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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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Peralta responds to Felder: ‘Why doesn’t he go back?’
The drama for the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) in the State Senate continues to intensify. Two weeks ago, the IDC, a breakaway group of Democrats who have a power-sharing coalition with ...
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taste of Sunnyside showcases local food, drinks
Hundreds of foodies enjoyed the tastes and sounds of food, drinks and music at the 7th annual Taste of Sunnyside last Tuesday. Nearly 30 local restaurants and breweries participated in the neighbor...
May 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Variety hosts end of year celebration
The Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens hosted its end of year celebration last Saturday in Astoria. Dozens of kids and their parents participated in activities including arts and crafts, dodgeba...
May 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Zen Rocker Who’s at Home in the Nabe
What do a statue of Ganesha, an electric-red Kramer guitar, a 20-year-old ZZ plant, ticket stubs from Bad Brains and OFF! concerts, a Malta stamp and a black Trek road bike have in common? I’m gues...
May 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYCHA unveils digital upgrades, services for tenants
Celebrates two-year anniversary of strategic plan
May 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queensbridge community rallies for peace after fatal shooting
Advocates want additional funding for anti-violence program
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols remain cautious about western Queens development projects
Insist all residents should have a say in decisions
May 24, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor celebrates “Boulevard of Life” after two years without a death
Third phase of Queens Boulevard redesign to begin
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawmakers, residents announce lawsuit against MTA
Urge agency to repaint elevated 7 train structure
May 24, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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State grant for new Jackson Heights health center
State Senator Jose Peralta delivered a $50,000 grant to Apicha Community Health Center’s (CHC) new site, which is set to open next year in Jackson Heights. The health care provider’s new location w...
May 19, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Designer Who Papers Her World With Art
ASTORIA CHARACTERS
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Sunnyside BID starts up Bliss Plaza activities
With spring in full bloom, expect Bliss Plaza to be full of activity. The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District began its annual weekly series of events last Thursday at the plaza undernea...
May 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anti-IDC protesters to pol: Where’s our town hall?
Demonstrators keep pressure on Peralta to rejoin Dems
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials celebrate repaving along 21st Street
Driving along 21st Street in Long Island City and Astoria will now be a smoother experience. Last Thursday, elected and city officials celebrated the completed road resurfacing of a 1.75-mile stret...
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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N train in Astoria to face weekend closures
For eight weekends between May and September, the N train in Astoria will be shut down for track and switch work from 12 a.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday. A free shuttle bus will replace the N train ...
May 16, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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