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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 | 11 11 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 | 12 12 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 | 17 17 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 | 21 21 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 | 73 73 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 | 108 108 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 | 118 118 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 | 177 177 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 | 227 227 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 | 242 242 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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Felix Marcis
Felix Marcis passed away on October 25th, 2011 at the age of 97 years. Beloved Father of Regina Cikana and Eugene J. Also survived by seven grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren. Funeral ...
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Mary Campanella
Mary Campanella of Maspeth passed away on October 31, 2011 at the age of 101 years. A native of Maspeth. She was the beloved Wife of the late Nicholas Campanella. Dear Sister of Sam Mazzara. Also s...
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Eleanor F. DeBonis
In Memory of Eleanor F. DeBonis Aka Eleanor Cegelski Eleanor F. DeBonis, 82, died Friday October 21, 2011 at Kindred Hospital, Melbourne, Florida. Eleanor was born and raised In Maspeth, New York. ...
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Casimir J. Chyczewski
Casimir J. Chyczewski passed away on October 20th, 2011 at the age of 95 years. A lifetime resident of Maspeth, Mr. Chyczewski served in the US Army during World War II. He is survived by numerous ...
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Louis P. Picciano(Lew Picardi Orchestra)
Louis P. Picciano(Lew Picardi Orchestra) passed away on October 21, 2011 at the age of 80. He was the beloved Husband of Rose. Devoted Father of Vincent Giudice. Service was offered at Transfigurat...
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Albert C. Ludwigson
Albert C. Ludwigson passed away on October 18, 2011 at the age of 94.He was the beloved husband of the late Frances. He was the devoted Father of Albert, Brian, Frank, Gary & Kathleen Young also su...
Oct 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Catherine Martin
RIP Beloved Mother Catherine Martin 5 years in God’s care 10-24-06. Beloved Best Friend Joanne Mullin 4-22-11. Irene won a Gold Medal at the Huntsman Senior World Series in Utah. We look at the nig...
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Wladyslaw Gamonski
Wladyslaw Gamonski passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at the age of 94. He was the beloved Husband of Martha Gamonski. Loving Father of Henry M. Gamonski and Father-in-Law of Theresa. Cherish...
Oct 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mary T. Duignan
Mary T. Duignan passed away on Sunday, October 09, 2011 at the age of 84. She was the beloved Daughter of the late Mary and Patrick Duignan. Loving Sister of the late Thomas and Catherine and Siste...
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Helen S. Grunwald
Helen S. Grunwald passed away on Wednesday, October 05, 2011 at the age of 84. She was the beloved Wife of Stephen K. Grunwald. Loving Mother of Jeanette Stewart, Teddy Grunwald and the late Stephe...
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Dolinda M. Bleuzen
Dolinda M. Bleuzen passed away on Wednesday, October 05, 2011 at the age of 85. She was the beloved Wife of the late Yves F. Bleuzen. Loving Mother of George Bleuzen and Mother-in-Law of Virginia. ...
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Florence Gesualdi
Florence Gesualdi passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2001 at the age of 84. She was the loving Mother John Gesualdi and Thomas Gesualdi and Mother-in-Law of Mildlred and Renee. Cherished Grandm...
Sep 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jola Gawrych
Jola Gawrych passed away on Monday, September 19, 2011 at the age of 50. She was the beloved Wife of Zbigniew Gawrych.Loving Mother of Kamila and Karol. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Holy...
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Theresa Hamilton
Theresa Hamilton passed away on Monday, September 19, 2011 at the age of 60. She was the beloved Wife of John Hamilton. Dear sister of Sr. Frances Karovic and Frank S. Karovic and Sister-in-Law of ...
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Maria E. Aguayo
Maria E. Aguayo passed away on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at the age of 77. She was the beloved Mother of Wilfredo Rodriguez, Israel Garcia and the late Awilda Burgos, Rafael Garcia and Maritza ...
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An ambulance proceeds through the Narrows roadblock near Burns, Ore., as FBI agents have surrounded the remaining four occupiers at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, on Wednesday, Feb.10, 2016. The four are the last remnants of an armed group that seized the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on Jan. 2 to oppose federal land-use policies. (Thomas Boyd/The Oregonian via AP)BURNS, Ore. (AP) — An occupation by armed protesters of a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon started out with demands that two jailed ranchers be freed and that the federal government relinquish 300 square miles to local control for ranching, mining, logging and other uses. It has stretched on for more than a month.


2016-02-11 01:44:14 -0500

Oregon State Police monitor a checkpoint on Highway 78 approximately 4 miles from the Malheur Wildlife Refuge Headquarters near Burns, Oregon on January 28, 2016The FBI has surrounded the last four demonstrators holed up in a weeks-long armed siege at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, US authorities said. Negotiations between the occupiers and the FBI were ongoing and no shots had been fired, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said, on the 40th day of the standoff. The siege at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge began on January 2 when protest leader Ammon Bundy and 30 armed followers, most of them from other US states, took over the site to demonstrate against federal land policies.


2016-02-11 01:26:30 -0500
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The powerful agency that manages development on California's coastline fired its executive Wednesday after a lengthy and, at times, emotionally charged meeting that veered from accusations about the influence of developers and lobbyists to discussions on the mundane inner workings of government.
2016-02-11 01:16:13 -0500