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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?
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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
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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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Senior center, daycare gets 10-year lease extension
For the past 40 years, seniors and children have had a welcoming place in Fort Greene to call home. On Thursday, they got some welcome news as elected officials announced the Grace Agard Harewood S...
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Brooklyn district attorney passes after battle with cancer
Thompson, 50, hailed as champion of criminal justice reform
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Arts groups discuss funding, equity issues at round table
Pol touts City cultural plan at meeting
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TOP HIGH SCHOOLS 2016
Our annual list of the best high schools in New York City.
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Charter school advocates flock to Prospect Park
Over 20,000 call for more support for alt education
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NYU opens MakerSpace at MetroTech location
New York University's Tandon School of Engineering unveiled its new MakerSpace work place at its MetroTech campus in downtown Brooklyn. The space features advanced equipment that will allow student...
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Company links local food startups with NYC hotels
Redwood Deli owner Dan Unter and his business partner Marissa Spano are behind the new distribution company 5 Boro Goods. 5 Boro Goods is an aggregator of artisanal New York City-based goods such a...
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Concerned Greenpoint neighbors discuss recent attacks, safety solutions
A string of recent assaults on women in northern Brooklyn has left local residents on edge and concerned for their safety. After rumors about a rape spread on social media, more than 70 neighbors a...
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Uniqlo, city partner to bring original art to ten parks
Application process open for artists until November
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Bishop Loughlin celebrates 165th anniversary
Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School is celebrating its 165th anniversary as the first Diocesan high school in Brooklyn. It also marks the end of the school’s “Three Schools, One Foundation Campaig...
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LIU Brooklyn ends faculty lockout at campus
Faculty returns on old contract, sides continue to negotiate
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Housing advocates renew protest of armory project
Say development will only exacerbate homeless crisis
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Poll shows strong approval for streetcar proposal
So far, so good, for the proponents of the Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX) streetcar. A new poll conducted by Global Strategy Group found that nearly three-quarters of voters living along the propo...
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Schools across Brooklyn receive funding
Schools in East New York, Cypress Hills and Brownsville are receiving funding for various technology and infrastructure upgrades as part of an agreement made during the rezoning of East New York, w...
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Students, teachers protest LIU Brooklyn lockout
Labor dispute disrupts first week of fall semester
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A trader points up at a display on the floor of the New York Stock ExchangeA U.S. judge blocked on Monday health insurer Aetna Inc's proposed $34 billion acquisition of smaller peer Humana Inc, raising the stakes for rival Anthem Inc as it battles to clear a $54 billion deal to buy Cigna Corp. The ruling is the latest sign of antitrust authorities having grown more assertive under U.S. President Barack Obama, whose term ended last week.


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Emily Phonelath blows bubbles while in the crowd of the Women's March on Washington in Washington D.C. on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. ( Aileen Devlin /The Daily Press via AP)A song by a Los Angeles singer-songwriter that was performed by a flash mob of women in pink, pointy-eared hats at the Women's March on Washington is being heralded as the anthem of the movement.


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This undated sketch by Stephanie Delazeri, an animation student at California Institute of the Arts in Santa Clarita, Calif., shows "The Princess," an archetypal female character. More women are entering the field of animation, and one of their goals is to create more realistic female characters. Cal Arts instructor Erica Larsen-Dockray, who teaches a class on "The Animated Woman," said of The Princess: She has an impossibly tiny waist and is gorgeous beyond belief. Big eyes, flowing locks, luscious lips and a heart-shaped face. She's historically usually white and depicted as innocent and virginal. About the typical princess' waistline, Larsen-Dockray said: "If they were life-size, they would not have space in their bodies for reproductive organs." (Stephanie Delazeri/California Institute of the Arts via AP)SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — More women are entering the field of animation, and one of their goals is to create more realistic female characters — not just the stereotypical nerds, sex bombs and villains that dominate now.


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