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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 | 10 10 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 | 11 11 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 | 15 15 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 | 19 19 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 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 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 | 106 106 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 | 116 116 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 | 175 175 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 | 226 226 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 | 241 241 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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Sunday (11/15) Events in Queens
• Maspeth - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. - St. Stan's Fundraiser. St. Stan's Gym, 61-17 Grand Ave. • Woodhaven - 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Annual Toys for Tots Run. Forest Park Bandshell, Woodhaven Blvd. & For...
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Saturday (11/14) Events in Queens
• Corona - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Gingerbread Lane. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St. • Bayside - 10 to 11:30 a.m. - Saturday Morning Cartoons. Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave. • Richmond...
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New movie centers around Middle Village
David Madison, a director and actor, decided to create a movie set in Middle Village about life in Middle Village.
Nov 12, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jazz Masters light up Flushing Town Hall
Jazz legends, and past National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Jazz Masters honorees, Jimmy Heath and Barry Harris put on an electrifying show at Flushing Town Hall on Friday night.
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Nov. 12 to Nov. 18
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens.
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Saturday (11/7) Events in Queens
• Flushing - 10 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. - Korean adoptees share their experiences. Queens College, Rosenthal Library Auditorium, 65-30 Kissena Blvd. • Sunnyside - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m - Second Annual Pumpkin...
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Lighthouse Series opens with Devin Bing
The crooner transforms America’s most treasured songs with urban jazz.
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Nov. 5 to Nov. 11
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Halloween in Queens
Here's what's happening in the borough on Saturday
Oct 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Mary’s Little Monster’ spins interesting tale
Mary Shelley’s story is told on Astoria stage
Oct 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - October 29-Nov.4
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
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Wonder Women exhibit embraces style & personality
The Briarwood artist is holding a “Wonder Woman” exhibit on November 12.
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Sunday (10/25) Events in Queens
• Flushing Meadows - 9 a.m. - We Run for Hope 5K. $30. Unisphere • Bayside - 9:30 a.m. - 14th Annual Totten Trot Foot Race & Fun Run. Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave. • Little Neck - 11 ...
Oct 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saturday (10/24) Events in Queens
• Woodhaven - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Open House, Oak Ridge, One Forest Park. • Howard Beach - 10 a.m. - One-hundred volunteers clean Jamaica Bay. Start at 83rd St. & 165th Ave. • Maspeth - 10 a.m. to ...
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - October 22-28
Entertainment events happening from Oct. 22 and Oct. 29
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches a long range rocket launched into the air in this still image taken from KRT footage and released by YonhapBy Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted unanimously on Wednesday to toughen sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear program, human rights record and cyber activities, as U.S. lawmakers sought to crack down on Pyongyang for its nuclear tests. The House of Representatives passed a similar bill last month. Differences between the two are expected to be resolved quickly and Senate Democrats said they expected President Barack Obama would sign the measure into law.


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Military humvees pass through the Tongil bridge, a checkpoint leading to the Kaesong joint industrial zone, in Paju on February 11, 2016South Korean companies readied Thursday to pull out of a jointly run industrial zone in North Korea after Seoul shut it down to punish Kim Jong-Un's regime for its recent nuclear test and rocket launch. Wednesday's announcement to close Kaesong took many by surprise, given that South Korea had always allowed the industrial park, which lies 10 kilometres (six miles) over the border, to remain open despite serious provocations in the past. Defending what it called an "unavoidable" decision, Seoul said North Korea had been using the hundreds of millions of dollars in hard-currency cash that it earned from Kaesong to fund its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes.


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Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie thanks supporters during a primary night rally in Nashua, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dropped out of the Republican nomination for president "without an ounce of regret" on Wednesday, a day after his disappointing sixth-place finish in New Hampshire's primary.


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