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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 | 33 33 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 | 37 37 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 | 40 40 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 | 44 44 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 | 95 95 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 | 130 130 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 | 141 141 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 | 201 201 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 | 246 246 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 | 263 263 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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Eduardo Alvarez
Eduardo Alvarez passed away on Thursday, August 06, 2015 at the age of 61. Beloved Husband of Edith Alvarez. Loving Father of John Alvarez, Karen Alvarez, Evelyn Rosa and Eric Alvarez. Cherished Gr...
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Christopher C. DeCastro
Christopher C. DeCastro passed away on Friday, August 07, 2015 at the age of 64. Beloved Husband of Yolanda T. DeCastro. Loving Father of Christine Canas and Charlyn DeCastro and Father-in-Law of J...
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Juan Pablo Cardenas
Juan Pablo Cardenas passed away on Thursday, August 06, 2015 at the age of 39. Beloved Son of Nely Beatriz Toral and Pedro Cardenas. Loving Father of Juan Andres and Juan Pablo Cardenas. Dear Husba...
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Matthew Gulotta
Matthew Gulotta passed away on Saturday 08, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of the late Crocifissa Gulotta. Loving Father of Salvatore Gulotta, Joseph Gulotta and Ernesto Gulotta and Father-...
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Joyce Connolly
Joyce Connolly passed away on Friday, August 07, 2015 at the age of 79. Beloved Wife of the late Francis A. Connolly. Loving Mother of David Connolly, Sharon DeMartin and the late Kenneth Connolly....
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Maria Spatola
Maria Spatola passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at the age of 59. Beloved Wife of Salvatore Spatola. Loving Mother of Francesca Spatola. Devoted Daughter of Francesca and the late Francesco R...
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Richard J. Bruntrop
Richard J. Bruntrop passed away on Monday, August 03, 2015 at the age of 89. Beloved Husband of Martha Bruntrop. Cremation Service was held on Tuesday August 4, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Fresh Pond Crema...
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Raymond A. Velez
Raymond A. Velez passed away on Monday, August 03, 2015 at the age of 54. Beloved Husband of Patricia Horn-Velez. Cherished Son of Martha and the late Edward Velez. Dear Brother of Edward Velez. Al...
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Phyllis A. LaPollo
Phyllis A. LaPollo passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the age of 80. Beloved Sister of Robert J. LaPollo. Also survived by numerous loving cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Mass of Chris...
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Josephine Quay
Josephine Quay passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Frank Quay. Loving Mother of William Quay and the late Frank J. Quay and Eileen Warmbold. Dear Sist...
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Rocco Volpe
Rocco Volpe passed away on Monday, July 20, 2015 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of the late Antoinette Volpe. Loving Father of Maria & Paul Cresci and Michael & Madeline Volpe. Cherished Grandfa...
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Joseph Auriemma
Joseph Auriemma passed away on Friday, July 24, 2015 at the age of 93. Beloved Husband of Mary Auriemma. Loving Father of Sandra Rosiak, Paul Auriemma, Denise D’Agostino and Diane Auriemma and Fath...
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Martha Gamonski
Martha Gamonski passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at the age of 89. Beloved Wife of the late Wladyslaw. Loving Mother of Henry and Walter, and mother-in-Law of Theresa. Cherished Grandmother of ...
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dennis R. DeLuca
Dennis R. DeLuca passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at the age of 62. Dear Husband of Linda. Loving Father of Danielle, Deanna, and Lauren Zito. Cherished Grandfather of Anthony, Mia, Isabella, a...
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Ralph J. Landolfi
Ralph J. Landolfi (Retired Funeral Director) passed away Monday, June 29th, 2015 at the age of seventy six years. Beloved Husband of Gladys (nee Kodis). Loving Father of Marilyn Faroni and Susan Sc...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (2 L) stands with his lawyers in the Supreme Court in Jerusalem as they wait for the arrival of the judges, on February 14, 2016Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a rare appearance by a serving premier before the country's Supreme Court on Sunday to defend a contentious natural gas deal. Critics say the agreement between the government and a consortium including US firm Noble Energy, pushed by Netanyahu, overly favours the firms involved and have petitioned the court to block it. There have also been denunciations of political manoeuvring by Netanyahu to override anti-trust authorities.


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Chase Elliott smiles as he parks on pit road after qualifying for the pole position in the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Chase Elliott kept the No. 24 Chevrolet on the pole for the second straight Daytona 500, becoming the youngest driver to land the top spot in NASCAR's biggest race.


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Catholic faithful cheer as Pope Francis drives by in his popemobile in Ecatepec, Mexico, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016. Pope Francis will give a Mass at an outdoor field in the capital's suburb of Ecatepec to an estimated crowd of 400,000 pilgrims. It is to be his biggest event during his trip to Mexico. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)ECATEPEC, Mexico (AP) — Pope Francis urged Mexicans to shun the devil and resist the temptations of wealth and corruption Sunday as he celebrated an open-air Mass for hundreds of thousands of people in this drug- and violence-riddled city on the outskirts of Mexico's capital.


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