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New Non-Tipping Policy – Legal Considerations by cjleclaire
Oct 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 242 242 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans   Danny Meyer, the owner of Union Square Hospitality Group in New York City, has 12 restaurants across Manhattan and a total of 1,800 employees. According to ABC News, he will soon start to prohibit tipping and all service employees will receive wages instead, beginning in Nove...
Owners of mixed use buildings-A must read by jimmyturano
Oct 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
With 37 years of experience in the Real Estate business, many owners of mixed use buildings have no idea what their buildings are worth today. Many hear what they want to hear. Many have thrown high figures at me from sources who are not reliable. It is very simple to make a determination of curr...
63E_smaldone.jpg Smaldone, the Untold Story of an American Crime Family by Milano52
Oct 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 306 306 recommendations | email to a friend
After seeing the title "Smaldone, The Untold Story of an American Crime Family," I had expectations regarding its contents that left me surprisingly disappointed after reading the book. I expected to read about the story of an American Crime Family, with all its idiosyncrasies and oddities, a sto...
8SLZ_lc24d5b45_m0xd_w640_h480_q80.jpg Just Sold Lovely Tudor in Laurelton, Queens by sfazal
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 213 213 recommendations | email to a friend
  Shameer Fazal and his team at Keller Williams are pleased to announce the sale of a lovely Single Family home located at 130-06 227 th Street in Laurelton, NY 11413. This lovely Tudor home featured 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and was sold for $418,000. With our knowledge and experience we were ab...
New York City & Queens Employment Defense Firm by cjleclaire
Oct 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
What You Should Know About Weighing Age and Ability When Hiring As an employer or company owner, do you ask questions like this when interviewing a job candidate? Are you planning on retiring soon? How many years do you plan on working in this field? Companies are conscious of the expenses involv...
Only a few giving a black eye to consumers-RE:UNDERWRITERS by jimmyturano
Oct 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Federal Trade Commission-Mortgage discrimination-Consumer information. How mortgage underwriters can screw up your life-There are a few bad apples. JIM TURANO/BROKER*DIVERSE REAL   •   2 minutes ago Hi. I have been a Broker for 38 years in Real Estate, and I find this article to be true especiall...
Restaurant Industry: Keep It Free from Union Organizing by cjleclaire
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans | Sep 30, 2015 | Employment Defense Attorney , NLRB Many people do not realize that 90 percent of the restaurants in the United States belong to independent operators or franchisees. Traditionally, business owners and union organizers have stood on opposite sides of the spectru...
NY Employment Defense Attorney defends Employers’ Rights by cjleclaire
Sep 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans | Sep 25, 2015 | Per Se is a popular, exclusive restaurant located at the Time Warner Center at Columbus Circle. Known for its Nova Scotia lobster, foie gras, caviar and truffles, Per Se caters to guests who pay for luxurious dining at a prix fixe of $310 per dinner. In additio...
What You Need to Understand About Criminal Background Checks When Hiring Employees by cjleclaire
Sep 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 828 828 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans | Sep 15, 2015 | Employment Defense Attorney What You Need to Understand About Criminal Background Checks When Hiring Employees NYC  & Queens Employment Defense Attorney Recently, based on alleged race discrimination resulting from criminal background checks, BMW settled with t...
New York Employment Discrimination Defense Attorney by cjleclaire
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 515 515 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D.Hans What Can Happen if You Ignore a Discrimination Claim? No one likes dealing with a dispute, and we often wish disputes would just go away. However, ignoring a discrimination claim can land employers into trouble and result in undesired legal consequences. This is what occurr...