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What if My Boss Was a Strong Trump Supporter, but I voted for Hillary (or the Other Way Around)?
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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?
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 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 | 135 135 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 | 135 135 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 | 123 123 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 | 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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App helps New Yorkers in need find government aid
A Brooklyn-based app developer is helping residents from across the country claim some of the $80 billion in federal, state and local aid that goes untouched every year. For many, the task of findi...
Jan 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borough president honors crime-fighting Brooklynites
A group of likely and unlikely crime fighters were honored as Brooklyn's “Heroes of the Month” for November, December and January at Borough Hall last week. Every month since 2014, Borough Presiden...
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Congressional Democrats prepare to fight to save Obamacare
Pols warn repeal will hurt New Yorkers
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Brooklyn NYPD captain apologizes for rape comments
A precinct commander apologized on Monday for comments he made about rape cases at a recent community council meeting. Captain Peter Rose, who leads the 94th Precinct, reported that there was a 62 ...
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Caught in the system
Driving to visit my family for Christmas, I was delighted to find almost no one on the road. I was able to cruise at a clip and I was confident I would make it to my parents home before sunset. Tha...
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Vandalized menorah can't dampen Hanukkah spirit
Park Slope community comes out in face of hate
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NYCHA tenant leaders join Friends of BQX board
Community leaders in public housing development up and down the East River threw their support last week behind a waterfront street car proposal. Five New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) reside...
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Marker honoring USS Monitor returned after mysterious disappearance
Greenpoint Monitor Museum seeks to establish presence on waterfront
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Jewish group wants Brooklyn pol to caucus with Dems
Felder has sided with Republicans in State Senate since 2012
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Brooklyn New Year's Eve plans announced
Coney Island and Prospect Park will play host the borough's third annual New Year’s Eve celebration, offering families two different locations to welcome in the new year. The festivities, hosted by...
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East Williamsburg 3-D printing company to receive tax credits
Lieutenant governor tours facility, touts growing tech industry
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Historical Society to open satellite museum
DUMBO locale will focus on the history of the waterfront
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Officials renew call for burn center after deadly fire
Howard Houses blaze claims life of infant, aunt
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Report details tech shortcomings of Brooklyn schools
A new report from the Borough President's office finds that a significant number of Brooklyn classrooms are technology insufficient. In light of the findings, Borough President Eric Adams is callin...
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Sunset Park biotech lab gets $1 million
Sunset Park's BioBAT is receiving a $1 million infusion from Borough President Eric Adams. The 500,000-square-foot space at the Brooklyn Army Terminal will use the funds to upgrade their technology...
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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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