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How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
Timing Is Everything
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     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
Recent Supreme Court Ruling on Homecare Union Dues Requirement
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Business Employment Attorney in Queens, NY Many employers are interested to know about cases that affect the power of unions. For decades, unions have challenged employers through disputes or ongoi...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
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Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
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Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
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New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York
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Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who be...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
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Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
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  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...
"Primary Rally" Meeting
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The 38th Assembly District Part "A" and "B" Regular Democratic Clubs will host a "Primary Rally" Meeting on Thursday, August 28th, 2014.  The event will take place at 7:00PM at the American Legion ...

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New funding for cameras and programs unveiled in Far Rockaway
This time last year, Councilman Donovan Richards allocated $1.6 million for new cameras in numerous housing projects in Far Rockaway. And while plans to complete the venture were originally slated ...
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Share your memories of 9/11 at GWDC meeting
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WRBA to honor sweets purveyor Margie Schmidt
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Doe Fund coming to Beach 116th Street
Councilman Eric Ulrich gathered with local leaders last week to announce that his office has secured discretionary funding to cover the cost of bringing the Doe Fund to Rockaway Park's Beach 116th ...
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Kiwanis celebrates another year, looks forward
September marks the end of another year of fundraising efforts by the New York District Kiwanis International, and the organization’s governor Joe Aiello was the center of the celebration. Kiwanis ...
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Queens Quiet Skies to host rally protesting plane noise
Event will take place on Sunday in Cunningham Park
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Lost dog tale with a happy ending
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Jamaica and Rockaways have new, expedited bus line
New Q114 halves commute time of Q113
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A poignant 9/11 memorial in Forest Park
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VVA Chapter 32 hosts annual picnic for homeless vets
Queens Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 32 held its 19th annual Labor Day picnic for homeless, elderly and disabled veterans on Sunday, demonstrating the organization’s founding principle that “...
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Sisters of Notre Dame open fall class registration
Classes for GED-equivalent cost women only $30
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Avenue Diner to be honored at fundraiser
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Make sure your vote is counted
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Fundraiser to save the Woodhaven's volunteer ambulance corps
When the furniture store at 78-19 Jamaica Avenue partially collapsed in April of 2013 spewing debris onto the street, no one could envision the toll that it would still be taking on the Woodhaven n...
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Ozone Park business owners critical of public plaza
Others argue to keep only safe space for children to play
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Mexican and foreign tourists arrive at an Air Force hangar in Mexico City after being airlifted out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area of Los Cabos by the Mexican armed forces, in Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Travelers are being flown free of charge to airports in Tijuana, Mazatlan, Guadalajara and Mexico City to catch connecting flights and, in the case of foreigners, receive consular assistance. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's government airlifted thousands of stranded foreign tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort of Los Cabos, as a weakened Odile headed over the Gulf of California Wednesday on a path toward the U.S. state of Arizona.


2014-09-17 05:17:08 -0400

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has denied the whipping he administered to his son with a tree branch was child abuse. He said in a statement he was subject to similar disciplinary measures as a childWashington (AFP) - The Minnesota Vikings reversed course Wednesday and suspended their star running back Adrian Peterson amid an outcry over charges he abused his son by beating him severely.


2014-09-17 05:13:54 -0400
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A building has been hit by rocket fire in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk, killing at least one person and adding to the growing number of civilian casualties in the region despite a nearly two-week-old cease-fire.
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