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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 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 | 60 60 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 | 671 671 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
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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 | 85 85 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 | 87 87 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
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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 | 204 204 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
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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 | 293 293 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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120 Trash Baskets Are Good for a Community
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A Jack of all trade
Queens lost a guiding light in the business world this past week. Jack Friedman, nicknamed Mr. Queens by many, passed away suddenly last Thursday leaving a wife, two children and a legacy in Queens...
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NYPD, community discourse needs to be ongoing
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Add More Cops and Leave Politics Out of It
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We're willing to gamble on Resorts World
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Critics flat wrong about Port Ambrose
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Selling your co-op
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Give de Blasio a chance at fixing schools
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Better Learning for NYC Through Modernity
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'Hate crime' is a lodaded distinction
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Race for the 11th Congressional District, Take Two
The congressional seat now vacated by Michael Grimm following his conviction will have a new representative following the May 5th special election. Special elections often have small turnouts. Peop...
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Tax Relief: An Act of Good Faith
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Was the mayor being late really that big of a deal?
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Tips on buying and selling a co-op
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More education, less surveillance.
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A man passes a kiosk selling Greek flags in central Athens, Saturday, July 4, 2015. Whether Greeks decide in Sunday's referendum to accept their lenders' bailout deal or reject it, the government's hold on power may be shakier than its brash prime minister has calculated, analysts say. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — After two bailouts totaling 240 billion euros ($266 billion) and six years of depression, spending cuts and lost jobs, Greece teeters on the edge of collapse.


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An investor is reflected on an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in ShanghaiBEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China froze share offers and set up a market-stabilization fund on Saturday, the Wall Street Journal said, as Beijing intensified efforts to pull stock markets out of a nose-dive that is threatening the world's second-largest economy. Beijing's reported suspension of initial public offers (IPOs) came a few hours after extraordinary announcements by major brokers and fund managers, which collectively pledged to invest at least $19 billion of their own money into stocks. China's government, regulators and financial institutions are now waging a concerted campaign to prop up the nation's two main share markets, amid fears that a meltdown would rock the financial system and inflict heavy losses across an economy where annual growth is already running at a 24-year low.


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FILE - In this Sunday, June 28, 2015 file photo, a book and flowers lay at the scene of the attack in Sousse, Tunisia. Tunisia's state news agency says the country's president is declaring a state of emergency more than a week after a beach attack targeting foreign tourists that killed 38 people. The news agency said President Beji Caid Essebsi would address the nation later Saturday, July 4 after declaring the state of emergency more than a week after the attack in the Tunisian resort of Sousse. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar, file)TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's president says the country is "not safe" from further extremist attacks and has declared a national state of emergency to avoid what he says is a risk of collapse.


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