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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 | 23 23 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 | 26 26 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 | 28 28 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 | 32 32 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 | 85 85 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 | 119 119 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 | 130 130 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 | 190 190 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 | 238 238 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 | 253 253 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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Freshly Sliced
Inside the freshly sliced preparation of Arby's Middle Village restaurant
Jun 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Stan's students honor Sister Rose
Longtime principal in final year of tenure
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Community Boards swear-in new members
Borough President swears-in volunteers
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/1/15-6/7/15)
Monday, June 1 Zaim Zupcevic was arrested at Shaler Avenue and 65th Street for a suspended registration by Officer Vincent. Montea Smaus was arrested 60-20 60th Street for aggravated harassment by ...
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Ed Sheeran, The Who open 2015 concert season
Building on the tradition of Forest Hills Stadium, where the likes of The Beatles, Frank Sinatra and Bob Dylan have played, the summer 2015 concert season opened with Grammy-nominated singer Ed She...
Jun 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth’s St. Andrew’s Trinity Church parish hall sells
St. Andrew’s Trinity Church’s parish hall, a 10,000-square-foot building adjacent to the church on 60th Avenue that has sat vacant for years, has sold for $1.1 million, real estate agent Rene Rose ...
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104th PRecinct Police Blotter (5/25/15-5/31-15)
Monday, May 25 Rolando Nivelo was arrested at 1820 DeKalb Avenue for assault. Railene Morales was arrested at 289 Onderdonk Avenue for assault. Enrique Centeno was arrested at Starr Street and Cypr...
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Forest Hills promoter, president gear up for concerts
Detail long road to making the series a reality
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth celebrates 31st annual Memorial Day parade
Maspeth residents descended on Grand Avenue as they have for the last 31 years on Sunday, with children adorned in patriotic gear, family and friends cooking up hotdogs and cheering on marchers, an...
May 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/18/15-5/24/15)
Monday, May 18 Raou Trif was arrested at Putnam and Forest avenues for violation of local law by Officer Oswald. Joseph Peebles was arrested at 67th Avenue and 60th Lane for robbery by Officer Swis...
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Aronowicz, Desio to lead 2015 Maspeth Memorial Day Parade
As a patriotic 19 year old, William Aronowicz enlisted in the Marine Air Corps. On December 19, 1941, only 12 days after the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, he opted to choose service and no...
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locals attend Frank Principe Park visioning session
Discuss new ball fields, host of other updates
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knockdown Center appeals to CB5 for liquor license
Owners say it has wider community support than last year
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (5/11/15-5/17/15)
Monday, May 11 Andres Klimowicz was arrested at 60th Lane and Eliot Avenue for violation of local law by Officer Cordoba. Tuesday, May 12 Joel Difo was arrested at 2043 Himrod Street for criminal t...
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Amtrak tragedy hits home for Queens, Brooklyn residents
Victims include Rockaway Navy man and Brooklyn college dean
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The cost of the six-week standoff in rural Oregon that ended peacefully on Thursday will likely cost millions of dollars, with local and state agencies looking to the federal government - and the arrested occupiers - to shoulder the bulk of the bills. The total outlay may not be known for weeks or months, but the remote location of the occupation, at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in the eastern part of the state, combined with the complexity of the law enforcement response, suggest a costly operation, said Brian Levin, a criminal justice expert at California State University San Bernardino. Ron Hosko, former assistant director of the FBI’s criminal investigative division, said while the FBI will pay for its own personnel, the state of Oregon and the affected counties will likely be expected to cover their own costs.
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Comedian Bill Cosby leaves the Montgomery County courthouse after pre-trial hearings in the sexual assault case against him in Norristown, Pennsylvania on February 3, 2016Disgraced US TV legend Bill Cosby appealed a Pennsylvania judge's refusal to dismiss a sexual assault case against him, according to a document seen by AFP. The 78-year-old actor and comedian is accused by dozens of women of sexual assault dating back decades, but the vast majority of cases have expired under statutes of limitations. The small number of cases that are proceeding are playing out in civil court -- except in Pennsylvania where Cosby is standing trial for the first time on a criminal sexual assault charge.


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Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton speaks at the state's Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) Humphrey-Mondale dinner, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in St. Paul, Minn (AP Photo/Jim Mone)ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign enlisted the support of black Democrats on Friday to undermine Bernie Sanders' push to claim a piece of President Barack Obama's legacy, arguing she is the rightful heir to the nation's first black president.


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