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What About Your Rights as an Employer to Monitor an Employee’s Social Media Accounts?
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
While in some states employers are able to establish company policies that limit what employees can post about employers, New York’s laws protect the employee’s privacy rights. First of all, New Yo...
Is It Legal to Monitor Your Employees’ Phone Calls?
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As an employer, you may wonder where to draw the lines as far as monitoring employees’ phone calls at work. Certainly for quality control purposes, it makes sense to monitor calls with customers or...
What to Do When You Have Been Hurt at Work
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Under the laws of New York, if you have been hurt on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state’s workers’ compensation system. The program is what has been commonly referred to as ...
Minor Repairs and Improvements that Make all the Difference in Queens
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty .   Whenever we meet with Homeowners who are thinking of selling, we usually give them some homework befo...
Queens Real Estate Market: 2015 Year in Review
Jan 31, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty   Queens Real Estate Market 2015 Year in Review Welcome to our first edition of the “Queens Real Estate M...
Can You Ask Employees to Undergo Medical Screening and Ask About Medical History?
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New York Employment Defense Attorney talks about Non Discrimination Act Knowing what you can ask and must not ask employees or job applicants is vital for businesses. With all the information avail...
Should you Sell a Property with or without Tenants?
Jan 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
   by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home team at Keller Williams Realty So you own a rental or investment property in Queens and you’ve determined that now is the right time to ...
What Does the 2016 Minimum Wage Hike Mean for You as an Employer?
Jan 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 201 201 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans A minimum wage increase of $8.75 to $9.00 went into effect in New York on December 31, 2015. For employers, it obviously means you must pay higher wages to all employees who...
Business Law: Corporations VS. Partnerships VS. Sole Proprietorship
Jan 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 246 246 recommendations | email to a friend
There are various types of business organizations: corporations, general partnerships and sole proprietorships. These business organizations have their own legal requirements so they can also be co...
Press Agents—Foot Soldiers in Celebrity Divorce Wars
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by Chris Palermo | Dec 31, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , divorce , PTB Blog How Celebrities Win and Lose at Divorce For regular folks, divorce is mostly won or lost in the courtroom, or in legal proc...

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Brooklyn Cupcake arrives in Glendale
Successful cupcake company opening shop at Atlas Park
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schools chancellor visits LIC charter school
Refutes claim that she's been hostile toward upstarts
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Maspeth man laments end of 9/11 memorial ride
Talks disappointment with New York for lack of support
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Community mourns loss of Tom Ripley
One of Maspeth’s most successful entrepreneurs
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Six injured after bus collides into building
A northbound bus carrying Resorts World Casino customers smashed through the side of a Rego Park building located at 62-87 Woodhaven Blvd on Monday afternoon. According to a FDNY representative, th...
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Curbside mobile shopping hits Brooklyn and Queens
No need to leave your car to shop at Target
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Pols commemorate centennial of Leo Frank’s death
Call for education, tolerance on anniversary of Jewish man’s lynching
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Middle Village family remembers their daughter
Raising funds for new therapy at LIJ in Anastasia’s memory
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Exit Realty Depot Comes to Woodhaven
Pedro Tronilo, Founder of Expo Realty Depot, has been in the real estate business for over 25 years. He is a resident of Woodhaven, Queens, and plans to positively impact the community by offering ...
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Officials discuss strategies to help trafficking victims
Pols host roundtable at Queens Borough Hall
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Pols discuss nutrition standards for students
Highlight free summer lunch program for children
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/3/25-8/9/15)
Monday, Aug. 3 Sara Risigo was arrested at 564 Seneca Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Lee. Alexander Simpson-Chollette was arrested at Cooper and Wyckoff avenues for aggravated unlicensed o...
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Body of infant found outside Richmond Hill buildling
One-month-old boy tossed from window
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Citi Bike expands to Queens
Elected officials cut ribbon on the borough's first station
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Neighborhood mourns loss of community garden
Ridgewood garden on MTA property officially closed
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England's centre Jonathan Joseph (C) runs with the ball during the Six Nations match against Italy at Rome's Olympic stadium on February 14, 2016A hat-trick of second-half tries from Bath centre Jonathan Joseph capped a dominant performance from England as the World Cup flops kept their Six Nations Grand Slam on track with a 40-9 dismantling of Italy on Sunday. England, who failed to make it out of the group stages of last autumn's rugby showpiece on home soil, began their Six Nations campaign with a battling 15-9 win over Scotland in Edinburgh last week. It prompted new England coach Eddie Jones to demand a 'smacking' of the tournament's perennial underachievers.


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Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during the CBS News Republican presidential debate at the Peace Center, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments following the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (all times local):


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The Syrian government says Turkish forces were believed to be among 100 gunmen it said entered Syria on Saturday accompanied by 12 pick-up trucks mounted with heavy machine guns, in an ongoing supply operation to insurgents fighting Damascus. "The operation of supplying ammunition and weapons is continuing via the Bab al-Salama crossing to the Syrian area of Azaz," the Syrian foreign ministry said in a letter to the U.N. Security Council published by state news agency SANA. It said the pick-up trucks were "accompanied by around 100 gunmen some of whom are believed to be Turkish forces and Turkish mercenaries".
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