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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 | 14 14 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 | 16 16 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 | 19 19 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 | 24 24 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 | 76 76 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 | 111 111 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 | 121 121 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 | 180 180 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 | 229 229 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 | 245 245 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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Pretty N Cool makes the cross-country trip worth it
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Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Rugby Men Defeat Rival Rockaway and Move into First Place
Following the team’s 31-0 shutout victory over Suffolk last week, the Brooklyn Rugby men came away with their biggest win of the season on Saturday with a 36-14 victory over rival Rockaway Rugby Cl...
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Despite controversy, I’ve got no beef with Utley
As expected, the Mets first postseason appearance in nine years has a fan base revitalized. The start of the NLDS has brought a passion amongst Mets fans that I haven’t seen going back to that 2006...
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks Women pick up big win
Men lose first of the season
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Queens College, Rowland earn preseason honors
The Queens College women's basketball team and junior forward Madison Rowland were recognized by the Women's Division II Bulletin. The Knights earned a ranking of 11th in the WDIIB Preseason Top 25...
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Islanders drop puck on Brooklyn era
After dropping the first two of a home-and-home series with the reigning Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, the New York Islanders earned the first win of the Brooklyn era against the Winnipe...
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Berkeley men pick up their rings
The Berkeley College Men’s Basketball team shows off its championship rings at a ring ceremony on October 2. The Knights captured the college’s first-ever United States Collegiate Athletic Associat...
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Messi returns to Belmont, earns first stakes win
Rallying from last with a thrilling drive in the stretch, Gestut Brummerhof’s Messi earned his first career graded stakes victory in the Grade 3, $200,000 Knickerbocker on Saturday at Belmont Park....
Oct 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Uneven weekend for Rocks
It was a historic day for the Shamrocks Legends, who recorded their first win of the season at St Michaels in Woodside on Sunday morning. Two goals from Ger Shivnan and a great strike by Eddie Gilm...
Oct 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Regardless of September Skids, 2015 a Success for Mets & Yanks
As the 2015 postseason is about to get underway, clearly the Yankees and Mets are not playing their best baseball heading into the month of October. The Yankees backed into home field advantage in ...
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Tonalist eats up the slop, dominates in Jockey Gold
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Brooklyn Rugby Men and Women Suffer Week 3 Losses
Brooklyn Rugby fell on both the men’s and women’s sides this past weekend, Week 3 of the Empire GU schedule. The men lost to New York Rugby Club (NYC) at home while the women fell to Providence Rug...
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Despite Hot Start, QB Will Hold Gang Green Back
After three games, I think most Jets fans would be very satisfied with the fact that their football team is off to a 2-1 start. To put things in perspective, the Jets won only four games last year,...
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks pick up five wins
Chris Uy scored an impressive brace before half-time to lift Kevin Grogan’s Shamrocks to a 4-0 win over United FC at St. Michaels on Sunday. His first was a half-volley from just beyond the penalty...
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Rugby tops Knights, Women fall to Hartford
In week 2 of the 2015 season, the Brooklyn Rugby men faced off against the Gotham Knights (NYC), coming away with a hard fought 39-15 victory, while the women hosted a strong Hartford (CT) team, fa...
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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This undated photo released by Fargo Police Department shows Fargo police officer Jason Moszer. Moszer was shot amid a standoff in Fargo, N.D. with a domestic violence suspect, police in North Dakota said early Thursday, Feb. 10, 2016. Moszer, 33, responded to the standoff Wednesday night and parked near the home the suspect was barricaded inside, Fargo Deputy Police Chief Joe Anderson said. (Fargo Police Department via AP) MANDATORY CREDITFARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Fargo police officer was shot amid a standoff with a domestic violence suspect and was not expected to survive his injuries, police in North Dakota said early Thursday.


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The Latest: European banks take a hammering in marketsThe latest on the turmoil global financial markets (all times local): 10:30 a.m. French bank Societe Generale isn't the only bank facing a hammering in stock markets. The biggest fallers on the Stoxx 600 ...


2016-02-11 05:32:14 -0500

The OECD says fighting poor performance at school will bring more to the countries than it will cost them to introduce the special measures needed to combat the problemAround 4.5 million pupils in OECD countries have failed to attain a sufficient level of proficiency in either reading, maths or science at the age of 15, according to a new study released by the think-tank on Wednesday. In some countries, 50 percent of students were falling behind in at least one of the key subjects. The OECD says fighting poor performance at school will bring more to the countries than it will cost them to introduce the special measures needed to combat the problem.


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