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Do You Have to Pay On-Call Employees for Their Time On-Call?
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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 | 62 62 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 | 60 60 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 | 105 105 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 | 124 124 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 | 160 160 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 | 193 193 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 | 225 225 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 | 290 290 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 | 299 299 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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Catherine Martin
Happy 100th Birthday in Heaven Happy Mother’s Day 5/5/11 10/24/06 Catherine Martin we celebrate what was Our Irish Gift to Heaven, Eternally to have been blessed with you as Mother and Grandmother....
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Agnes Siracusa
Agnes Siracusa passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at the age of 91. She was the beloved Wife of the late Carmine. Loving Mother of John and Mother-in-Law of Connie. Cherished Grandmother of Je...
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Louise Friscia
Louise Friscia passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at the age of 98. She was the beloved Wife of the late Louis. Dear Sister of Ann Papa and Theresa Russo. Cherished Aunt and Great-Aunt of Numer...
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Mary Longano
Mary Longano passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at the age of 88. She was the beloved Wife of the late Peter. Loving Mother of Rosemary Mastropolo and Theresa Longano and Mother-in-Law of Dom...
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Marion Vecchione
Marion Vecchione passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2011 at the age of 84. She was the beloved Wife of Albert. Loving Mother of Camille Ficeto and Pat Vecchione and Mother-in-Law of Charles and Wanda...
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Caroline Odell
Caroline Odell passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2011 at the age of 68. She was the beloved Wife of Edward. Loving Mother of Joseph, Eddie Jr. and the late Robert. Cherished Grandmother of Robert Jr...
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Thomas Marotta
Thomas Marotta passed away on Sunday, May 01, 2011 at the age of 82. He was the beloved Brother of Angela O’Connor and Brother-in-Law of Herbert. Loving Uncle of Daniel O’Connor, Kerry O’Connor and...
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Thomas Marotta
Thomas Marotta passed away on Sunday, May 01, 2011 at the age of 82. He was the beloved Brother of Angela O’Connor and Brother-in-Law of Herbert. Loving Uncle of Daniel O’Connor, Kerry O’Connor and...
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Margaret Ann Ferraro
Ferraro, Margaret Ann on April 19, 2011. Resident of Middle Village. Loving mother of John Matuzak, Bridget Walsh, Laura D’Andrea and Angelo Inzerelli. Proud Grandmother of four grandchildren and o...
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Maureen Larkin
Maureen Larkin passed away on April 7, 2011 at the age of 58. She was the dear Sister of Kathleen Chavanne and John also survived by nieces, nephews & great nieces and nephews. Dear sister in-Law o...
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Carmela Sforza
Carmela Sforza passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at the age of 98. She was the beloved Wife of the late Dominick. Dear Sister of the late Peter, Carmine, Patty, Angelina and Frank. Cherished Au...
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Salvatore Mannino
Salvatore Mannino passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at the age of 87. He was the beloved Husband of the late Josephine. Loving Father of Madeline Jordan and Teresa Pipitone and Father-in-Law ...
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Evelyn J. Barrese
Evelyn J. Barrese passed away on Monday, April 11, 2011 at the age 75. She was the beloved Wife of the late Emmanuel A. Barrese. Loving Mother of Robert Barrese. Dear Sister of Robert Guardia. Mass...
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Norma Stokes
Norma Stokes passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at the age 91. Founder of Stokes Cards & Gifts, Maspeth, NY. She was the beloved Wife of the late Walter. Loving Mother of Walter (Chippy) Stoke...
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John A. Bongiorno
John A. Bongiorno passed away on Wednesday, April 06, 2011 at the age of 67. He was the beloved Husband of the late Annette E. Bongiorno. Loving Father of Ann- Marie R. Wolfe and Father-in-Law of D...
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Clemson's Chris Okey, left, celebrates with Reed Rohlman after Rohlman scored during an NCAA college baseball game against South Carolina at Carolina Stadium in Columbia, S.C., on Monday, Mar. 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Anderson Independent-Mail, Mark Crammer)OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The new flat-seam ball in college baseball is having the desired effect, with teams hitting 40 percent more home runs so far this season.


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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2014, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning passes against the Buffalo Bills during an NFL football game in Denver. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Manning will return for a fourth season in Denver and 18th in the NFL. Manning will reduce his salary from $19 million to $15 million in 2015, according to the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because there was no official announcement. However, he can make up all of the $4 million pay cut by reaching certain performance benchmarks. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Hold that gold watch. Peyton Manning is taking one more shot at the silver trophy.


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St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office undated evidence photo shows Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren WilsonBy Lisa Lambert and Carey Gillam WASHINGTON/KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) - A U.S. probe found systemic racial bias targeted blacks and created a "toxic environment" in Ferguson, Missouri, but cleared a white officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager there, Attorney General Eric Holder said on Wednesday. The report said the St. Louis suburb overwhelmingly arrested and issued traffic citations to blacks to boost city coffers through fines, used police as a collection agency and created a culture of distrust that exploded in August when Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown. Brown's killing touched off a national debate on race, led to months of street protests and amplified long-standing complaints in Ferguson and across the country of police harassment and mistreatment of minorities. "But seen in this context, amid a highly toxic environment, defined by mistrust and resentment, stoked by years of bad feelings, and spurred by illegal and misguided practices, it is not difficult to imagine how a single tragic incident set off the city of Ferguson like a powder keg." Holder, who is stepping down soon as attorney general, called for wholesale and immediate change in the way Ferguson operates.


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