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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 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 | 91 91 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 | 113 113 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 | 149 149 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 | 182 182 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 | 215 215 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 | 277 277 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 | 284 284 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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JUST LISTED: 2 BR Coop @ Le Havre on the Water in Beechhurst! by George
January 10, 2014 05:16 PM | 9984 views | 0 0 comments | 315 315 recommendations | email to a friend
Privacy and convenience are featured in this lovely Beechhurst Coop for sale. Offered for sale by George Herrera & Abigail Herrera of the Queens Home Team @ Keller Williams Realty. This 2 BR Coop i...
JUST LISTED: 1 BR Coop @ Baydale Cooperative in Bayside! by George
January 10, 2014 05:06 PM | 10126 views | 0 0 comments | 298 298 recommendations | email to a friend
Privacy and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for sale. Offered for sale by George Herrera & Abigail Herrera of the Queens Home Team @ KW Landmark II. This 1 BR Coop is located i...
JUST LISTED: 3 BR Coop @ Beech Hills in Douglaston... by George
January 10, 2014 04:52 PM | 11874 views | 0 0 comments | 284 284 recommendations | email to a friend
Privacy and convenience are featured in this lovely Douglaston Coop for sale. Offered for sale by George Herrera & Abigail Herrera of the Queens Home Team @ Keller Williams Realty. This 3 BR Coop i...
Sitting and Standing Are Meant For Different Things by Richard
December 19, 2013 06:56 PM | 8419 views | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
Standing and sitting are two totally different activities for the body. There are plenty of reasons to choose standing over sitting for activities that require attention, and sitting over standing ...
BWUR_Marketing_Profile_Picture.jpg This Month in Queens Real Estate: December 2013 by George
December 14, 2013 03:33 PM | 10599 views | 1 1 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Real Estate Market Update According to the Long Island Board of Realtors, existing home sales declined 21% in November but are still well above last year’s pace by 16.9%. Some part of the...
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The interior of a cell in the Norgerhaven prison in Veenhuizen, Netherlands on March 2, 2015Dutch prisoners who currently enjoy countryside views and can cook their own food are suing the government over a deal for Norwegian convicts to take over their "luxury" cells. The agreement, signed by Dutch deputy justice minister Fred Teeven on Monday, is aimed at alleviating waiting times for convicted criminals in Norway, where prisons are almost filled to capacity. Inmates at the Norgerhaven prison near Assen in the northern Netherlands would have to forfeit the privileges of long-term prisoners if they are transferred. Dutch media have labelled them "luxury" cells.


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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry gestures during a news conference after he delivered remarks to the United Nations Human Rights Council in GenevaBy Arshad Mohammed MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry quietly cautioned Israel not to undercut Iran nuclear negotiations that resumed on Monday as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepared to make the case against his diplomacy before the U.S. Congress. Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held the first of what could amount to three days of meetings in the Swiss lakeside town of Montreux about restraining the Iranian nuclear program in exchange for relief from economic sanctions. The two men, along with U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Iranian atomic energy chief Ali Akbar Salehi, shook hands and then met for about 50 minutes late on Monday afternoon. Both sides postured in advance and suggested the other would be to blame if the talks fail to meet an end-March deadline, for a framework accord, with Kerry saying Iran must be prepared to compromise and Zarif calling for the total lifting of sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic as part of any final deal.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the one-week extension of Homeland Security funding passed by Congress reflects the "failed leadership" of Republicans in Congress.
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