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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?
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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
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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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Queens native publishes book of poetry
Playwright, screenwriter, television writer, poet and actor...Queens native Richard Vetere, says that his love for writing came at an early age. One of his recent works, a book of poetry titled The...
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Newly renovated pool named for former Queens pol
George Onorato Aquatic Center to officially open Sunday
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Things are getting fresh at a Queens housing project
New program brings produce to residents for $10/week
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Look up! It's a bird, it's a plane, it's JetBlue's new sign
Airline company adds it logo to top of LIC headquarters
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Arthur Ashe Kids' Day 2012
Photos: Michael O'Kane The unofficial start to the U.S. Open – Arthur Ashe Kid’s Day – was held at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park this past Saturday. Kids got a ...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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On this one-way street, look both ways
You best look both ways when crossing this one-way street. According to local residents, truck drivers and commuters are using 39th Street as a cut through when they find traffic on the Long Island...
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Queens recording studio also a live stage
Hosts monthly show for up-and-coming talent
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Help redesign Dunningham Triangle
Group wants input from local residents
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Obama's 'deferred action' policy officially goes into effect
NYC immigrants react to move that could keep them in U.S. legally
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Young chamber of commerce hits ground running
The Long Island City/Astoria Chamber of Commerce met on Thursday, Aug. 16 at the Waterfront Crabhouse, located at 2-03 Borden Avenue to discuss and vote on various business items. The founder and p...
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Meeting for LIC/Astoria Chamber of Commerce
The Long Island City/Astoria Chamber of Commerce met on Thursday, Aug. 16 at the Waterfront Crabhouse, located at 2-03 Borden Avenue, Long Island City, to discuss and vote on various business items...
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If you can't beat them, join them
Merchants on 37th Road accept plaza, plan to promote it
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Congressman gets kids ready to go back to school
With the summer season drawing to an end, Congressman Joseph Crowley joined students at P.S. 11, located at 54-25 Skillman Avenue in Woodside, to hand out new school supplies. The event included st...
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Comedy club unveils small stage
The Laughing Devil, a hot new comedy club in Long Island City, has just branched out to include a satellite location, where they will take a more experimental and younger approach to stand-up. The ...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Councilman contributes to senior center
Councilman Peter Vallone, Jr. partnered with the American Red Cross to provide some life-saving equipment to the Variety Boys & Girls Club of Queens and the JVL Dimotsis-Vallone Senior Center. The ...
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