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Do You Have to Pay On-Call Employees for Their Time On-Call?
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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 | 65 65 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 | 62 62 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 | 107 107 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 | 126 126 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 | 162 162 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 | 195 195 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 | 227 227 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 | 292 292 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 | 301 301 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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ENB6_Ge___Copy.jpg Need Advice from a $500/hour Immigration Lawyer? by Queens Council
October 29, 2014 12:04 PM | 1368 views | 0 0 comments | 25 25 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 a...
Law Offices Of Roman Aminov Know Your Rights: Can My Spouse Disinherit Me by roman
December 18, 2013 04:59 PM | 16136 views | 0 0 comments | 578 578 recommendations | email to a friend
The Question: Can my spouse disinherit me? Can I disinherit my spouse? I have been disinherited, do I have any rights? As a New York estate attorney, I frequently hear these and other related quest...
BIAU_Stephen_D._Hans_photo.JPG Warning: Your social media policies may get you in trouble with the NLRB by cindy
May 31, 2013 03:58 PM | 13260 views | 0 0 comments | 1127 1127 recommendations | email to a friend
As social media becomes the norm in everyday life, federal regulators are getting touchy about employers creating policies that limit what employees can say online. In the past, employers have disc...
Why the EEOC Handled More Claims in 2011 than in Any Year in Its History by cindy
January 16, 2013 03:02 PM | 16495 views | 1 1 comments | 1058 1058 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Hans & Associates, P.C. “Queens NY Employment Defense Attorneys” At the end of the September 30, 2011 fiscal year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a press release ...
Tips for Writing Law Essays for Admission to Law Schools by Karen
October 21, 2010 11:22 PM | 36468 views | 8 8 comments | 1155 1155 recommendations | email to a friend
When you graduate from an undergraduate degree and decided to study in a law school, some of the things you should do is prepare a law school admission essay. In the United States and some other co...
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KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's parliament passed a law on Thursday to increase the size of the armed forces by a third as Kiev fights pro-Russian separatists in the east. The bill was approved with 270 votes in favor, well above the 226 required, and now goes to President Petro Poroshenko, who proposed the measure, to be signed into law. (Reporting by Natalia Zinets, Writing by Thomas Grove; Editing by Kevin Liffey)
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By Patrick Nduwimana BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Burundi’s national assembly has approved a draft media law, backtracking from contentious 2013 legislation that was denounced by reporters and rights groups as an assault on press freedoms. Information Minister Tharcisse Nkezabihizi said he hoped the new law, once fully ratified, would ease rising tension between the media and the government in this east-central African nation, recovering from more than a decade of civil war. Burundi is due to hold parliamentary and local elections on May 26, followed by an election to pick the president on June 26 and another to elect the senate on July 17. Burundi's journalists union, UBJ, applauded the new text after branding the original law as unconstitutional.
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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian news agency Tass says that Russian media outlets are no longer granted access to official events in Ukraine.
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