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What Employers Should Know About Retaliation
Jun 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Based on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)   explains that it is illegal for employers to fire, demote, or otherwise “retali...
JUST LISTED: 1 Family Brick Home in Rego Park (89-18 63rd Ave) NY 11374
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1 Family Brick Home for Sale in Rego Park NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Rego Park 1 Family Brick Home for Sale. ...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
Jun 18, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 665 665 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 p...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2015
Jun 18, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
JUNE 2015 QUEENS REAL ESTATE MARKET UPDATE The pace of existing home sales increased slightly from April to May according to the latest report released by the Long island Board of Realtors. This is...
Long Island Roads See Two Police Officers Die in Separate Vehicle Crashes
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 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 week...
Take Quick Actions When Signs of Discrimination Emerge in Your Business
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 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...
TRADE SHOW TIPS FROM OLD SCHOOL PROS!
Jun 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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 repla...
Immigrants In Limbo As Obama Implements New Programs: By A Lawyer
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 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 Congre...
How To File For Ch. 7 Bankruptcy & Eliminate Debt: By A NYC Lawyer
Jun 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is a relatively simple process. There are only a few procedures that must take place before a debtor receives a discharge of all or most of his debt: 1. Pre-Bankruptcy Credit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAY 2015
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
May 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update   Right now the Queens’ real estate market is feeling pretty tight to say the least. If you or someone you know has been searching for a home, they can tel...

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Cuomo delivers grand plans for NYS in speech
Comes home to Queens to address borough leaders
Jan 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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After months of speculation, Koo joins Democratic Party
Leaves only four Republicans in the 51-member City Council
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Experts say hunger is at crisis level in NYC
With the economic recession continuing, Food Bank released its most recent set of alarming numbers regarding the level of poverty in New York City. The numbers were obtained through a partnership w...
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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City says no to hydrofracking
More than 40,000 New York City residents submitted testimony saying “frack no” in the state public comment period on hydraulic fracturing, a method of drilling for oil, into the Marcellus Shale ups...
Jan 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Renovation set to start on 7-train
Imagine if the 7-train stopped running from Times Square to Queensboro Plaza for 11 consecutive weekends? How inconvenient would that be, especially for locals who have no other train options? That...
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Botanical Garden hosts Lunar New Year
The Queens Botanical Garden and the Asian-American Activity Center Inc. will celebrate the Lunar New York by hosting the 7th Annual Pre-Lunar New Year Gala & Flower Market 2012 on Saturday and Sund...
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New program helps restaurants open quicker
Just call it fast food. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Speaker Christine Quinn announced last week that a total of 546 restaurants have opened using the services of the New Business Acceleration Team....
Jan 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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City unveils new stormwater runoff rule
Makes green infrastructure mandatory in new construction projects
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Board 7 rejects variance request for church
Says project too large for low-scale neighborhood
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Ben Wolff talks virtual style, TV show
Ben Wolff, the wardrobe stylist who brought “Re-dress” to business professionals is now bringing something else for the fashion inclined, and the fashion challenged alike. Wolff is in the process o...
Jan 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traffic deaths at an all-time low
Transit group says more law enforcement still needed
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Fire bombs plague Jamaica
Neighbors questioned motive behind attacks
Jan 04, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man posing as cop assaults woman in Flushing
Police are asking for the public's help in tracking down a man who impersonated one of their rank-and-file to sexually assault a woman in Flushing. On Sunday, November 20, a woman was posting flier...
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Gianaris fights to expand “Good Samaritan” laws
Legislation aims at protecting businesses and nonprofits
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Comptroller: city losing out on millions
Audit claims Parks not handling concession contracts adequately
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An investor looks at information displayed on an electronic screen at a brokerage house in ShanghaiChinese stocks tumbled again on Friday, taking the week's losses to more than 10 percent, as the securities regulator said it was investigating suspected market manipulation amid increasingly desperate attempts by Beijing to head off a full-blown crash. After a slump of nearly 30 percent in Chinese stocks since mid-June, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has set up a team to look at "clues of illegal manipulation across markets". A flurry of policy moves over the past week, including an interest rate cut and a relaxation of margin lending rules, have failed to arrest the sell-off.


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Samsung is a South-Korean multinational conglomerate, with headquarters in SeoulUS hedge fund Elliott said on Friday it had filed an appeal against a court ruling in favour of the proposed merger of two Samsung Group subsidiaries. The Seoul Central District Court on Wednesday rejected a request from Elliott to stop Cheil Industries buying Samsung C&T Corp through an all-stock deal worth $8 billion, a move designed to facilitate Samsung's founding Lee family's father-to-son succession. "Elliott was disappointed with the recent first instance Court decision not to grant a preliminary injunction to prohibit Samsung C&T from seeking shareholder approval for the Proposed Takeover" at a shareholder's meeting on July 17, the firm said in a statement.


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An anti-EU protester scuffles with police outside the European Comission offices in Athens on July 2, 2015The EU and IMF heaped pressure on Greece, warning of the perilous state of the country's finances, days ahead of a controversial referendum that could determine its future in the eurozone. As Greece's leftist leaders staked their political lives on the outcome of Sunday's vote, the International Monetary Fund warned the country's growth prospects had deteriorated dramatically since the Syriza party came to power in January.


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