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Importance of Educating Your Managers about Religious Discrimination Laws
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates Restaurant owners must ensure their managers understand employment laws and put policies in place that protect their business against discrimination lawsuits. P...
"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 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 condit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
Sep 17, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 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 select...
Timing Is Everything
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 721 721 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 daint...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 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 ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 204 204 recommendations | email to a friend
Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 239 239 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 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 be...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 289 289 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 tim...

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Keeping up with Regulatory Rulings that Affect the Restaurant Industry by cindy
February 26, 2013 01:04 PM | 8429 views | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Hans & Associates, P.C. With the plethora of government regulations, restauranteurs caught up in the every day activities of running a restaurant hardly have time to stay apprised of new re...
NYC Catholic Alumni Networking Reception by Kathleen
February 22, 2013 02:54 PM | 6643 views | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens proudly hosts the New York City Catholic Alumni Networking Reception, bringing together hundreds of Catholic alumni from across the nation.  Kicking-off the S...
PS 108Q Book Drive by Kathleen
February 22, 2013 02:44 PM | 5969 views | 1 1 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Help the Children of The Rockaways! Donate your new or gently used children's books! Superstorm Sandy took away the prized possessions of many children in our neighboring communities.  The Rockaway...
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra Presents It's 49th Season! by Kathleen
February 22, 2013 02:36 PM | 6302 views | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Sunday, March 3rd - Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills @ 2:00 PM.  Concert Program: Mendelssohn Overture: Calm Seas & Prosperous Voyage, Op 27; Beethoven Symphony #45 Bb M...
LIC Elected Officials Breakfast by Kathleen
February 22, 2013 02:29 PM | 5400 views | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Networking and continental breakfast with Senator Gianaris, Assemblywoman Nolan and Council Member Van Bramer.  Friday, March 1st from 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ MetLife Building, Queens Plaza North, Lon...
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Local residents join a a pro-democracy sit in at a main intersection in the Mongkok district in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Student leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong warned Wednesday that if the territory's leader doesn't resign by the end of Thursday they will step up their actions, including occupying several important government buildings. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. and Chinese diplomats are publicly airing differences over the protests in Hong Kong, where students want democratic changes to the electoral system.


2014-10-01 14:14:20 -0400

This photo released by Fox shows, Lea Michele, left, and Chris Colfer, in a scene from "Glee." The media advocacy group GLAAD on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, released its annual report on diversity on TV, including depictions of gay characters. (AP Photo/Fox, Eddy Chen)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday by the advocacy group GLAAD.


2014-10-01 14:08:28 -0400
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal appeals court panel is ordering parts of North Carolina's strict new voting law set aside for next month's elections because it is likely to disenfranchise black voters.
2014-10-01 14:03:34 -0400