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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 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 | 48 48 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 | 658 658 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 | 58 58 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 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 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 | 72 72 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 | 74 74 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 | 155 155 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 | 193 193 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 | 217 217 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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Advocates call for State Senate vote on farmworkers bill
Says farm laborers experience daily abuses
Jun 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scotland gets firsthand look at a Brooklyn education
First Minister visits Vinegar Hill classrooms
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BP calls on Cuomo to restore $100 million to NYCHA
Says roof repairs are critical in public housing
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Adams inducts new community board members
Teenagers to serve for first time
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Brooklyn businesses launch nightlife coalition
Group will help foster dialogue between businesses, community
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Beaches across city officially opened for holiday weekend
Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver signaled the end of this year’s perilous winter on Thursday, announcing that beaches around the city are now officially open. Braving blustery conditions and the ...
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King's County Memorial Day Parade pictures
As they have since 1867, Brooklynites turned out in full force on Monday for the King’s County Parade, one of the oldest Memorial Day parades in the country. Vintage cars, veterans from every branc...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Hilton becomes 25th hotel in LIC
Community members gathered in Long Island City on Wednesday to celebrate the opening of the neighborhood’s first full-service hotel: the Hilton Garden Inn. Over champagne and canapés, speakers at t...
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Students unveil Marco Polo painting at local restaurant
Take their own journey of discovery through work
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Beaches across city officially opened for holiday weekend
Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver signaled the end of this year’s perilous winter on Thursday, announcing that beaches around the city are now officially open. Braving blustery conditions and the ...
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PACC cuts ribbon on new renovations at 365 Jay St.
Resident details years of poor living conditions
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Hundreds of New Yorkers rally in East New York
Protest city’s new rezoning strategy to create housing
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New program to reduce financial barriers to solar energy
Brooklyn neighborhoods part of bulk purchasing program
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Summer concert series starts with a bang
Drummer, guitarists serenade lunchers in Brooklyn
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Officials rally for funding of safety officers
Bill would fund safety officers for private schools
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There have been seven shark attacks off the North Carolina coast in the past monthA man suffered multiple injuries in a shark attack off the North Carolina coast on Wednesday, officials said, the latest in a series in the US state. The 68-year-old victim was able to swim to shore despite suffering "several bites to his rib cage, hip, lower leg and both hands," Hyde County, on the southeast coast, said in a statement. The man was flown to a nearby hospital for urgent treatment, Hyde County said, adding it would have two ambulances primed for the busy July 4 holiday weekend, when visitors are expected to pack beaches.


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On the first day of NHL free agency, a blockbuster trade stole the spotlight.
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Protesters waive a rainbow flag on the front lawn of the Rowan County Judicial Center, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Morehead, Ky. The protest was being held against Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who, due to the ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States and her own religious beliefs, has refused to issue any marriage licenses in the county. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — With a handful of Alabama counties still refusing to grant gay marriages even as they issued licenses for straight weddings, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that all must abide by court decisions allowing same-sex unions.


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