blog roll
our featured bloggers
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s that time of year – the time for beautiful weddings, fun receptions, delicious cakes, special gifts, and romantic honeymoons. While this is a joyous time for everyone, it’s also time for you a...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 273 273 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 305 305 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 346 346 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 345 345 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 802 802 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You?
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 318 318 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace o...
Wage and Hours Cases Setting Precedents for Tipped Employees
May 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 494 494 recommendations | email to a friend
  Restaurant owners are subject to numerous regulations they must comply with and as various cases are litigated, rulings establish new precedents that can change how the industry does business. Ma...
What you need to know about landing a job most don`t know
May 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 518 518 recommendations | email to a friend
Hello everyone  Shirley & Albert  {More about us from the link) Invite You to join us. Our second up coming event which will be on "New Strategies for employment & higher clientele methods plus mor...

more blogs

finance
Appeals court determines award is subject to withholding by cindy
October 15, 2013 01:59 PM | 7306 views | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
In Noel v. New York State Office of Mental Health Central New York State Psychiatric Center, an employee sued his employer under Title VII and won a $318,217 judgment. Part of that judgment include...
Downhome Country Breakfast by Kathleen
October 14, 2013 01:11 PM | 7200 views | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kiwanis Club of Maspeth is proud to sponsor he DOWN HOME COUNTRY BREAKFAST on Sunday, November 3rd from 8:00 Am - 12 Noon at Martin Luther School, 60-02 Maspeth Avenue, Maspeth.  All you can ea...
%usa Free@Watch Philadelphia Eagles vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers live by nfl
October 13, 2013 07:20 AM | 5434 views | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
Hello! everybody Welcome to Watch and enjoy the live telecast NFL Football Preseason match between  Philadelphia Eagles vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers  Live Streaming NFL Football HD Satellite TV Coverage...
%usa Free@Watch Tennessee Titans vs Seattle Seahawks live by nfl
October 13, 2013 07:20 AM | 7157 views | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Hello! everybody Welcome to Watch and enjoy the live telecast NFL Football Preseason match between  Jacksonville Jaguars vs Denver Broncos  Live Streaming NFL Football HD Satellite TV Coverage. Now...
%usa Free@Watch Tennessee Titans vs Seattle Seahawks live by nfl
October 13, 2013 07:15 AM | 6935 views | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
Hello! everybody Welcome to Watch and enjoy the live telecast NFL Football Preseason match between  Jacksonville Jaguars vs Denver Broncos  Live Streaming NFL Football HD Satellite TV Coverage. Now...
national news
Construction work on a pipeline that will allow gas to be sent from western Europe to Ukraine is on schedule and the contracted capacity will be available from Sept. 1, Slovak pipeline operator Eustream said on Thursday. Ukraine uses about 50 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas a year and has increased efforts to secure more gas from the European Union after Russian producer Gazprom raised prices for supplies to Ukraine in a spat that has added to the crisis in the former Soviet state. Russia covered half of Ukraine's gas needs last year but halted supplies on June 16 over the price disagreements and Kiev's outstanding debt for earlier deliveries. Combined with available connections from Hungary and Poland, Ukraine can get obtain up to 16-17 bcm of gas from western Europe.
2014-07-24 08:40:41 -0400

FILE - In this May 13, 2014 file photo, an auto worker inspects finished SUVs coming off the assembly line at the General Motors auto plant in Arlington, Texas. General Motors reports quarterly financial results on Thursday, July 24, 2014. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)DETROIT (AP) — Recall costs chopped $1.5 billion from General Motors' bottom line in the second quarter, cutting its net income by 85 percent.


2014-07-24 08:40:08 -0400

The Chevrolet logo and the U.S. flag are seen in Gaithersburg, MarylandBy Ben Klayman DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co reported a much lower second-quarter profit on Thursday due to numerous recalls and the expected cost of at least $400 million for a compensation fund for those killed or injured by a defective ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths. GM also reiterated that it expected a moderately improved operating profit this year and that its future recall costs would be slightly higher than historic rates. "We're on or ahead of the plan we shared in January," Chief Financial Officer Chuck Stevens told reporters. "Our expectation is that the second half of the year will be better than the first half." GM earlier this year recalled 2.6 million cars for the faulty ignition switches, which can cause engine stalls and stop air bags from deploying, and power steering and power brakes from operating.


2014-07-24 08:39:43 -0400