blog roll
our featured bloggers
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 | 247 247 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...

more blogs

on the record
Zhifan Yang Scholarship Winner
On the Record
Aug 10, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Joseph Fox Assembly Candidate
"You know how you see a place and feel you can play a positive role there? Well, Albany is the right place for me and the right place for people to put me," said Joseph Fox of Forest Hills, whose o...
Aug 04, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Eric Andrew NYC Socialite
On the Record
Aug 04, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
John Galgano, president CommuterLink
On the Record
Jul 27, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
John Zinonos, photographer
On The Record
Jul 20, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Rachel Morgenstern Welfare Rights Initiative
On the Record
Jun 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Paul Kermizian Co-Owner, Barcade
On the Record
Jun 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Robyn Elman, President of In Home Pet Services
On the Record
Jun 09, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Kathy Hamilton President, Maspeth West End Block Association
On the Record
Jun 01, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
George Uenishi, Owner of Digital Plus
On the Record
May 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Dominic Coticchio Retired Buildings Inspector
On the Record
May 25, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Raul Marrero, Aspiring Social Worker
On The Record
May 19, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
On The Record With Victor Mooney, Rower for a Cause
On The Record
May 13, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Donna Caltabiano Candidate for Assembly District 38
On the Record
May 06, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Philip Mascia Club Promoter
On the Record
May 06, 2010 | 1 1 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
national news

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton applauds while speaking in Las Vegas. Now that Iowa and New Hampshire are in the rear-view mirror, the Democratic presidential contest shifts to markedly different terrain in Nevada, whose largely urban and diverse electorate will test the breadth of Bernie Sanders’ appeal and the durability of Hillary Clinton’s coalition. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail (all times local):


2016-02-11 19:53:05 -0500

Leicester City's striker Jamie Vardy (C) runs during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Leicester City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, on February 6, 2016Jamie Vardy is adamant Leicester City remain unfazed by the mounting pressure of the Premier League title race as the shock leaders prepare for a summit meeting with Arsenal on Sunday. For the first time this season, Claudio Ranieri's side find themselves the bookmakers' favourites to be crowned champions after their fairytale rise reached a new high with last weekend's stunning 3-1 win at title rivals Manchester City. The Foxes sit five points clear of second-placed Tottenham Hotspur and third-placed Arsenal with just 13 games remaining and the previously unthinkable prospect of the unfashionable outfit winning a first ever top-flight title is now a genuine possibility.


2016-02-11 19:51:21 -0500

Police Officer Peter Liang, center, enters the courtroom after the lunch break in his trial on charges in the shooting death of Akai Gurley, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at Brooklyn Supreme court in New York. Jurors are scheduled to start discussing their views of Liang’s actions as soon as Tuesday. Closing arguments are expected in the morning, and deliberations are likely to begin in the afternoon. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a New York City police officer charged with fatally shooting a man in a darkened stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing complex (all times local):


2016-02-11 19:47:40 -0500