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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
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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
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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
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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
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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?
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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
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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
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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?
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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?
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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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Annual J’Ouvert Festival marred again by violence
Two killed in shooting incidents at overnight celebration
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West Indian Day Parade a colorful celebration of culture
The annual West Indian Day Parade drew over 1 million revelers to Eastern Parkway on Monday to celebrate Caribbean culture on Monday. "Despite the many criticisms towards the parade, the West India...
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Mayor promises safest J'Ouvert Festival ever
Police detail changes expected for coming celebration
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Park Slope residents welcome Citi Bike
Getting from one end of Park Slope to the other has never been an easy trip, but Gilly Youner believes that's about to change thanks to the arrival of Citi Bike in the neighborhood. “As a Park Slop...
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Red Hook park gets new handball courts
Handball is as much of a New York institution as the subway, pizza and long commutes. In Red Hook, residents are getting an opportunity to learn and play the game on brand new courts thanks to a pa...
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Community urges city to keep pop-up pool
Survey shows amenity has high usage in Brooklyn Bridge Park
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BP calls for $1 million expansion of camera program
Wants cameras on all Crown Heights business corridors
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'A kid from Brooklyn' returns home
Marvel unveils Captain America statue in Prospect Park
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Advocates demand city drop developer from project
Same real estate firm behind controversial Rivington House deal
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EDC officials talk major transit, development options
Representatives from the city's Economic Development Corporation (EDC) hosted a roundtable discussion in its Manhattan offices Monday to discuses the future of development in neighborhoods througho...
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112th Precinct hosts Night Out Against Crime
Event drew thousands of visitors
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Doe Fund marches through street, protests K2
Targets businesses who sell the synthetic marijuana
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Coney Island NYCHA houses get $41 million upgrade
Second project underway from $3 billion FEMA grant
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Boro president opens up about journey with diabetes
Adams asks Brooklynites to join him in healthier lifestyle
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Sunset Park tenants allege racial harassment from landlord
A number of Sunset Park tenants are alleging that their landlord is engaging in discriminatory harassment, and on Thursday, they announced the filing of a complaint with the city's Human Rights Com...
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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has been told to stand down after 22 years in powerGambia's Yahya Jammeh agreed "in principle" to hand over power to President Adama Barrow on Friday, Mauritanian and Guinean sources said, but differences remained before a full deal could be reached. Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz and Guinea's Alpha Conde held several hours of talks with Jammeh in which they agreed he should step aside but not how and where he would live out his exile. Troops from five African nations were stationed on the tiny nation's borders in the event the last-ditch talks fell through, as it was confirmed Conde would stay into Saturday to iron out remaining disagreements.


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FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2016, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) is sacked by Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebackers Jarvis Jones (95) and Anthony Chickillo (56) during the second half of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh. The Steelers haven’t been great at pressuring quarterbacks recently, or had much historical success against Brady. But Brady will face a much healthier Steelers' pass rush in the AFC Championship on Sunday, than he did in Week 7’s win. Pittsburgh linebacker Ryan Shazier was returning from a knee injury; James Harrison played only 42 percent of the snaps and Bud Dupree was on injured reserve. (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Take it from Wade Phillips, slowing down Tom Brady is a goal often sought, but seldom achieved.


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A protest sign is pictured before the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DCMasked, black-clad protesters carrying anarchist flags smashed windows and scuffled with riot police Friday in downtown Washington, blocks away from the route of the parade in honor of newly sworn-in President Donald Trump. Washington police arrested more than 90 people over acts of vandalism committed on the fringe of peaceful citywide demonstrations being held against Trump's inauguration. Just before the parade was due to begin, clashes broke out between 400 to 500 stone-throwing protesters and riot police, who responded with tear gas -- the second violent flare-up in the space of a few hours.


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