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Implications of the Recent Retail Wage Increases by cjleclaire
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 239 239 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, workers will earn at least nine dollars an hour, which is $1.75 more than the federal minimum wage. Wo...
REAL ESTATE-MIDDLE VILLAGE,NY by godfather
Mar 23, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
update-Interview with 36 year Real Estate Broker, Jim Turano, March 22,2015. With Top Rated Schools, Express Buses to Manhattan, a 10 block long park, Three supermarkets, a Mall, and the M train, Middle Village, New York is getting Hot once again. Here is recent sales provided by MLS. on Two Fami...
Wal-Mart Hit by EEOC with Age and Disability Discrimination Suit by cjleclaire
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 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 anti-discrimination policies firmly in place, but even so, there are instances where managers fail to a...
Do You Have to Pay On-Call Employees for Their Time On-Call? by cjleclaire
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 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 employees and when they get paid for their time along with when they do not. Whether the employee has to st...
Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant? by cjleclaire
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 252 252 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 to start a business found security in the franchiser relationship. The franchiser protected the bran...
Septic Tank Pipe-Cover Crafts Septic Tank Pipe-Cover Crafts by bobtheplumber
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 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 other coverings. If you have one that glares at people from your front yard, or one that's impossible t...
LOCATION-LOCATION-CHOOSING THE RIGHT AREA TO LIVE IN. by jimmyturano
Feb 25, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
REAL ESTATE FEB.25TH, 2015-by Jim Turano/Broker of Diverse Real Estate For an example, lets select the area of 'Middle Village,N.Y. 11379. Convenience, schools, pre-schools, transportation should be one of the biggest decision makers before paying a huge amount of money for a Home. Compare to oth...
One important question to ask at an Open House* by godfather
Feb 23, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
  Interview with 36 year Real Estate Broker of Middle Village, Jim Turano. Some buyers make it a career going to Open Houses. After six months time, the same home has gone up by $10,000 to $50,000 in a hot area. The one important question to ask when at an Open House is, Show me the comps, sold h...
XV0_HANS_LOGO.png Are Your Dress Code and Grooming Policies Violating Discrimination Laws? by cjleclaire
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 255 255 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 second thought. Cut your hair or lose your job. In most cases, such policies do not violate discriminat...
Ruby Tuesday Is Accused of Gender Discrimination Involving Men by cjleclaire
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 298 298 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 the norm, the EEOC is now pursuing a class action lawsuit involving gender discrimination against mal...