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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 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 | 71 71 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 | 680 680 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...
Dirty Little Secrets Your Landscaper Won't Tell You
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
If you hire a landscaping company to maintain your lawn, there are a few things you REALLY ought to know.  1) Less mowing is BETTER for your lawn and saves you $$$. Multiple academic studies have p...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2015
Jun 18, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 94 94 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 | 97 97 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
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 213 213 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
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
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...

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Audit finds hundreds of NYCHA apartments vacant
While more than 270,000 New Yorkers languish on months-long waiting lists for public housing, hundreds of NYCHA apartments sit vacant, oftentimes for years, according to an audit released by the Ci...
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Scores turn out to protest group's flag burning
Protestors made good on their vow to burn an American flag on Wednesday in protest of racial violence, albeit not precisely as planned. After a Facebook event for the burning garnered widespread me...
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South Brooklyn Terminal reactivated as working port
Part of effort to develop South BK as maritime commerce hub
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Outdoor swimming pools open across city
Open from 11 am. until 7 p.m. through Labor Day
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Pols, community leaders call for gun safety initiatives
Coney Island residents say city has ignored community violence
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Mental health on the table at Brooklyn forum
City officials hosted a public forum at Brooklyn Borough Hall last week on the Roadmap to Mental Health, a new initiative set to roll out this fall. Borough President Eric Adams opened the event by...
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City announces Prospect Park will be car-free
Change will make park safer, healthier
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Tensions high at BK Heights library hearing
Testimony extends well into the night
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Tenant harassment task force nabs first arrest
Landlord allegedly tried to force rent-regulated tenants out
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Red Hook youth spread internet access to neighbors
Digital Stewards program teaches young adults tech skills
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Brooklyn advocates speak out on gun violence
State names June 'Gun Violence Awareness Month'
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Adams honors his heroes of the month
Borough President Eric Adams honored his Heroes of the Month for May - Officers Randy Chow and James Li - and June, Carvel Ice Cream shop owners Richard and Rosa Stakofsky, at a Borough Hall ceremo...
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Meet the Grand Marshals
For George Constantinou and Farid Ali Lancheros, the Park Slope restaurateurs who have been a couple for fourteen years, married for three, and together co-own Park Slope’s Bogota Latin Bistro (“Da...
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Brooklyn celebrates LGBTQ community at 19th annual pride parade
Decked out in rainbow flags and the occasional rhinestone-encrusted ball gown, thousands of revelers took to the streets of Park Slope on Saturday for the 19th Annual Brooklyn Pride Parade. A slew ...
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Developer lends helping hand in Red Hook
Employees of Forest City Ratner Companies took to the streets of Red Hook last week, partnering with neighborhood organizations Rebuilding Together New York City (RT NYC), Red Hook Initiative (RHI)...
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Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Osborne arrives at an EU finance ministers meeting in LuxembourgBy William James LONDON (Reuters) - Chancellor George Osborne on Sunday said he had found all 12 billion pounds of welfare cuts he needs as part of his plan to balance the current budget by 2017/18, speaking ahead of his budget announcement on Wednesday. The budget is Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives' clearest chance in almost two decades to remould Britain into a low-tax, small-state economy after an unexpectedly decisive election victory. To meet his target, Osborne says he needs to cut the annual welfare bill by 12 billion pounds ($18.69 billion), make 13 billion pounds of departmental spending reductions, and to raise an extra 5 billion pounds by clamping down on tax evasion and avoidance.


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Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann has warned Angela Merkel's cabinet that a Greek exit from the euro zone would rip billions of euros out of the German budget, German business daily Handelsblatt reported on Sunday, citing government sources. The paper said that Weidmann had warned that the costs of a Grexit would hit Bundesbank profits, which flow into the budget. It added that Bundesbank losses would be greater than the 14.4 billion euros ($16 billion) already put aside in provisions linked to the euro zone debt crisis because it would make losses on Greek securities bought by the central bank.
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Iran, the United States and five other major powers are laboring to reach an agreement by Tuesday to restrain the Iranian nuclear program in exchange for relief from economic sanctions. The deal seeks to allay suspicions that Iran is pursuing a nuclear weapons capability, something Tehran denies, saying its program is for purely peaceful purposes. Below is a chronology of Iran's nuclear program and efforts to constrain it.
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