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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 | 27 27 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 | 30 30 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 | 32 32 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 | 36 36 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 | 89 89 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 | 123 123 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 | 134 134 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 | 194 194 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 | 240 240 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 | 256 256 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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Rev. Msgr. Peter W. Zendzian,
Rev. Msgr. Peter W. Zendzian, Date of Death: Friday, October 23rd, 2015 Age:63 Ordained February 3rd. 1979 Rev. Msgr. Peter W. Zendzian served the Diocese of Brooklyn as pastor of Saint Matthias (R...
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Carmela Bellafiore
Carmela Bellafiore passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at the age of 89. Beloved Wife of the late Frank Bellafiore. Loving Mother of Jack Bellafiore and the late Michael Bellafiore. Funeral S...
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Ralph Volpe
Ralph Volpe passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at the age of 88. Beloved Brother of Rose Fiskum and the late Peter Volpe and Teresa Lattanzio. Cherished Uncle and Great Uncle of numerous niec...
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Joseph Kisonas
Joseph Kisonas passed away on Friday, October 16, 2015 at the age of 79. Beloved Husband of Jane Kisonas. Loving Father of Linda Kisonas December, Joseph Kisonas Jr. and John (Irene) Kisonas. Cheri...
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Jean Ziegler
Jean Ziegler passed away on Monday. October 05, 2015 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of Rosario. Loving Father of Jean Martin Ziegler. Services were held on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at Papavero...
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Robert F. Gramlich
Robert F. Gramlich passed away on Monday, October 12, 2015 at the age of 65. Beloved Husband of Camille Gramlich. Loving Father of Anthony Gramlich and Jennifer Gramlich. Dear Brother of Gerard Gra...
Oct 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nicolina DiPuma
Nicolina DiPuma passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at the age of 78. Beloved Wife of the late Salvatore DiPuma. Loving Mother of Salvatore DiPuma and Nick DiPuma and Mother-in-Law of Jean Mar...
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William G. Kober
William G. Kober passed away on Friday, September 25, 2015 at the age of 72. He was the beloved husband of Joann. Devoted father of LoriAnne Casavina, William, Jeanine, Joseph. Dear brother of Raym...
Oct 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gaetana “Ida” Grasso
Gaetana “Ida” Grasso passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at the age of 98. Beloved Wife of the late Charles A. Grasso. Loving Sister of Yolanda Amato. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephew...
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Sadie Morena
Sadie Morena passed away on Monday, September 21, 2015 at the age of 92. Born on September 30, 1922 in Brooklyn, NY to the late Cono and Antoinette DiGruccio. Beloved Wife of 56 years of the late N...
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Carmela “Camile” Clark
Carmela (Cotugno) Clark: First Anniversary in Heaven Carmela “Camile” Clark of Flushing passed away on October 3, 2014. Carmela was a dedicated Volunteer who logged over 14,000 hours of service wit...
Sep 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
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Agnes Jakubek
Agnes Jakubek passed away on September 13th, 2015 at the age of 100 years. Beloved Mother of Marilyn Sobi. Loving Grandmother of four. Funeral Mass at Holy Cross RC Church, Friday, Sept. 18th, 10:3...
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Alexandra Delipala
Alexandra Delipala passed away on September 7th, 2015. Beloved Aunt of Lyllya Dedes. Funeral Service St. John Chrysostom Church, Woodside, NY, Friday Sept. 11th Under the Direction of the Kodis Fun...
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Sarah French
Sarah French passed away on August 26th, 2015. Dear Aunt of Andrew and Steve Rubino. Graveside Service and Interment August 31st at Cypress Hills Cemetery. Under the Direction of the Kodis Funeral ...
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Marvin Kramer
Marvin Kramer passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at the age of 68. Beloved Husband of Maria Kramer. Loving Father of Jennifer Meyer and Stephanie Renyak and Father-in-Law of Joe and John. ...
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By Kizito Makoye DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It's 7:45 in the morning and Zulfa Khalid, a student at Mugabe Secondary School in Dar es Salaam, is stuck at Tegeta bus terminal, sweating in the rising heat having waited more than two hours to get on a bus. Fifteen-year-old Khalid is among hundreds of thousands of students in Tanzania's largest city who suffer taunts and abuse at the hands of conductors on crowded buses, popularly known as dala dala, because they pay a reduced fare.
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Touadera and Dologuele face each other during a live television debate ahead of Sunday's second round election, in BanguiBy Joe Bavier BANGUI (Reuters) - Candidates for weekend elections in Central African Republic wrapped up campaigning on Friday with promises to put an end to years of religious and ethnic bloodshed in the impoverished nation. Voters will cast their ballots on Sunday in a presidential run-off between former prime ministers Anicet-Georges Dologuele and Faustin-Archange Touadera and vote in the re-run of a first round legislative poll which was cancelled over irregularities. Central African Republic has remained one of the world's most unstable nations since gaining independence from France more than five decades ago.


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UN peacekeepers from Burkina Faso patrol on election day in TimbuktuBy Tiemoko Diallo and Adama Diarra BAMAKO (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist militants attacked a U.N. base in the northern Mali town of Kidal with mortars and machine guns on Friday, killing three peacekeepers and wounding 30, United Nations and separatist sources said. The attack is a fresh sign of instability in the desert region that is home to Islamist groups including al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb who have staged increasingly bold raids in recent months and have targeted the U.N. base several times. "At about 7 a.m. (0700 GMT) the MINUSMA base in Kidal was the target of a complex attack which, according to provisional figures, caused the death of three blue helmets and around 30 wounded," Mahamat Saleh Annadif, the Mali representative of the U.N. secretary general, said in a statement.


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