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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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 14 14 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 | 174 174 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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Swimming lessons are leading to competition
Program teachies safety, produces competitive swimmers
Aug 22, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Will bike share program be a success?
Strictly Stasi
Aug 22, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/13/12-8/19/12)
Monday, Aug. 13 Wojciech Boguniecki was arrested at the intersection of 62nd Avenue and Fresh Pond Road for a DWI by Officer Bublin. Tuesday, Aug. 14 Luis Marrero was arrested at the intersection o...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fiber-based networks benefit Queens business
It might just look like a bunch of crazy straws, but it’s the latest craze: fiber optics. “It’s going to be the standard feature,” said James Harrison, a senior business consultant at RCN, an Inter...
Aug 22, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/6/12-8/11/12)
Monday, Aug. 6 Nicholas Torello was arrested at 62-17 81st Street for menacing by Officer Collins. Michael McIllwain was arrested at 70-29 66th Street for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Night Out Against Crime
The 104th Precinct held its annual Night Out Against Crime last week at Mafera Park on Shaler Avenue. Residents from Maspeth, Glendale, Ridgewood and Middle Village enjoyed games, entertainment and...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents make up their local tree bed
New York City streets are getting a little prettier thanks to a contest sponsored by Million Trees NYC with the partnership of the Parks Department. The contest encouraged residents to beautify a l...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tom Allon is running for mayor, get to know him
Strictly Stasi
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/30/12-8/4/12)
Monday, July 30 Eric Ballek was arrested at 552 Woodward Ave. for criminal trespass by Officer Lodato. Uldalis Gomez was arrested at 71-66 69th St. for menacing by Officer Vincelis. Henry Malnuanas...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/23/12-7/29/12)
Monday, July 23 Gerald Gueverra was arrested at the intersection of St. Felix Avenue and 60th Lane for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Szpak. Tuesday, July 24 Emmanuel Ramirez was arrest...
Jul 31, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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GRCC faces drastic cuts to budget
Means less graffiti cleaning in CB5
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Laying a new foundation in Elmhurst
New library reaches an important milestone
Jul 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elmhurst Hospital opens new treatment area
In an effort to ease waiting time and provide more services for a larger number of patients, Elmhurst Hospital celebrated the grand opening of a brand new treatment area. The new 13-bed area will w...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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The water beneath us
It started with a request. The Newtown Creek Community Advisory Group meeting last week at LaGuardia College in Long Island City may have started with a group introduction, but it continued with a ...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/16/12-7/22/12)
Monday, July 16 Mohamed Ali was arrested at the intersection of Metropolitan Avenue and 60th Place for aggravated unlicensed operator by Officer Szpak. Steven Colon was arrested at 1820 Himrod Stre...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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McGurk, the United States' new envoy to the coalition it leads against Islamic State, speaks to reporters during a news conference at the U.S. embassy in the heavily fortified Green Zone in BaghdadBy Patricia Zengerle and Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. envoy to the coalition against Islamic State said on Wednesday that Russian airstrikes in Syria are boosting the militant group because of the toll they are taking on U.S.-backed opposition fighters. "What Russia's doing is directly enabling ISIL," the envoy, Brett McGurk, told a hearing of the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, using an acronym for Islamic State.


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A Syrian woman holds a child and waits for information regarding the possible opening at the closed Turkish border crossing with Syria in the outskirts of the town of Kilis, in southeastern Turkey, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. A Russian-backed Syrian government offensive around the Syrian city of Aleppo has sent tens of thousands of people fleeing to the Turkish border in recent days. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria and the tens of thousands of Syrians fleeing violence (all times local):


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US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen testifies before lawmakers in Washington on February 10, 2016Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen warned Wednesday that the US economy faced risks from tightening domestic financial conditions as well as global economic turmoil. Expressing more pronounced concerns than when she last spoke publicly in December, Yellen told a congressional hearing that the outlook for the US economy had become more cloudy. "Financial conditions in the United States have recently become less supportive of growth, with declines in broad measures of equity prices, higher borrowing rates for riskier borrowers, and a further appreciation of the dollar," she told the House Financial Services Committee.


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