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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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LaGuardia Community College celebrates library expansion
Larger facility to seat more students, offer more resources
May 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Family Whose Life is Full of Music, Fashion and Fun
When Kazuki Kozuru-Salifoska opens the blinds to bring in the morning sun, her daughter, Kharin, protests. Kharin is wearing a new T-shirt that glows in the dark and wants to see it – not the sun –...
May 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Foundation seeks to innovate with youth programs
For one of the largest organizations providing after-school youth programming in the city, one constant challenge is figuring out how to grow while maintaining its core mission of serving kids holi...
May 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
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More homophobic graffiti hits Astoria buildings
A vandal has yet again spray painted walls and garages in Astoria with anti-gay graffiti that also mentions former President Barack Obama. Last Thursday morning, nearby residents discovered the mes...
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Queens immigrant services group receives state funding
An Astoria-based nonprofit organization that helps integrate newly arrived immigrants is getting a much-needed boost. Last Thursday, State Senator Jose Peralta announced $50,000 in state funding fo...
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The Broadway Actor Who Coaches His Peers on the Business
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City unveils design for new Queensbridge Park field house
Out with the old and in with the new. The Parks Department released its final design for the new and improved field house at Queensbridge Park last Thursday. According to Queens Parks Commissioner ...
May 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols host send-off rally for People’s Climate March
Slam Trump administration for environmental cuts
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Mayor talks developments, transportation at LIC town hall
Commits funding to remove waste station, remake intersection
May 03, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawmakers push for more flexibility with rent-freeze program
Want more assistance for residents with mobility issues
May 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legislators want MTA to examine lead levels
Queens State Senator Jose Peralta and Bronx Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz are introducing legislation that will direct the MTA to conduct a study on the lead paint levels at elevated subway tracks a...
May 03, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Library launches new campaign promoting inclusion
Queens Library kicked off a new campaign called “Queens Library is for Everyone” last Wednesday to promote inclusion and respect. Sporting yellow shirts and passing out buttons, library staff hande...
May 02, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Guy Who Saved Astoria Park’s Bocce Court
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Apr 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Park volunteers unveil refurbished bocce court
Part of daylong Earth Day celebration
Apr 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anti-gentrification group calls on pol to reject developments
Nearly 100 demonstrators marched through Sunnyside last Thursday to demand Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer oppose three development projects in his district. Led by the Queens Anti-Gentrification Proje...
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