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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 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 | 71 71 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 | 680 680 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...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2015
Jun 18, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 95 95 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 | 94 94 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
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jun 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 213 213 recommendations | email to a friend
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
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 300 300 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requiremen...

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After Night Out, precincts still look to community for help
As community-oriented policing brings the precinct and citizens together to take a bite out of crime, it also stresses identifying criminal issues, prevention measures and problem-solving with comm...
Aug 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiked up hurricane prices
What would you do if a small candle worth no more than a $1 were sold to you for $2.50? Would you begrudgingly purchase it because there might be a shortage and Hurricane Irene is supposed to arriv...
Aug 30, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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City weathers wrath of Irene
PHOTOS: MICHAEL O'KANE
Aug 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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City resources can help launch your new career
Centers provide not only training, but job placement
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senator Gillibrand pushes jobs bill for at-risk youth
In a sluggish economy when budgets cuts are common, a few are ardently proposing funds for job training. In May, Senator Kristen Gillibrand introduced the Urban Jobs Act, a bill that would provide ...
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Funding for additional day of litter collection on Jamaica Ave.
Woodhaven residents can now get some relief from overflowing trash at corner wastebaskets along Jamaica Avenue. Thanks to a contribution of $6,000 each in discretionary funds from council members E...
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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311 online complaint survey increases effort to curb noise
South Queens residents say its a much needed tool that could help
Aug 17, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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In first public poll, Weprin leads Turner by six points
The results of a Siena College poll released last Wednesday show that David Weprin, the Democratic candidate for the 9th Congressional seat, is leading Republican Bob Turner by six points. The poll...
Aug 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens comic book creator lives dream
How many people turn their lifelong passion into their career? Local comic creator Raphael Moran is one of that select group, and he is getting ready for the release of his first full-length comic ...
Aug 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Online complaint survey increases effort to curb noise
The noise from parties often drag on into the night and residents in Ozone Park, South Ozone Park, Richmond Hill and Woodhaven have made their own noise in efforts to decrease the chronic problem, ...
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Senior center's new exec director aims to make his mark
Howard Beach Senior Center’s new executive director Mark Frey, who took the helm on Monday, August 1, is calling his new position a “great opportunity.” The new director, who took the reins after f...
Aug 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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102/106 precincts take back the night at annual event
In an effort to increase crime prevention awareness, especially of drugs and domestic violence, and encourage participation in local anti-crime programs, precincts across Queens hosted the 28th ann...
Aug 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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New law bites back
Under a new law signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, as of September it will be a crime to attend an animal fighting event, even as a spectator. According to the law, introduced by Assemblyman Joseph L...
Aug 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Queens Boys and Girls Club benefits from LeBron's “decision”
The South Queens Boys and Girls Club has received a brand-new looking gym, thanks to a generous donation by the LeBron James Family Foundation, Nike and HP. An amount of $27,000 allowed the club to...
Aug 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven residents pleased with 102nd Precinct response
Woodhaven residents, at the special 102 Precinct Community Council meeting held in July, had nothing but good things to say when it came to the officers in the 102nd Precinct working to resolve the...
Aug 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Osborne arrives at an EU finance ministers meeting in LuxembourgBy William James LONDON (Reuters) - Chancellor George Osborne on Sunday said he had found all 12 billion pounds of welfare cuts he needs as part of his plan to balance the current budget by 2017/18, speaking ahead of his budget announcement on Wednesday. The budget is Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives' clearest chance in almost two decades to remould Britain into a low-tax, small-state economy after an unexpectedly decisive election victory. To meet his target, Osborne says he needs to cut the annual welfare bill by 12 billion pounds ($18.69 billion), make 13 billion pounds of departmental spending reductions, and to raise an extra 5 billion pounds by clamping down on tax evasion and avoidance.


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Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann has warned Angela Merkel's cabinet that a Greek exit from the euro zone would rip billions of euros out of the German budget, German business daily Handelsblatt reported on Sunday, citing government sources. The paper said that Weidmann had warned that the costs of a Grexit would hit Bundesbank profits, which flow into the budget. It added that Bundesbank losses would be greater than the 14.4 billion euros ($16 billion) already put aside in provisions linked to the euro zone debt crisis because it would make losses on Greek securities bought by the central bank.
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Iran, the United States and five other major powers are laboring to reach an agreement by Tuesday to restrain the Iranian nuclear program in exchange for relief from economic sanctions. The deal seeks to allay suspicions that Iran is pursuing a nuclear weapons capability, something Tehran denies, saying its program is for purely peaceful purposes. Below is a chronology of Iran's nuclear program and efforts to constrain it.
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