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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 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 | 47 47 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 | 94 94 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 | 114 114 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 | 150 150 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 | 183 183 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 | 216 216 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 | 278 278 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 | 286 286 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 | 264 264 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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Brooklyn pols rally around Obama’s immigration reform
Say executive order is a first step, more work to be done
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Pols look to increase penalties for trespassing on Brooklyn Bridge
Third breach of security has many concerned for infrastructure safety
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Brooklyn schools throw out textbooks, welcome iPads
Interactive learning has students more engaged, teachers say
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EXCLUSIVE: Elderly residents at Park Slope assisted living facility win months-long court case
Judge orders that Prospect Park Residence cannot evict remaining seniors
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On Stage at Kingsborough presents GOTTA DANCE!
A backstage look at Broadway dance debuts in Brooklyn
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Brooklyn t-shirt company puts spin on traditional athletic gear
Whiptail Athletic creates clothing for the easy-going athlete
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Brooklyn Museum hosts second American Fine Craft Show
Exhibition will feature work from 11 Brooklyn artists
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DA charges 32 with drug trafficking and murder in Bed-Stuy
12 members of Gates Avenue Mafia in custody
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Court reveals owner sold assisted living building
Buyer offered $7.5 million bonus for eviction of elderly
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New housing development puts focus on veterans
Hybrid model combines affordable & supportive housing
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FEMA gives $1.6 billion to city hospitals for Sandy repairs
Coney Island Hospital will add new critical services building
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Politicians’ surprise visit reveals improvements at Rikers Island
Solitary confinement facility remains an area of concern for pols
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Brooklyn starts pilot program for heat monitoring app
Tenants no longer have to fear landlords turning off heat
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Brooklyn moms create drink to help pregnant women stay healthy
Bump Water provides essential nutrients for fetal development
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Tough fight leads to better pay for Maramont employees
Underpaid, uninsured workers get new contract
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In this undated photo provided by Van Eaton Galleries, shows an original "Pirates of the Caribbean" skeleton, part of a Disneyland vintage memorabilia auction which brought in $1.7 million during a weekend sale held online and in Sherman Oaks, Calif. Other items offered by the anonymous collector were the original Frontierland cigar store Indian, a 1960s Mark Twain Riverboat life preserver, a doll from "It's a Small World" and poster artwork for "Captain EO." Prices included a buyer's premium. (AP Photo/Van Eaton Galleries)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Disneyland memorabilia collector has taken a cue from the movie "Frozen" and decided to "Let It Go."


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Los Angeles Police detective Meghan Aguilar points at photos released by police that could indicate evidence of a suspect holding a police officer's gun, seen in a video grab scene shot by a witness at the scene of the shooting of a homeless man on Skid Row of Los Angeles, displayed at a news conference at police headquarters Monday, March 2, 2015. Chief Charlie Beck says officers fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row after he grabbed an officer's holster during a struggle. Three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed the man on Sunday, as they wrestled with him on the ground, a confrontation captured on video that millions have viewed online. Authorities say the man was shot after grabbing for an officer's gun. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row during a "brutal" videotaped struggle in which a rookie officer cried out that the man had grabbed his gun, the Los Angeles police chief said Monday.


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Foreigners chat as they walk past a digital display board stating "Long live the great People's Republic of China, Long live the great unity of all ethnic groups" by China’s state media on display in Beijing Monday, March 2, 2015. In the two-plus years since President Xi Jinping took the helm of the ruling Communist Party, state media have become more strident in defending the one-party system and stoking nationalism. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)BEIJING (AP) — Western values are a "ticket to hell," a newspaper published by China's Communist Party said in a recent editorial that held up Ukraine and some Arab countries as examples of outside ideas causing turmoil.


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