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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves by cjleclaire
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 331 331 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend time with a newborn. As an employer, understanding your obligations under this law can help you avoid d...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014 by queenshometeam
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 310 310 recommendations | email to a friend
  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increase in home price which is likely a result of a decrease in the number of homes on the market in Quee...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you by cjleclaire
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 363 363 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a complimentary drink or appetizer. Department stores send out coupons to returning customers. Supermarkets...
6CYR_580523_191908224283922_988219937_n.jpg U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors by AminovLaw
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 343 343 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court—in a unanimous decision—ruled that Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) inherited by anyone other than a spouse are not retirement funds and therefore are not protected from the beneficiary’s creditors in bankruptcy.   The reasoning is, because the benefi...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014 by queenshometeam
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 352 352 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update    The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace with the year-over-year growth seen last month and keeping home prices growing at a sustainable pace...
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Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 360 360 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s that time of year – the time for beautiful weddings, fun receptions, delicious cakes, special gifts, and romantic honeymoons. While this is a joyous time for everyone, it’s also time for you and your new spouse to plan for your future – for richer or for poorer, in sickness and in health. Wh...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending by cjleclaire
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 354 354 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requirements. They had to provide wage notices to all employees by February 1 of every year. This was a co...
REAL ESTATE-*NEW BUYING TREND GOING ON.... by jimmyturano
Jun 25, 2014 | 5 5 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
As a Broker for 35 years now, and having completed over 4,000 written appraisals to date, in the Queens, New York areas, I am experiencing the same buying frenzy going on now that I did in the early 1980's. You know, with Long Island Taxes being so high, and the flood insurance rates going throug...
9MWY_Milliondollar_bill.jpg $$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$ by Altrot
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 592 592 recommendations | email to a friend
Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June, 25, 2014 WHERE : Sony Plaza (Public Atrium)   550 Madison Ave. (Btwn 55th & 56th Ave),  New York ,...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014 by queenshometeam
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 606 606 recommendations | email to a friend
June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more choices moving into this year’s peak home buying season and may have less competition in certain neigh...