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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 | 32 32 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 | 36 36 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 | 39 39 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 | 43 43 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 | 94 94 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 | 129 129 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 | 140 140 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 | 200 200 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 | 245 245 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 | 262 262 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 S. Ferrara
Louis S. Ferrara passed away on Wednesday, August 03, 2011 at the age of 86. He was the beloved Husband of Rosalie. Loving Father of James Ferrara and Mary Lou Botto. Cherished Grandfather of Thoma...
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James E. Duddy
James E. Duddy passed away on Friday, July 29, 2011 at the age of 83. He was the beloved Husband of Constance. Loving Father of Dennis Duddy, Maureen Duddy, Brian Duddy, James Duddy Jr. , Maryanne ...
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Larry Forgione
Larry Forgione passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at the age of 97. He was the beloved Husband of the late Josephine. Loving Father of Jim Forgione, Lucille Hoell, Rosalie Greer and Robert Forgi...
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Valantin Assadourian
In Memorium- Valantin Assadourian passed away Thursday morning July 21, 2011 She is survived by her husband Magardich, her children Bernard and Tania, cousin Manushka, stepdaughter Susie and grandm...
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Barbara Kahn (Kuhn)
Barbara Kahn (Kuhn), age 92, passed away peacefully Sunday afternoon July 24, 2011 at Sunnyside Manor, Manasquan, NJ. Aunt Bobbie was born in New Brunswick, NJ and raised in the Nixon section of Ed...
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John Massa
John Massa passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at the age of 73. He was the beloved Brother of Carol A. Massa and Frank Massa. Cherished Uncle. A private Cremation was held at Fresh Pond Cremat...
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Pauline Sessa Keevan
Pauline Sessa Keevan passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at the age of 73. She was the beloved Wife of Edward F. Keevan. Loving Mother of Phyllis DeMartino, Rosemary Guarneri, Michelle Santo, Ste...
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Edward C. Sanders
Edward C. Sanders passed away on Friday, July 22, 2011 at the age of 95. He was the beloved Husband of Clara H. (Nee Miller). Loving Uncle of Patricia Manser, Eileen Halfmann, Annette Bismarck and ...
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Theresa Mahoney
Theresa Mahoney passed away on Monday, July 18, 2011 at the age of 82. She was the beloved Wife of the late William. Loving Mother of Michelle McLoughlin and mother-in-law of Thomas. Cherished Gran...
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Theresa Mahoney
Theresa Mahoney passed away on Monday, July 18, 2011 at the age of 82. She was the beloved Wife of the late William. Loving Mother of Michelle McLoughlin and mother-in-law of Thomas. Cherished Gran...
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Connie Macaluso
Connie Macaluso passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at the age of 94. She was the beloved Wife of the late Joseph. Loving Sister of Margaret Cassara. Cherished Aunt of numerous nieces, nephews,...
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In Loving Memory of John C. Groarke
Groarke, John C., on July 4, 2011. Beloved husband of the late Barbara Groarke. Survived by his loving children Debbie Groarke, Sean Groarke, Diane Groarke (Brendan Keane), and his beloved companio...
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John Jarzembowski
John Jarzembowski passed away on July 6th, 2011 at the age of 78 years. Beloved Husband of Dorothy. Dear Godson of Helen Ashmore. Mr. Jarzembowski served in the U.S Navy during the Korean War, was ...
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Catherine Castagna
Catherine Castagna passed away on June 29th, 2011. Beloved Mother of Richard J. , Marilyn Conte, Elaine Coffey, Adeline Castagna and Al Castagna. Dear Sister of James, Karla and Lauren. Loving Grea...
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John Joseph Makula
John Joseph Makula passed away on Saturday, July 09, 2011 at the age of 42. He was the beloved Father of Cheyenne and Milena. Loving Son of Minerva and the late Carl. Dear Brother of Carl and Jason...
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An American flag flies at half-staff in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building in honor of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as the sun rises in Washington, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016. Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)WASHINGTON (AP) — A presidential proclamation has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff at the Supreme Court, the White House and elsewhere in honor of the late Justice Antonin Scalia.


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By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel voiced doubt on Sunday that an international ceasefire plan for Syria would succeed, suggesting a sectarian partition of the country was inevitable and perhaps preferable. While formally neutral on the five-year civil war racking its neighbor, Israel has some sway among the world powers that have mounted armed interventions and which on Friday agreed on a "cessation of hostilities" to begin within a week. The deal, clinched at a Munich security conference, is already beset by recriminations between Russia, which backs Syrian President Bashar al-Assad militarily and wants to see his rule restored, and Western powers that have called for change in Damascus involving select opposition groups.
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A Red Crescent aid convoy enters Wafideen Camp, which is controlled by Syrian government forces, to deliver aid into the rebel held besieged city of Douma, Damascus suburbs, SyriaBy Tom Perry and Noah Barkin BEIRUT/MUNICH (Reuters) - The Turkish army shelled Kurdish militia in northern Syria for a second day on Sunday, while Russia made clear it would continue bombing Syrian rebel targets, raising doubts that a planned ceasefire would bring much relief. Major powers agreed on Friday to a limited cessation of hostilities in Syria but the deal does not take effect until the end of this week and was not signed by any warring parties - the Damascus government and numerous rebel factions fighting it. Russian bombing raids directed at rebel groups are meanwhile helping the Syrian army to achieve what could be its biggest victory of the war in the battle for Aleppo, the country's largest city and commercial hub before the conflict.


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