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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 | 27 27 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 | 30 30 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 | 32 32 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 | 36 36 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 | 89 89 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 | 123 123 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 | 134 134 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 | 194 194 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 | 240 240 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 | 256 256 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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On this one-way street, look both ways
You best look both ways when crossing this one-way street. According to local residents, truck drivers and commuters are using 39th Street as a cut through when they find traffic on the Long Island...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/20/12-8/26/12)
Monday, Aug. 20 Anna Sibira was arrested at 69-29 Metropolitan Ave. for assault by Officer Melisurgo. Fabian Czervonka was arrested at 69-29 Metropolitan Ave. for assault by Officer Melisurgo. Cesa...
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Swimming lessons are leading to competition
Program teachies safety, produces competitive swimmers
Aug 22, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Will bike share program be a success?
Strictly Stasi
Aug 22, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/13/12-8/19/12)
Monday, Aug. 13 Wojciech Boguniecki was arrested at the intersection of 62nd Avenue and Fresh Pond Road for a DWI by Officer Bublin. Tuesday, Aug. 14 Luis Marrero was arrested at the intersection o...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fiber-based networks benefit Queens business
It might just look like a bunch of crazy straws, but it’s the latest craze: fiber optics. “It’s going to be the standard feature,” said James Harrison, a senior business consultant at RCN, an Inter...
Aug 22, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/6/12-8/11/12)
Monday, Aug. 6 Nicholas Torello was arrested at 62-17 81st Street for menacing by Officer Collins. Michael McIllwain was arrested at 70-29 66th Street for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Night Out Against Crime
The 104th Precinct held its annual Night Out Against Crime last week at Mafera Park on Shaler Avenue. Residents from Maspeth, Glendale, Ridgewood and Middle Village enjoyed games, entertainment and...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents make up their local tree bed
New York City streets are getting a little prettier thanks to a contest sponsored by Million Trees NYC with the partnership of the Parks Department. The contest encouraged residents to beautify a l...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tom Allon is running for mayor, get to know him
Strictly Stasi
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/30/12-8/4/12)
Monday, July 30 Eric Ballek was arrested at 552 Woodward Ave. for criminal trespass by Officer Lodato. Uldalis Gomez was arrested at 71-66 69th St. for menacing by Officer Vincelis. Henry Malnuanas...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/23/12-7/29/12)
Monday, July 23 Gerald Gueverra was arrested at the intersection of St. Felix Avenue and 60th Lane for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Szpak. Tuesday, July 24 Emmanuel Ramirez was arrest...
Jul 31, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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GRCC faces drastic cuts to budget
Means less graffiti cleaning in CB5
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Laying a new foundation in Elmhurst
New library reaches an important milestone
Jul 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elmhurst Hospital opens new treatment area
In an effort to ease waiting time and provide more services for a larger number of patients, Elmhurst Hospital celebrated the grand opening of a brand new treatment area. The new 13-bed area will w...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Touadera and Dologuele face each other during a live television debate ahead of Sunday's second round election, in BanguiBy Joe Bavier BANGUI (Reuters) - Candidates for weekend elections in Central African Republic wrapped up campaigning on Friday with promises to put an end to years of religious and ethnic bloodshed in the impoverished nation. Voters will cast their ballots on Sunday in a presidential run-off between former prime ministers Anicet-Georges Dologuele and Faustin-Archange Touadera and vote in the re-run of a first round legislative poll which was cancelled over irregularities. Central African Republic has remained one of the world's most unstable nations since gaining independence from France more than five decades ago.


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UN peacekeepers from Burkina Faso patrol on election day in TimbuktuBy Tiemoko Diallo and Adama Diarra BAMAKO (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist militants attacked a U.N. base in the northern Mali town of Kidal with mortars and machine guns on Friday, killing three peacekeepers and wounding 30, United Nations and separatist sources said. The attack is a fresh sign of instability in the desert region that is home to Islamist groups including al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb who have staged increasingly bold raids in recent months and have targeted the U.N. base several times. "At about 7 a.m. (0700 GMT) the MINUSMA base in Kidal was the target of a complex attack which, according to provisional figures, caused the death of three blue helmets and around 30 wounded," Mahamat Saleh Annadif, the Mali representative of the U.N. secretary general, said in a statement.


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German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier briefs the media prior to the Syria talks in Munich, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)MUNICH (AP) — Germany's foreign minister pressed for progress on a year-old peace plan for eastern Ukraine as he met Saturday with senior officials from Russia, Ukraine and France, saying he hopes that Moscow and Kiev realize that they don't have forever to implement the deal


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