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What about Wellness Programs as Part of Health Coverage? by cjleclaire
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 803 803 recommendations | email to a friend
Today many companies offering health insurance also provide wellness programs, which are a preventative medicine approach to health. Today, 94 percent of employers with more than 400 employees and 63 percent of smaller companies offer some type of wellness program, according to the Kai s er Found...
Forest Hills Food Crawl by Page3
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 864 864 recommendations | email to a friend
The Chamber and All The Tastes of New York would love to invite you to our first Forest Hills Food Crawl, a culinary journey through Forest Hills happening this Wednesday, November 12th ! A Food Crawl is a sampling of food from different restaurants that are within walking distance from each othe...
What Is the Professional Exception to Employment At-Will Termination? by cjleclaire
Nov 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 865 865 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans As described in our earlier blog article, there are exceptions to at-will employment terminations, making them unlawful, and termination based on discrimination is one of them. Another unlawful reason for termination under New York case law is the professional exception. T...
Downhome Country Breakfast by Page3
Nov 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 975 975 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth presents their DOWNHOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 9th, 2014 from 8AM - 12PM.  Location: Martin Luther HS, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue Juice, Buttermilk Pancakes, Sausage and Choice of Beverage. Children & Seniors $3.00; Adults $5.00 Tickets can be purchased at: O'...
Can You Be the Executor of an Estate in New York if You Don’t Live in the State? by cjleclaire
Oct 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 587 587 recommendations | email to a friend
Posted on October 23, 2014 by BonnieLawston If your loved one has died in New York, with a valid will, trust or estate plan there, but you live in another state, you may be uncertain if you can, or if you want to, serve as executor, administrator or trustee from another part of the country. To an...
ENB6_Ge___Copy.jpg Need Advice from a $500/hour Immigration Lawyer? by QueensCouncilArts
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you an artist from another country? Ever wonder if you qualify for US Immigration’s so-called “Artist visa”? Are those visas only for visual or performing artists? How do you get a Green Card as an artist? Join Queens Council on the Arts on Wednesday, Nov 12th at 6pm where George S. Akst of A...
70FY_LegalWorkers.jpg Legal Eligibility For Workers Compensation & Disability by shulmanlawqueens
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 325 325 recommendations | email to a friend
Except in special cases, worker’s compensation covers most employees because most companies are required to purchase some form of insurance to cover their employees. However, the scope of benefits may vary from one employer to another and may depend on state laws and regulations. Who is Eligible ...
IYYR_roundup.jpg Want more Grant Writing Tips? by QueensCouncilArts
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Join Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer,  Queens Council on the Art ’s Executive Director as she “pulls back the curtain” for a rare inside look at what can turn your grant proposal into an award letter – from a grant panelist’s view.  The Grantwriting 101 Roundup will give you the key points covered in the ...
A 50th Anniversary Celebration of The Beatles Arrival to America by Page3
Oct 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 314 314 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens West Kiwanis Foundation proudly presents A 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE BEATLES ARRIVAL TO AMERICA with "Yesterday and Today" - A Tribute to The Music of The Beatles, on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 8PM to 11PM.  Tickets are $25 per person which includes: Free parking in rear, sa...
What Employers Should Understand about Disability Discrimination by cjleclaire
Oct 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 254 254 recommendations | email to a friend
Business owners typically look from an employer’s perspective and fire employees who cannot do the job. For the most part, this line of reasoning is valid and especially if you have at-will employment, where the employer has the right to terminate an employee for any reason whatsoever. However, t...