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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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In housing push, city turns eye to Flushing West
Officials reach out to community as first step in rezoning
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Officials mark progress in restoring Alley Pond Park wetlands
Celebrate EPA issuance of Clean Water Rule
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NE Queen Honors Veterans for Memorial Day
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Business leaders discuss Jamaica-Flushing SBS route
New plan shows no dedicated bus lanes in Queensboro Hill
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Residents oppose high school at Bayside site
Question lack of community input from SCA
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Community leaders honored during Asian-Pacific American heritage month
In honor of Asian-Pacific American Heritage month, elected officials and residents gathered together at the Bayside Senior Center to highlight leaders in the Asian-Pacific American community.
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Parents call for hike in charter school cap
Say 14 charters in Queens isn’t enough
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Pols introduce Healthy Nail Salon Network
Respond to accusations of poor labor conditions in nail industry
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Roosevelt Ave gets safety, lighting upgrade
Roadway under the 7 goes from shadow to light
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Tent of Tomorrow to receive free $3 million paint job
Union donates free labor, supplies to repaint upper portion
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New task force to address safety, health in shelters
Comes as comptroller rejects contract for Queens facility
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City unveils designs for Bowne Park renovation
Flushing community leaders help announce the upcoming renovations to Bowne Park.
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Different take on the new Queens Night Market
Resident says it's disrupted the community.
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Broadway-Flushing residents dubious about large 'single-family' home
Fear a return to site's past as a transient hotel
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QBG hosts fifth annual Arbor Fest
From compost demonstrations and a beer tent to a petting zoo and pony rides, children and adults got to enjoy the annual Arbor Fest at Queens Botanical Gardens on Sunday. “It's like our welcome to ...
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In this Feb. 9, 2016, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton mingles with supporters at her New Hampshire presidential primary campaign rally in Hooksett, N.H. For young women, political revolution is currently trumping the idea of a Madame President. In New Hampshire, women under the age of 45 overwhelmingly backed Bernie Sanders over Clinton, exit polls showed. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)CONCORD, New Hampshire (AP) — For young women, political revolution is currently trumping the idea of a Madame President.


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Vehicles leaving the Kaesong joint industrial zone pass through disinfectant spray before a checkpoint at the CIQ immigration centre near the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating North and South Korea, in Paju on February 11, 2016North Korea on Thursday ordered all South Koreans to leave the jointly-run Kaesong industrial zone immediately and announced it was seizing all materials left in the complex. In a statement published by the official KCNA news agency, the committee said it was closing Kaesong and declaring it a military area. It also announced the cutting of all military communications with South Korea, including the main channel through the border truce village of Panmunjom.


2016-02-11 03:31:55 -0500

FBI agents man the entry to the Burns Municipal Airport in Burns, OregonBy Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Federal agents on Wednesday closed in on the last four anti-government militants still holed up at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon after a 40-day armed occupation protesting federal land control in the West. The Federal Bureau of Investigation said that no shots had been fired and that negotiations were continuing to end the standoff at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in remote eastern Oregon without violence. The FBI said the latest confrontation began after one of the protesters was seen riding an all-terrain vehicle outside the encampment.


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