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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.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
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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St. Thomas student heads to City Hall
Her teachers describe Ingrid Karmazinas as a leader and commend her for how organized she is, so it was little surprise to them when she was selected to represent our district in the City Council’s...
Jun 30, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockstock surfs on despite unenforced beach closure
While the waves left something to be desired, the vibes were swell and the water was warm at the eighth annual Rockstock and Barrels Surf and Music Festival on Sat., June 28 at Rockaway’s Beach 90t...
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School Sisters of Notre Dame celebrate ten years
In their tenth anniversary year, the School Sisters of Notre Dame have plenty to celebrate. The educational center is a Catholic organization that teaches and empowers “underserved women of all rac...
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Study to assess redeveloping the Rockaway Beach Rail Line
Residents have opportunity to voice opinions on plans
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Explore the history of our neighbor, Richmond Hill
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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A year goes by fast
WOODHAVEN DEVELOPMENTS
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Woodhaven marks Flag Day with two events
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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Pol looks to address vacant waterfront homes
Goldfeder discusses ways to rebuild Sandy-torn community
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City Council urges state to fund brownfield cleanup
With the clock ticking in the state legislature to secure state funding before the session ends, city representatives are calling on Albany to ensure $15 million to fund the Brownfield Opportunity ...
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Live music coming to Woodhaven
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Sisters of Notre Dame celebrate new grads
The School Sisters of Notre Dame Educational Center offers opportunities for economically disadvantaged women to become more fluent in English, learn math and computer skills, and achieve their HSE...
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Renowned chefs deliver meals to Far Rockaway residents
Citymeals fights malnutrition in homebound elderly
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Pols call for traffic safety study at P.S. 232
Speed bumps and crosswalk suggested as traffic-calming measures
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What a party Woodhaven!
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PEP approves 10,000 full-day pre-k seats at CBOs
Low-income communities are at focus for additional spots
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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee, the first in a series of high-profile Capitol Hill hearings that will measure the president's ability to rally congressional support for President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria, in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Obama last week outlined his military plan to destroy the extremists, authorizing U.S. airstrikes inside Syria, stepping up attacks in Iraq and deploying additional American troops, with more than 1,000 now advising and assisting Iraqi security forces to counter the terrorism threat. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress plunged into an election-year debate of Obama's plan to expand airstrikes and train Syrian rebels.


2014-09-16 19:14:23 -0400

People pass some 'Yes' graffiti on the Royal Mile in EdinburghBy Guy Faulconbridge and Alistair Smout EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scottish supporters of staying in the United Kingdom are 4 percentage points ahead of secessionists with just a day to go before Scots vote in an independence referendum, three different opinion polls showed. The United Kingdom's fate remains uncertain as the three surveys - from pollsters ICM, Opinium and Survation - showed support for Scottish independence at 48 percent compared to 52 percent backing union. The polls found 8 to 14 percent of Scotland's 4. ...


2014-09-16 19:14:12 -0400
EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scottish support for independence has risen one percentage point to 48 percent, an Opinium poll for the Daily Telegraph newspaper showed on Tuesday. The poll showed Scottish support for staying in the United Kingdom on 52 percent, down from 53 percent from its last poll at the weekend, the Telegraph said. Voters in Scotland go to the polls on Thursday to decide whether the country should break away from the United Kingdom. (Reporting by Alistair Smout, writing by Guy Faulconbridge, editing by William Schomberg)
2014-09-16 19:14:12 -0400