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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 | 19 19 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 | 21 21 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 | 24 24 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 | 28 28 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 | 81 81 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 | 115 115 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 | 126 126 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 | 186 186 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 | 234 234 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 | 250 250 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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Alejandrina Latorre
Alejandrina Latorre passed away on Monday, October 17, 2011 at the age of 86. She was the beloved Wife of Manuel Jacinto. Dear Sister of Johnny and the late Miguelina Morales. Cherished Great Aunt ...
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Zofia Podhajecki
Zofia Podhajecki passed away on Monday, November 28, 2011 at the age of 75. She was the beloved Wife of Mieczyslaw Podhajecki. Loving Mother of Lenny Podhajecki, Jerry Podhajecki and John Podhajeck...
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Edwin J Betz
Edwin J Betz (Eddie to friends, Uncle Buddy to family), age 82, passed away peacefully November 21, 2011 in Edison, NJ. Eddie was born in Brooklyn, NY. He went to St. John's University in Queens, N...
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Donald Dugan Jackson
Donald Dugan Jackson passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2011 at the age of 50. He was the beloved Son of Lorraine Jackson. Loving Father of Christopher and Samantha Abuso. Dear Brother of Debbie...
Nov 21, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nicolo “Nick” Crimi
Nicolo “Nick” Crimi passed away on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at the age of 84. He was the beloved Husband of Anna M. Crimi. Loving Father of Wayne Crimi and Gary Crimi and Father-in-Law of Patri...
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Robert J. Stanlewicz
Robert J. Stanlewicz passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at the age of 66. He was the beloved Father of Robert J. Stanlewicz Jr. and Ronette Savoth and Father-in-Law of Theresa and Robert. Ch...
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Olga Mattich
Olga Mattich passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2011 at the age of 86. She was the beloved Wife of the late Joseph. Loving Mother of Lorraine Casciola and Mario Mattich and Mother-in-Law of Al and...
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Alice A. Gesualdo
Alice A. Gesualdo passed away on Sunday, November 13, 2011 at the of 74. She was the beloved Mother of Lea Stensaker, Laurie Toth, Michael Gesualdo and Lynn Hartmann and Mother-in-Law of Dave, Sand...
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Annie Malowsky
Annie Malowsky passed away on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at the age 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Joseph. Dear Aunt of numerous nieces and nephews. Mass of Christian Burial was offered ...
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Gertrude Ann Mooney (Hess)
On Sunday November 6, 2011 Gertrude Ann Mooney (Hess) former owner of Hess-Miller Funeral Home died in Brooksville Florida. Predeceased by loving husband Harold, Daughter Patricia Ann Nolan and son...
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Raymond J. Falchetti
Raymond J. Falchetti passed away on November 1st, 2011 at the age of 88 years. Beloved Father of Andrew A. and Wife JoAnn. Loving Grandfather of Zachary. Funeral Mass at St. Stanislaus RC Church, F...
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William A. Przykuta
William A. Przykuta passed away on Friday, October 28, 2011 at the age of 74. He was the beloved Husband of Helen. Loving Father of Anthony, John, William Jr. , Barbara Ann Allen and the late Gina ...
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Helen Kolbasuk
Helen Kolbasuk passed away on Sunday, October 30, 2011 at the age of 89. She was the beloved Wife of the late Peter Kolbasuk. Loving Mother of Eileen Kolbasuk and Peter Kolbasuk and Mother-in-Law o...
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Angelo Ferrara
Angelo Ferrara passed away on Monday, October 31, 2011 at the age 95. He was the beloved Husband of Ann Ferrara. Loving Father of Carol Samaniego, Thomas Ferrara, Joseph Ferrara and Diane Ferrara. ...
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John L. Dolan
John L. Dolan passed away on October 29th, 2011 at the age of 87 years. Beloved Father of Edith Joachim and Daniel J. Dear Brother of Eileen McGovern. Also survived by four grandchildren. Funeral M...
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov attend a news conference after the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) meeting in Munich, Germany, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Talks aimed at narrowing differences over Syria and keeping afloat diplomacy to end its civil war have gotten under way in Munich. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria and international diplomatic efforts to end the violence (all times local):


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The United Nations Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura is very keen to hold a new round of peace talks after big powers agreed on a rapid "cessation of hostilities", a U.N. spokesman said on Friday, but plans to reconvene the talks were still "cloudy". De Mistura abruptly suspended a first round of talks on Feb. 3, saying there was more work to be done by the big powers sponsoring the talks between the Syrian sides, but he hoped to bring them back to the table in Geneva by Feb. 25. The big powers, led by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, struck a deal in Munich early on Friday to start to bring an end to hostilities in a week and to provide rapid humanitarian access to besieged Syrian towns.
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Migrants arrive on the Greek island of Kos island on a small dinghy on August 19, 2015EU member states on Friday gave Greece a three-month ultimatum to remedy "deficiencies" in controlling the influx of migrants or face border controls with the rest of the Schengen passport-free zone, EU sources said. The decision taken by ministers over Greek objections is the culmination of weeks of pressure on Greece, the main gateway for the one million refugees and migrants who entered Europe last year in the continent's biggest such crisis since World War II. A report last month from the European Commission, the EU executive, found that Greece was failing to properly register and fingerprint migrants when inspections were carried out at the Turkish land border and several islands in the Aegean Sea last November.


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