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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
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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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - May 5 - May 12
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens.
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World BBoy Battle comes to Forest Hills
BBoy competition features talent around the city
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 28 - May 5
Art “This Place” - Thurs, April 28 - 10am to 11p.m. - The Brooklyn Museum’s new exhibition “This Place” explores the complexity of Israel and the West Bank, as place and metaphor, through the eyes ...
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Interactive UniverSoul Circus lights up New York
Led by Lucky the Ringmaster, the event brings a global phenomenon to Brooklyn & Queens.
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 21 - April 28
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Mott & Bayard, The Right Frame of Mind
Enter Mott & Bayard’s new Borough Collection; a sleek new brand at the intersection of culture and style. The collection’s chic style and affordable price tag are the factors behind it’s roaring su...
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Exploring the creativity of Echo Bloom
Chatting with the Brooklyn band that has masterfully captured storytelling
Apr 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 14 - April 21
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Musician Janita talks career, deluxe album
The musician from Finland has released a deluxe album that finally reflects the artist she’s always set out to be
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Fancy tea with artist Tom Sachs?
Exhibit to feature tea ceremonies with the artist
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - April 7 - April 14
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Titan's “Julius Caesar” plays on the line of present and past
Titan Theatre Company closes out their 2015/2016 season with a unique interpretation of the Shakespearean classic.
Mar 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reading explores writings of Queens’ female writers
Last Wednesday, the Astoria Bookshop held an event in coordination with the Heightening Stories Workshop entitled “Diverse Women’s Words,” which is based on some of the readings from the Diversity ...
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Review: “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice”
It's one of the biggest openings for a Batman movie, but was it worth it?
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 31 - April 7
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the Inaugural Law Enforcement Officers and First Responders Reception in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington.By Roberta Rampton and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday, distancing America from its Asian allies as China's influence in the region rises. Fulfilling a campaign pledge to end American involvement in the 2015 pact, Trump signed an executive order in the Oval Office pulling the United States from the 12-nation TPP. "Great thing for the American worker," Trump said as he signed the order on his third full day in office.


2017-01-23 12:52:11 -0500
President Donald Trump planned to meet on Monday at the White House with leaders of construction and sheet metal unions, two sources with knowledge of the meetings told Reuters. Sean McGarvey, president of the North America's Building Trades Unions, Terry O'Sullivan, president of the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA) and Joseph Sellers, president of SMART, a sheet metal union, were among those who planned to attend, the sources said on condition of anonymity.
2017-01-23 12:52:11 -0500

McDonald's is establishing a new Britain-based holding company to cover royalties from most licensing agreements outside the United StatesMcDonald's reported slightly lower fourth-quarter earnings Monday as strong sales in Britain, Japan, and China offset a drop in the United States. The fast-food giant, which modified its menu in its home market after a lengthy slump, and restructured its international business, said its turnaround remained on track. Comparable sales fell 1.3 percent in the latest quarter.


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