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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . One issue that we see a lot here in Queens is a property tax assessment that doesn’t match the legal use o...
Restaurants Can Throw Dog Lovers a Bone
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
NYC Employment Defense Attorney “I’m so pleased that the city Department of Health threw dog lovers a bone,” Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) was quoted as saying by The New York Daily N...
The Workers’ Compensation Has Ruled Against You—What Are Your Options?
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP , Workers Compensation Attorneys Workers Compensation Attorneys in New York You were hurt on the job and filed a legitimate claim, but the New York State Workers’ Compensatio...
Playground Injuries on the Rise: How You Can Protect Your Child
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | May 11, 2016  Kids love to play outdoors and physical exercise is good for them. The fact that playground injuries are on the rise may be frightening to some parents. Even so, t...
The Zadroga Act—What is It and How Does It Affect Workers' Compensation?
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Author:Pyrros & Serres LLP In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, many people volunteered to help clean up after the devastation of the twin towers at the World Trade Center. Many of those volunte...
How Far Do Privacy Rights Stretch for a Child’s Safety?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
A father recorded a conversation between his son and his ex-wife’s live-in boyfriend. Later on, when he turned in the recording as evidence, the boyfriend’s attorney challenged the admissibility of...
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EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens, New York City Employment Defense Firm As employers, when you ask for medical information on a job application, you raise a red flag for the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) an...
Advantages Of Advertising On NYC Billboards & Buildings
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
Using billboards to advertise may seem old-fashioned in our technology-driven era. With the internet and the many platforms it reaches out to, why would we still want to advertise with something as...
Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
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Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...

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Brooklyn Kids receive firsthand look of justice system
District leader hosts a field trip
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DOT helping business comply with new bicycling regs
Delivering safety kits, hosting forums on new rules
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Acadia Realty Trust is inducted into the Hall of Shame
Local unions protest Brooklyn project
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Former NYC mayor Ed Koch passes away
Fiery politician was 88
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Civic hosts workshop on Fourth Ave. traffic issues
In preparation for a meeting with city officials next month, the Park Slope Civic Council hosted a workshop for residents to discuss major traffic and general concerns they face living along Fourth...
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Dolphin dies after it appears in the Gowanus Canal
A dolphin became confused and ended up in probably one of the worst places in New York for an aquatic animal: the Gowanus Canal. The animal was spotted in the heavily polluted waterway on Friday mo...
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EPA gives the community a say in Gowanus cleanup
Residents praise agency for transparency in process
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Hurricane Sandy disrupts DEP projects for Gowanus Canal
$96 million in damages
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Restaurant owners seek better health inspections
Brooklyn restaurant owners say the current system is unfair
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DOT is helping pedestrians find their way
You are here, according to the Department of Transportation. In an effort to increase tourism, the DOT's new NYC Wayfinding Program will place maps in various New York City neighborhoods that promo...
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Businesses with delivery bikes face tighter restriction
Business owners who make deliveries on bicycles will have to adhere to a new set of regulations. The changes come after numerous complains about blatant law-breaking by delivery bicyclists. Beginni...
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National Service Day in Red Hook focuses on Sandy cleanup
In honor of National Service Day, 123 volunteers were on site at Red Hook Recreation Center to help fix the facility that was damaged by Hurricane Sandy. In the morning, the number of volunteers ju...
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Martin Luther King Day at BAM
Monday was not only the nation's 57th presidential inauguration reinstating President Barack Obama as the leader of the free world, but it was a day which freedom has particularly been remembered a...
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Residents protest Time Warner dropping Ovation
Actress Rosie Perez lends voice to rally
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Barclays Center keeps their word by hiring locally
Rep: 80 percent of employees are from Brooklyn
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Peter Thiel, pictured October 3, 2011, acknowledged he is working with lawyers to find and help "victims" of Gawker Media, whose Valleywag site in 2007 revealed he is homosexualBillionaire Peter Thiel acknowledged funding a legal battle against the gossip website that "outed" him, sparking debate on whether the Silicon Valley mogul has taken his media war too far. Thiel told the New York Times late Wednesday he has provided around $10 million for the litigation by former wrestler Hulk Hogan, who sued Gawker Media for releasing a sex tape featuring Hogan and a friend's wife. The heretofore secret war against Gawker provoked a range of reactions in the media and in Silicon Valley, with many questioning Thiel's tactics.


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Security forces clash with demonstrators during a protest called by labour unions and students against the labour and employment law reform on May 26, 2016 in BordeauxMasked youths clashed with police in Paris and striking workers blockaded refineries and disrupted nuclear power stations on Thursday as an escalating wave of industrial action against labour reforms rocked France. Police fired tear gas at around 100 protesters who broke away from a march through the capital to smash windows of shops and parked cars, an AFP reporter said, in the latest outburst of anger at the controversial legislation. With just two weeks to go before France hosts the Euro 2016 football championship, union activists blocked roads and bridges, and train drivers and air traffic controllers staged walkouts.


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Baylor President Ken Starr leaves a terminal at a Waco airport Wednesday, May, 25, 2016, in Waco, Texas. Baylor University officials say regents are still reviewing an investigation into how the Texas school handled reports of rape and assault by football players and expect to announce any actions by June 3, 2016. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald, via AP) MANDATORY CREDITAUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Baylor University demoted school President Ken Starr and fired football coach Art Briles on Thursday, issuing a scathing report over the university's handling of sexual assault complaints against players.


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