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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 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 | 21 21 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 | 59 59 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 | 81 81 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 | 119 119 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 | 150 150 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 | 184 184 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 | 245 245 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 | 254 254 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 ...
A Different Slant on Class-Based Hiring Discrimination
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 239 239 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Most employers are familiar with the pitfalls of discriminating against applicants in protected classes under Civil Rights laws. For the most part, African Americans, Hispan...

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Ironic Matchup: ’08 Eagles’ Road Mirrors That Of ’07 Giants
A bad early start to the season followed by a win-streak. Next, unexpected losses and disappointing play from a starting quarterback, leading to widespread speculation that both that quarterback’s ...
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Junior Knicks Take to The Garden
On Friday, December 26, 2009, during halftime of the New York Knicks against the Minnesota Timberwolves the LIC YMCA team (representing over 200 kids playing in the Junior Knicks program at Long Is...
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Jets Have Themselves To Blame, But NFL Playoff Rules Denied Them A Chance
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Top Ten Lessons Learned in 2008
2008 was a topsy-turvy year, one that saw the Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays change positions, the Mets and Jets suffer epic late season collapses, and the Giants pull off a giant upset.
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Roy Mcllroy hits from the first tee during the first round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Playing in America for the first time this year, Rory McIlroy's first shot was a 2-iron out of play.


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FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 file photo, a local Maasai tribesman places his hand on the tusk of a tranquilized wild elephant during an anti-poaching elephant-collaring operation near Kajiado, in southern Kenya. China imposed a one-year ban on ivory imports that took immediate effect, on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, amid criticism that its citizens' huge appetite for ivory has fueled poaching that threatens the existence of African elephants. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)BEIJING (AP) — China imposed a one-year ban on ivory imports that took immediate effect Thursday amid criticism that its citizens' huge appetite for ivory has fueled poaching that threatens the existence of African elephants.


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Del. Ben Cline, R-Rockbridge, checks his phone on the floor of the Virginia House of Delegates during the House session at the Capitol, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Richmond, Va. The General Assembly is expected to approve $400,000 in the state budget to compensate victims of involuntary sterilization by the state during the eugenics era. The surviving victims will be entitled to $25,000 each. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lewis Reynolds didn't understand what had been done to him when he was 13.


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