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Do You Have to Pay On-Call Employees for Their Time On-Call? by cjleclaire
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 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 | 216 216 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 | 209 209 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 | 18 18 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 | 19 19 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 | 222 222 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...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: FEB 2015 by queenshometeam
Feb 16, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 256 256 recommendations | email to a friend
February 2015 Queens NY Market Update  Home sales continued to decrease in January, significantly below last year, however, inventory ticked up slightly. In response to the low inventory levels and low interest rates, prices increased on a monthly basis; however, the yearly increase remained in t...
Ruby Tuesday Is Accused of Gender Discrimination Involving Men by cjleclaire
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 263 263 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...
The Best Time to Buy a Home is Now! by godfather
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Interview with Real Estate Broker of Middle Village, Jim Turano. With 36 years of experience, it pays to listen to his advice.  While it's freezing out, maybe a dusting of snow, or even if it snowed 6 inches or so, you as a buyer have a better chance to find a home now and at a better price to.  ...
Stronger Mind, Happier You by MartialArtsNYC
Feb 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 268 268 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy A lot of emphasis is put on the body when talking about working out—those washboard abs, defined calves, slimmed thighs--but sometimes we forget that the mind is part of the body, too.  Call me a sucker for brain power, but there’s definitely something to a healthier mind, a happie...