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Do You Have to Pay On-Call Employees for Their Time On-Call?
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans When you hire certain employees for on-call services, questions often arise about wages and hours. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) addresses the issue of on-call employe...
Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Authorl Stephen D. Hans For more than thirty years, a line was drawn that differentiated a franchiser and franchisee. The relationship between the two served each other well. Entrepreneurs looking ...
Septic Tank Pipe-Cover Crafts
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Many yards have ugly septic tank pipes sticking up out of the ground, but not all yards have ones that stand out in the open. In some cases, the septic pipes are hidden amongst trees, bushes or oth...
Are Your Dress Code and Grooming Policies Violating Discrimination Laws?
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
      Author: Stephen Hans Companies have the right to expect employees to be neat in appearance and follow a company dress code. Some companies require short hair for men and no one gives it a sec...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: FEB 2015
Feb 16, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
February 2015 Queens NY Market Update  Home sales continued to decrease in January, significantly below last year, however, inventory ticked up slightly. In response to the low inventory levels and...
Ruby Tuesday Is Accused of Gender Discrimination Involving Men
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans It is common for the media to report on cases of gender discrimination where females did not receive equal pay or the same promotional opportunities as men. In contrast to t...
Stronger Mind, Happier You
Feb 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy A lot of emphasis is put on the body when talking about working out—those washboard abs, defined calves, slimmed thighs--but sometimes we forget that the mind is part of the body, to...
Know and Follow the Regulations for Tip Pools
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 227 227 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans In the restaurant business and hospitality industry in general, employees who provide services, such as servers, hosting staff, bartenders and bus persons typically receive ...
Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 292 292 recommendations | email to a friend
The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty, led by George & Abigail Herrera, were recently honored at the Keller Williams Realty Landmark II awards ceremony in Astoria, NY. Out of 160 Agents, Q...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
Jan 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 301 301 recommendations | email to a friend
Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for ...

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The late Bill DeCota honored with memorial tree
Port Authority director of Aviation lives on at the Queens Botanical Garden
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
09/09/2010 - 08/15/2010
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Week in Queens: August 12th

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Crowley, Queens Dems back Rice for Attorney General
Attorney General candidate Kathleen Rice now has a powerful backer in Congressman and Queens County chairman Joseph Crowley. Crowley announced his support for Rice, currently Nassau County district...
Aug 10, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth house break-in thwarted by nabes
Several thugs attempted to burglarize a Maspeth house just before 1 p.m. on August 6, a gutsy move when many pairs of eyes could simply look out the window and see that something was out of place. ...
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Talking money with the City Comptroller
Liu gives update at eight-month mark
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
08/02/2010-08/08/2010
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Diamondbacks-Mets game opens with immigration protest
Two men run onto the field bearing Mexican flags during the seventh inning
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Pols set sights on illegal commuter vans
Want unlicensed operators put out of business
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DEC gathers input on Newtown Creek oil spill grant
Maspeth residents call for new park at St. Saviour's
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104th Precinct Police blotter
7/26/2010 - 08/01/2010
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Week in Queens: July 29

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Another feather in their cap
O’Neill's Takes Top Prize at McFadden’s Wing Bowl
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P.S. 87 lands extension
Annex will house gym, new seats
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Voting machine demos to take place at local libraries
Election Day is just around the corner, yet many people still don’t know what to expect when they head to the voting booths in September. Because of the federal Help America Vote Act which mandates...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a Delta plane from Atlanta has skidded off a runway while landing at LaGuardia Airport and has crashed through a fence.
2015-03-05 11:46:25 -0500

Plane slides off runway at LaGuardiaNEW YORK (Reuters) - A Delta Air Lines plane slid off the runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport on Thursday during a snowstorm, NY 1 television and other media reported on Thursday. There were no reports of casualties but the New York City Fire Department said it was responding to the incident. Images from local media showed the Delta plane on a snowy runway area with its nose smashed into a fence. It was not clear whether the aircraft was landing or taking off when the incident occurred. Delta could not be reached immediately for comment. ...


2015-03-05 11:42:18 -0500

A masked, black-clad militant brandishes a knife in this still image from videoBy Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - The identification last week of Islamic State militant "Jihadi John" as Mohammed Emwazi, a graduate of the University of Westminster in London, has intensified concerns about whether young Muslims are being radicalised on British campuses. The university said it was "shocked and sickened" by news that Emwazi had been named as the man in a black balaclava whose appearances in beheading videos have made him the defining image of Islamic State globally. He is not the first Islamic extremist to have studied at a British university. According to the government, a third of those convicted of Islamist terrorism offences in Britain had attended universities.


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