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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 | 23 23 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 | 26 26 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 | 28 28 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 | 32 32 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 | 85 85 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 | 119 119 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 | 130 130 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 | 190 190 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 | 238 238 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 | 253 253 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...
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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...
Oct 25, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Egyptian doctors stage a protest against rampant police abuses, after two doctors were beaten up by policemen in a Cairo hospital, in front of their headquarters of the Egyptian Medical Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Doctors threatened to escalate if the government doesn’t hold police accountable for abuses. Attendees chanted “strike” and raised banners read, “Doctors’ Dignity.” (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)CAIRO (AP) — When a doctor at a Cairo hospital told a police officer that his cut didn't require stitches, the response was startling and brutal. Police beat up the doctor and a colleague and dragged them off into custody.


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A woman waves a blanket decorated with an image of Pope Francis along the route the pontiff will take upon arrival to Mexico City, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Pope Francis is arriving in Mexico on Friday for a week-long visit. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)HAVANA (AP) — The latest on Pope Francis's historic meeting in Cuba with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and his subsequent trip to Mexico (all times local):


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Water bottles line a window of a classroom with a sign that reads "How many water bottles have you wasted?" as students listen to NFL players Justin Forsett, running back for the Baltimore Ravens, and Torrey Smith, wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers, who joined Flint Southwestern students as they understand their perspective on the city's water crisis on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 at Flint Southwestern Classical Academy in Flint, Mich. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)As the city of Flint, Michigan, prepared to begin drawing its drinking water from the Flint River, an official with the municipal water plant said his superiors were prodding him to move too quickly, an email released by the governor's office Friday shows.


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