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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 | 11 11 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 | 13 13 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 | 10 10 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 | 12 12 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 | 62 62 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 | 42 42 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 | 60 60 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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Playoff-bound Giants mull Wild Card Weekend opponents
Three potential scenarios for New York
Dec 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEC play provides optimism for struggling Terriers basketball
At (2-11) and (2-9), respectively, the St. Francis-Brooklyn basketball squads are focusing on the upcoming Northeast Conference portion of their schedules after running through considerably tough n...
Dec 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s has the Orange seeing ‘Red’ in big win
Second biggest win in 104-year series with ‘Cuse
Dec 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gleason’s host first amateur showcase in new Dumbo home
The oldest active boxing gym in America, which has become a New York City landmark over time, has completed its move to a new location...just around the corner from where it previously was. You don...
Dec 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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Despite Lost Season, Jets Should Remain With Status Quo of Mac & Bowles
There’s no denying the fact that Saturday night’s performance against the Miami Dolphins was an absolute bloodbath for the New York Jets. The Jets lost 34-13 and were outscored 21-3 in the second h...
Dec 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's falls to Penn State at MSG
Playing its first game of the year at Madison Square Garden, St. John’s suffered a 92-76 loss at the hands of Penn State on Sunday in the ECAC Holiday Festival. Malik Ellison paced the Red Storm (5...
Dec 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Giants Offense Needs to Catch Up to All-World Defense
Anytime I get a chance to look at the NFL schedule in late April or early May, there are a couple of games I circle on my calendar. To the surprise of no one, both Giants-Cowboys matchups are the d...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets December Roundup
Jeremy Lin is back...sort of. The Brooklyn Nets point guard who strained his hamstring five games into the season fully practiced with the team for the first time on Friday, December 9, one day bef...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s falls in final minute to LIU at Barclays
The St. John’s men’s basketball team saw its three-game winning streak come to an end on Sunday afternoon, as LIU Brooklyn’s Iverson Fleming scored the final five points of the game to lift the Bla...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
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Flushing squad takes STJ court
The St. Andrew Avellino Academy CYO Bantam boys basketball team recently attended Carnesecca Arena, where they had the privilege of playing on the court during halftime of the game between St. John...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kew-Forest JV squad wins tourney
The Kew-Forest School junior varsity defeated the squad from Avenues: The World School, 81-41, to win their division in the Martin Luther Winter Invitational basketball tournament over the weekend ...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks tally five wins on final day of action
The Shamrocks ended the year on a perfect note with five brilliant victories on the final day of Cosmopolitan Soccer League action before a three-month winter break. The first team and the Over 30s...
Dec 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Luther holds home court at tourney
This past weekend, the Martin Luther Cougars took “protecting their house” to a whole new level. The boys high school basketball squad from Maspeth emerged from a four-team field to win the annual ...
Dec 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fraternization Needs To Stop!
I’m fully aware that despite the fact that I’m not even pushing 30, I’m about to reach the point where I’m complaining like an old man. The fact that I’ve come to this point should speak volumes to...
Dec 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks win big over E. Hampton in Manning Cup
Ibrahim Diaby and Jamie Clarke inspired a superb 5-0 Manning Cup victory over East Hampton on Sunday at St. Michael’s in Woodside, the talented duo scoring two goals each to set up a springtime Sta...
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French National Front (FN) leader Marine Le Pen said a gathering of eurosceptic and far-right leaders in Germany aimed to "outline the Europe of tomorrow"French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen will headline a European gathering of eurosceptic and far-right leaders in Germany on Saturday as they seek to put on a united front in a year of high-stakes elections. Billed as a "counter-summit", organisers said the parties would use the event in the historic Rhine river city of Koblenz to set out their joint "vision for a Europe of freedom". National Front (FN) leader Le Pen will share the stage with Frauke Petry of the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD), Geert Wilders of the Dutch anti-Islam Freedom Party and Matteo Salvini of Italy's anti-EU Northern League.


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Vice President Mike Pence watches at left as President Donald Trump prepares to sign his first executive order, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — In an opening salvo against "Obamacare," President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday night that appears aimed squarely at undoing the health care law's unpopular requirement that individuals carry insurance or face fines.


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Newly inaugurated U.S. President Donald Trump pumps his fist at the conclusion of his inaugural address during ceremonies swearing him in as the 45th president of the United States on the West front of the U.S. Capitol in WashingtonBy David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The new U.S. administration of President Donald Trump said on Friday its trade strategy to protect American jobs would start with withdrawal from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact. A White House statement issued soon after Trump's inauguration said the United States would also "crack down on those nations that violate trade agreements and harm American workers in the process." The statement said Trump was committed to renegotiating another trade deal, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which was signed in 1994 by the United States, Canada and Mexico.


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