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What if My Boss Was a Strong Trump Supporter, but I voted for Hillary (or the Other Way Around)?
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by   Bill Cafaro What Rights Do I Have if This Causes Me a Problem at Work ? Employees of Private Businesses: What about the First Amendment? Can’t I say whatever I want? Yes, you can say anything ...
Workers Compensation in Queens New York | Part One
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Queens NY Workers Comp. by   Pyrros & Serres LLP You’ve been hurt on the job and can’t work. You’ve heard about “workers’ compensation,” but you really don’t know what it is or how it works. You’ll...
The Right to Discovery in Probate Litigation
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by   Bonnie Lawston When someone dies with a will in New York State, that person’s estate must generally be “settled” through filings and proceedings overseen by the probate court. Referred to as p...
Employers, Protect Yourselves | 2017 Harassment Claims
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Author: Stephen D. Hans The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has spent considerable researching and analyzing harassment claims related to federal anti-discrimination laws. Such laws ...
Landmark Bakery-Owner retiring and just renting it out now
Jan 18, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally opened in 1952 and its location is what is called TRIPLE AAA. Between two banks on very busy Metropolitan Avenue. Once known as Kopp's Bakery. Address 74-09 Metropolitan Ave., MIDDLE VIL...
Can You Be Denied Workers’ Compensation because Your Employer Pays You Off the Books?
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP Queens Workers’ Compensation Attorneys You have been working a job, but getting paid under the table, so to speak. You get injured on that job—now you can’t work at all! If y...
Videotaping the Execution of a Will
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Bonnie Lawston It's not uncommon, in New York and other jurisdictions, for dispossessed or unhappy heirs to allege that a will was executed under duress or undue influence. What if you vide...
Very Important News for you, If you work more than 40 hours per week for the same weekly salary
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I work way more than 40 hours a week for the same weekly salary. My boss says that he doesn’t have to pay me anything for my overtime hours. Is this true? It depends. Under the old rule, Anyone who...
How Do Workers Feel About Overtime Pay?
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Author: Stephen D. Hans The federal overtime rule has been put on hold, and employers are waiting to see whether the DOL will effectively appeal the injunction imposed by the U.S. District Court in...
Varför Utnyttja Raspberry Ketoner kosttillskott viktminskning?
Jan 06, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
Data summeras av den amerikanska viktkontroll Info Network bestämma större än två tredjedelar av vuxna i USA som feta (68,8 procent). Det här laget, är över 35 procent tänkt på feta. Många människo...

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Housing advocates protest real estate speculators
Pol wants ‘do not solicit’ list for Brooklyn neighborhoods
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Shelter protesters demonstrate at commissioner’s Brooklyn home
Change in strategy spells end of nightly rallies at Holiday Inn
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New campaign calls attention to signs of child abuse
In light of recent child abuse cases across the city, Borough President Eric Adams launched a new campaign last week to help residents recognize signs of abuse and report them. Last week, three-yea...
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Off-duty Muslim cop allegedly harassed in Brooklyn
An off-duty NYPD officer who was verbally harassed in Bay Ridge for being Muslim spoke publicly about the attack at Borough Hall on Monday. Aml Elsokary says she dropped off her 16-year-old son at ...
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Brooklyn tenants sue landlord to keep the heat on
Monitoring device recorded 225 violations in two months
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Melo gets behind BQX streetcar
Makes video in support of project with kids from Red Hook Initiative
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Williamsburg tenants rally after months without gas
Plead with city agencies to intervene on their behalf
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Groups donate MetroCards, call for 'fair fares'
Borough President Eric Adams kicked off the holiday season last week with donations of MetroCards to some of Brooklyn's most vulnerable residents. Adams partnered with Bishop Michael Evans of Faith...
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Adams calls on governor to pass donor breast milk law
Lawmakers are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill that would have the state cover the costs for donor breast milk when it's medically necessary for premature infants. In a press confere...
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Sustainability advocates tour resilient Red Hook businesses
After Hurricane Sandy roared through New York City in 2012 impacting waterfront neighborhoods like Red Hook, many communities are looking to more sustainable infrastructure. The RETI Center, a nonp...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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BP announces specifics of $7.9 million in cultural funding
Borough President Eric Adams announced $7.9 million will benefit 18 different cultural organizations, which he praised for preserving the “local flavor” of the borough. “From our small dance studio...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Engineering firm hopes to shape growth of Red Hook
The head of a global engineering firm wants Brooklyn business leaders to get proactive in the future of South Brooklyn neighborhoods like Red Hook. Development is coming, AECOM CEO Chris Ward told ...
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Muslim community expresses fear in wake of Trump win
Members of Brooklyn's Bangladeshi community gathered in Kensington last Friday just days after Donald Trump's presidential win to discuss how the results may impact their lives. The initial sentime...
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Energy leaders discuss solutions to disappearing gas stations
Up to a dozen more borough fuel spots may be closing
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Residents voice suggestions on Fort Greene Park upgrades
When Mitchell Silver became the commissioner of the Parks Department, he envisioned parks that spilled out onto the sidewalk and didn't end at the traditional boundaries by which they're typically ...
Nov 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the Inaugural Law Enforcement Officers and First Responders Reception in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington.By Roberta Rampton and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday, distancing America from its Asian allies as China's influence in the region rises. Fulfilling a campaign pledge to end American involvement in the 2015 pact, Trump signed an executive order in the Oval Office pulling the United States from the 12-nation TPP. "Great thing for the American worker," Trump said as he signed the order on his third full day in office.


2017-01-23 12:52:11 -0500
President Donald Trump planned to meet on Monday at the White House with leaders of construction and sheet metal unions, two sources with knowledge of the meetings told Reuters. Sean McGarvey, president of the North America's Building Trades Unions, Terry O'Sullivan, president of the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA) and Joseph Sellers, president of SMART, a sheet metal union, were among those who planned to attend, the sources said on condition of anonymity.
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McDonald's is establishing a new Britain-based holding company to cover royalties from most licensing agreements outside the United StatesMcDonald's reported slightly lower fourth-quarter earnings Monday as strong sales in Britain, Japan, and China offset a drop in the United States. The fast-food giant, which modified its menu in its home market after a lengthy slump, and restructured its international business, said its turnaround remained on track. Comparable sales fell 1.3 percent in the latest quarter.


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