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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 | 95 95 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 | 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 | 40 40 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 ...
Congratulations to Jim Turano
Jan 17, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
What a versatile person. First Jim Turano was approached by famous artist, Mandy Kelso who wanted to paint Jim's portrait in 2013. He agreed and now in a newly published Art Book, his portrait was ...
Can You Be Denied Workers’ Compensation because Your Employer Pays You Off the Books?
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 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 | 39 39 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 | 136 136 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 | 52 52 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 | 97 97 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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Patti Eggers: Woman of the year
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association put out the call for donations and volunteers. Patti Eggers did not hesitate, coming in early the first day, bringing alon...
Aug 28, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven looks to curb growing crime
Civilian patrols on the table, but volunteers lacking
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Job fair aims to ease unemployment in Jamaica
In Jamaica, many residents have been out of work for months or even years, which explained the block-long line at a job fair in the neighborhood last week. Hundreds stood in the 88-degree heat in t...
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Back to School Sales & much more
Back to school they go! And we know what that means in Woodhaven, our Annual “Back to School Sales Days” on Woodhaven’s Jamaica Avenue have begun. Many bargains to be had in your award-winning Wood...
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meet the Man of the Year 2013
Over the past few years, I have had the good fortune of being involved in the selection process of individuals, groups, organizations and businesses that deserve to be honored at the annual celebra...
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jamaica residents call out mayoral candidates
Wants the needs of the neighborhood addressed in campaign
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St. John's Hospital dismisses rumors of closing
St. John's Episcopal Hospital, the only hospital on the Rockaway Peninsula, is dismissing rumors it is shutting down after closing some of its units and proposing layoffs for many of the staff. Hos...
Aug 21, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avella drops out of Queens beep race
State Senator Tony Avella dropped out of the race for Queens borough president Wednesday afternoon, leaving a two-way race in the Democratic Primary between Melinda Katz and Councilman Peter Vallon...
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Night Out in Forest Park

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Back to School Sales Days already upon us
Our summer is flying by. It seems like just yesterday our students and young graduates were all excited as they headed for summer vacation! Well, here they are now heading back to school, which wil...
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In this case, the punishment is the crime
We all walk around with an expectation that we are protected by the rule of law; if someone is arrested for doing you harm, they will be punished. It is a simple concept that serves two purposes. O...
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Could we have prevented a tragedy?
In the wake of last week’s horrific attack on a 17-year old woman in which she was stabbed repeatedly in front of her home, I have heard from a number of residents. Some are concerned, many are sca...
Aug 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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BID faces the final days of summer
Every year I look forward to the warmth of our short summer months. Yes, our sunny summer is fleeting, so we should enjoy every day while we can. Last week we took our own advice and enjoyed a beau...
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Survivors of domestic abuse seek financial independence
Program at Justice Center teaches saving, investing and loans
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An evening ride to end Alzhimer's
Last year, there was a fantastic event called “An Evening Ride on the Forest Park Carousel to End Alzheimer’s,” and 100 percent of the proceeds from the carousel rides - nearly $2000 - were generou...
Jul 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - This March 25, 2016 file photo shows storm clouds rolling in over Champion Stadium in the seventh inning of a spring training baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the Houston Astros in Kissimmee, Fla. Spring training will be shortened by two days starting in 2018, when new restrictions in Major League Baseball's collective bargaining agreement take effect on game times for regular-season getaway days. (AP Photo/John Raoux, file)NEW YORK (AP) — For everyone who thinks spring training is too long, help is on the way — a little, anyway.


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SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile will continue to pursue bilateral trade deals now that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is off the table after U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order, Foreign Minister Heraldo Munoz told journalists on Monday.
2017-01-23 17:48:14 -0500
Trump formally withdraws the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, distancing America from Asian allies as China's influence in the region rises. A top Trump adviser will meet this week with advisers to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose Liberal government is gathering to plan a response to a possible renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says the country will aim to keep tariff-free commerce with NAFTA partners Canada and the United States in its talks with the Trump administration.
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