging market benchmark for the first time.


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Japan's PM Abe and DPM and Finance Minister Aso attend a parliament session for a no-confidence motion against Abe's cabinet, submitted by four opposition parties at the parliament in TokyoBy Linda Sieg and Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will announce on Wednesday that the government has decided to delay a scheduled sales tax hike by two-and-a-half years, putting his plans for fiscal reforms on the back burner amid more weakness in the economy. The widely-anticipated delay will be welcomed by a majority of voters, who will cast ballots in an upper house election in July. Abe told members of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) on Wednesday that he will delay the tax by two and half years, the Kyodo news agency reported.


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A Travis County Sheriff's Office Deputy looks at a truck that was swept away in a flood and recovered from a pond in southern Austin, Texas, Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Searchers are continuing to look for a missing person. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP) MANDATORY CREDITRICHMOND, Texas (AP) — Residents of some rural southeastern Texas counties were bracing for more flooding along a river that reached a record high Tuesday as more rain was expected in the coming days.


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