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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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Don't Increase Drug Co-payments for the Most Vulnerable
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Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Real change happens in local elections
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Nov 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oh Yes, Right In Your Backyard
For the first time, there are more than 100,000 homeless students in New York City’s public and charter schools. Last year the homeless student population rose 22 percent from the prior school year...
Nov 08, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smog Rule Based on Cloudy Judgment
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Civic duty shouldn't feel like a chore
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A license to kill for unlicensed drivers?
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Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inexpensive upgrades to my home
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Nov 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sprinklers critical in a rising city
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Get your flu shot today
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We endorse Barnwell in the 30th AD
Best candidate for district that includes Maspeth, Middle Village & Woodside
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To Fight Breast Cancer, Be Your Own Best Advocate
Picture a sold-out baseball game at Citi Field packed with 40,000 fans. That image represents roughly the same number of women and men who die from breast cancer each year. In New York state alone,...
Oct 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Fat Lady has Sung on the Trump Campaign
Trump doesn’t seem to know it, but the fat lady has sung, as the saying goes. His presidential bid is over. Trump’s latest lewd vulgar braggadocio about his attempted sexual conquests and how he ge...
Oct 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Safer streets around schools a must
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Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two sides to two Trump stories
I won't be voting for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in November. I won't be voting for his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, either. I'm not sure who I'll vote for, but I'm sure ...
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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Now you Have It, Now You Don’t
A couple of weeks ago, I experienced an event that was perhaps not completely uncommon in the formal universe of judges, lawyers and courtroom proceedings, but in my practice a bit unusual. I had a...
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FILE PHOTO: A Palestinian woman walks past a banner against a promise by U.S. President-elect Trump to relocate the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, in the West Bank city of NablusBy Luke Baker and Matt Spetalnick JERUSALEM/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - During the presidential campaign, Donald Trump's team spoke often about moving the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. In a statement issued before a first post-inauguration phone call between Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday and later reinforced at a White House news briefing, Trump's press secretary, Sean Spicer, lowered expectations of an imminent announcement of a move that could anger the Arab world.


2017-01-23 17:49:25 -0500
By Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) - Some of the most popular and profitable vehicles sold in the United States by Detroit's automakers are imported from Mexico, a reality that highlights the risks for the auto industry as the Trump administration pushes to overhaul trade policy. President Donald Trump has scheduled a breakfast on Tuesday with the chief executives of Detroit automakers General Motors Co , Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV to talk about bringing more manufacturing jobs to the United States, the White House said on Monday. Trump campaigned on a pledge to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement and said on Monday he would meet leaders of NAFTA partners Mexico and Canada at an "appropriate time" to get the process started.
2017-01-23 17:49:08 -0500
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