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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 | 27 27 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 | 30 30 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 | 32 32 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 | 37 37 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 | 1 1 comments | 89 89 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 | 123 123 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 | 134 134 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 | 194 194 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 | 240 240 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 | 256 256 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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Family of man pushed on subway tracks speaks
Remember father, husband as hard worker willing to help
Dec 12, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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P.S. 203 earns prestigious Blue Ribbon
All the students at this Queens public school are working “blue.” Oakland Garden School P.S. 203 in Bayside celebrated its designation as a national Blue Ribbon School last week, and received a vis...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bayside Historical society honors three
Melnick, Graziano & Genovese recognized for service to community
Dec 05, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLS makes pitch for new soccer pitch
Presents proposal for new stadium at Boro Hall
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borrower says bank tried to 'steal' his property
Franklin Torres just wanted to pay his bills, but he claims that Flushing Savings Bank wouldn't let him. Torres says the bank attempted to improperly foreclose on his property in Corona, and now th...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Religious leaders denounce Queens mosque attack
Members of various religious faiths came together last week to demand justice for Bahir Ahmad, 57, who was attacked and stabbed in front of the Masjid al-Saaliheen mosque on Sunday, November 18. Ah...
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holiday goodies can be fatal to Fido
Vet reminds owners not to feed pets like humans
Nov 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man who allegedly molested two Queens girls is arrested
The suspect who allegedly molested two Jackson Heights girls in the laundry room of their building has been caught. Mario Lopez, 52, has been charged sexually abusing the girls, ages four and nine,...
Nov 20, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thousands turn our for LIC partnership event
Show has become one of borough’s biggest networking events
Nov 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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“Even”-ing the “Odds” of getting gas
With the even and odd license plate restrictions put into effect to help manage the city’s gas shortage, community members are forced to either wait on line for fuel or wait another day. On the fir...
Nov 14, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Occupy Wall Street movement transforms into Occupy Sandy
Carrying boxes of canned food, hot meals and blankets for distribution, Occupy Sandy volunteers do their part to help those hit hard by the hurricane throughout Coney Island, the Rockaways and othe...
Nov 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liu: city coffers will weather Sandy
City Comptroller John Liu said last week that $30 million in emergency expenditures has already been allocated by the city to address Hurricane Sandy. In an interview last week, Liu said the money ...
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College gym transformed into hurricane shelter
As students at Queens College made their way back to class this week, they found the gym and some parts of the dinning hall a new home for hurricane evacuees. The college has been housing roughly 5...
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meng defeats Halloran
Will become first Asian-American from New York in Congress
Nov 07, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police shut down Queens gas station. Marathon Postponed. More gas ... soon
With a line of cars that wrapped around the block, a Shell gas station at 74th Street and Grand Avenue - one of the few in Queens that still had gas last week - was shut down by police with roughly...
Nov 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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A art installation by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei with life vests used by refugees and collected on the Greek island of Lesbos is set up at the Konzerthaus Berlin (Concert Hall Berlin) for the Cinema For Peace gala alongside the 2016 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. The charity gala will take place at the Konzerthaus on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)BERLIN (AP) — An art installation by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei in Berlin showcases thousands of used life vests by refugees from the Greek island of Lesbos.


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Women show their blanket decorated with an image of Pope Francis and the Virgin of Guadalupe where they wait along the route the pontiff will take from the airport to the Apostolic Nunciature, the Vatican's diplomatic mission in Mexico City, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Pope Francis is arriving Friday for a week-long visit. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Mexico (all times local):


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MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, say they carried out the bombing of a commercial passenger jet earlier this month that blew a hole in the fuselage, sucking out the suspected bomber and forcing the plane to make an emergency landing.
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