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Implications of the Recent Retail Wage Increases
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 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 | 55 55 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 | 89 89 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 | 102 102 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 | 99 99 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 | 122 122 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 | 369 369 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 | 153 153 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 | 167 167 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 | 155 155 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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TPU serves Brooklyn landlords, alleges intimidation and harassment
The Tenant Protection Unit (TPU) issued a subpoena to Joel and Aaron Israel, principals of JBI Management, in order to investigate numerous allegations that the Brooklyn landlords have systematical...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council okays plan for Domino site
Following weeks of debate, the City Council came to an agreement allowing Two Trees Management to build as tall as 55 stories at the former Domino Sugar Factory site in Williamsburg in exchange for...
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OUTRAGE hosts sanitation protest on Earth Day
Reacting to the failed promise of a Solid Waste Management Plan, which was supposed to be enacted last year, Williamsburg advocacy group Organizations United for Trash Reduction and Garbage Equity ...
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Getting ready for summer at the Greenpoint YMCA
Initiating a summer full of family- and youth-oriented programming, the Greenpoint YMCA shut down Meserole Avenue from Manhattan Avenue to Lorimer Street. Angela Speakman, the facility’s youth and ...
Apr 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town Square hosts 3rd Annual McGolrick Egg Hunt
Hundreds of children and their parents flooded McGolrick Park in Greenpoint over the weekend for Town Square’s 3rd Annual McGolrick Egg Hunt. Groups like Gym Park, Lutheran Church of the Messiah, M...
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Newtown Creek Alliance pushes to cleanup Plank Road
An environmental activist could barely ask for a tougher beat than an industrial waterway, but that hasn’t stopped the Newtown Creek Alliance from working for the past 12 years to raise awareness a...
Apr 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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McGuinness Blvd. picked as third Vision Zero Arterial Slow Zone
Continuing the push to achieve Mayor de Blasio’s Vision Zero mandate, the Department of Transportation teamed up with the NYPD and elected officials to announce the creation of an Arterial Slow Zon...
Apr 22, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crawlers swarm Grand St. in search of Easter eggs
Capturing the spirit of the season, Table Hopping NY teamed up with the Grand Street BID to host an Easter-themed pub crawl through six featured bars. Table Hopping NY Founder Jordan Khammar, who w...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group reaching out to NYPD for street safety forum
Say North Brooklyn is particularly dangerous
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Youth art gallery launches new space at 211 Ainslie St.
St. Nicks confident senior and youth center will remain open
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33rd District Participatory Budget projects announced
$1.56 million will be allocated to fund five proposals
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G train riders prepare for service repairs
For the second summer in a row, transit is about to get a bit trickier for Greenpoint residents. The G train will be down for five straight weeks due to a second round of Sandy-related repairs that...
Apr 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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For disabled pedestrians, city infrastructure just doesn’t cut it
Imagine yourself sitting in an electric wheelchair. You are at a crosswalk behind a swell of pedestrians, waiting for an opening in the crowd to make your crossing. As you throttle at top speed to ...
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State secures full-day pre-k classes for NYC students
Mayor Bill de Blasio announces first wave of seats
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BQE parkspace cap; backers seek development grant
Proponents say it could unite dangerous Southside
Apr 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prince Saud al-Faisal talks to The Associated Press about plans to open the Saudi stock exchange to direct investment by foreigners, just one of several plans for the exchange, during an Investment Exhibition in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, March 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia has undertaken several initiatives to attract foreign capital outside of its oil and gas sector, the deputy governor of the kingdom's investment authority said Monday.


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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The nation's highest court agreed Monday to hear Kansas' appeal seeking to reinstate death sentences for two brothers convicted of robbing and forcing four people engage in sex acts before being shot to death naked in a Wichita soccer field in 2000.
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FILE - In this June 24, 2011, file photo, Abraham Quintanilla, the father of the late singer Selena, poses in front of an air brush work of art that a fan gave him after her death, hanging in the studio at Q Productions in Corpus Christi, Texas, where Selena made her last recording. Quintanilla said on Friday, March 27, 2015 that he remembers his daughter every day but he is happy that the world remembers Selena more than ever. (AP Photo/Paul Iverson, File)SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Twenty years after Selena's murder, the Latin world will remember "The Queen of Tejano" with concerts, lookalike contests, dances and a massive festival. But her father has mixed feelings about the celebrations.


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