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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
Mar 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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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Queens DA: Aqueduct Racino employees charged with theft
The Queens District Attorney announced last Wednesday that two employees at Resorts World Casino in South Ozone Park have been charged with theft of fraudulent casino playing cards. The employees w...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport workers demand higher wages
Workers from airports around the city are calling on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to require employment agencies it contracts with to pay higher wages. A coalition of Southeastern ...
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Woodhaven community supports transportation at old LIRR track
Woodhaven residents are on board with a plan to have the old LIRR track, which runs along 100th Street, turned into something that could get residents to and from Manhattan in less than 30 minutes....
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Arts Council moves to Astoria
Astoria will welcome an artistic new neighbor this spring. The Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) is moving from its Woodhaven home to an annex building at the Kaufman Astoria Studios sometime betwee...
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu delivers first State of the City
Highlights plans for economic recovery
Feb 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Queens up in arms over proposed district lines
In Woodhaven, Ozone Park, South Ozone Park and Richmond Hill, ire over the redrawing of State Senate and Assembly lines has grown in the past few weeks. After the Legislative Task Force on Demograp...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Assemblymen, transit advocates want fast train at old LIRR tracks
Two local South Queens assemblyman want to see the old Rockaway Beach LIRR rail line reactivated into a new railway. Assemblymen Mike Miller and Philip Goldfeder said they don’t oppose the other pl...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Queens Boys & Girls Club receives grant from Taco Bell Foundation
The South Queens Boys & Girls Club recently received a $5,000 dollar grant from the Taco Bell Foundation to fund the Future Readiness: college and career preparation program at the club. The SQBGC ...
Feb 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven voices frustration over street conversions at forum
Forum held by DOT brings in more than 100 concerned neighbors
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council gives citations of coffee and gifts to sanitation
On January 30, councilmen Ruben Wills, Leroy Comrie, and Eric Ulrich, along with Uniform Sanitationmen's Association President Harry Nespoli and Sanitation Borough Chief Queens East Steven Sokolows...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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DEC grants push green projects in at-risk nabes
On Wednesday, January 25, the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) awarded $1 million to 24 Environmental Justice Community Impact Grants to organizations statewide serving at-risk commun...
Feb 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Richmond Hill man faces life for stabbing ex-wife
A South Richmond Hill resident was arraigned on homicide charges last Wednesday, January 25, for the stabbing and killing of his estranged wife, 32-year-old Diane Sharma, in front of her three chil...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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84th street proposed changes still has residents riled up
As the change of 84th Street from a one-way northbound to a one-way southbound from Liberty Avenue to Atlantic Avenue remains in limbo, Woodhaven residents are not giving up on having their collect...
Feb 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven mourns loss of two civic-minded neighbors
Sometimes we get so caught up in the little controversies in our daily lives that we miss the big picture. Woodhaven lost two of its' treasures over the past week and we should all take a moment to...
Jan 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn DA recalls 'Incident at Howard Beach'
Reissues book recounting the case
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In this March 23, 2015, photo, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, second from left, talks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, second from right, during a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Lagarde said Sunday that China's economic slowdown is legitimate and that Beijing can contribute to global prosperity. U.S. resistance to a Chinese-led Asian regional bank has left it isolated among its Asian and European allies and given some heft to China's frequent complaints that Washington wants to contain its rise as a world power. (AP Photo/Lintao Zhang, Pool)WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. resistance to a Chinese-led Asian regional bank has left it isolated among its Asian and European allies and given some heft to China's frequent complaints that Washington wants to contain its rise as a world power.


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In this undated photo provided by the French Interior Ministry, French emergency rescue services work at the site of the Germanwings jet that crashed on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 near Seyne-les-Alpes, France. The co-pilot of the Germanwings jet barricaded himself in the cockpit and intentionally rammed the plane full speed into the French Alps, ignoring the captain's frantic pounding on the door and the screams of terror from passengers, a prosecutor said Thursday. (AP Photo/French Interior Ministry, Francis Pellier)WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite U.S. and international regulations requiring that airline pilots be screened for mental health problems, little effective, real-world checking takes place, pilots and safety experts say.


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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2015 file photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio is handed the gavel from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, after being re-elected for a third term to lead the 114th Congress, as Republicans assume full control for the first time in eight years, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pelosi is bruising some key liberal allies by helping craft a rare bipartisan accord on Medicare. Lawmakers say it will enhance her deal-making status. And it might help her party avoid being sidelined by majority Republicans on future issues. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi bruised some longtime liberal allies when she worked with Speaker John Boehner to craft a rare bipartisan accord on Medicare. But lawmakers say it will enhance her stature as a dealmaker, and may help her party avoid being sidelined by majority Republicans over the next two years.


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