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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 | 28 28 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 | 31 31 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 | 35 35 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 | 38 38 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 | 90 90 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 | 124 124 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 | 135 135 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 | 195 195 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 | 241 241 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 | 257 257 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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Minor Repairs and Improvements that Make all the Difference in Queens by Queens
February 08, 2016 11:30 AM | 1345 views | 0 0 comments | 38 38 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...
8TDR_Anniversary.jpg Roll with Queens Council on the Arts! Come to the Casino Caliente! by Queens Council
December 17, 2014 11:37 AM | 1527 views | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) is turning 50 in 2016, but we are kicking off the festivities a year early! Save yourself a plane ticket and join QCA for a hot night in Havana,Cuba right here in L...
L719_Katha_Kooky_at_the_Step_and_Repeat_682x1024___Copy.jpg Improv: Friend or Foe? by Queens Council
October 07, 2014 10:00 AM | 1834 views | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether you are an experienced, fearless improviser or someone who shudders at the thought of being asked to improvise at an audition, this session is for you. Join Queens Council on the Arts at 3 ...
9988_block_party_2014_small.jpg QCA Block Party in the Kaufman Arts District! by Queens Council
May 07, 2014 12:22 PM | 3204 views | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 21st, 2014 Queens Council on the Arts (QCA) is thrilled to open the gates of the newly designated Kaufman Arts District and invite all to the QCA Block Party. This will be an Astoriastyle b...
Braata Productions ARTIST ALERT: Watch Local Creatives at work at Queens Council on the Arts! by Queens Council
April 30, 2014 12:51 PM | 3526 views | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
On Friday, May 16th, Queens Council on the Arts’ 3rd Space presents an evening with theater ensembles performing selections from their latest works and works-in-progress. Join us for a rare opportu...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 7, 2004 file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks to Presbyterian Christian High School students in Hattiesburg, Miss. On Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, the U.S. Marshals Service confirmed that Scalia has died at the age of 79. (Gavin Averill/The Hattiesburg American via AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79.


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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2016 file photo, jail escapee Hossein Nayeri appears in court in Santa Ana, Calif. Nayeri, the suspected mastermind of a three-man escape from a Southern California jail, says he never intended to harm anyone during his eight days on the run. In a jailhouse interview, Nayeri told the Orange County Register that he's a nice guy who didn't want anyone to get hurt. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The suspected mastermind of a three-man escape from a Southern California jail says he never intended to harm anyone during his eight days on the run.


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US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, pictured on October 5, 2011, has died at the age of 79Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, a fiery conservative who helped shape American legal thought, died Saturday. Scalia, the longest-serving justice on the high court, died in his sleep while on a hunting trip in Texas, local media reported. "Justice Antonin Scalia was a man of God, a patriot and an unwavering defender of the written Constitution and the rule of law," Texas Governor Greg Abbott said in a statement.


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