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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 | 4 4 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 | 3 3 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 | 4 4 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 | 3 3 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 | 4 4 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 | 6 6 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 | 57 57 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 | 58 58 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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Emilia Caraballo
Emilia Caraballo passed away on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the age of 92. Beloved Wife of the late Ruben Caraballo. Loving Mother of Rubin Caraballo and Emilia Mikoleski. Cherished Grandmother of ...
May 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Helen J. Winowiecki
Helen J. Winowiecki passed away on Monday, April 23, 2012 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph A. Winowiecki. Loving Mother of Joseph J. Winowiecki and Mother-in-Law of Mary. Cherished...
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Geraldine C. Babino
Geraldine C. Babino passed away on Monday, April 23, 2012 at the age of 78. Beloved Wife of the late Alfred. Loving Mother of Adriana Babino and Maria Babino Moeller. Cherished Grandmother of Tegan...
May 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Theresa O’Brien
Theresa O’Brien passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the age of 80. She was the loving Mother of Janet O’Brien, Sharon Velasquez and Geralyn Martorana and Mother-in-Law of John and the late T...
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Anthony R. Trezza
Anthony R. Trezza of Forest Hills passed away on April 24, 2012, from cancer. He was 89. Anthony was predeceased 10 months ago by Wade Taylor, his partner of over 50 years. He was also predeceased ...
May 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joseph Soldano
Joseph Soldano passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of the late Nancy Soldano. Loving Brother of Mary and Lenny and Brother-in-Law of Mary and Anna. Cherished ...
Apr 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Margaret Cassara
Margaret Cassara passed away on Monday, April 16, 2012 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph P. Cassara. Loving Mother of Andrew Cassara and Jane R. Ducey and Mother-in-Law of Rose Mary...
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Manuel Jacinto
Manuel Jacinto passed away on Monday, April 16, 2012 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of the late Alejandrina Latorre. Loving Father of Claudio Jacinto. Cherished Uncle of Denine Paris. Funeral Se...
Apr 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louis V. Tucci
Louis V. Tucci passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at the age of 93. Beloved Husband of Dorothy Tucci. Loving Father of Bruce J. Tucci and Robert S. Tucci. Cherished Grandfather of Richard, Step...
Apr 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marcella Mein
Marcella Mein passed away on April 21st, 2012 at the age of 90 years. Beloved Mother of Mary Picone and James and Robert Mein. Loving Grandmother of Eight and Cherished Great-Grandmother of five. F...
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Maryann Damm(née Weber)
Maryann Damm(née Weber), born December 22, 1929, currently residing in Farmingdale, after living her entire life in Woodhaven, Queens, passed away on April 23, 2012 at home. Wife of the late Albert...
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Joseph Geremia
Joseph Geremia passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at the age of 43. He was the beloved Husband of Marnie Geremia. Devoted Son of Madeline and the late Joseph Geremia. Dear Brother of Theresa A...
Apr 17, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charles G. Lentz
Charles G. Lentz passed away on Saturday April 14, 2012 at the age of 90. He was the beloved Husband of the late Dorothy Lentz. Loving Father of Charles, Charlotte and Cathy. Dear Stepfather of Ric...
Apr 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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George S. Makris
George S. Makris passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at the age of 65. He was the loving Father of Elias Makris and Tania Makris. Beloved Husband of Ann Makris. Cherished Brother of Peter Makr...
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Wendell D. Evans
Wendell D. Evans passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at the age of 91. He was the beloved Husband of the late Josephine. Loving Father of Gary D. Evans and the late Linda, Janet and Bruce. Cher...
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A woman is rescued from the Hotel Rigopiano, near the village of Farindola, on the eastern lower slopes of the Gran Sasso mountainPenne (Italy) (AFP) - Three children were pulled alive from the ruins of an avalanche-hit hotel in central Italy Friday, firefighters said.


2017-01-20 12:42:12 -0500

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. Global shares were steady in cautious trading Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. China's report that its economy grew at a 6.8 percent pace in October-December was in line with expectations. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)U.S. stocks edged higher in midday trading Friday following Donald Trump's swearing in as the 45th president of the United States. Phone company stocks led the gainers. Materials and energy companies also rose. Industrial, utilities and health care stocks headed lower. Investors were also weighing the latest batch of company earnings and outlooks.


2017-01-20 12:39:42 -0500
BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — The Latest on Gambia's political crisis, sparked by defeated leader Yahya Jammeh's refusal to leave office (all times local):
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