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Implications of the Recent Retail Wage Increases
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Setphen D. Hans Recently, Wal-Mart announced its decision to raise the base wage of its employees. Wal-Mart plans to increase wages for close to 40 percent of its workforce. As of April, wo...
Coming Soon: 3 Family Brick Residential Home in East Elmhurst. ASKING $999,000
Mar 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Will Introduce another 3 Family for Sale in East Elmhurst NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely East Elmhurst 3 Family Home for Sale. Offe...
Just Listed Single Family Brick Home for Sale in Briarwood NY. Asking $750k
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George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another Single Family Home for Sale in Kew Garden Hills NY!!!   Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Kew Garden Hiils One Family Home...
Wal-Mart Hit by EEOC with Age and Disability Discrimination Suit
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Sometimes hearing about a discrimination case is the best way for employers to understand potential liability. People would expect a company the size of Wal-Mart to have ant...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAR 2015
Mar 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
March 2015 Queens NY Market Update Homes sales declined in February on a monthly basis, and continued to show declines year-over-year. Prices followed a similar pattern as the sales, posting a mont...
Just Listed: 1 Bedroom Coop For Sale at Station Square in Forest Hills, NY 11375
Mar 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale at Station Square in Forest Hills NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop for Sale. Of...
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Mar 06, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 347 347 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...
JUST LISTED: 2br Coop For Sale at Windsor Oaks in Bayside, NY!
Mar 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Windsor Oaks in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered for sa...
JUST LISTED: 2br 2bth Coop for Sale at the Mayflower in Forest Hills NY
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br 2bth Coop for Sale at the Mayflower in Forest Hills NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop for Sale...
Do You Have to Pay On-Call Employees for Their Time On-Call?
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 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...

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City announces launch of municipal ID program
Due to overwhelming demand, applicants must make an appointment
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Queens police officer releases book about NYPD’s history
Timely book documents relations between mayors and NYPD
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City bans single-use foam products starting in July
Restaurants say new law will cause economic hardship
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Following complaints, new signs warn motorists of speed camera
Reduced speed zone lacked proper signage, created ‘speed trap’
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Pol says man’s death at Spa Castle is the ‘final straw’
Forest Hills resident drowns, Avella calls for site closure
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City announces $19.7 million upgrade to Bayside water system
New water mains and sewers will be installed by summer 2016
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Cuomo, 82, passes just hours after son's inauguration
SLIDESHOW: Photos from Mario Cuomo's time in office
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The Top 10 Stories of Queens for 2014
The events and news that shaped the borough last year
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Hollis Hills menorah on Union Turnpike is vandalized
NYPD Hate Crime Task Force opens investigation
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Teachers educated at York get failing grades
Low literacy grades have admin, staff rushing to fix numbers
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NTC Pro Shop celebrates ten years in business
Nine years ago, when the National Tennis Center gave Woody Schneider and his associates at the Grand Central Racquet Shop the chance to take over the NTC pro shop, they jumped at the opportunity. S...
Dec 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor vetoes bill to protect the state’s mute swan population
Advocates enraged over DEC’s reasoning behind their eradication
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JROTC in Fresh Meadows received the first perfect score in history
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel recognized their hard work
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Lunar New Year, Diwali now official school holidays
Governor signs bill to give some kids the day off
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Pol: Pan Am shelter not fit to become permanent
Local Elmhurst residents joined State Senator Tony Avella last week to contest the conversion of the Pan Am homeless shelter on Queens Boulevard into a permanent facility. The shelter just underwen...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 image from video, workers from Myanmar load fish onto a Thai-flagged cargo ship in Benjina, Indonesia. An intricate web of connections separates the fish we eat from the men who catch it, and obscures a brutal truth: Your seafood may come from slaves. (AP Photo/APTN)BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's junta leader has vowed to take legal action against companies using forced labor, after an Associated Press investigation revealed that fish caught by enslaved migrant workers was being exported from Thai ports to global markets.


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In this Wednesday, March 25, 2015, photo, a Sunni fighter from the al-Jabouri tribe weeps in front of the grave of his relative killed in a battle with Islamic State militants, as he visits a cemetery in the town of Duluiyah, 45 miles (75 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq. Sunni tribes that have stood up to the IS group have paid a heavy price, and anger at the Shiite-led government runs deep in the areas of northern and western Iraq that now make up the extremist group's self-styled caliphate. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)DULUIYAH, Iraq (AP) — The consequences of the al-Jabouri tribe's decision to ally with Iraq's Shiite-led government against their fellow Sunnis in the Islamic State group are etched on row after row of gravestones in this palm-shaded town by the Tigris River.


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Saudi Foreign Minister Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud attends a meeting of Arab foreign ministers in Sharm el Sheik, South Sinai, Egypt, Thursday, March 26, 2015.a meeting of Arab League foreign ministers in Sharm el-Sheikh, South Sinai, Egypt, Thursday, March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Amr Abdallah Dalsh, Pool)SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Arab leaders meeting this weekend in this Egyptian Red Sea resort are moving closer than ever to creating a joint Arab military force, a sign of a new determination among Saudi Arabia, Egypt and their allies to intervene aggressively in regional hotspots, whether against Islamic militants or spreading Iranian power.


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