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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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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/16/12-7/22/12)
Monday, July 16 Mohamed Ali was arrested at the intersection of Metropolitan Avenue and 60th Place for aggravated unlicensed operator by Officer Szpak. Steven Colon was arrested at 1820 Himrod Stre...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Super Bowl champ Victor Cruz discusses new book
Sits down with Budd Mishkin at Queens Theatre
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104th Precinct Police blotter (7/9/12-7/14/12)
Monday, July 9 Relyn Estrada was arrested at 79-12 60th Street for criminal contempt by Officer McElligott. Bernardino Sanchez was arrested at 550 Onderdonk Avenue for criminal possession of a weap...
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Former Parks commissioner Estelle Cooper indicted for theft
Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced Tuesday that Estelle Cooper, the former administrator of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park and executive director of Unisphere, Inc., a non-profit con...
Jul 18, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locked-out Con Ed employees worry about making ends meet
As locked-out Con Edison employees stand outside of a facility at 31st Street and 20th Road in Astoria, many of them wonder how to provide for their families from a picket line. A 34-year employee ...
Jul 13, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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School recognizes young achievers
St. Stanislaus Kostka School at 61-17 Grand Avenue in Maspeth, celebrated its young achievers who completed a summer enrichment program that ran from June 25 to July 6. Children in grades K-2 were ...
Jul 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Doe Fund comes to Woodside
On July 9, Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer joined community leaders and local residents in Woodside to announce that The Doe Fund would be coming to the community as part of a larger project to keep th...
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Residents alarmed over increase at waste facility
Elected Officials and residents held a rally Monday to protest a move by the state Department of Environmental Conservation DEC) regarding the removal of garbage on trains originating from the Wast...
Jul 05, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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From St. Adalbert to Harvard Law
A local young man is headed off to Harvard Law School. Tim Fleming, who grew up in Elmhurst, is a 2004 graduate of St. Adalbert School, 2008 Graduate of Regis H.S. and a 2012 Graduate of Georgetown...
Jul 05, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moving Wall comes to Queens
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., is a reminder to all Americans that freedom isn’t free. The names of 58,183 missing or dead killed in Vietnam are etched on two 246-foot black wal...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (6/25/12-7/1/12)
Monday, June 25 Phillip Babtoic was arrested at Flushing Avenue and 57th Street for criminal trespassing by Officer Sciame. Tudor Tinta was arrested at 60-49 67th Avenue for menacing by Officer McC...
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Cemetery gets ticket dismissed
A Queens cemetery that was slapped with a fine for having standing water on its premises has had the penalty dismissed by a judge. Dan Austin, Sr., president of All Faiths Cemetery on Grand Avenue ...
Jun 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth Kiwanis Club Honors Top Students
On Thursday June 21, the Maspeth Kiwanis Club honored nine area high school seniors with $1,500 scholarships. Len Masone, the Scholarship Program Chairman, said that to earn the scholarship student...
Jun 26, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mazeau residents consider safety measures
Residents on Mazeau Street off the Long Island Expressway service road are brainstorming ways to make their accident-prone street safer. The Community Board 5 Transportation Committee held a meetin...
Jun 26, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anti-North Korean activists burn placards depicting North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in Seoul on February 11, 2016North Korea on Thursday expelled all South Koreans from the jointly run Kaesong industrial zone and seized their factory assets, saying Seoul's earlier decision to shutter the complex had amounted to a "declaration of war". Pyongyang said it was placing Kaesong, which lies 10 kilometres (six miles) inside North Korea, under military control and cutting two key communication hotlines with Seoul. The measures mark a significant escalation of cross-border tensions that have been elevated since North Korea carried out a nuclear test last month and a long-range rocket launch on Sunday.


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A baby looks back over woman's shoulder as they move with a group of refugees towards the border with Serbia, from the transit center for refugees near northern Macedonian village of Tabanovce, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. Macedonian authorities are reinforcing a barrier at the country's border with Greece that is designed to limit the number of migrants crossing into the country, accepting people only from war-affected zones who declare Austria or Germany as their final destination. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the massive influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):


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World athletics chief Sebastian CoeWorld athletics chief Sebastian Coe on Wednesday angrily hit back at Nestle's move to terminate its sponsorship of the scandal-hit IAAF, insisting he will not accept the decision. It's the kids who will suffer," said International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) president Coe in a brief statement. "I confirm that we have decided to end our partnership with the IAAF Kids Athletics programme with immediate effect," Nestle spokeswoman Lydia Meziani told AFP in an email.


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