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The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
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Author: Steven Palermo The recent warm weather makes me realize how rapidly summer is approaching. It’s time to dust off those BBQ’s and open the pools. Millions of people enjoy swimming in pools e...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 263 263 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 295 295 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 337 337 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
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Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 793 793 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You?
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 309 309 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace o...
Wage and Hours Cases Setting Precedents for Tipped Employees
May 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 487 487 recommendations | email to a friend
  Restaurant owners are subject to numerous regulations they must comply with and as various cases are litigated, rulings establish new precedents that can change how the industry does business. Ma...
What you need to know about landing a job most don`t know
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 514 514 recommendations | email to a friend
Hello everyone  Shirley & Albert  {More about us from the link) Invite You to join us. Our second up coming event which will be on "New Strategies for employment & higher clientele methods plus mor...

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The Pre-K Tax Plan
The tax hike proposal that was supposed to sink mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s campaign is now front and center as he prepares for his inaugural address. For the new mayor, a single issue does not de...
Dec 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ferries the answer for transit-starved waterfront
The ferry service along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront has become more of a crucial link for commuters as development and population has exponentially grown in recent years. With the anticipati...
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E-cigarettes latest – and likely last – item on Bloomberg’s agenda
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Not Right On, Target
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Making the Grade…In The Future
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Safe streets need to be a top priority
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What’s Next for South Africa?
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A bit of good news for small biz
With the holiday season now in full swing, a new report was released showing that shoppers were less reliant on big box stores in the latter months of the year. Following the long lines and bustle ...
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State should support de Blasio UPK plan
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Three Areas That Matter in NYC Government
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Time to 'Knockout' This Activity Out
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Don't miss the $500 tax credit
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Expand HIV/AIDS testing in prisons
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5 Pointz debate offers an opportunity
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Markowitz for NYC Ambassador?
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FILE - In a May 30, 2014 file photo, Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr speaks with reporters after addressing the Mackinac Policy Conference on Mackinac Island, Mich. The average annual pension for police and fire retirees is $32,000, while most other retired city workers get $19,000 to $20,000. Orr has said pension changes are unfortunate but necessary because two funds are underfunded by billions. If investment performance improves in the years ahead, he said, the cuts could be restored. "I want to thank city retirees and active employees who voted for casting aside the rhetoric and making an informed positive decision about their future and the future of the city," Kevyn Orr said in a statement late Monday. (AP Photo/David Eggert, File)DETROIT (AP) — A year after filing for bankruptcy, Detroit is building momentum to get out, especially after workers and retirees voted in favor of major pension changes just a few weeks before a judge holds a crucial trial that could end the largest public filing in U.S. history.


2014-07-22 09:13:10 -0400

A worker uses a cordless screwdriver to fix the logo of Swiss bank Credit Suisse at a branch office in ZurichBy Katharina Bart ZURICH (Reuters) - Credit Suisse Group AG will quit commodities trading after chalking up its biggest loss since the financial crisis in 2008, the result of a 1.6 billion Swiss franc ($1.78 billion) fine from U.S. authorities for helping its clients evade taxes. The Swiss bank reversed a recent vow to stick with its commodities unit, and thus joins the ranks of trading firms answering regulatory demands for more capital by significantly reducing or even shuttering their natural resource trading arms. Credit Suisse's fixed income unit outshone both its wealthy client unit and its U.S. rivals with a 4 percent rise in sales and trading, flouting its own downbeat guidance in May. That compares to drops of at least 10 percent at American banks like Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan last week. Credit Suisse said the commodities cuts, set to save $75 million, would allow resources and funds to be reassigned to its private bank, which disappointed investors with a 39 percent drop in revenue and weaker margins, and swung to a loss due to the fine.


2014-07-22 09:12:30 -0400
By Yantoultra Ngui KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A plan to restructure Malaysian Airlines could be announced as early as the end of August, two sources with knowledge of the matter said, after one of its planes crashed in Ukraine in the second disaster to hit the carrier this year. State investor Khazanah Nasional Bhd [KHAZA.UL] said in June it would unveil plans within 6-12 months to restructure Malaysian Airline System Bhd, as a slump in business since the disappearance of Flight MH370 in March left the carrier set to exhaust its cash reserves by mid-2015. The same sources told Reuters this month that Khazanah, which has injected more than 5 billion ringgit ($1.58 billion) into Malaysian Airlines over the last 10 years, plans to take the carrier private as the first step. A spokesman for Khazanah said: "We do not comment on speculative reports." Malaysian Airlines declined to comment.
2014-07-22 09:11:26 -0400