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"Before" & "After" Man by RachelleN
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 291 291 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air conditioners, plus they provide privacy and buffer noise from the street? Plant, don't plunder! 
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC? by cjleclaire
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 338 338 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is selective about filing lawsuits it litigates only in a limited number of cases where the grievance is subs...
Famous artist Mandy Kelso sketches Jim Turano of Middle Village,NY by godfather
Sep 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
THROUGH THE EYES OF A FAMOUS ARTIST, GREENPOINT,NEW YORK. CAPTIVATING A MAN WHO HAS EARNED HIS RESPECT FOR 36 YEARS. JIM TURANO, MIDDLE VILLAGE, NEW YORK-REAL ESTATE BUSINESSMAN   DIVERSE REAL ESTATE BROKER-JIM TURANO     
Real Estate Broker-Jim Turano meets Actor Vinny Vella by godfather
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Place: Little Italy feast-Mulberry street. Date: Friday, September 12th Jim Turano, a Real Estate Broker in Middle Village, has an uncanny way of meeting famous stars. Most recently at the Little Italy feast, he runs into Sopranos star Actor Vinny Vella. Vinny has been in many films including Cas...
BSZX_Dandelion.jpg Timing Is Everything by RachelleN
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 889 889 recommendations | email to a friend
     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of dainty mystery plants sprouting soft downy globes of milky white seeds perched high atop long slender gre...
8JKD_nysba.jpg 7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY by AronovRealEstate
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 340 340 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for these issues. 7. Adverse possession This is a problem commonly caused by squatters on foreclosed or ...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York by cjleclaire
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 340 340 recommendations | email to a friend
Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who because they did not receive any pay for their work could not be considered employees and therefore di...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves by cjleclaire
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 376 376 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend time with a newborn. As an employer, understanding your obligations under this law can help you avoid d...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you by cjleclaire
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 401 401 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a complimentary drink or appetizer. Department stores send out coupons to returning customers. Supermarkets...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending by cjleclaire
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 394 394 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requirements. They had to provide wage notices to all employees by February 1 of every year. This was a co...