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Can You Be Denied Workers’ Compensation because Your Employer Pays You Off the Books?
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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?
Jan 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 1 1 comments | 92 92 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...
Sammeln und halten auch Heidelbeeren und auch Einfrieren Heidelbeeren
Jan 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Blaubeeren sind eine gesunde und leckere Belohnung, die Sie sofort nach der Auswahl oder Verwendung in Pfannkuchen, Muffins oder Marmeladen essen können. Es ist immer viel mehr erfreulich, wenn Sie...
Smoked Poultry Products From Vietnam
Jan 06, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
There are several methods to prepare food, especially meats. Smoking cigarettes nevertheless; not just includes taste but increases life span. Poultry can be placed in a salt brine and after that s...
Health Perks of Pastured Chickens
Jan 05, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you recognize that hens raised on pasture are nutritionally above those raised in business factory settings? Pastured poultry imports  are poultries (and also various other birds like ducks and...
7 TIPS FOR ACHIEVING YOUR FITNESS RESOLUTIONS
Jan 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
  by Mary Murphy (originally posted on www.mmanewyorkcity.com/blog) It’s a few days into the new year, but if you’re anything like me, you’re probably still fine-tuning your resolutions. When I was...
Keeping Your Workouts Fresh
Jan 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
December 28th, 2016 by Crystal Carlton (originally posted on www.mmanewyorkcity.com/blog/) With the New Year coming up you may be thinking of starting a new workout routine. Often people will start...

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New campaign calls attention to signs of child abuse
In light of recent child abuse cases across the city, Borough President Eric Adams launched a new campaign last week to help residents recognize signs of abuse and report them. Last week, three-yea...
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Off-duty Muslim cop allegedly harassed in Brooklyn
An off-duty NYPD officer who was verbally harassed in Bay Ridge for being Muslim spoke publicly about the attack at Borough Hall on Monday. Aml Elsokary says she dropped off her 16-year-old son at ...
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn tenants sue landlord to keep the heat on
Monitoring device recorded 225 violations in two months
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Melo gets behind BQX streetcar
Makes video in support of project with kids from Red Hook Initiative
Nov 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williamsburg tenants rally after months without gas
Plead with city agencies to intervene on their behalf
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Groups donate MetroCards, call for 'fair fares'
Borough President Eric Adams kicked off the holiday season last week with donations of MetroCards to some of Brooklyn's most vulnerable residents. Adams partnered with Bishop Michael Evans of Faith...
Nov 29, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adams calls on governor to pass donor breast milk law
Lawmakers are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill that would have the state cover the costs for donor breast milk when it's medically necessary for premature infants. In a press confere...
Nov 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sustainability advocates tour resilient Red Hook businesses
After Hurricane Sandy roared through New York City in 2012 impacting waterfront neighborhoods like Red Hook, many communities are looking to more sustainable infrastructure. The RETI Center, a nonp...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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BP announces specifics of $7.9 million in cultural funding
Borough President Eric Adams announced $7.9 million will benefit 18 different cultural organizations, which he praised for preserving the “local flavor” of the borough. “From our small dance studio...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Engineering firm hopes to shape growth of Red Hook
The head of a global engineering firm wants Brooklyn business leaders to get proactive in the future of South Brooklyn neighborhoods like Red Hook. Development is coming, AECOM CEO Chris Ward told ...
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muslim community expresses fear in wake of Trump win
Members of Brooklyn's Bangladeshi community gathered in Kensington last Friday just days after Donald Trump's presidential win to discuss how the results may impact their lives. The initial sentime...
Nov 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Energy leaders discuss solutions to disappearing gas stations
Up to a dozen more borough fuel spots may be closing
Nov 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents voice suggestions on Fort Greene Park upgrades
When Mitchell Silver became the commissioner of the Parks Department, he envisioned parks that spilled out onto the sidewalk and didn't end at the traditional boundaries by which they're typically ...
Nov 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents band together after noose found in park
Members of the Fort Greene and Clinton Hills communities stood together in solidarity against hate after a noose was found hanging from a tree in Fort Greene Park. According to Geoffrey Croft of NY...
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Company makes case for its electric bus at Borough Hall
Members of BYD Company, a Chinese-based manufacturer of electric vehicles, parked a 40-foot electric bus outside Borough Hall last week to show Brooklyn residents what they believe is the green fut...
Nov 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE PHOTO: Sunglasses from Ray Ban are on display at an optician shop in HanauBy Valentina Za and Sudip Kar-Gupta MILAN/PARIS (Reuters) - Italy's Luxottica and France's Essilor have agreed a 46 billion euro ($49 billion) merger to create a global eyewear powerhouse with annual revenue of more than 15 billion euros. The all-share deal is one of Europe's largest cross-border tie-ups and brings together Luxottica, the world's top spectacles maker with brands such as Ray-Ban and Oakley, with leading lens manufacturer Essilor. "Finally ... two products which are naturally complementary -- namely frames and lenses -- will be designed, manufactured and distributed under the same roof," Luxottica's 81-year-old founder Leonardo Del Vecchio said in a statement on Monday.


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A construction worker directs others as they walk past an artist's impression of the Central Business District under construction in Beijing, China, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. The International Monetary Fund on Monday raised its growth forecast for China but warned rising debt that has prompted concern about the country's finances increase the risk of a sharper slowdown. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)BEIJING (AP) — The International Monetary Fund on Monday raised its growth forecast for China but warned that rising debt which has prompted concern about the country's finances increases the risk of a sharper slowdown.


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FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016 file photo, Bill Gates arrives to Trump Tower in New York. The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology. Gates co-founded Microsoft in the mid-70s, growing it into the world’s biggest software company and helping to make computers a household item. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, file)LONDON (AP) — The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology. Most are American, with one European and one Mexican in the mix. Several have pledged to give it all to charity.


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