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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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“Heads Up” at Queens charity event
Photos: Michael O'Kane It looked like the typical bar scene with drinks and music, except for one thing—a female mannequin sitting in a barber’s chair. The Cuckoo’s Nest, an Irish bar in Woodside, ...
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Laying a new foundation in Elmhurst
New library reaches an important milestone
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Small businesses not only surviving, but thriving
Program gives owners the tools to dream big
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Pols call on officials to enforce “No Truck Route”
Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer and Congressman Joseph Crowley met with community leaders and local residents to call on officials to enforce the “No Truck Route” along 65th Place at the northeast corn...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Learning in the water
It was a hot day with temperatures reaching the high 90s, but that didn’t matter for a group of children who were having a great time learning about marine life in Astoria’s Hallets Cove. The City ...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol discusses proposed drink ban with small biz
Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras teamed up with New Yorkers for Beverage Choices for a walking tour in her district to discuss the proposed ban on 16-ounce sugar-sweetened beverages with business owne...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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The water beneath us
It started with a request. The Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group meeting last week at LaGuardia College in Long Island City may have started with a group introduction, but it continued with a ...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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What about our buses?
Astoria residents say they were shortchanged on transit restorations
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Greening Woodside Street
Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, Parks Department officials and local residents of Woodside gathered Tuesday to unveil a new Greenstreet at the intersection of 39th and Woodside avenues. Van Bramer spo...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols: ban sex offenders from libraries
In the wake of a recent incident in which two girls were sexually abused in the reading room of a Queens public library, elected officials are pushing for further measures to keep children safe fro...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
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Astoria man charged with killing his girlfriend
Had a history of violence and aggression
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