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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 | 10 10 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 | 11 11 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 | 15 15 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 | 19 19 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 | 71 71 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 | 106 106 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 | 116 116 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 | 175 175 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 | 226 226 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 | 241 241 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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Expecting parents learn what to expect at expo
Information and services shared with moms-to-be
Oct 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Troop 119 celebrates Eagle Scout milestone
Anthony Coccaro honored for his service and leadership
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Friends, family remember Tom Ognibene
Recall community contributions at former councilman’s wake
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/12/15-10/18/15)
Monday, Oct. 12 Robert Tyne was arrested at 63-98 Woodhaven Boulevard for third-degree assault by Detective Houlihan. Joseph Bernsen was arrested at 72-43 66th Drive for criminal obstruction of bre...
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City unveils new waste transfer station
Aims to drastically reduce truck traffic, air pollution for Queens residents including those in CB5
Oct 13, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pol rallies against Pan Am shelter site
Call for end to making former hotel a permanent homeless shelter
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Former Queens councilman Thomas Ognibene passes away
Thomas Ognibene, a former councilman and longtime Queens County GOP stalwart, passed away Monday afternoon from cancer. He was 72. Ognibene was first elected to the City Council in 1992 to represen...
Oct 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students take part in International Walk to School Day
PS 11 students joined schoolchildren around the city and across the world in walking to classes today as part of International Walk to School Day. Established in 2011, the event is aimed at generat...
Oct 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police seize over 3,000 pounds of pot in Elmhurst bust
Police arrested six men in Elmhurst for possession of over 3,000 pounds of marijuana earlier this week, the Queens County District Attorney Richard Brown announced on Monday. At approximately 1:25 ...
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State senator holds 6th annual job fair
Hundreds turn out to speak with potential employers
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$3.2 million to go towards immigrant arts organizations
Initiative receives more than double the funds from last year
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Health Department asks “Maybe the IUD?”
Introduces reproduction awareness campaign in Queens
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OUR ANNUAL TOP HIGH SCHOOLS ISSUE
The Best High Schools in NYC for Your 8th Grader
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (9/14/2015-9/27/2105)
Monday, Sept. 14 No Arrests Tuesday, Sept. 15 Nancy Madrid was arrested at 491 Grandview Avenue for criminal contempt by Detective Webb. Marcel Mihalache was arrested at 1819 Summerfield Avenue for...
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Rescuing A Treasure: Bernardus Bloom Farmhouse
Queens residents will be hard-pressed to see a trace of their borough’s Colonial past, but such a relic - known as the Bernardus Bloom Farmhouse or the Horsebrook House – still exists at 90-11 56th...
Sep 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marissa Mayer, President and CEO of Yahoo, participates in a panel discussion at the 2015 Fortune Global Forum in San FranciscoBy Deborah M. Todd SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc announced Wednesday it will lay off 107 employees in the first of what is expected to be more than 1,500 job cuts. The layoffs take effect April 11 and affected employees received 60-day advance notice of the move, Yahoo said in a notice filed with the California Employment Development Department. The layoffs were spread across a range of departments and job titles.


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Barcelona's forward Wilfrid Kaptoum (C) celebrates his goal with Vidal Aleix and Munir El Haddadi (L) during Spanish Copa del Rey semifinal second leg match at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on February 10, 2016An under-strength Barcelona set a new club record of 29 games unbeaten to progress to the Copa del Rey final with a 1-1 draw at Gary Neville's Valencia on Wednesday for an 8-1 aggregate win. Barca's place in a fifth final in six years was assured after a 7-0 first-leg rout last week and without their star attacking trio Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar the under-fire Neville looked set to be handed some relief by Alvaro Negredo's first-half opener.


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Amarion Allen, 11-years-old, stands in front of a police line shortly before shots were fired in a police-officer involved shooting in FergusonFERGUSON, Mo./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department filed a civil rights lawsuit against Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday to enforce a police and court reform plan after the city said it wanted to amend some aspects of a consent decree it had reached with the federal agency. The Justice Department initiated a civil rights investigation into Ferguson's policing after an unarmed black teenager was killed by a white police officer in 2014. It resulted in a report that was extremely critical of Ferguson's police and court systems.


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