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DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry
Jul 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D.Hans & Associates DOL Sets Overtime Rules Affecting the Restaurant Industry Whether you own a fast food restaurant or a fine dining establishment, you must now pay your salaried w...
Exclusive interview to Michael Bacarella, author of “Lincoln’s Foreign Legion: The 39th New York Infantry, the Garibaldi Guard”
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
      Your book “Lincoln’s Foreign Legion: The 39th New York Infantry, the Garibaldi Guard” is now available on Kindle. What brought you to investigate this type of topic? From my earliest memories...
Estate Planning Checklist For Wills
Jul 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Estate planning is an intimidating task that some people prefer to avoid. Except Everybody needs to prepare for estate planning sooner rather than later. To help get the ball rolling, here is a che...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: July 2016
Jul 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . July 2016 Queens Real Estate Market Update  Queens home sales in June decelerated for the fourth consecuti...
New York City, Queens, Employment Defense Lawyers
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Salient Points about the Carlson-Ailes Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit The media is full of reports about the lawsuit Gretchen Carlson, former Fox anchor woman and television host brought against Fox...
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 629 629 recommendations | email to a friend
A good roof is perhaps one of the most important investments a homeowner can make. Any good investment requires good maintenance. One of the most crucial factors in upholding a roofing system is th...
How to Throw a Block Party in Queens
Jun 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 263 263 recommendations | email to a friend
By George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . A Block Party is defined as a community sponsored, public event where there are no sales of goods or servi...
Camping Safety Guidelines
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 261 261 recommendations | email to a friend
Schools are letting out and summer vacations begin. Many children will be heading off to summer camps as part of their vacation recreation and many families plan their own camping trips, some for f...
Is My Job Protected While I Pursue a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 259 259 recommendations | email to a friend
Workers Compensation Attorneys Queens & New York If you have been injured on the job and need to seek compensation under New York’s workers’ compensation laws, you may have some concerns about whet...
Dominoes Pizza Sued for Wage and Hour Violations
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 264 264 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against Domino’s Pizza for underpaying staff. According to Legal Reader , last year the Attorney General’s Office settled for $1...

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Give the mayor control of city schools
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To Educate Next Generation, Reinvent the Classroom
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Rodney rewrites LIU record books, eyes Olympics
NCAA All-American, Northeast Track Athlete of the Year, Northeast Conference Most Valuable Performer, NEC Most Outstanding Track Performer: these are just few in the laundry list of accomplishments...
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Life's a beach if you can afford it
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Understanding white-collar overtime
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America won't elect a bully president
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There's No Hope of Repairing the Cadillac Tax
One of the Affordable Care Act's chief vehicles for controlling healthcare spending is on a collision course with millions of middle-class Americans. Recent research warns that the "Cadillac" tax o...
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Who should I believe when it comes to my home's worth?
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Expand the city's beach access
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MTA is kicking the can down the road
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Use home equity the right way
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Republicans Are In Trouble
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Remember our heroes this Memorial Day
Memorial Day has become synonymous with sales, beaches, barbecues and basically everything but the men and women who died defending our freedom. It's time to remember what this day is all about. Th...
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Mayor fumbles another issue with Queens Blvd.
Anyone that drives, walks or bikes down Queens Boulevard can immediately identify the hazards of the road locally known as the Boulevard of Death. Forcing protected bike lanes down the community's ...
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By Kizito Makoye KIKWEMBE, Tanzania (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - - Tatu Mtulya looks older than her age. Mtulya spent her grant of 355,000 Tanzanian shillings ($160) to set up a small cafeteria selling homemade dishes of rice, meat, chicken and the local staple ugali so that she could earn a regular income.     "Through my business I get a good income to help me pay for what my children need," she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.     "On a good day I could get up to 30,000 Tanzanian shillings ($140 in profit a day."     While she has now has a modicum of financial security, Mtulya, whose husband left her years ago, is still in her two-roomed shack that's prone to flooding. Chicken droppings litter the floor and a hungry cat meows from afar.     More than 6,000 families in Muheza - at the foot of northern Tanzania's Usambara Mountains - have received financial support to improve their livelihoods under the conditional cash transfer initiative run by Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF).
2016-07-24 04:41:50 -0400

File- Thgis July 20, 2016, file photo shows Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, right, and his son Donald Trump, Jr., watching as Eric Trump addresses the delegates during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Trump is asserting that countries like France that he says are compromised by terrorism may be subjected to the “extreme vetting” he proposes as a deterrent to attacks in the U.S. When asked if his proposal might lead to a point when not a lot of people from overseas are allowed into the U.S., Trump said, “Maybe we get to that point” and added: “We have to be smart and we have to be vigilant and we have to be strong.” (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is asserting that countries like France that he says are compromised by terrorism may be subjected to the "extreme vetting" he proposes as a deterrent to attacks in the U.S.


2016-07-24 04:36:49 -0400

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond walks to a meeting during the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors conference held in Chengdu in Southwestern China's Sichuan provinceBritain's new finance minister Philip Hammond sought to address concerns among global finance chiefs about the uncertain path ahead for the country's exit from the European Union, saying there could be more clarity later this year. "We have to be ready as government, the Bank of England has to be ready as monetary authority, throughout that period to respond to any instability created by that uncertainty and to ensure that the economy continues to operate smoothly," he said. Hammond, speaking after his first meeting with his fellow global finance chiefs from the Group of 20 economies, said concern about the shock result of Britain's EU membership referendum had increased uncertainty about the global economy.


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