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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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The Zen Men of Motorcycle Maintenance
A biker-black Dodge RAM pickup pulls up outside SL NYC, and motorcycle man Sasha Alexander Lerner steps out onto the sidewalk. Sasha, a tall and lean man in black, has three bikes at home – two SL ...
Jun 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials discuss Sunnyside Yards at Queens Chamber
Break down feasibility study, challenges
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Veterans Grove Park refurbished ahead of schedule
Elected and city officials cut the ribbon to the new and improved Veterans Grove Park in Elmhurst last Tuesday. The $2.3 million reconstruction project, which included a full makeover of the park a...
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Parks unveils design for Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Monument to break ground next year
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Queens teen challenges IDC senator for State Senate seat
Believes he can better represent the district
Jun 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Medium Who Communes with Kazoo
“I’m just a regular guy who talks to this other guy,” says Alex Altomonte. The other guy, who is with Alex, is Kazoo. You can’t see him, and you can’t hear him. But that’s okay because Alex stands ...
Jun 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Library hosts 31-hour overnight session
Provides panels, services and programs for visitors
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Queens Pride honors Julio Rivera 27 years after his death
Annual parade celebrates 25th year in Jackson Heights
Jun 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Late civic activist honored with street co-naming
Dorothy Neary spent eight decades looking after her Woodside community. Last Saturday, the neighborhood honored the civic activist’s life with a street renaming ceremony. Neary passed away in Novem...
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Lawmakers propose allowing trucks between RFK Bridge, BQE
Would lessen traffic congestion, environmental effects
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Arrest in homophobic graffiti spree
Police have arrested a man they say spray-painted homophobic graffiti on several buildings and garages in Astoria since March. Yaacov Shemesh of Astoria was arrested and charged with 22 incidents o...
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Ferreras-Copeland won’t seek re-election to City Council
Moya declares candidacy, will face Monserrate
Jun 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Shoe Repairman Under the El
Manuel Nunez is wearing wingtips. They are the color of caramel and polished to you-can-see-your-face-in-them perfection. I know this because I look down when Manuel tells me about them. Manuel, wh...
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Soccer star expands youth academy to Queens
Young soccer players will soon have the opportunity to meet and train with an international soccer legend. David Villa, a World Cup champion from Spain and current captain of the New York City Foot...
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Peralta defends state funding for his district
Allocates $100K to fix school’s PA system
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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