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An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York by cjleclaire
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 309 309 recommendations | email to a friend
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 because they did not receive any pay for their work could not be considered employees and therefore di...
1SFU_SPARC1.jpg Are you interested in working with the senior population in Queens? by QueensCouncilArts
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you interested in working with the senior population in Queens? Then here is your chance to apply to a program that connects selected artists with senior citizens and places them in-residency at Senior Centers in Queens. Application Available: Wed, September 3rd Application Deadline: Septembe...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves by cjleclaire
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 342 342 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 time with a newborn. As an employer, understanding your obligations under this law can help you avoid d...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014 by queenshometeam
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 316 316 recommendations | email to a friend
  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 increase in home price which is likely a result of a decrease in the number of homes on the market in Quee...
Michael Mossman Jazz Concert by Page3
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Michael Mossman Jazz Concert August 23, 2014, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 2013 Grammy nominated Jazz performer Michael Mossman will be performing at Atlas Park this Saturday, August 23rd, from 7-9PM. Mr. Mossman just returned from performing in Taiwan and will play some Louis Armstrong, Latin jazz and othe...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you by cjleclaire
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 377 377 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a complimentary drink or appetizer. Department stores send out coupons to returning customers. Supermarkets...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014 by queenshometeam
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 361 361 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update    The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace with the year-over-year growth seen last month and keeping home prices growing at a sustainable pace...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending by cjleclaire
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 368 368 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requirements. They had to provide wage notices to all employees by February 1 of every year. This was a co...
Looking for an apartment? Ideas to benefit you! by jimmyturano
Jul 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Ideas to benefit you. 'MIDDLE VILLAGE AREA' With plenty of competition out there looking for the same apartment that you are looking for, do you think it is a good idea to: Have on hand three months rent(security,rent, and real estate fee) in case you find what your looking for? Have on hand some...
2P5L_QCAchop100.png 2015 Queens Arts Fund: Funding for Queens Artists and Arts Organizations by QueensCouncilArts
Jul 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) supports the hard work and contributions of the borough’s creative citizens with our Queens Arts Fund (QAF) grant program. These QAF grants help build the creative community in Queens.   The online submission deadline for ALL applications is Thursday, October 9, 2...