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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 | 19 19 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 | 21 21 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 | 24 24 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 | 28 28 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 | 81 81 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 | 115 115 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 | 126 126 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 | 186 186 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 | 234 234 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 | 250 250 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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PEP votes 'yes' to school closures, “turnaround” model
Vote affects seven high schools in Queens, four in Brooklyn
Apr 27, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enterprise touches down in Queens
747 carrying Space Shuttle lands at JFK
Apr 27, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pennisi tapped to head Queens Boy Scouts
At a meeting last week of the Board of the Queens Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Albert Pennisi was voted in as the council's new president. Pennisi will be responsible for giving support to...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Kiwanis offers scholarships to HS seniors
The Maspeth Kiwanis Club is offering 10 $1,500 scholarships to 2012 high school graduates in its district. Requirements to receive a scholarship include a typewritten statement of less than 200 wor...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Driver in Maspeth hit and run takes plea deal
The Brooklyn man accused of killing a Maspeth bar owner in a hit-and-run pled guilty in Queens County Court last week to felony negligent homicide and leaving the scene of an incident in a plea dea...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Federal robbed, faces bomb threat
Police are requesting the public's assistance in identifying and locating a suspect wanted for a robbery at a Maspeth Federal Savings Bank. On Wednesday, April 18, at about 5:45 p.m., an 18 to 20-y...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/16/12-4/21/12)
Monday, Apr. 16 Mohamed Zaki was arrested at 71-32 72nd Street for aggravated harassment by Detective Geis. Amir Rastoden was arrested at 1830 Putnam Avenue for criminal trespassing by Officer Loda...
Apr 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Classic cars for a cause
The East Coast Car Association (ECCA) held a Classic Car Show in the parking lot of Maspeth Federal Savings on Sunday, raising money for St. Mary's Hospital for Children in Bayside. The event raise...
Apr 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Loyal cardiologist returns to Maspeth
Doctor Gregory Gustafson recently returned to doing what he loves the most, caring for the hearts of Maspeth. After opening New York Hospital of Queens' first cardiac catheterization lab in 1994, G...
Apr 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter )4/9/12-4/15/12)
Monday, Apr. 9 Joseph Adamo was arrested at 61-02 69th Street for leaving the scene of an accident causing injury by Detective Geis. Min Kim was arrested at 61-38 82nd Street for criminal mischief ...
Apr 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spreading Easter cheer
Members of the Maspeth Ladies Auxiliary Council #1604, Knights of Columbus Council #1604, and bevy of volunteers helped pack Easter meals for the holiday for the nonprofit Polonians Organized to Mi...
Apr 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (4/2/12-4/8/12)
Monday, Apr. 2 Felix Rosario was arrested at 1859 Madison Street for petit larceny by Officer Gianesses. Jesus Muniz was arrested at Palmetto Street and Cypress Avenue for robbery by Detective Webb...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (3/26/12-4/1/12)
Monday, Mar. 26 Jonathan Schultz was arrested at 62-21 69th Place for assault by Officer Hyatt. Jennifer Arias was arrested at 60-63 68th Avenue for assault by Detective Geis. Gilberto Castro was a...
Apr 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Halloran joins NY06 congressional race
GOP candidate will await outcome of three-way Democratic primary
Mar 28, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Swastika drawn on Grand Ave
A swastika spray-painted on a building on Grand Avenue is just the latest incident in a rash of hate graffiti in the 104th Precinct. A swastika appeared sometime before Wednesday morning on a metal...
Mar 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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People look at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 . Japan's main stock index dived Friday, leading other Asian markets lower, after a sell-off in banking shares roiled investors in the U.S. and Europe. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)U.S. stocks opened higher, seeking their first gain this week, as beaten-down energy and financial companies rebounded.


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Uber has become one of the biggest venture-backed startups, with a valuation of more than $50 billion based on private investment disclosed to date, with some reports saying the valuation is over $60 billionGlobal ridesharing service Uber said Friday it had raised $200 million in additional funding to help its push into emerging markets. "Our goal is simple: reliable and affordable transportation everywhere, for everyone, at the push of a button," said Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick. L1 chairman Mikhail Fridman said he was excited about the strategic partnership with Uber.


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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump thanks photographers as he greets the crowd after speaking at a campaign rally in Baton Rouge, La., Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Presidential candidates in both parties battled for the crucial backing of black in Hispanic voters Friday as the race shifted toward states with more minority voters.


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