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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 | 10 10 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 | 11 11 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 | 15 15 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 | 175 175 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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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
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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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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Police stand guard as protesters march in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, 2015The US Department of Justice said Wednesday it is taking the city of Ferguson, Missouri to court after council members rejected necessary reforms following the police shooting of unarmed black teen Michael Brown. "I am profoundly disappointed," Attorney General Loretta Lynch told reporters. Ferguson was required to reform its police department and courts after federal investigators found a widespread pattern of racial discrimination and multiple violations of citizens' constitutional rights in the St. Louis, Missouri suburb.


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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2015 file photo, Gwyneth Paltrow arrives at the amfAR Inspiration Gala in Los Angeles. Dante Soiu, an Ohio man charged with stalking Paltrow by sending her dozens of messages and unsolicited gifts between 2009 and 2015, testified in his own defense about the correspondence at his trial in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow testified Wednesday that he sent her dozens of messages in the hope she might want to marry him despite her testifying against him in a previous stalking case.


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Military humvees pass through the Tongil bridge, a checkpoint leading to the Kaesong joint industrial zone, in Paju on February 11, 2016South Korean companies prepared Thursday to begin pulling out of a jointly-run industrial zone in North Korea after Seoul shut it down to punish Kim Jong-Un's regime for its recent nuclear test and rocket launch. Wednesday's announcement to close the Kaesong complex took many by surprise, given that South Korea had always allowed it to remain open despite serious provocations in the past. Defending what it called an "unavoidable" decision, the South said North Korea had been using the hundreds of millions of dollars in hard-currency cash that it earned from Kaesong to fund its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes.


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