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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
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 20 20 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 | 22 22 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 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 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 | 66 66 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 | 73 73 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 | 42 42 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 | 69 69 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 | 127 127 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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Still a bargain
Dear Editor, The recent New York City Transit Museum’s antique bus display as part of the annual Atlantic Antic Festival was a great trip down memory lane. It was a time when bus drivers had to mak...
Oct 18, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pulling rank?
Dear Editor, Secretary Ray Mabus intends to break with centuries of tradition and stop all identification of sailors by their rank titles to make the Navy more politically correct. What he doesn’t ...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cybercrime spree
Dear Editor, The flood of recent headlines of about hacking and data breaches make it clear that cybercrime is on the rise. The massive data breach at Yahoo despite previous red flags is just one e...
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Not just Trump
Dear Editor, In response to the op-ed by Assemblyman Ron Kim (“Are You American Enough” – 10/13), a lack of perceived tolerance is not coming solely from Donald Trump. On October 10, I participated...
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Section 8 sabotage
Dear Editor, Before it became the title of a federal housing program, Section 8 had a military meaning. It was a type of discharge given to U.S. troops who were psychiatrically unfit to serve. That...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perverted priorities
Dear Editor, As a CUNY grad (Queens College, 1962), I share Mr. Arthur Tarley's outrage ("Keep opportunity within the reach of NYC's millennials" - Op-Ed 9/29) over what's happening at my alma mate...
Oct 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get to work!
Dear Editor, Regarding the guest op-ed by Arthur Tarley (“Keep opportunity within the reach of NYC’s millennials” - 9/29), may I suggest to Mr. Tarley that he stop crying in his milk. At his age, I...
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Unfair representation
Dear Editor, I was disappointed with your September 29th Pol Position column, "Group picks slick pol for Oil Slick Award." While it is distasteful when a politician switches political parties, it i...
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Careful reading
Dear Editor, Congress overwhelmingly voted to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to allow survivors and families of 9/11 victims to pursue their lawsuit against Saudi Arabia for its c...
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Trump unfit
Dear Editor, With election day right around the corner, I can not help but think about all that is at stake this year. Workers of America realize that the path to prosperity is a healthy middle cla...
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'Stiller' here
Dear Editor, I would like to applaud actor Ben Stiller for coming forward to share his case of prostate cancer. He swears a PSA test saved his life. I totally agree. I had a high PSA number 18 mont...
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Give credit where credit is due
Dear Editor, The recent bombshell about Donald Trump possibly carrying forward over $900 million in tax losses for 18 years is a major blow to Trump’s image and credibility. Secrets like this are t...
Oct 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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Missing Reagan
Dear Editor: To a vast number of Republicans, the very mention of "President Reagan" conjures up visions of the living, or rather a once-living, messiah. This actor-turned-Democrat-turned-Republica...
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Tragic loss
Dear Editor, It is a sad time for the FDNY with the loss of Battalion Chief Michael Fahy, who was killed in an explosion in the Bronx. Here was one of our Bravest who left behind a wife and three y...
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Snowden job
Dear Editor, Oliver Stone has just released a documentary about Edward Snowden. While it's true that Edward Snowden broke the law when he took classified documents and gave them to journalists expo...
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U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he leaves the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) headquarters after delivering remarks during a visit in Langley, Virginia U.S.By Jeff Mason and Warren Strobel LANGLEY, Va./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump sought to mend fences with the CIA on Saturday, telling officers he had their back after he criticized spy agencies for their investigation into Russian hacking. In his first official visit to a government agency as president, Trump - who had said U.S. intelligence tactics were reminiscent of Nazi Germany - sought to leave no doubt with officers that he supported their work. "Very, very few people could do the job you people do and I want you to know I am so behind you," Trump said, to cheers and loud applause.


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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A trucker has lost his marbles in the Indianapolis area.
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In this image taken from TV, Gambia's longtime leader Yahya Jammeh appears on state TV to give a brief statement agreeing to step down from office, in Banjul, Gambia, the early hours of Saturday morning Jan. 21, 2017. Jammeh's decision to step down appears to pave the way for the winner of December's general elections, Adama Barrow to take power. (Gambia State TV via AP)BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh and his family headed into political exile Saturday night, ending a 22-year reign of fear and a post-election political standoff that threatened to provoke a regional military intervention when he clung to power.


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