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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 | 23 23 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 | 26 26 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 | 28 28 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 | 32 32 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 | 85 85 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 | 119 119 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 | 130 130 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 | 190 190 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 | 238 238 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 | 253 253 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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Pol helps school fund playground expansion
Little Neck students won’t have to cross street to play
Sep 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back on the streets
Issue with industrial materials on sidewalk resurfaces
Sep 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community discusses $1M in upgrades to library
Douglaston-Little Neck branch to undergo renovations
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New wellness center opens in Whitestone
Life Health Fitness offers array of services
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New book sheds light on ups and downs of NYC schools
Author hopes book serves as an education to public school system
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109th Precinct remembers those lost on 9/11
As part of a citywide tradition at police precincts throughout the five boroughs, members of the 109th Precinct gathered for a moment of silence last Friday at 8:46 a.m., the precise moment the fir...
Sep 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Broadway-Flushing residents renew push for historic districts
Encouraged by recent visit to nabe by LPC chair
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Arrest in murder of missing Queens Village woman
UPDATE 9/18/15: The man wanted for the murder of Angie Escobar, the 28-year-old mother of two young sons found in the trunk of her car in Whitestone, has been arrested. Luis Zambrano was arrested i...
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Queens man wins first annual Jamaican beef patty contest
Eats seven pies in five minutes
Sep 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congresswoman shares recommendations for sending funds to Greece
U.S. Treasury has two ideas for skirting daily withdraw limit
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Floral Park residents upset about proliferation of food carts
Say they create quality-of-life issue on Hillside Avenue
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Queens pols condemn Jeb Bush ‘anchor babies’ comment
Call on GOP pols to ‘end anti-immigrant one-upmanship’
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidates for 23rd District take part in forum
Field questions on seniors, local issues as primary nears
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol allocates money for MacNeil Park
Funds will go towards sidewalk, entrance upgrade
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Pols rally for foreclosure relief
Want banks to help homeowners
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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BURNS, Ore. (AP) — FBI officials said Friday they haven't found any rigged explosives or booby traps at the national wildlife refuge in Oregon that had been seized by an armed group.
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ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Martin Klizan of Slovakia saved five match points before beating Roberto Bautista Agut on Friday and setting up a semifinal against French qualifier Nicolas Mahut at the World Tennis Tournament.
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FILE - In this July 14, 2015, file photo, Triple Crown champion American Pharaoh stands in the stables of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, Calif. The first date is over for the Triple Crown winner. Now the waiting begins. An 11-year-old mare named Untouched Talent was the lucky first lady at Coolmore's Ashford Stud in Versailles, Kentucky, on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, as thoroughbred racing's breeding season opened on a Valentine's weekend. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)The first date is over for Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. Now the waiting begins.


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