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The Confidentiality Clause – The Abuse That Keeps on Giving
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro   |   Jul 25, 2017   |   confidentiality clause The First Amendment guarantees us the right to free speech, but unfortunately, it is generally legal to force employees (or anyone e...
What Losses Does a Workers’ Compensation Cover?
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
What Losses Does a Workers’ Compensation Cover? by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Jul 25, 2017 When you have been injured at work, your injuries can extend beyond the obvious ones. What happens if you...
Queens Construction Site Accident Injures Workers in Long Island City
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP   |   Jul 12, 2017 On June 26, when a scaffolding collapsed, six construction workers suffered injury at a Queens construction site accident in Long Island City....
Race Discrimination Lawsuit: Rosebud Restaurants Settled, Paying $1.9 Million
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: NYC Employment Defense Attorneys In a race discrimination lawsuit, the EEOC sued Rosebud Restaurants and parties settled for the amount of $1.9 million. The   EEOC   brought a lawsuit again...
Astoria Characters: The Retiree Who Beat the Odds
Jul 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling James was born in Astoria Houses and lives across the street from them. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling How’s your heart? James Everett puts his hand over his chest an...
Astoria Characters: The Accent Adjustor
Jul 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
PHOTO BY NANCY A. RUHLING Liz is a speech-language pathologist. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Liz Schwartz   is sitting on her living room sofa talking about effective communication. She spea...
NEW YORK FIFA — THE FREELANCE ISN’T FREE ACT
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans   | Jul 6, 2017 |   Employment Defense Attorney ,   The Freelance Isn’t Free Act What does FIFA mean for business owners? Small business owners in New York City already are und...
NYC Carwash Law Ruled Illegal Due to Promoting Unionization
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently a NY federal judge ruled that the NYC Carwash law was illegal because it promoted unionization of carwashes.   In 2015, the NYC Council passed a law to regulate car wash businesses. The Co...
What Is a Consequential Injury in a Workers’ Compensation Case?
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Pyrros & Serres LLP   |   Jun 29, 2017 Understanding Consequential Injuries in Workers’ Compensation Cases New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers In the afterm...
Deadly Truck Accident in Long Island City, Queens
Jul 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP   |   Jul 7, 2017 On Saturday, June 24 around 6:00 a.m., a car crashed into a tractor-trailer in Long Island City, Queens. According to   CBS New York   , the dr...

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Pols want to double fines on e-bikes
Council members Jimmy Van Bramer and Dan Garodnick joined local Queens residents at the northeast corner of 46th St. and Queens Boulevard to discuss the dangers of electric assisted bicycles, also ...
Jul 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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City expands 'Slow Zones'
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Kahn announced on Tuesday the expansion of the city's Neighborhood Slow Zone program at one of the entrance...
Jul 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Doe Fund comes to Woodside
On July 9, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer joined community leaders and local residents in Woodside to announce that The Doe Fund would be coming to the community as part of a larger project to keep th...
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Pols push for extended maternity leave
In Athens Square Park Playground, white signs with light blue-and-pink lettering told a story: I love New York families. This was the message of a rally held on Tuesday to extend unpaid maternity l...
Jul 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria man charged with killing his girlfriend
Had a history of violence and aggression
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State Legislature approves Hallets Point development
A major development project including the construction of 2,300 affordable housing units and the renovation of 300,000 square feet of waterfront property at Hallets Point in Astoria gained the supp...
Jun 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYPD yet to review crime reporting policies
A three-person Crime Reporting Review Committee appointed by Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is yet to fulfill a pledge to review the Police Department's policies regarding crime reports. According t...
Jun 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYPD to update polices on dealing with LGBT community
Will specifically deal with transgender interactions
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Mayor announces deal to redevelop portion of Willets Point
Project will focus on 126th Street and Citi Field parking lot
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A week devoted to Dining Astoria
To celebrate the array of culture, delicious foods and dining experiences in Astoria, the Central Astoria Local Development Corporation (CALDC) will host "Dining Astoria" week from June 24 through ...
Jun 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fight for after-school funding continues
The fight to save hundreds of afterschool programs from budget cuts continued last week, when Council members Peter Vallone Jr. and Jimmy Van Bramer rallied with an enthusiastic group of kids in fr...
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Steinway Family Dental relocates up street
To make use of an old diner that burned down several years ago, Steinway Family Dental Center opened its new headquarters at 32-50 Steinway Street, hosting a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremo...
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Astoria considers proposal for pedestrian triangle
Either a pedestrian triangle or extended curb cuts may be added to the intersection of Newtown Avenue and 33rd Street, according to a meeting held with the Transportation Department and Astoria res...
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Mets team up with local groups to fight hunger
Canned goods will be collected at Friday home games
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Queens Pride Parade celebrates 20 years of change
Queens Pride celebrated the 20th Pride Parade and Multicultural Festival on Sunday, June 3, with a host of activities to promote pride among and for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Quee...
Jun 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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