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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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Louis Lotierzo
Louis Lotierzo passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at the age of 98. Beloved Husband of the late Nancy Lotierzo and Devoted Sweetheart of Muriel Barry. Loving Father of Jane Dunstatter and the...
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Irene R. Jablonski
Irene R. Jablonski passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Anthony Jablonski. Loving Mother of Barbara A. Silbert and Anthony Jablonski and Mother-in-Law...
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Marta Rodas Toledo
Marta Rodas Toledo passed away on Monday, August 31, 2015 at the age of 77. Beloved Wife of the late Carlos Romeo Rodas and Sweetheart of Jamie Toledo. Loving Mother of Mayra Khater and the late Ca...
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Denise Loheac
Denise Loheac, formerly of Maspeth, NY died on August 17, 2015 at Ten Broeck Commons, Lake Katrine, NY. She was born in Paterson NJ, on May 22, 1930, the daughter of the late Christophe and Marie-A...
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Lorraine Roth
Lorraine Roth passed away on Friday August 21, 2015. Beloved Daughter of the late Henry & Anna Roth. Loving Sister of Janet Roth. Religious services conducted by Pastor Thomas Goodhardt of Trinity ...
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Theodore P. Sonnessa
Theodore P. Sonnessa passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at the age of 84. Beloved Husband of the late Agnes Sonnessa. Loving Father of Margaret Palma and Christina Synott and Father-in-Law of...
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Sophie Wensek
Sophie Wensek passed away on August 20th, 2015 at the age of ninety seven years. Beloved Wife of the late Roman J. Devoted Mother of Dorothy Balka and James J. Wensek. Loving Grandmother of Stacy, ...
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Katarzina Lechki
Katarzina Lechki passed away on Monday, August 24, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Stefan Lechki. Loving Mother of Janina Rowland and Alexander Lechki and Mother-in-Law of Aphrodite...
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William T. Gobler
William T. Gobler passed away on Monday, August 24, 2015 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of IIse H. Gobler. Mr. Gobler was a United States Army Veteran who served during the Korean Conflict. Fune...
Aug 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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Muthukuttige Nelson Perera
Muthukuttige Nelson Perera passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at the age of 72. Beloved Husband of Jan Regina Perera. Loving Father of Victoria Perera-Roman, Dulan Perera and Dushan Perera and...
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Antonio Buragina
Antonio Buragina passed away on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of the late Victoria Buragina. Loving Father of Carmela Sexton, Frank Buragina, Joseph Buragina, and Alber...
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Patricia Dodge
Patricia Dodge passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at the age of 66. Beloved Sister of Maryjane Dodge. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at St. Adalbert’s Church on Monday August 24, 2015 ...
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Gloria J. Sarrocco
Gloria J. Sarrocco passed away on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at the age of 85. Beloved Wife of the late Hugo Sarrocco. Loving Mother of Jean A. Foris, Carol Wasserfall and John Sarrocco and Mother-i...
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Dorothy Jarzembowski
Dorothy Jarzembowski passed away August 10th at the age of seventy nine years. Beloved Aunt of Ronald and Frank Suckiel. Thomas and Edward Jagelka, Darlene Cabrera, Alexis Wise and Lorraine Yaeger....
Aug 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marie Wassmer
Marie Wassmer passed away on Friday, August 14, 2015 at the age of 78. Beloved Wife of the late Harold Wassmer. Loving Mother of Steven Wassmer, Victoria Wassmer and Harry Wassmer and Mother-in-Law...
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File photo of police taking a mugshot of a protester who was detained in Ferguson, MissouriBy Sue Britt and Julia Edwards FERGUSON, Mo./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department sued Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday to force the city to change its police department and court system after the federal government found both to be biased against minorities. The St. Louis suburb, a symbol of problems with policing and race in the United States, earlier on Wednesday said it wanted to change an agreement it had negotiated with the federal government due to the costs involved. "The residents of Ferguson have waited nearly a year for their city to adopt an agreement that would protect their rights and keep them safe," Attorney General Loretta Lynch said at a news conference.


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Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca, left, and his wife, Carol leave U.S. Court House building in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. Baca signed a plea agreement that said he ordered deputies to intimidate an FBI agent and "do everything but put handcuffs on her." Baca later lied to federal prosecutors and the FBI that he wasn't privy to discussions about trying to derail the investigation. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying to federal authorities investigating corruption in the department, a probe that tarnished his long career and appeared to trigger his abrupt retirement.


2016-02-10 20:48:44 -0500

Twitter said its growth stalled at the end of last year, holding at 320 million active monthly users, in a disappointing quarterly update for the struggling messaging platformTwitter's woes deepened as the struggling messaging platform said it failed to add users in the past quarter, adding to concerns it is lagging in the fast-moving world of social networks. The San Francisco group said its base of monthly active users was 320 million at the end of last year, unchanged from the previous quarter. Twitter, which has never earned a profit, said its loss in the past quarter narrowed to $90.2 million from $125 million a year earlier, but the market was focused more on its user growth.


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