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Restaurant Industry: Several Restaurants Refusing to Serve Cops
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans | Dec 1, 2015 | Employment Defense Attorney When does a restaurant have the right to refuse service? Recently, several restaurants refused to serve police officers. According to ...
Queens Real Estate Market Update: NOVEMBER 2015
Nov 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. November 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update The pace of existing home sales dipped in October, both mo...
Just Sold Beautiful Co-op in Glen Oaks, New York
Nov 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Shameer Fazal and his team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II are pleased to announce the sale of a beautiful Co-op located at 255-21 75 th Ave in Glen Oaks, NY 11004. This lovely Co-op featured...
Payroll Services: Smaller Companies & The Advantages Of Outsourcing
Nov 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
While the payroll job may seem like a delicate matter to be delegated to people outside of the company, there are actually many advantages and benefits to outsourcing the payroll services. Smaller ...
Bookkeeping Services: Small NYC Companies Can Outsource
Nov 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
Outsourcing is one of the most strategic decisions that a company can make. There are various advantages to outsourcing. However, each advantage is paired with a disadvantage. In terms of outsourci...
Are Your Wages Equal for Men and Women?
Nov 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans Employment Defense Attorney , Employment Discrimination , Wage and Hour Queens & New York City Employment Defense Attorneys Situations arise where an employee leaves and you must...
17 Fun Facts about East Elmhurst NY
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Owner of Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty. East Elmhurst NY is a wonderful and unique neighborhood in Queens county NYC. We sell a lot of homes here so we ge...
Clouds for Breakfast: Mom's Choice Awards Gold Medal Recipient
Nov 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
 With a delightful language, directed at the younger children, Laura Eisen presents a simple but endearing story, which will certainly be appreciated both by children and their parents.   The initi...
18 Fun Facts about Astoria Ditmars
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Live in the area? Join our local Facebook group to stay in touch with what’s happening in the neighborhood...
What You Should Know About Weighing Age and Ability When Hiring
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
Author Stephen D. Hans    age discrimination , Employment Defense Attorney   As an employer or company owner, do you ask questions like this when interviewing a job candidate? Are you planning on r...

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Negligence of Oregon Hospital Led to Wrongful Death of Patient by cindy
January 12, 2015 10:29 AM | 15289 views | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:  Mark H. Sackstein, Esq. All it takes is one small mistake for a disaster to occur. No matter how much research is done when choosing a hospital, it is impossible to predict a situation suc...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants? by cindy
January 08, 2015 05:59 PM | 11742 views | 0 0 comments | 188 188 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the way...
NYC Employment Law — Pre-tax Transit Benefits by cindy
December 17, 2014 12:24 PM | 11508 views | 0 0 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
As employers, sometimes it is difficult to keep with the employment law changes, which is why you should consult periodically with an employment defense lawyer and stay apprised of new laws. At the...
Wage and Hour Regulation Pitfalls by cindy
December 10, 2014 08:14 AM | 13990 views | 0 0 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners can get themselves into trouble when not understanding wage and hours laws. What appears to be a bright idea that cuts corners and saves money is sometimes a violation that leads to...
Are You Staying on Top of Regulations that Affect Your Restaurant? by cindy
December 04, 2014 04:41 PM | 12014 views | 0 0 comments | 770 770 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent change in regulations predicted to arrive soon is that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will release a national menu labeling standard for chain restaurants. The standard will addres...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and pediatrician Priscilla Chan, photographed July 10 2014 in Sun Valley, Idaho, pledged on December 1 2015 to give away 99 percent of their wealth to improve life for their new daughter, Max, "and all children"Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday announced he is a dad -- and pledged to give away his fortune to make the world a "better place" for baby daughter Max and others. In a letter to Max posted on his Facebook page, Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan said they were going to give away 99 percent of their company shares -- estimated current value $45 billion -- during their lives in an effort to make a happy and healthy world. Zuckerberg will "gift or otherwise direct" nearly all his shares of Facebook stock, or the after-tax proceeds of sales of shares, to further a mission of "advancing human potential and promoting equality" by means of activities for the public good, the California-based social network said in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

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File photo shows Zuckerberg and his wife arriving for an official State dinner at the White House in WashingtonSAN FRANCISCO/BENGALURU (Reuters) - Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg and his wife said on Tuesday they will give away 99 percent of their Facebook shares, currently worth about $45 billion, to a new charity in a letter addressed to their daughter, Max, who was born last week. The plan mirrors a move by other high-profile billionaires like Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates, who have pledged and set up foundations to give away their fortunes to charity. On his Facebook page, Zuckerberg posted a photo of himself, his wife, Priscilla Chan and their new daughter, Max, along with a post entitled 'A letter to our daughter.' In the 2,220-word letter, Zuckerberg and Chan touched on issues including health, education, Internet access and learning before announcing the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, which aims to "advance human potential and promote equality." Zuckerberg, 31, and Chan said they plan to give away 99 percent of their Facebook shares over their lifetimes to advance the initiative, which was formed as a limited liability company controlled by the two.

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, pictured November 30 2015 at a Washington event, traveled to Alabama December 1 to mark the 60th anniversary of the civil rights milestone in which activist Rosa Parks declined to surrender her seatHillary Clinton celebrated a civil rights milestone with black leaders Tuesday but warned that the United States was still falling woefully short of providing equality and justice for African-Americans. The former secretary of state, who leads in the race for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, traveled to Alabama 60 years to the day after black seamstress Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger, an event which changed the course of American history. Clinton cited the need to conduct broad criminal justice reform and to improve voting rights, where she said there was "mischief afoot" in some states where steps have been understood as efforts to make it tougher to register to vote.

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