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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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Woodhaven traffic study finds problems, gives suggestions
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104th Precinct Police blotter
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Crowley plan would lower cost of school technology
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Community event puts a smile on Maspeth
Estimated 4,000 enjoy second annual gathering
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Proposed Medicare cuts unpopular in New York
Critics say change would cost lives
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After-school waiting game at Maspeth Town Hall
Parents compete for limited space
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Rocking Out To “BEATLES Rock Band”
Last Wednesday 09-09-09 was one of the most Beatle-manic dates in the band’s history...
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Primary Day in pictures
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2014 file photo, John Phillips works at his auto repair shop in Decatur, Ill. Phillips is quick to say he’s not a fan of President Barack Obama’s health care law, but says he’s worried about the outcome of a U.S. Supreme Court case challenging the law’s subsidies in roughly three dozen states, including Illinois. After mixed signals from the Supreme Court, states may have to take over quickly to prevent millions from potentially losing their coverage. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)MIAMI (AP) — Mixed signals from the Supreme Court have states on edge about the future of health insurance subsidies for millions of Americans.


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Anthony Gray, attorney for the Brown Family speaks during a press conference at the Greater St Mark Missionary Baptist Church on March 5, 2015 in Dellwood, MissouriLawyers for Michael Brown's family said Thursday they are planning a civil case against the police officer who shot and killed the unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri last August. The announcement came a day after the US Justice Department said, after a lengthy civil rights investigation, that it would not prosecute officer Darren Wilson in the racially-charged case. "We are officially in a process of formulating a civil case that we anticipate will be filed very shortly on behalf of the family," lawyer Anthony Gray told reporters in St Louis, Missouri. "We feel, and we have always felt from the very beginning, that officer Darren Wilson did not have to shoot and kill Mike Brown, Jr in broad daylight in the manner that he did," Gray said.


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In this photo taken Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, U.S. Armed Forces Veterans attend the annual Veterans Career and Resource Fair in Miami. The Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims for the week ending Feb. 28 on Thursday, March 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)WASHINGTON (AP) — Even after the most vigorous three-month hiring spree in 17 years, U.S. employers are showing few signs of letting up.


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