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What if My Boss Was a Strong Trump Supporter, but I voted for Hillary (or the Other Way Around)?
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 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 | 66 66 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 | 73 73 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
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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?
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 127 127 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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App helps New Yorkers in need find government aid
A Brooklyn-based app developer is helping residents from across the country claim some of the $80 billion in federal, state and local aid that goes untouched every year. For many, the task of findi...
Jan 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borough president honors crime-fighting Brooklynites
A group of likely and unlikely crime fighters were honored as Brooklyn's “Heroes of the Month” for November, December and January at Borough Hall last week. Every month since 2014, Borough Presiden...
Jan 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congressional Democrats prepare to fight to save Obamacare
Pols warn repeal will hurt New Yorkers
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn NYPD captain apologizes for rape comments
A precinct commander apologized on Monday for comments he made about rape cases at a recent community council meeting. Captain Peter Rose, who leads the 94th Precinct, reported that there was a 62 ...
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Caught in the system
Driving to visit my family for Christmas, I was delighted to find almost no one on the road. I was able to cruise at a clip and I was confident I would make it to my parents home before sunset. Tha...
Jan 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vandalized menorah can't dampen Hanukkah spirit
Park Slope community comes out in face of hate
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NYCHA tenant leaders join Friends of BQX board
Community leaders in public housing development up and down the East River threw their support last week behind a waterfront street car proposal. Five New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) reside...
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marker honoring USS Monitor returned after mysterious disappearance
Greenpoint Monitor Museum seeks to establish presence on waterfront
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jewish group wants Brooklyn pol to caucus with Dems
Felder has sided with Republicans in State Senate since 2012
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn New Year's Eve plans announced
Coney Island and Prospect Park will play host the borough's third annual New Year’s Eve celebration, offering families two different locations to welcome in the new year. The festivities, hosted by...
Dec 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Williamsburg 3-D printing company to receive tax credits
Lieutenant governor tours facility, touts growing tech industry
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Historical Society to open satellite museum
DUMBO locale will focus on the history of the waterfront
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Officials renew call for burn center after deadly fire
Howard Houses blaze claims life of infant, aunt
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Report details tech shortcomings of Brooklyn schools
A new report from the Borough President's office finds that a significant number of Brooklyn classrooms are technology insufficient. In light of the findings, Borough President Eric Adams is callin...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunset Park biotech lab gets $1 million
Sunset Park's BioBAT is receiving a $1 million infusion from Borough President Eric Adams. The 500,000-square-foot space at the Brooklyn Army Terminal will use the funds to upgrade their technology...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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From left, President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen, sing together during a National Prayer Service at the National Cathedral, in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST):


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Soldiers patrol during Gabon's soccer team training session at the Stade de l'Amitie, Libreville, Gabon, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, ahead of their African Cup of Nations Group A soccer match against Cameroon. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) — A group of hackers claiming to be based in Russia said Saturday they had shut down the website of the African Cup of Nations soccer tournament in a protest at organizers holding it in the "dictatorship" of Gabon, where President Ali Bongo Ondimba retained power in disputed and violent elections last year.


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Ivanka Trump dances with her husband Jared Kushner at U.S. President Donald Trump's "Liberty" Inaugural Ball in WashingtonPresident Donald Trump can hire his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as a senior White House adviser without breaking federal anti-nepotism laws, the U.S. Department of Justice said. In a letter dated Jan. 20 posted on its website, the department's Office of Legal Counsel said the president has special hiring authority that exempts White House positions from laws barring the president from naming a relative to lead a federal agency. Questions about Kushner's role emerged as voters and lawmakers questioned potential conflicts of interest for Trump, given his wide-ranging business interests, history of employing family members, and the influence of his daughter Ivanka Trump, who is married to Kushner.


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