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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 | 14 14 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 | 16 16 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 | 19 19 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 | 24 24 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 | 76 76 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 | 111 111 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 | 121 121 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 | 180 180 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 | 229 229 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 | 245 245 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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Schools chancellor visits LIC charter school
Refutes claim that she's been hostile toward upstarts
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Maspeth man laments end of 9/11 memorial ride
Talks disappointment with New York for lack of support
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Community mourns loss of Tom Ripley
One of Maspeth’s most successful entrepreneurs
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Six injured after bus collides into building
A northbound bus carrying Resorts World Casino customers smashed through the side of a Rego Park building located at 62-87 Woodhaven Blvd on Monday afternoon. According to a FDNY representative, th...
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Curbside mobile shopping hits Brooklyn and Queens
No need to leave your car to shop at Target
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Pols commemorate centennial of Leo Frank’s death
Call for education, tolerance on anniversary of Jewish man’s lynching
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Middle Village family remembers their daughter
Raising funds for new therapy at LIJ in Anastasia’s memory
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Exit Realty Depot Comes to Woodhaven
Pedro Tronilo, Founder of Expo Realty Depot, has been in the real estate business for over 25 years. He is a resident of Woodhaven, Queens, and plans to positively impact the community by offering ...
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Officials discuss strategies to help trafficking victims
Pols host roundtable at Queens Borough Hall
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Pols discuss nutrition standards for students
Highlight free summer lunch program for children
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/3/25-8/9/15)
Monday, Aug. 3 Sara Risigo was arrested at 564 Seneca Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Lee. Alexander Simpson-Chollette was arrested at Cooper and Wyckoff avenues for aggravated unlicensed o...
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Body of infant found outside Richmond Hill buildling
One-month-old boy tossed from window
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Citi Bike expands to Queens
Elected officials cut ribbon on the borough's first station
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Neighborhood mourns loss of community garden
Ridgewood garden on MTA property officially closed
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$14 million going to Queens libraries
Katz allocates funds for renovations, security cameras
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Refugees and migrants arrive aboard the Tera Jet passenger ship at the port of PiraeusBy Karolina Tagaris ABOARD THE AGIOS EFSTRATIOS, Aegean Sea (Reuters) - Greek Captain Argyris Frangoulis lifts his binoculars and with eyes fixed on the Aegean Sea horizon, steers his patrol boat out near the Turkish border to a dinghy full of stranded refugees. "Everybody safe, OK?" he yells at the passengers, mainly Syrians and Afghans, approaching the coast guard vessel bewildered and in near-silence. By midday, the Agios Efstratios, a gunboat with 29-member crew who work in shifts, had plucked more than 600 people from sea and ferried them to the port of Lesbos, the island on the frontline of Europe's migration crisis.


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A protestor holds campaign stikers as she demonstrates during a doctors strike outside The Museum of The History of Science in Oxford, BritainThe British government said on Thursday it would force through pay and working condition reforms for English doctors without the agreement of their trade union in a push to end a dispute that has resulted in strikes. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt made the announcement shortly after the second in a series of 24-hour strikes, the like of which had not been seen in Britain for 40 years. During the strikes, junior doctors, or doctors-in-training, provided only emergency care.


2016-02-11 08:20:19 -0500

Products fall from an overloaded vehicle after returning from North Korea's Kaesong industrial complex in Paju, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. North Korea on Thursday vowed to immediately deport all South Korean nationals and freeze all South Korean assets at a jointly run factory park in the North, a swift, aggressive response to the South Korean decision to suspend operations at the former symbol of inter-Korean cooperation. (Kim Seung-doo/Yonhap via AP) KOREA OUTSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's sudden withdrawal from a factory park in North Korea is a severe blow for the South Korean businesses that populated it, but is unlikely to make much difference to the North's decrepit economy despite being a stern diplomatic measure.


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