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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 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 | 46 46 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 | 90 90 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 | 112 112 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 | 147 147 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 | 180 180 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 | 214 214 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 | 275 275 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 | 283 283 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 | 262 262 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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MTA delays LIRR Strike
Negotiations remain at a standstill
Feb 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Make the Road New York hosts pre-K town hall
Group advocates for community support in Albany
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Queens Library board moves ahead with audit
Meets with press to clear the air on CEO pay
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Conservancy president pushes virtues of Flushing Meadows
Things have gotten better, but a still a long way to go
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Dillingham ready to bring change to education in Queens
Borough President Melinda Katz has named Forest Hills resident Deborah Dillingham the new Queens representative on the Panel for Educational Policy (PEP). “I am honored that Borough President Melin...
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Lawsuit to stop mega-mall on Citi Field parking lot
Argue project improperly takes current park land
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Mets icon and Hall of Fame legend passes away
For five decades, Ralph Kiner was the voice of the Mets
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Katz takes tour of the New York State Pavilion
Supports efforts to preserve World's Fair relic
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Scenes from the 2014 Lunar New Year Parade
The Flushing Lunar New Year Parade was held on Saturday, February 8. Thousands lined the streets to watch the colorful event and welcome the Year of the Horse. (All Photos: Michael O'Kane)
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Christian Doran, 28, co-founder of People for the Pavilion passes
Christian Doran, co-founder of People for the Pavilion, passed away on Saturday from an asthma attack. Doran, 28, was a Maspeth resident involved in a movement to preserve the New York State Pavili...
Feb 10, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
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A sweet success from Israel
Moving to America in 2001, woman is living her dream
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Elected officials call for more bussing in Eastern Queens
Lack of funding for buses is a growing problem
Jan 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Traffic-calming measures taken on Francis Lewis Boulevard
Francis Lewis Boulevard near the intersection of 21st Avenue is known to nearby residents as a hot zone for speeders and dangerous driving. Picking up where former Councilman Leroy Comrie left off,...
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Candlelight vigil for those lost to traffic accidents
Community organizations and pols push for Vision Zero
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LaGuardia Airport workers say they are underpaid and overworked
32 arrested in demonstration on MLK Day
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A little girl looks out of a voting booth at a polling station in Tallinn, Estonia, on Sunday, March 1, 2015. Estonians are voting for a new Parliament in an election dominated by economic issues and security concerns due to tension in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Liis Treimann)TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia's ruling Reform Party has emerged as the overall winner in the Baltic country's general election dominated by economic issues and security concerns over Russia's actions in Ukraine.


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Ian Poulter looks at his line on the second green during the third round of the Honda Classic golf tournament, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Ian Poulter didn't realize he had a three-shot lead in the Honda Classic, only that he was playing well enough to feel like he was in control of his game and the tournament.


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In this photo taken Feb. 19, 2015, Ariana Jimenez is seen in her home in Aurora, Ill. Jimenez, 23, works part time as a nursing assistant at a community health center. The Supreme Court will hear arguments next week over whether millions of people covered by the nation’s health care law can legally continue to get financial help to pay for their insurance. If the court says no, millions of consumers across more than 30 states could lose federal subsidies for their premiums. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)WASHINGTON (AP) — Three leading Republican senators are promising to help millions of people who may lose federal health insurance subsidies if the Supreme Court invalidates a pillar of President Barack Obama's health care law.


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