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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 | 19 19 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?
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 24 24 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 | 28 28 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 | 81 81 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?
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 126 126 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 | 186 186 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 | 234 234 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
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 250 250 recommendations | email to a friend
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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arts and entertainmemt
Bilingual book aims to help young dancers
Anabella Lenzu puts 25 years of experience in book
Aug 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 19
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
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Kew Gardens chef opens new sushi restaurant in Harlem
Three months ago, Kew Gardens resident and longtime Queens resident Tomoyuki Hayashi opened up his very first restaurant, Yuzu, on West 128th Street and Lenox Avenue. Although Central Harlem is a l...
Aug 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meet the new face of Queens’ jazz scene
The Queens musician recently released her album Saints and Poets, which rose to #3 on the iTunes Jazz Albums chart.
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Cop Car’ sparkles with Bacon, young talent
This indie flick surrounding the theft of a cop car by two 10-year-olds will have you squeamish yet bursting with laughter.
Aug 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 12
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AAIFF delivers eclectic indie films to Queens crowds
The Asian American International Film Festival began screening at Flushing Town Hall.
Aug 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boroughs of the Dead tour uncovers dark history of Astoria
If Halloween is your favorite day of the year, or you simply can’t get enough of vampires and ghosts, you may be interested to know that Astoria is home to some spooky tales of its own.
Aug 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - August 6
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37th annual powwow takes off at Queens farm
Over 40 Native American tribes donned traditional clothing and participated in dance competitions all weekend long.
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - July 29
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens from July 30 to August 5.
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The New York Pops to perform in new Forest Hills home
Fans of all ages can soon catch The New York Pops, the largest pops orchestra in the country, at their new summer home at Forest Hills Stadium.
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Traditional Ecuadorian dance, music honored
The Ayazamana Ecuadorian Cultural Center held its sixth annual performance on Saturday at the Frank Sinatra School of Arts, featuring musical performances and brilliant costumes that represents the...
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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5 ice cream joints to try this summer
Cool off from the heat wave with delicious ice cream around Brooklyn & Queens.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - July 22
Events happening from July 22 to July 31.
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national news

FBI Special Agent in Charge Greg Bretzing speaks to the media during a news conference in Burns, OregonLaw enforcement officials were preparing on Friday to sweep a wildlife refuge in Oregon for explosives and evidence a day after the last holdouts in a protest over federal control of Western land surrendered, ending a six-week armed standoff. Federal authorities said on Thursday the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon would remain closed for several weeks, as agents secured what was now considered a crime scene and scoured it for fugitives or explosives. Materials to make explosives could be found on the property, according to a federal official speaking on the condition of anonymity.


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Farmers clash with riot police during a protest outside Agriculture ministry in Athens, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Farmers from across Greece have begun gathering in Athens for a two-day protest against the government and its plans to impose new tax hikes and pension charges. Bailout lenders are demanding that Greece scrap tax breaks for farmers and impose pension reforms that will lead to higher monthly contributions from the self employed and salaried employees. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek farmers wielding shepherd's staffs and throwing rocks clashed Friday with riot police in central Athens during a two-day protest against the government's plans to impose new tax hikes and overhaul the pension system. Riot police used tear gas to repel them.


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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov attend a news conference after the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) meeting in Munich, Germany, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Talks aimed at narrowing differences over Syria and keeping afloat diplomacy to end its civil war have gotten under way in Munich. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria and international diplomatic efforts to end the violence (all times local):


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