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Do You Have to Pay On-Call Employees for Their Time On-Call?
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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 | 63 63 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 | 60 60 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 | 105 105 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 | 124 124 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 | 160 160 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 | 193 193 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 | 225 225 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 | 290 290 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 | 299 299 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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Children’s center cuts ribbon on “Imagination Playground”
Play space utilizes large Legos instead of slides and swings
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Cuomo initiative seeks to lower Brooklyn unemployment
NYU Polytech hosts career fair with 3,000 job offerings
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Raining cats and dogs at Borough Hall pet adoption event
Brooklyn beep honors National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
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Italian-American center opening in Bensonhurst
Jack Spatola has been pushing for an Italian-American cultural center in Brooklyn for the past 25 years, and now his dream is finally coming true. At a kickoff party for the second annual Brooklyn ...
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Sunset Park employees rally for living wage, insurance
Brooklyn food company faces loss of city contract
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Pols host panel to address rising suicide rates in teen Latinas
Life is Precious program serves as example of a necessary resource
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FArina announces new public school evaluation system
New framework ditches letter grade, looks at whole picture
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Beep: Brooklyn needs to build people, not buildings
Says his administration will focus on health awareness
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Residents get rowdy at CB9 meeting, fight upzoning proposal
District manager tells community members to “shut up”
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Madison Boys & Girls celebrates grant, new games room
The Madison Square Boys & Girls Club has a brand new games room — thanks to the strength of its health and wellness program, Triple Play. Triple Play focuses on the mind, body and soul to teach kid...
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Habitat NYC breaks ground on Ocean Hill project
With the support of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and several other government agencies, Habitat for Humanity NYC broke ground on a new 15-unit apartment complex at 2...
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Brooklyn Bridge Park turns construction equipment into art
Photoville features over 60 photo exhibits in shipping containers
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Prospect Park Residence plaintiffs say DOH failed in helping elderly
Next hearing on Oct. 30 will attempt to delay possible evictions
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Brooklyn Book Festival enters its ninth year
Over 250 authors and thousands of book enthusiasts gathered in downtown Brooklyn for the ninth straight year for the culmination of the Brooklyn Book Festival on Sunday. The festival is hosted by t...
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Brooklyn Public Library approves sale of Brooklyn Heights Branch
Local advocates announce investigation of BPL’s real estate practices
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) goes to the basket in front of Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) and another defender during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis had 39 points, 13 rebounds and eight blocks in his first game back from a right shoulder sprain, and the New Orleans Pelicans won for the sixth time in seven games, 88-85 over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.


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People walk through the Microsoft booth at the Game Developers Conference, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is attempting to break down the walls surrounding console gaming.


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Jun Lei, CEO of Chinese smartphone company and a delegate to the National People's Congress, poses for a selfie as he talks to journalists gathered outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Thousands of delegates from all over the country are in the Chinese capital this week to attend the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and the National People's Congress. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)BEIJING (AP) — China announced a lower economic growth target for this year and promised to open more industries to foreign investors as it tries to make its slowing, state-dominated economy more productive.


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