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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 | 50 50 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 | 69 69 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 | 6 6 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 | 120 120 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 | 43 43 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 | 107 107 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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Program provides free legal help for Queens residents
When most people think of lawyers, they see flashy suits, big criminal cases and hefty bills. But the Queens Volunteer Lawyers Project (QVLP), which is part of the Queens County Bar Association, ha...
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bishop recalls the evolution of Highland Park
Filled with crime 30 years ago, it now flourishes
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If I can quit, then you can quit
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Historian to speak at Woodhaven meeting
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De Blasio proposes to extend paid sick leave legislation
Initiating his vision of “one city,” Mayor Bill de Blasio proposed new legislation for a sweeping expansion of paid sick leave on Friday. “What we are putting forward today will fundamentally impro...
Jan 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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A plan to reduce crime in Highland Park
104th Precinct set to close down after-hours activities
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Queens Borough President Melinda Katz is sworn in
Everyone who is anyone in the Queens political realm joined newly elected Borough President Melinda Katz for her official inauguration ceremony last week at Queens College’s LeFrak Concert Hall at ...
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Participatory Budgeting is coming to Queens
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Hats off ot the men & women of DSNY
WOODHAVEN DEVELOPMENTS
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Mark-Viverito election seen as blow to Queens Dems
Council members buck party, support progressive upstart
Jan 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former St. John’s Hospital acquired once again
Developers plan for residential space and medical facility
Jan 08, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former NYPD detective from Woodhaven pens memoir
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Precincts team up to catch robbery perp
A Queens man who thought he was giving a ride to a Good Samaritan who helped him free his snow-bound car instead became the victim of a robbery in Brooklyn. The victim was shoveling out his car on ...
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Woodhaven gal to represent 'hood in Miss NY pageant
The Miss New York USA Pageant is a three-day event that will take place the weekend of January 17 at the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Purchase College. The winner of the competition will...
Jan 02, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven 2014 Wish List
In 2013, our Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation, Woodhaven Business Improvement District and most of all our Woodhaven experienced many changes, the biggest change being the November 2013 el...
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DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting with Tanzania's leaders on the first leg of his tour of Africa during which he is expected to push for the closure or takeover of schools linked to Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen.
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United States' Serena Williams makes a forehand return to Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — With her serve misfiring and the ball coming back at her from some irregular angles, it was time for Serena Williams to go to Plan B.


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Jeff Bullard sits in what used to be the foyer of his home as his daughter, Jenny Bullard, looks through debris at their home that was damaged by a tornado, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Adel, Ga. Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency in several counties, including Cook, that have suffered deaths, injuries and severe damage from weekend storms. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)ADEL, Ga. (AP) — First there was the roar of the wind, then mere seconds to scoop up her grandson and run: Bridgit Simmons and her family knew the weekend storms that claimed more than a dozen lives around the South were threatening.


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