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Do You Have to Pay On-Call Employees for Their Time On-Call?
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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 | 65 65 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 | 62 62 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 | 108 108 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 | 126 126 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 | 162 162 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 | 195 195 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 | 227 227 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 | 292 292 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 | 301 301 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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Silvana Caminti
Silvana Caminti passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014 at the age of 64. Beloved Wife of Roberto Gonzalez. Loving Mother of Roberto Gonzalez Jr. , Daniella Gonzalez, Sal Barresi and Domenica Hewlitt. ...
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Zenona Kozlowski
Zenona Kozlowski passed away on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at the age of 85. Beloved Wife of the late Jan Kozlowski. Loving Mother of Edward, Helena and the late Anatol. Cherished Grandmother of Nicole,...
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Eleanor E. Johnston
Eleanor E. Johnston passed away on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at the age of 94. Beloved Wife of the late Raymond Johnston. Loving Mother of Karen Guadagno. Cherished Grandmother of Ralph and Denine. Re...
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Anna Artim
Anna Artim passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014 at the age of 88. Beloved Mother of Peter Artim, Anthony Artim and Frank Artim and Mother-in-Law of Zuzana, Debbie and Dawn. Cherished Grandmother of ...
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Gary Sulkoski
Gary Sulkoski passed away on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at the age of 62. Beloved Husband of Maribel Jama. Cherished Son of Gertrude and the late Henry J. Sulkoski. Loving Brother of Glenn Sulkoski an...
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Matthew Grimaldi
Matthew Grimaldi passed away on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at the age of 18. Beloved Son of John and Julie Grimaldi. Adored Brother and Best Friend of John Grimaldi. Cherished Grandson of Robert & Lucill...
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Jeanne Anna Somogyi
Jeanne Anna Somogyi passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014 at the age of 100. Beloved Wife of the late Emeric Somogyi. Loving Mother of Anthony A. Somogyi. Private Cremation was held on Monday June 2,...
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Joseph Romeo
Joseph Romeo passed away on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at the age of 89. Beloved Husband of the late Ann. Loving Father of Anthony and Father-in-law of Diane. Cherished Grandfather of Donna Marie and ...
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Frankie Nevarez
Frankie Nevarez Happy 50th Birthday and 20th Wedding Anniversary in Heaven. Always loving you. Always missing you, I love so. Forever yours. Your loving Wife Ei 6/3/64-3/4/14
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Ann T. Griffin
Ann T. Griffin passed away on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at the age of 70. Beloved Wife of Deacon Arthur J. Griffin. Loving Sister-in-Law of Maureen, John and Joan. Dear Sister of the late Alice and Jac...
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Concetta Mazzucco
Concetta Mazzucco passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the age of 96. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph A. Mazzucco. Loving Mother of Marcella Berger, Joanne Mazzucco & Joseph S. Mazzucco and Mot...
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Susie Celentano
Susie Celentano passed away on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Frank. Loving Mother of Frank and Joseph Celentano, and Mother-in-Law of Karen and Maryann. Cherished ...
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Dorothy Ferraiolo
Dorothy Ferraiolo passed away on Monday, May 12, 2014 at the age of 75. Beloved Wife of the late Alfred Ferraiolo. Loving Mother of Richard Ferraiolo and Mother-in-Law of Maria. Cherished Grandmoth...
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Lorraine D. Esposito
Lorraine D. Esposito passed away on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at the age of 78. Beloved Wife of the late Michael Esposito. Loving Mother of Michael Esposito and the late Debra Esposito and Mother-in-Law...
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Bruce Chassen
Bruce Chassen passed away on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the age of 66. Beloved Husband of Maria A. Chassen. Loving Father of Donna, Danielle, Deanna and Daniel and Father-in-Law of Assi, Peter Allma...
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The FBI and Department of Homeland Security have warned law enforcement agencies across the country about American youths wanting to join Islamic State militants fighting in the Middle East, officials said on Thursday. The joint intelligence bulletin was issued during the weekend and law enforcement officials said such warnings are routine. One official said there was no increase in U.S. government threat levels, although there is heightened concern lately about recruitment of American and other foreign fighters by Islamic State, which is also known as ISIS. "We remain concerned about the recruitment efforts made by ISIL particularly through social media engagement and we urge the public to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to law enforcement," the official said.
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A heroin addict smokes heroin in LamuBy Drazen Jorgic MOMBASA (Reuters) - One evening last November, a handful of policemen in Kenya's sweltering port city of Mombasa were handpicked to help in the final stages of a U.S.-led drugs sting that spanned three continents. The quarry that night were the alleged leaders of the "Akasha organization." The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) had spent years infiltrating Akasha and alleges that the gang is part of a heroin supply chain that stretches from the poppy fields of Afghanistan through east Africa to the cities of Europe and the United States. Inside a mansion girded by palm trees and a two-meter cobblestone wall, police captured the alleged leader of the crime syndicate, Baktash Akasha, his brother Ibrahim, and two other men. Kenyan police charged them with trafficking narcotics to the United States.


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A suspect, bottom, identified by police as a 55-year-old, surnamed Kim, is overwhelmed by participants at a lecture hall in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 5, 2015. U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was slashed on the face and wrist by a man wielding a blade and screaming that the rival Koreas should be unified, South Korean police said Thursday. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Kim Ju-Sung) KOREA OUTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A knife attack Thursday that injured the U.S. ambassador to South Korea is the latest act of political violence in a deeply divided country where some protesters portray their causes as matters of life and death.


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