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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 | 37 37 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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It’s Simple Phil: Go Get Thibs!
I woke up on Monday morning to the news that Derek Fisher had been fired as coach of the New York Knicks. Considering it was the Monday after the Super Bowl, it certainly took me by surprise. Howev...
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kew-Forest headed to playoffs
The Kew-Forest School’s junior varsity team won the PSAA Eastern Division Championship for the 2015-16 season, going 10-1 in the conference with an overall record of 15-3. Playoffs for the team sta...
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lady Bears have eyes on playoff spot
A couple of Christ the Kings alums helped St. Joseph’s top Yeshiva over the weekend. Senior Erica Eddy and sophomore Destiny Marino each dropped 18 points and the St. Joseph’s team made 27 free-thr...
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Standout senior forward reflects on career at St. Joe’s
Megafu on cusp of ending college career with over 1,500 points
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cam Newton: Don’t Hate, Just Appreciate
I hate the bye week between the AFC/NFC Championship games and the Super Bowl for two main reasons. First, it’s the first Sunday since Labor Day weekend when I don’t have football to watch. (Yes, I...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe’s explodes for 95
Lady Bears fall despite big game from Marino, Porcasi
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St. John’s still looking for first win the Big East
St. John’s trailed by just one at the break, but sixth-ranked Villanova opened the second half on a 22-7 run and defeated the Red Storm, 68-53, Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. Durand Joh...
Feb 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s a Cespedes Miracle!
It may be about a month late, but Mets fans received one of the best belated Christmas presents you’ll ever get. After much posturing, the Mets surprised the baseball world on Friday and agreed to ...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Play 4Kay at St. Joe’s this Saturday
The St. Joseph’s College men’s and women’s basketball teams will play host to the first ever Play 4Kay game on Saturday, January 30, when Purchase College visits The Hill Center for a Skyline Confe...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Francis gets better of LIU in Battle of Brooklyn
St. Francis Brooklyn forward Amdy Fall had 11 points, 13 rebounds and added four blocked shots to spearhead a defense that held the LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team to just 21.7 percent shooting,...
Jan 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn College holds on against St. Joe’s women
The St. Joseph’s College women assembled an 11-0 third-quarter run to erase an 11-point deficit, but couldn’t corral borough rivals Brooklyn College, falling 55-45 on Saturday afternoon in their fi...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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One last time in Brady-Manning rivalry
Throughout the course of this NFL season, and especially over the final two months of this year, I wondered if somehow, someway we could get the dream matchup in the AFC Championship game coming up...
Jan 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe’s men top Medgar Evers in MLK Day matchup
Megafu pulls down 1,000th rebound of his career
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Kearney track record falls
Belle Harbor residents Therese, Jacqueline and Colleen Gallagher ran extremely well in both the New York City and New York State Cross Country Championship events. In the city championship, Tessy w...
Jan 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don’t Call It a Comeback
Why I'm Rooting for Peyton Manning
Jan 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Migrant child looks out of a train window at a train station in the town of SidBy Andreas Rinke and Tatiana Jancarikova MUNICH/BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls rejected on Saturday the idea of a permanent quota system for distributing refugees across Europe, putting Paris at odds with Germany ahead of a summit to discuss the EU crisis over migration. Speaking to reporters at a security conference in Munich, Valls said France would stick to its pledge to take on 30,000 of the 160,000 refugees European countries have agreed to divide among themselves, but would not accept additional numbers. "We won't take any more," Valls said.


2016-02-13 10:28:19 -0500

The faithfull wait for Pope Francis in Mexico City's main square, the Zocalo, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. Francis will meet with Mexican officials and foreign ambassadors at the National Palace. The speech, which is a fixture of every papal trip, is usually the pope's most political message, and Francis is expected to touch on some of the grave problems facing Mexico stemming from drug violence, migration and poverty. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)MEXICO CITY (AP) — Pope Francis kicked off his first trip to Mexico on Saturday with a long popemobile ride past cheering crowds on a day that will start with tough love speeches to the country's political and church elite — and end with a silent prayer before the Virgin of Guadalupe at the largest and most important Marian shrine in the world.


2016-02-13 10:26:14 -0500
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Federal authorities want feedback from the public about new rules they hope will take a bite out of the illegal fishing imports that jeopardize the country's multibillion-dollar commercial fishing industry.
2016-02-13 10:25:33 -0500