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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 | 15 15 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 | 17 17 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 | 20 20 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 | 25 25 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 | 78 78 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 | 112 112 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 | 122 122 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 | 182 182 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 | 231 231 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 | 246 246 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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Shamrocks celebrate strong season
With trophies on display and four players of the year being honored for their performances this season, The Shamrocks Soccer Club held their end-of-the-season get-together at Courtyard Ale House in...
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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King Kressa returns to winning ways in G3 Poker
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Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rocks take Saunders Cup
A 2-0 win over Mola secured the Saunders Cup for Stevie Doyle’s Shamrocks men with Daniel Cano and Cathal Monaghan scoring second half goals to kill off a talented Mola outfit. Mola were the better...
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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LBJ: Embrace Greatness While You Still Can
Last weekend was a very busy weekend of sports, but while I had a few moments before my show on CBS Sports Radio, I had one of the televisions tuned to The Memorial golf tournament to check out wha...
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Triple Crown drought ends with win at Belmont
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Don’t wake them! Hoop Dreams pick up 2 wins
Heroes League Scores & Notes (6/1/15-6/5/15)
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes 2015 Basketball Playoff Schedule - Tuesday... RAIN... See revised schedule
Heroes Youth Basketball League May 6, 2015 through June 30, 2015
Jun 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes League Scores & Notes (5/25-5/29)
10 & Under Bigamore 17 Glendale Bagels 13 The high scorers for Bigamore were Ryan Ortiz with 14 points and David Daniels with two. The high scorers for Glendale Bagels were Aldin Skrijeoj with 10 p...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Is Henrik Lunqvist this generation’s Patrick Ewing?
Let me preface everything you’re about to read with the following statement: I hope this entire column turns out to be wrong. We can have a few laughs at my expense and celebrate that New York’s be...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks Over 30s take title
Shamrocks Over 30s coach Paddy McCarry paid tribute to his league title-winning team on Sunday after a penalty shootout victory against Dinamo brought the championship to the Rocks for the second t...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s a tale of two Swift Renovation in Heroes action
HEROES LEAGUE SCORES & NOTES (5/18-5/22)
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s a tale of two Swift Renovation in Heroes action
HEROES LEAGUE SCORES & NOTES (5/18-5/22)
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COLUMN: Even when the Knicks win...
The 2014-2015 season was the worst season in the history of the New York Knicks franchise. One would think after a record of 17-65 it couldn’t get any worse. Well, on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, the fra...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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STJ takes 8th Big East title
St. John’s saw a five-run lead erased by a five-run seventh, but rallied back and held on to defeat Creighton, 8-7, and win a conference-record eighth Big East Tournament crown. Zach Lauricella fin...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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For Rangers, It’s Simple: Stanley Cup or Bust
It’s always very dangerous as a sports fan to have the expectation that your team should win a championship. In fact it makes the postseason so stressful at times, you may find yourself stuck on th...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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(Reuters) - David Fry, the remaining occupier at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, said on a live webstream on Thursday that he has surrendered, after a 41-day armed standoff with law enforcement. Fry's phone connection to the live webstream appeared to become disconnected after his statement. (Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis in Los Angeles; Editing by Chris Reese)
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Internet LAN cables are pictured in this photo illustration taken in SydneyThe U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation placing a permanent ban on states' taxing Internet access, sending the measure to President Barack Obama for signing into law. By a vote of 75-20, the Senate gave final approval to a bill toughening enforcement of U.S. duties on foreign goods, which contains the permanent extension of the "Internet Tax Freedom Act." The measure also would ban some taxes on digital goods and services and will put an end to a series of temporary extensions on the tax prohibitions. The legislation, however, fails to address calls for better enforcement of state sales tax collections related to Internet purchases, something that brick-and-mortar businesses have long sought.


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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2015 file photo, water flows through a series of retention ponds built to contain and filter out heavy metals and chemicals from the Gold King mine chemical accident, in the spillway about 1/4 mile downstream from the mine, outside Silverton, Colo. A U.S. House probe of the mine waste accident in Colorado that fouled rivers in three states with arsenic, lead and other toxic substances has found further evidence that EPA workers knew a spill from the gold mine was possible, according to documents released Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 by a U.S. House committee. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, file)DENVER (AP) — A probe of a mine waste accident in Colorado that fouled rivers in three states with arsenic, lead and other toxic substances has found further evidence that government workers knew a spill from the gold mine was possible, according to documents released Thursday by a U.S. House committee.


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