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Importance of Educating Your Managers about Religious Discrimination Laws
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates Restaurant owners must ensure their managers understand employment laws and put policies in place that protect their business against discrimination lawsuits. P...
"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 157 157 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
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     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 | 208 208 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 | 204 204 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 | 239 239 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 | 230 230 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 | 289 289 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...

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Is Liu Challenge Opening a Door for GOP?
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Queens Library board owes it to the public to come clean
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Do Not Count Christie Out
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Clean site, but take care of neighbors too
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Room for Supportive Housing in NYC
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World's Fair anniversaries a good time to discover Queens
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Condi Scorn: The Closed Door of Free Thought
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Ferry service critical to future of mass transit
It has been nearly three months since the India Street pier collapsed into the East River in Greenpoint, and while the city is still working to complete the investigation with RedSky Capital, Brook...
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It takes a name to make a name
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Another kind of football is coming to New York
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Free market is far from it
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Time for de Blasio recovery
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Can Bloomberg Be Relevant In Everytown?
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FILE - In this June 27, 2012 file photo, pedestrians cross a street near the Bank of Stockton in Stockton, Calif. A federal judge could rule Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, on a bankruptcy exit plan for Stockton, an inland port city in California that in 2012 became the largest city in the U.S. to file for Chapter 9 protection before Detroit filed last year. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein has scheduled a hearing in Sacramento in a trial that has lasted more than four months. (AP Photo/Gosia Wozniacka, File)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that U.S. bankruptcy law allows Stockton, California, to treat public pension fund obligations like other debts, meaning the city could trim its pension obligations.


2014-10-01 18:29:21 -0400

This photo released by the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office shows bombing suspect Mohamed Osman Mohamud, arrested November 26, 2010, as he allegedly attempted to blow up a car bomb at an annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, OregonLos Angeles (AFP) - A court jailed a Somali-US man for 30 years on Wednesday for plotting to blow up a crowded Christmas tree ceremony attended by thousands in the US state of Oregon.


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By Lesley Wroughton and Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi responded on Wednesday to comments by the United States and others on pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, saying foreign countries should not meddle in China's domestic affairs. Wang, the most senior Chinese official to speak publicly about the protests, said Beijing had "very formally and clearly stated its position: Hong Kong affairs are China's internal affairs. All countries should respect China's sovereignty." He was speaking at the U.S. ...
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