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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 | 32 32 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?
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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 | 39 39 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 | 43 43 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 | 94 94 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 | 129 129 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 | 140 140 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 | 200 200 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 | 245 245 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 | 262 262 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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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/11/11-10/16/11)
Monday, Oct. 11 Justin Noboa was arrested at the intersection of Gates and Cypress avenues for aggravated unlicensed operator by Officer Lodato. Tuesday, Oct. 12 Anna Lopez was arrested at 61-26 76...
Oct 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Transportation issues drive CB meeting
Board also votes on new budget
Oct 19, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth hit-and-run kills one
Victim identified as owner of Maspeth bar
Oct 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents of eight held on $75k bail
Kids were abused while in Queens foster care system, defense says
Oct 14, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/3/11-10/9/11)
Monday, Oct. 3 Jose Rodrigues was arrested at 477 Fairview Avenue for unauthorized use of a vehicle by Officer Lodato. Soto Christian was arrested at 477 Fairview Avenue for unauthorized use of a v...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
Monday, September 26 Andy Savedra was arrested at 52-122 63rd Street for driving while intoxicated by Officer Verderber. Timothy Sullivan was arrested at 61-75 78th Street for obstructing breathing...
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Maspeth's Martin Luther Middle School now open
New Smart Board technology offered for middle and high school
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Making sure veterans get what they deserve
Queens resident leads national vet's organization
Oct 04, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth battles rats
Rodent problem out of control, residents say
Sep 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grand ol' time
The Maspeth Street Fair returned to Grand Avenue this past Sunday, drawing hundreds of visitors to the neighborhood's busiest shopping and commercial strip. The event featured numerous vendors sell...
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Queens College panel gets down to small business
ueens College hosted a panel discussion on small businesses in Queens on Friday, September 23, which addressed overall concerns about the state of small businesses in the borough. Panelists include...
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Vets hold POW/MIA ceremony in Maspeth
Th Vietnam Veterans of America Queens Chapter 32 held a POW/MIA Ceremony at Maspeth Memorial Park, 69th Street and Grand Avenue, on Friday, September 16. The ceremony remembers all of those who nev...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (9/12/11-9/18/11)
Monday, Sept. 12 John Turano was arrested at 77-31 79th Street for grand larceny by Detective Ebron. Phillip Larios was arrested at Grove Street and Fairview Avenue for grand larceny by Officer Fen...
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CB5 back to business in Glendale
Community Board 5 held its first meeting since summer vacation on Wednesday, September 14, in the Christ the King Regional High School cafeteria off Myrtle Avenue in Middle Village. Members of the ...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
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Norway's Therese Johaug, right, celebrates with second placed compatriot Heidi Weng after winning the women's 10 km competition at the FIS Cross-Country World Cup in Falun, Sweden, Sunday Feb. 14, 2016. (Maja Suslin/TT via AP) SWEDEN OUTFALUN, Sweden (AP) — Therese Johaug again proved too strong for the rest of the field in Falun to take her second cross-country World Cup victory in two days as Norway swept the podium on Sunday.


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US actress Meryl Streep is president of the jury at this year's Berlinale film festivalThree-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep told young actors at the Berlin film festival Sunday that Hollywood would never resolve the diversity row until studio boardrooms became less white and male. Giving a masterclass for 300 budding actors from around the world at the cinema showcase, where Streep is serving as jury president, the most acclaimed US film actress of her generation was asked whether sexism and racism in show business had waned over her four-decade career. "But in our industry it will always depend on diversity in the boardroom.


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Kanye West has released his seventh studio album, "The Life of Pablo," exclusively on streaming service TidalAfter a prolonged rollout that included last-minute changes and a massive fashion show, Kanye West's new album is finally out for the public. The rap superstar in the early hours Sunday put out his seventh studio album, "The Life of Pablo," shortly after he performed on the weekly television comedy show Saturday Night Live in New York. West had debuted the album Thursday in a fashion show-turned-concert at New York's Madison Square Garden, as the self-described renaissance man and husband of reality television star Kim Kardashian displayed his latest Yeezy clothing line.


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