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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 | 7 7 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 | 12 12 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 | 8 8 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 | 10 10 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 ...
Landmark Bakery-Owner retiring and just renting it out now
Jan 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally opened in 1952 and its location is what is called TRIPLE AAA. Between two banks on very busy Metropolitan Avenue. Once known as Kopp's Bakery. Address 74-09 Metropolitan Ave., MIDDLE VIL...
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 | 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 | 50 50 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...
Varför Utnyttja Raspberry Ketoner kosttillskott viktminskning?
Jan 06, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Data summeras av den amerikanska viktkontroll Info Network bestämma större än två tredjedelar av vuxna i USA som feta (68,8 procent). Det här laget, är över 35 procent tänkt på feta. Många människo...

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Residents band together after noose found in park
Members of the Fort Greene and Clinton Hills communities stood together in solidarity against hate after a noose was found hanging from a tree in Fort Greene Park. According to Geoffrey Croft of NY...
Nov 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Company makes case for its electric bus at Borough Hall
Members of BYD Company, a Chinese-based manufacturer of electric vehicles, parked a 40-foot electric bus outside Borough Hall last week to show Brooklyn residents what they believe is the green fut...
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New program offers students alternative to suspension
Work weekly with officers from Brooklyn's 90th Precinct
Nov 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group launches digital Red Hook museum
Site examines neighborhood's past with eye to future
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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City opens new park on banks of Gowanus Canal
Designed to collect rainwater to prevent canal runoff
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coney Island enjoys final Halloween-themed day
Thrill seekers enjoyed a spooky final day of the season at Coney Island's Luna Park over Halloween weekend. For the last time until summer draws near in 2017, games, rides and attractions were open...
Nov 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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As Demand For Online Grocery Delivery Service in Brooklyn Soars, Mercato Is Delivering
Online Grocery Delivery Marketplace, Mercato, connects you to local artisans, purveyors and merchants in your own community. You can buy your favorite foods from the local shops you love, all in on...
Oct 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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City launches new mental health support hotline
NYC Well to connect counselors to those seeking help
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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EPA begins debris removal from Gowanus Canal
First phase of $506 million remediation project
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Brooklyn Heights celebrates its historic designation
In 1965, Brooklyn Heights became New York City's first historic district, earning national and city recognition and paving the way for the city's landmark laws. Last week, elected officials and loc...
Oct 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents in Sunset Park shelter share their experiences
Last year, the Sleep Inn in Sunset Park was converted to the 49th Street Residence, a male homeless shelter, despite opposition from the neighborhood. Since then, neighbors have expressed issues wi...
Oct 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds gather to mourn late Brooklyn district attorney
Hundreds gathered over the weekend to mourn the loss of Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson, who passed away at the age of 50 just a week after he announced he was battling cancer. Outside the ...
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Maspeth joins forces with Sunset Park to protest shelters
Residents try to keep focus on city's homeless policies
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Officials celebrate renovation to Brooklyn playground
City officials opened a renovated playground in the heart of Brownsville last week. The new $2.75 million upgrades to Powell Playground include four new basketball courts, tree-lined path and plaza...
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Affordable Crown Heights development part of new model
Brings faith-based institutions, congregations to the table
Oct 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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)Materials companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher Friday, recouping much of the market's loss from a day earlier and snapping a 5-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average.


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Julia del Rio cheers as she watches a televised broadcast of the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, during a watch party organized by Hispanas for Trump, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) — In living rooms, cafes and offices, people across America watched Donald Trump become the nation's 45th president.


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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has reportedly picked a fierce critic of the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules to be chief regulator of the nation's airwaves and internet connections.
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