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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 | 33 33 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 | 37 37 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 | 40 40 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 | 44 44 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 | 96 96 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 | 130 130 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 | 141 141 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 | 201 201 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 | 246 246 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 | 263 263 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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Restaurant Industry: Several Restaurants Refusing to Serve Cops by cindy
December 01, 2015 02:04 PM | 7459 views | 1 1 comments | 343 343 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans | Dec 1, 2015 | Employment Defense Attorney When does a restaurant have the right to refuse service? Recently, several restaurants refused to serve police officers. According to ...
Are Your Wages Equal for Men and Women? by cindy
November 19, 2015 11:45 AM | 5423 views | 0 0 comments | 220 220 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans Employment Defense Attorney , Employment Discrimination , Wage and Hour Queens & New York City Employment Defense Attorneys Situations arise where an employee leaves and you must...
What You Should Know About Weighing Age and Ability When Hiring by cindy
November 04, 2015 07:27 AM | 5831 views | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
Author Stephen D. Hans    age discrimination , Employment Defense Attorney   As an employer or company owner, do you ask questions like this when interviewing a job candidate? Are you planning on r...
New Non-Tipping Policy – Legal Considerations by cindy
October 27, 2015 06:59 AM | 6053 views | 0 0 comments | 219 219 recommendations | email to a friend
by Stephen D. Hans   Danny Meyer, the owner of Union Square Hospitality Group in New York City, has 12 restaurants across Manhattan and a total of 1,800 employees. According to ABC News, he will so...
8SLZ_lc24d5b45_m0xd_w640_h480_q80.jpg Just Sold Lovely Tudor in Laurelton, Queens by Shameer
October 14, 2015 05:05 PM | 6482 views | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
  Shameer Fazal and his team at Keller Williams are pleased to announce the sale of a lovely Single Family home located at 130-06 227 th Street in Laurelton, NY 11413. This lovely Tudor home featur...
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Actor Leonardo Di Caprio with his Best Actor award for his role in the film 'The Revenant' backstage at the BAFTA 2016 film awards at the Royal Opera House in London, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)LONDON (AP) — The U.K. film industry showered Valentine's Day love on "The Revenant" Sunday, awarding the endurance epic five prizes, including best picture and best actor, at the British Academy Film Awards.


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Pope Francis celebrates an open-air mass in Ecatepec on February 14, 2016The pontiff used the service in Ecatepec, a rough Mexico City suburb, to touch on two major themes of his trip to Mexico -- drug violence and the plight of migrants. Ecatepec, a city of 1.6 million people, has become infamous for a spate of disappearances of women, whose bodies have turned up in abandoned lots or canals.


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Kei Nishikori, of Japan, returns a shot to Taylor Fritz in the singles championship at the Memphis Open tennis tournament Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kei Nishikori of Japan won his fourth straight Memphis Open title Sunday, beating American teen Taylor Fritz 6-4, 6-4.


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