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IPM2_Murdered_Trees_.jpg More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees! by RachelleN
Jun 18, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 867 867 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 planting on your street or want to report illegal tree cutting or damage,  visit this page: http://ww...
Long Island Roads See Two Police Officers Die in Separate Vehicle Crashes by cjleclaire
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 254 254 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 weekend. Yet, this is what occurred. Suffolk County roads once again took their toll on individuals, and...
Take Quick Actions When Signs of Discrimination Emerge in Your Business by cjleclaire
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 262 262 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 in the workplace, this is a red flag for owners to seek legal counsel and handle such complaints be...
94WB_UFG_NEW_LOGO___WITH_BRANDS.jpg TRADE SHOW TIPS FROM OLD SCHOOL PROS! by margiefields
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Yes, it is the day of texting, LinkedIn, reaching out and touching someone, but only electronically. According to some of the greatest sales pros in the franchise community, there is still no replacing the good old trade show.  MFV Expositions, the producers of International Franchise Expos all o...
EWRG_331x331.png Immigrants In Limbo As Obama Implements New Programs: By A Lawyer by immigrationlawnyc
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 282 282 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 Congress to change the country’s immigration policy. On February 16, 2015 the Federal District Court in Br...
Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards by cjleclaire
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 384 384 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 requirement may not seem like a significant legal issue, but in light of a recent investigation, perhaps there...
C45_Doumentary_Still2_710x399.jpg “The Worker’s Art Coalition of New York City” Documentary Screening by QueensCouncilArts
May 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Come to Queens Council on the Art’s 3rd Space program which will feature “The Worker’s Art Coalition of New York City,” as part of the LIC Arts Open. A documentary by Astoria filmmaker Setare Arashloo presented by the LIC Labor Lyceum and Astoria Historical Society. Friday, May 15, 2015, 6:00-8:0...
EEOC Files Its First of Two Transgender Discrimination Lawsuits by cjleclaire
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 436 436 recommendations | email to a friend
New York employers should take note that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed and settled its first transgender discrimination lawsuit. In April 2015, the EEOC brought the suit against Lakeland Eye Clinic in Florida (http://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/newsroom/release/4-13-15.cfm) but a...
What Is Parental Alienation and How Can It Affect Custody? by cjleclaire
Apr 17, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 367 367 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo | Apr 7, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , Parential Alienation Parental alienation syndrome is a psychological term that means one parent is turning the children against the other parent, usually due to a divorce or child custody dispute. The syndrome manifests as the child’s denigrat...
A Legal Perspective for a Recent Tragic New York Accident by cjleclaire
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 280 280 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Apr 7, 2015 | Car Accident Attorney's , On April 1, 2015, a tragic car accident occurred in the Bronx on a snowy Grand Concourse service road. A cab driver, suffering from a seizure lost control of his cab. The cab hurled through the air, landed, and careened into four pedestr...