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How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
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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...
Recent Supreme Court Ruling on Homecare Union Dues Requirement
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Business Employment Attorney in Queens, NY Many employers are interested to know about cases that affect the power of unions. For decades, unions have challenged employers through disputes or ongoi...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 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 | 52 52 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 | 89 89 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 | 96 96 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...
Are you interested in working with the senior population in Queens?
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you interested in working with the senior population in Queens? Then here is your chance to apply to a program that connects selected artists with senior citizens and places them in-residency a...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 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...

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Stavisky challenger makes case for his campaign
Jung lays out his plans for the district
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella calls for street reconstruction in College Point
Ulmer Street in College Point has a new “Speed Bump” sign, but State Senator Tony Avella is calling the city’s bluff. “It’s not a speed bump,” he said last week, “it’s that the road is collapsing!”...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Race in 11th District turns focus to women's rights
State Senate Democratic primary candidate John Liu and other New York leaders and activists came together on August 14 to support his senate candidacy and advocate for the passage of the ten-point ...
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Groups put pressure on Schumer to address plane noise
Say senator has been noticeably silent on the issue
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Inside a Comfort Drop at one city homeless shelter
“What makes you feel safe?” This was the question that Nicole Russell, co-founder and president of the Precious Dreams Foundation, posed to a chattering group of foster children at the Salvation Ar...
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Funding awarded for new P.S. 133 reading garden
Space has been closed to public for the last decade
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Still unclear who cut trees at Keil Bros. site
Pol calls for halt to development in light of arborcide
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Debate over past fines heats up State Senate race
Avella calls on city to place lien on Liu's warchest
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State Senate candidate unveils transit plan
Proposal expands MTA, benefits more commuters
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Queens Library welcomes back Bellerose branch
The Queens Library welcome a branch back to its system last week, celebrating the reopening of the newly renovated Bellerose branch on Hillside Avenue. There's still a few finishing touches to be p...
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Briarwood community advocates for subway station name change
Bill successfully passed in state legislature, awaits signature from Cuomo
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Pols honor Gujarat organization in Queens
Elected officials over the past week honored a Queens organization devoted to preserving the traditions of Gujarat, a state in western India, on the occasion of its 40th anniversary. “The wonderful...
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District 11 Senate candidate proposes reform to Common Core
John Liu’s plan to overhaul the education system
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Councilman Paul Vallone allocated $1 million to Bay Terrace Library
Pane discusses the possible future for the Queens branch
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Troop 17 to celebrate 100 years of scouting next week
It was just four years after the inception of the Boy Scouts of America in 1910 that Troop 17 was founded in Elmhurst, a community known as Newtown at the time. Ralph de Falco joined the pack on hi...
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — President Barack Obama is playing a starring role in Kentucky's fierce Senate race, with new ads putting him at the center of the contest for Republican Mitch McConnell's seat despite Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes' explicit effort to distance herself from the unpopular president.
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A poster for the "Change the Mascot" campaign is seen prior to a press conference by the Oneida Indian Nation leaders in Washington, DC, September 16, 2014Washington (AFP) - The beleaguered National Football League (NFL) came under renewed pressure Tuesday from Native Americans to force the Washington Redskins to change its name.


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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, file photo, an overweight man rests on a bench in Jackson, Miss. Rising numbers of American adults have the most dangerous kind of obesity, belly fat, despite evidence that overall obesity rates may have plateaued, government data shows. Abdominal obesity affects 54 percent of U.S. adults, versus 46 percent in 1999-2000, and the average waist size crept up an inch, too, according to the most recent statistics. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)CHICAGO (AP) — The number of American men and women with big-bellied, apple-shaped figures — the most dangerous kind of obesity — has climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, according to a government study.


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