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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 | 15 15 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 | 17 17 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 | 20 20 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 | 25 25 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 | 78 78 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 | 112 112 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 | 122 122 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 | 182 182 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 | 231 231 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 | 246 246 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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LIC becoming attractive place for small start-ups
Is Long Island City becoming the city’s newest and hottest spot for start-ups? The western Queens neighborhood received a lot of attention last week for its burgeoning culture of small tech start-u...
Oct 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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CTK basketball coach arrested on drug charges
The Christ the King girls basketball program has produced the most Olympians in the history of the sport, but right now that's being overshadowed by former assistant coach Joe DeLuca, who was taken...
Oct 24, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 Endorsements: Addabbo, Meng Get Our Nod
In the 15th State Senate seat, Republican councilman Eric Ulrich has been able to pour an obscene amount of money into the race, as State Republicans smell blood in the water in this district. Even...
Oct 24, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/8/12-10/14/12)
Monday, Oct. 8 Steven Rinaldi was arrested at 61-15 Metropolitan Avenue for petit larceny by Officer Marinacci. Giovanni Correa was arrested at 67-05 62nd Street for assault by Officer Eastman. Bra...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens dentist get you cavity free...for free
When Carmen Negron’s mother lost her medical coverage this past year, including dental benefits, she wasn’t expecting to find a helping hand at no cost. However, after hearing about Grand Dental Sm...
Oct 18, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens man arrested in failed attack on Fed Reserve
Tried to detonate a van loaded with explosives Wednesday morning
Oct 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/1/12-10/7/12)
Monday, Oct. 1 Salman Khani was arrested at 64-45 Catalpa Avenue for assault by Officer Eastman. Argeny Rojas was arrested at 1683 George Street for criminal contempt by Officer Gomez. Wojciech Tud...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLS head visits Queens chamber to push stadium
Wants to bring a pro soccer franchise to borough
Oct 10, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth businesses discuss bringing new commerce to area
Members of the Maspeth Industrial Business Association got together last week to discuss the best ways to bring business to Maspeth. Councilwoman Diana Reyna attended the meeting to discuss city in...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth's Davis & Warshow bought by international firm
Maspeth's own Davis & Warshow Inc. is under new ownership, but will be keeping the family name. New York's leading residential and commercial pluming supplier has just been bought by Ferguson Enter...
Oct 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (9/24/12-9/30/12)
Monday, Sept. 24 William Mercado was arrested at the intersection of Wyckoff and Putnam avenues for driving while intoxicated by Officer Fox. Oswaldo Ogando was arrested at 777 Seneca Avenue for as...
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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No end in sight to flooding woes
In Our Opinion
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Solving rail issues proves to be complicated
A forum to discuss railroad issues in Queens left attendants wondering—how can we make a change? The Civics United for Railroad Environmental Solutions (CURES) held a meeting on Thurs., Sept. 27 at...
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104th Precinct Police blotter (9/17/12-9/23/12)
Monday, Sept. 17 Lauren Giudice was arrested at the intersection of 62nd Street and 68th Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Krokondelas. Julian Kialli was arrested at 1876 Harman Street for ag...
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 Maspeth Street Fair brings fun and food to Grand Avenue
Photos: Michael O'Kane The annual Maspeth Street Fair was held on Grand Avenue this past Sunday afternoon under cool and cloudless skies. In addition to vendors, food, and free rides courtesy of nu...
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has made progress since a failed gun-smuggling sting operation known as Fast and Furious, but more work needs to be done, according to a watchdog report issued Thursday.
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Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. talks with George Meyers, 71, of Bluffton, S.C., as the candidate arrives for lunch at a Cracker Barrel Restaurant in Okatie, S.C.,Thursday Feb. 11, 2016, after attending a campaign event at the Sun City community. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail (all times local):


2016-02-11 12:19:13 -0500
(Reuters) - The FBI confirmed on Thursday that the final four occupiers of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon had surrendered to law enforcement and said that they would each face charges of impeding federal officers. There were no injuries during the surrender and no shots were fired, the FBI said in a written statement. (Reporting by Dan Whitcomb; Editing by Chris Reese)
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