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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
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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Officials condemn Astoria hate graffiti
Astoria’s local elected officials went to work on Monday morning, only to find an offensive message scrawled on their district offices. State Senator Michael Gianaris, Assemblywoman Aravella Simota...
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria celebrates Greek Independence Day
Elected officials and community members celebrated the 196th year of Greek Independence on Friday at the Stathakion Center in Astoria. The celebration highlighted the contributions of Greek America...
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Woodside school to remove classroom trailers
Special ed students to relocate to LIC building
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The Stay-at-Home Dad Who Blogs About Parenthood
A coffee cup and pacifier in hand, Jason Greene, who has a quartet of kids, plops himself down on the living room floor, where his 18-month-old daughter, Arwen, is playing with giant LEGO tiles. Ja...
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Jackson Heights school receives STEM grant
The Renaissance Charter School in Jackson Heights will get a huge boost to its science education programs, thanks to a donation from a national pharmaceutical organization. Representatives from the...
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The Ex-Teacher Who Became the Enchanted Goddess
Surrounded by magic wands, angel statues and spiritual tomes, Joan Becht Willette, aka The Enchanted Goddess, is reclining in her writing chair, notebook in hand, waiting for the right words to lea...
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Officials unveil improvements at busy intersection
Part of Vision Zero project along Northern Boulevard
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Cleaning services expand in western Queens
The uniforms are switching from blue to red. On Friday afternoon, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer announced that his office is now working with the Association of Community Employment (ACE) Programs fo...
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Parents push back against changes to G&T admissions
Parents from across School District 30 packed the auditorium at PS 234 in Astoria last Wednesday night to voice their concerns about a change to the Gifted & Talented (G&T) admissions policy. The c...
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Sunnyside Gardens residents fight to preserve historic building
Structure to be converted into middle school
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Officials condemn remarks by longtime board member
Bike lane debate leads to charges of racism
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Officials promote inclusiveness at St. Pat's For All
Hundreds of community members came out in freezing temperatures to watch the 18th annual St. Pat's For All parade in Sunnyside and Woodside. Despite the chilling weather, elected officials and marc...
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Jackson Heights organization opens new computer lab
Jackson Heights residents who don’t have a computer at home can now access the Internet by stopping at Chhaya Community Development Corporation, a local nonprofit organization. Chhaya CDC officiall...
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Delta grounds noisy fleet of aircraft
MD-88 planes will no longer fly in and out of LGA
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New banners on Sunnyside light poles
If you’re walking down Queens Boulevard or Greenpoint Avenue in Sunnyside, chances are you’ll see some new signs. The Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID) announced last Friday that...
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