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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 | 16 16 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 | 18 18 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 | 21 21 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 | 26 26 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 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 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 | 113 113 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 | 123 123 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 | 183 183 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 | 233 233 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 | 248 248 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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Greece and Ecuador to square off at Citi Field
Match will be first-ever soccer game held at stadium
Jun 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deportivo Junior off and running
Red Hook soccer league underway
May 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball League Results 5/19-5/23
Thursday, May 19 Woodside – 64 ESPN Zone - 44 In the 17-and-under Boys Division of the Heroes League, Woodside beat ESPN Zone by a final score of 64 to 44. The high scorers for Woodside were Kevin ...
May 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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McClancy enjoys perfect week
It was a busy week for the Msgr. McClancy Crusaders baseball team. The schedule called for 4 games in four days and the Crusaders were a perfect 4-0. On Monday, May 9, it was the Crusaders defeated...
May 26, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Half a Marathon, All of the Fun
Runners compete in Brooklyn Half-Marathon
May 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paul Karmas, SJU Baseball
Athlete of the Week
May 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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LA bests NYC in first People's Games
Los Angeles beat a squad from New York in a basketball game in Union Square last week, taking the title in the inaugural People's Games. Game 1 of the best-of-three series took place in Venice Beac...
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commentary: How Agents Are Ruining Baseball
Professional sports has become agent-ized. What I mean by that is that agents have had a negative effect on baseball, and it came to a head last week with the Yankees and longtime catcher Jorge Pos...
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Auburndale Soccer Club is Italy bound
A group of teenage soccer players from Queens will be representing the nation at a tournament in Europe this month. An all-star group of players from the Auburndale Soccer Club will be traveling to...
May 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leave Derek Jeter alone
COMMENTARY
May 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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For Hope Reichbach
Editor's Note: Hope Reichbach was an aide to North Brooklyn Councilman Stephen Levin who died suddenly on 28. She was also an avid boxer at Brooklyn's Gleason's Gym, and the following was written b...
May 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bayside Little League Roundup
American Office Interiors vs. M&G Pizza American Office Interiors vs. JC Security American Office Interiors remains undefeated, winning two games last week. On Tuesday, Michael Wegimont led off wit...
May 03, 2011 | 2 2 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Opening Day for Greenpoint Little League
The Greenpoint Little League kicked off its 60th season this past Saturday with a parade down Vandervoort Avenue before the league’s opening day games. Founded in 1951, the league has 20 teams for ...
May 03, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYJTL kicks off 40th season
Former Mayor David Dinkins and NYJTL President and CEO Deborah MacFarlane Antoine presented awards at The New York Junior Tennis League’s (NYJTL) Spring Kickoff Celebration on Wednesday, April 27, ...
May 03, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets get ‘A’ for Effort, ‘F’ for Fifth Place
ON THE METS
May 03, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police talk inside the Columbus, Ohio, restaurant where they say a man attacked several people with a machete on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. They say the man fled the scene and was later fatally shot by police. (AP Photo/Kantele Franko)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police shot and killed a man who stormed into a central Ohio restaurant wielding a machete and randomly attacking people as they sat unsuspectingly at their dinner tables, authorities said.


2016-02-12 00:29:55 -0500

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin works the puck against the Minnesota Wild during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2016 in St. Paul, Minn. (Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUTST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Scoring more than 500 goals in the NHL hasn't come without Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin being opportunistic. Thursday night was another example of being in the right place at the right time — with an unrivaled scoring touch.


2016-02-12 00:21:59 -0500
MUNICH (Reuters) - Syria's main opposition group welcomed a plan agreed by major powers including Russia on Thursday to reach a truce in the war-torn country within a week and facilitate humanitarian aid reaching besieged Syrians, Salim al-Muslat told reporters. He cautioned, however, that the agreement must have shown effects before his group would join political talks with government representatives in Switzerland. "If we see action and implementation, we will see you very soon in Geneva," al-Muslat said. (Reporting By Shadia Nasralla; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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