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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Based on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)   explains that it is illegal for employers to fire, demote, or otherwise “retali...
JUST LISTED: 1 Family Brick Home in Rego Park (89-18 63rd Ave) NY 11374
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1 Family Brick Home for Sale in Rego Park NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Rego Park 1 Family Brick Home for Sale. ...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
Jun 18, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 669 669 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree p...
Dirty Little Secrets Your Landscaper Won't Tell You
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
If you hire a landscaping company to maintain your lawn, there are a few things you REALLY ought to know.  1) Less mowing is BETTER for your lawn and saves you $$$. Multiple academic studies have p...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2015
Jun 18, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
JUNE 2015 QUEENS REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE The pace of existing home sales increased slightly from April to May according to the latest report released by the Long island Board of Realtors. This is...
Long Island Roads See Two Police Officers Die in Separate Vehicle Crashes
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes fate takes unexpected turns that we find unexplainable. The odds are slim to none that two former police officers about the same age would die in single vehicle crashes over the same week...
Take Quick Actions When Signs of Discrimination Emerge in Your Business
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All too often, business owners are not aware of their managers or supervisors engaging in discriminatory practices toward workers. When workers complain about racial or nationality slurs being made...
Immigrants In Limbo As Obama Implements New Programs: By A Lawyer
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In December 2014 a lawsuit was filed against President Obama’s administration’s proposed immigration plans. The lawsuit alleged constitutional issues that involved the President disregarding Congre...
How To File For Ch. 7 Bankruptcy & Eliminate Debt: By A NYC Lawyer
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A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is a relatively simple process. There are only a few procedures that must take place before a debtor receives a discharge of all or most of his debt: 1. Pre-Bankruptcy Credit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAY 2015
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May 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update   Right now the Queens’ real estate market is feeling pretty tight to say the least. If you or someone you know has been searching for a home, they can tel...

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Farmers inspect cocoa trees in the fields outside the village of EbikwawkromBy Kwasi Kpodo and Matthew Mpoke Bigg ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana's cocoa regulator Cocobod has purchased 652,986 tonnes of cocoa in the 2014/15 season as of June 26, Deputy Finance Minister Cassiel Ato Forson told parliament, according to records seen by Reuters on Friday. The amount is significantly down on last season but is sufficient to service the $1.7 billion cocoa loan Cocobod took out last year because the regulator forward sold just 624,500 tonnes as collateral, Forson said on Thursday. Ghana's output this season falls short of its initial forecast of more than 1 million tonnes, a fact that has rattled the global cocoa market given that the West African country is the world's second-largest producer, behind Ivory Coast.


2015-07-04 07:38:23 -0400

A man takes a photo of the monument to Leo, a dachshund that defended a child from an attack by another dog, at a public park in Pancevo, 12 kilometers east of Belgrade, Serbia, Friday, July 3, 2015. When a raging bull-mastiff cross-breed last year attacked a ten-year-old girl, Leo fearlessly jumped to her rescue, barking and biting at the dog way above his size and strength. Leo paid his courage with his life, but the citizens of a northern Serbian town have made sure he is not forgotten. The engraving on the monument reads: "Leo, to all the small heroes with big hearts" in Serbian. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)PANCEVO, Serbia (AP) — Normally, Leo would run away at the sight of a bigger dog. The small dachshund liked most to cuddle with his owners or ride in the back seat of the family car. But, one day Leo showed that true bravery knows no limits.


2015-07-04 07:37:47 -0400

Members of the Libyan pro-government forces, stand near their tent during their deployment in the Lamluda area, southwest of the city of DernaBENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - At least six people were killed and 10 others wounded when several car bombs exploded in the Libyan city of Derna, a medical source said on Friday. Derna has been caught in fighting between Islamic State militants, rival Islamist fighters and armed forces with the country's internationally recognized government. The eastern port city is just one front in a multi-sided conflict in the North African country, where two rival governments and various armed groups are fighting for control four years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi.


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