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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 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 | 59 59 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 | 104 104 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 | 122 122 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 | 158 158 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 | 191 191 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 | 224 224 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 | 287 287 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 | 297 297 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 | 277 277 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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8TDR_Anniversary.jpg Roll with Queens Council on the Arts! Come to the Casino Caliente! by Queens Council
December 17, 2014 11:37 AM | 648 views | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) is turning 50 in 2016, but we are kicking off the festivities a year early! Save yourself a plane ticket and join QCA for a hot night in Havana,Cuba right here in L...
L719_Katha_Kooky_at_the_Step_and_Repeat_682x1024___Copy.jpg Improv: Friend or Foe? by Queens Council
October 07, 2014 10:00 AM | 868 views | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether you are an experienced, fearless improviser or someone who shudders at the thought of being asked to improvise at an audition, this session is for you. Join Queens Council on the Arts at 3 ...
9988_block_party_2014_small.jpg QCA Block Party in the Kaufman Arts District! by Queens Council
May 07, 2014 12:22 PM | 1971 views | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 21st, 2014 Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) is thrilled to open the gates of the newly designated Kaufman Arts District and invite all to the QCA Block Party. This will be an Astoriastyle b...
Braata Productions ARTIST ALERT: Watch Local Creatives at work at Queens Council on the Arts! by Queens Council
April 30, 2014 12:51 PM | 2239 views | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
On Friday, May 16th, Queens Council on the Arts’ 3rd Space presents an evening with theater ensembles performing selections from their latest works and works-in-progress. Join us for a rare opportu...
D1Q5_Lauren_Nickou__Grace_Miceli_and_Ingrid_Jacobsen___Copy.jpg Queens Artists Slam at 3rd Space! by Queens Council
March 19, 2014 01:05 PM | 1484 views | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Council on the Arts’ 3rd Space presents a Queens Artists Slam . Come join us as young emergingQueens artists across a range of disciplines come together to share new work and works-in-progre...
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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev denies 30 federal charges in connection with the 2013 Boston Marathon bombingsBoston (AFP) - An American Muslim accused of carrying out the 2013 Boston marathon bombings that killed three and injured 264 others went on trial Wednesday.


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Secretary of State John Kerry gestures during a news conference after he delivered remarks to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday, March 2, 2015, in Geneva. Kerry discussed ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran, and tensions with Russia over Ukraine. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is pushing back against the Israeli prime minister's assertion that a developing nuclear deal with Iran should be scrapped.


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NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's plans to announce it will start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human medicine and milk that is not treated with rbST, an artificial growth hormone.
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