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What if My Boss Was a Strong Trump Supporter, but I voted for Hillary (or the Other Way Around)?
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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 | 29 29 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 | 24 24 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 | 26 26 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 ...
The Real Deal-Real Estate news Part 2
Jan 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Goodmorning. Here is Part 2 -informative reading for Homeowners. When a salesperson comes to your home because you are thinking of selling, does the salesperson explain all the expenses you will in...
JIM TURANO DRAWING BY ARTIST MANDY KELSO
Jan 16, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Can You Be Denied Workers’ Compensation because Your Employer Pays You Off the Books?
Jan 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 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 | 73 73 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 | 74 74 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...

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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - December 22 - December 29
Entertainment events in Brooklyn and Queens
Dec 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wall Street Rocks to host star-studded veterans benefit show
Wall Street Rocks, a nonprofit dedicated to raising money for American service members, will be hosting an end of the year veterans benefit show on Friday, December 16 at Highline Ballroom.
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Kew Gardens film fest to launch in 2017
For the first time ever, Kew Gardens Cinemas will host to a film festival.
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Hour Children shines at holiday event
On Wednesday, December 7, the U.S. Columbarium at Fresh Pond Crematory and Kiwanis Queens West Foundation hosted a holiday cheer and fundraiser event that benefitted the Long Island City charitable...
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - December 15 - December 22
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
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Prime cheese fest returns to Queens
For those who have a deep appreciation for cheese, The Great Northeast Cheese & Dairy Fest will return with more than 75 various cheeses to sample.
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Timbalooloo workshop teaches jazz for kids
Teaching children the fluency of music while exploring various cultures is what Timbalooloo is all about.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - December 8 - December 15
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Local talent show teaches confidence, compassion
The Astoria Warrior holiday talent show
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - November 17 - November 24
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Borderline retrospective comes to Moving Image
Beginning on Thursday, November 17, the Museum of the Moving Image will present a seven-film retrospective that will include every masterful piece from the film production company, Borderline Films.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - November 17 - November 24
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‘Evensong’ focuses in on city's working homeless population
‘Evensong’ premiered at the Astoria Performing Arts Center
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Family dynamic is the core of Queens Theatre play
The Queens Theatre and playwright Joni Fritz reunite with the New York premiere for the relatable comedy ‘In the Car with Blossom and Len.’
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - November 10 - November 17
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Liquor store owner Cynthia Holland says she’ll repair her liquor store in Petal, Mississippi, following a predawn tornado on Saturday, Jan., 21, 2017. Holland, though, says she’s worried about money and what her employees will do while the store is closed. . Petal Mayor Hal Marx says more than 300 homes and 30 businesses were damaged in his 10,000-resident city, along with hundreds more in its larger neighbor of Hattiesburg. The twister plowed a 25-mile path across south Mississippi, killing four people and injuring dozens. (AP Photo/Jeff Amy)PETAL, Miss. (AP) — Cynthia Holland has to repair her liquor store. William Carey University has to find a place to hold classes. Michelle Kirk has to allay her 11-year-old daughter's anxieties while living in a damaged house.


2017-01-22 04:53:21 -0500

The "Mama-Ope" (Mother's Hope) kit, invented by Ugandan engineers, is a biomedical smart jacket and a mobile phone app that diagnoses pneumonia faster than a doctorA team of Ugandan engineers has invented a "smart jacket" that diagnoses pneumonia faster than a doctor, offering hope against a disease which kills more children worldwide than any other. The idea came to Olivia Koburongo, 26, after her grandmother fell ill, and was moved from hospital to hospital before being properly diagnosed with pneumonia. "It was now too late to save her," said Koburongo.


2017-01-22 04:48:35 -0500

Gambia awaits new leader, but exiled one has right to returnGambia's capital is awaiting the arrival of the country's new leader and an era of democracy, hours after the authoritarian ruler flew of 22 years flew into exile with an extraordinary set of assurances ...


2017-01-22 04:47:07 -0500