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How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Please Plant, Don't Plunder
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A disturbing trend in Queens is the destruction of trees, plants, and flowers in private yards. Once they chop down everything in their own backyard, many owners often turn to destroying the city's...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 562 562 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
Recent Supreme Court Ruling on Homecare Union Dues Requirement
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Business Employment Attorney in Queens, NY Many employers are interested to know about cases that affect the power of unions. For decades, unions have challenged employers through disputes or ongoi...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who be...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...

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Prospect Heights parents rally to stop phase-outs
Chants of “Whose schools? Our schools. Whose children? Our children,” reverberated through the small basement of the Duryea Presbyterian Church at 362 Stering Avenue in Prospect Heights last Saturd...
Feb 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black History Month kicks off with BAM film festival
A celebration of Black History Month is underway in Fort Greene, where the New Voices in Black Cinema festival at BAM Rose Cinemas showcases a selection of independent films as varied as the Africa...
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City slammed at blizzard hearing
Elected officials and Brooklyn residents took turns blasting the city for its response to last month's blizzard at a Borough Hall hearing. It was filled with tense moments, but provided few real an...
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Brooklyn Philharmonic appoints new artistic director
Alan Pierson takes over with an unconventional aim
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Prospect Park West safer with bike lane, city report shows
Crashes and speeding down while biking soars
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Service marks MLK Day in Brooklyn
City Year teams up with school to celebrate King's birthday
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Panasonic eyes Atlantic Yards for HQ relocation
Could bring hundreds of jobs
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Hip-hop history, for credit
Course on rhyming debuts at LIU Brooklyn
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Freddy's Bar reopens Feb 4
Mark the calendar, beer-loving Bruce Ratner haters. Freddy's Bar is reopening February 4, less than one year after closing its Prospect Heights spot to make way for work on Ratner's Atlantic Yards ...
Jan 17, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Repair work hits F, G trains with service changes
The next phase of work on the Culver Viaduct is underway, and with it come major disruptions to the F and G trains. Beginning January 10, this means no Manhattan-bound F train at Smith-Ninth street...
Jan 11, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Developer sticks with contractor despite safety concerns
A development company owned by former basketball star Magic Johnson is sticking by its choice of a construction company with a history of buildings violations, despite a cry over safety concerns at...
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Vote approaches for Brooklyn Millenium
Screened Park Slope school planned for John Jay site
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Pols push for energy upgrade at Brooklyn Cruise Terminal
Shore power system would reduce ship pollution
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Bravest break record for number of emergencies in FDNY history
New York City Firefighters are extinguishing their own record. For the first time in 145 years of the FDNY’s existence, firefighters have responded to more than 500,000 emergencies, all within the ...
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Liu rejects contract for 911 call center
In the wake of the CityTime scandal, City Comptroller John Liu Monday called on Mayor Michael Bloomberg to immediately review the Emergency Communications Transformation Program (ECTP) as part of t...
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In this photo taken on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, Baltimore Ravens running back Bernard Pierce runs with the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Baltimore. If Pierce keeps this up, he soon might be known as a premier NFL running back. For now, the third-year pro carries this label: The Man Who Replaced Ray Rice.(AP Photo/Nick Wass)BALTIMORE (AP) — The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night.


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Firefighters hose down a hot spot in the rubble of home Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, that was destroyed by a wildfire in Weed, Calif. In just a few hours Monday, wind-driven flames destroyed or damaged roughly 100 homes. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)WEED, Calif. (AP) — They had prepared for wildfires and knew of the drought-parched forests, but the inferno that swirled through the California lumber town of Weed moved so quickly all people could do was flee.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed three bills Tuesday designed to highlight complaints that the IRS mistreated conservative political groups when they applied for tax-exempt status.
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