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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 | 32 32 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 | 36 36 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 | 39 39 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 | 42 42 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 | 93 93 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 | 128 128 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 | 139 139 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 | 199 199 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 | 245 245 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 | 262 262 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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Sunday (11/15) Events in Queens
• Maspeth - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. - St. Stan's Fundraiser. St. Stan's Gym, 61-17 Grand Ave. • Woodhaven - 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - Annual Toys for Tots Run. Forest Park Bandshell, Woodhaven Blvd. & For...
Nov 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saturday (11/14) Events in Queens
• Corona - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. - Gingerbread Lane. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St. • Bayside - 10 to 11:30 a.m. - Saturday Morning Cartoons. Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave. • Richmond...
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New movie centers around Middle Village
David Madison, a director and actor, decided to create a movie set in Middle Village about life in Middle Village.
Nov 12, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jazz Masters light up Flushing Town Hall
Jazz legends, and past National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Jazz Masters honorees, Jimmy Heath and Barry Harris put on an electrifying show at Flushing Town Hall on Friday night.
Nov 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Nov. 12 to Nov. 18
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens.
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Saturday (11/7) Events in Queens
• Flushing - 10 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. - Korean adoptees share their experiences. Queens College, Rosenthal Library Auditorium, 65-30 Kissena Blvd. • Sunnyside - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m - Second Annual Pumpkin...
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Lighthouse Series opens with Devin Bing
The crooner transforms America’s most treasured songs with urban jazz.
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Nov. 5 to Nov. 11
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Halloween in Queens
Here's what's happening in the borough on Saturday
Oct 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Mary’s Little Monster’ spins interesting tale
Mary Shelley’s story is told on Astoria stage
Oct 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - October 29-Nov.4
Entertainment events happening in Brooklyn and Queens
Oct 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wonder Women exhibit embraces style & personality
The Briarwood artist is holding a “Wonder Woman” exhibit on November 12.
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Sunday (10/25) Events in Queens
• Flushing Meadows - 9 a.m. - We Run for Hope 5K. $30. Unisphere • Bayside - 9:30 a.m. - 14th Annual Totten Trot Foot Race & Fun Run. Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave. • Little Neck - 11 ...
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Saturday (10/24) Events in Queens
• Woodhaven - 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Open House, Oak Ridge, One Forest Park. • Howard Beach - 10 a.m. - One-hundred volunteers clean Jamaica Bay. Start at 83rd St. & 165th Ave. • Maspeth - 10 a.m. to ...
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - October 22-28
Entertainment events happening from Oct. 22 and Oct. 29
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BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Turkish army shelled positions held by Kurdish-backed militia in northern Syria for a second day on Sunday, killing two fighters, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said. Turkey on Saturday demanded the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia withdraw from areas that it captured in the northern Aleppo region in recent days. The shelling has targeted an air base and other positions captured by the Kurdish-backed forces from insurgents in Syria. (Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Louise Ireland)
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An Afghan child is brought to a hospital after being injured in a mortar explosion in Kandahar on July 1, 2015The number of civilians killed or wounded in Afghanistan last year was the highest recorded since 2009, the UN said Sunday, with children paying a particularly heavy price. There were 11,002 civilian casualties in 2015 including 3,545 deaths, the UN said in its annual report on Afghan civilians in armed conflict, a four percent rise over the previous high in 2014. "The harm done to civilians is totally unacceptable," said Nicholas Haysom, the UN's special representative for Afghanistan.


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A demonstrator chants in favor of Senate President Jocelerme Privert during a march in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. Supporters of Bertrand-Aristide's Lavalas political party rallied for Privert to fill the void left by twice postponed presidential and legislative runoff elections and the departure of President Michel Martelly. An interim government will rule until an elected leader can take office May 14, and for now Prime Minister Evans Paul remains in office. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A majority of Haitian lawmakers have chosen the troubled country's Senate chief to lead a caretaker government that will fill the void left by the recent departure of former President Michel Martelly.


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