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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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U.S. Soccer first women’s team honored with parade
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Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLB loses with A-Rod snub
I’ll admit it, I’m still a sucker for the All-Star Game. Since I was a little kid, it’s one of those events right in the middle of summer featuring the best of what the game of baseball has to offe...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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McClancy baseball finishes third in CHSAA playoffs
The McClancy Crusaders baseball team finished 2nd in the regular season and were rated as high as 6th in the CHSAA AA league before opening the playoffs with division rival St. Francis Prep. The be...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Youth Basketball League Crowns 2015 Champs
The 28th Championship games for the Heroes Youth Basketball League were played Wednesday evening, July 1, at Msgr. McClancy Memorial High School Gym in East Elmhurst, and the atmosphere was electri...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds vie for chance to fetch balls at US Open
Two months before tennis fans flock to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park for this year’s U.S. Open, more than 400 people descended on the USTA’s Billie Jean King Tennis Center last week for the annual b...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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For the Knicks, It’s a Wing and a Porzingis...Good Grief.
After last Thursday’s draft came to a close, I was sitting alone in the WFAN studios getting ready for my Friday edition of JJ After Dark. I was able to reminisce a little bit, only a couple of mon...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crazed Dogs pick up overtime win vs. Express
HEROES SCORES & NOTES (6/22-6/26)
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bishop Kearney honors its outstanding student athletes
Bishop Kearney High School honored its student athletes as its recent annual Sports Awards Dinner. The cross-country team won the Brooklyn/Queens championship, with Lisa Fajardo winning the CHSAA c...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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2015 Heroes Basketball Championship Games Schedule - For Wednesday July 1
The Championships For the Heroes Youth Basketball League is set for this coming Wednesday evening, July 1 2015, at Msgr. McClancy Memorial High School Gym in East Elmhurst Queens. Games start at 5:...
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes League Scores & Notes (6/15-6/19)
17 & Under Crazed Dogs 43 Flushing Express 41 The high scorers for Crazed Dogs were Omar with 23 points and Nicholas Mauceri with 12. The high scorers for Flushing Express were Guillermo Duany with...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can the Knicks get it right on draft night?
Thursday night could be one of the most important nights in the history of the Knicks franchise for better or worse. Hopefully as time moves on, most Knick fans will look to Thursday June 25, 2015,...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn men off to hot start
Take Monmouth Sevens Cup
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s pitcher makes Yankee debut
Former St. John’s standout reliever Danny Burawa, a 2010 MLB Draft pick, was called up to the Major Leagues over the weekend by the New York Yankees. He made his Major League debut on Sunday, comin...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tune Squad picks up two in easy fashion
HEROES LEAGUE SCORES & NOTES (6/8-6/12)
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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NY Baseball Fans Have A Lot To Smile About…For Now!
All right, raise your hand if you thought that come the middle of June we as New York baseball fans would have two first place teams on our hands? Didn’t think so! Two months and change into the 20...
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voters queue to cast their ballots in the second round of presidential election and the fourth district of Bangui, Central African Republic, Sunday Feb. 14, 2016. Two former prime ministers, Faustin Archange Touadera and Anicet Georges Dologuele, are running neck-and-neck in the second round of presidential elections to end years of violence pitting Muslims against Christians in the Central African Republic. Central Africans will also vote in Legislative elections. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Central African Republic went ahead with a presidential runoff vote Sunday that many hope will solidify a tentative peace after more than two years of sectarian fighting left untold thousands dead and forced nearly half a million people to flee to neighboring countries.


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A demonstrator chants in favor of Senate President Jocelerme Privert during a march in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. Supporters of Bertrand-Aristide's Lavalas political party rallied for Privert to fill the void left by twice postponed presidential and legislative runoff elections and the departure of President Michel Martelly. An interim government will rule until an elected leader can take office May 14, and for now Prime Minister Evans Paul remains in office. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian lawmakers on Sunday chose the country's Senate chief to lead a caretaker government that will fill the void left by last week's departure of former President Michel Martelly and perhaps ease lingering tensions that recently pushed the deeply polarized nation into political crisis.


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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, the Turkish border crossing with Syria, is closed near to the town of Kilis, in southeastern Turkey, as some thousands of Syrian migrants are known to be moving toward the border, fleeing from fierce fighting inside Syria. Despite the wintry weather in southern Europe, the flow of migrants has not abated and European countries are trying to impose order on its external border, while keeping the cherished notion of freedom of movement across European internal borders. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the civil war in Syria (all times local):


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