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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 | 19 19 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 | 21 21 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 | 24 24 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 | 28 28 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 | 81 81 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 | 115 115 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 | 126 126 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 | 186 186 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 | 234 234 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 | 250 250 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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Ivan Damyanoff
Ivan Damyanoff passed away on Saturday, July 09, 2011 at the age of 78. He was the beloved Husband of Dora P. Loving Stepfather of Nadya Siriyska. Dear Brother of Damyan. Mr. Damyanoff was United S...
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Michael L. Boscaino
Michael L. Boscaino passed away on Friday, July 08, 2011 at the age of 84. He was the beloved Brother of Mario and Yolanda Ingenito. Cherished Uncle of Frances Fisher, Robert Ingenito and Michael I...
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Stephanie Vigorito
Stephanie Vigorito passed away on Thursday, July 07, 2011 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Fred. Loving Mother of Gabriel Vigorito, Mary Marino, Patricia Padgett and Linda Giu...
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Rosemarie Hayes
Rosemarie Hayes passed away on July 7, 2011 at the age of 69. She was the beloved Wife of John. Loving Mother of Thomas, Ann Marie, Cathryn, Margaret. Cherished Grandmother of Sean, Patrick, Daniel...
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Anthony “Tony”Imperato
Anthony “Tony”Imperato passed away on Tuesday, July 05, 2011 at the age of 73. He was the beloved Husband of Minna. Loving Father of Lynne DeMattia, Anthony Imperato and Lisa Murillo and Father-in-...
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Walter Lukowski
Walter Lukowski passed away on July 8, 2011 at the age of 84. He was the loving Father of Celeste and Denise. Cherished Grandfather of Celeste Anne. Dear Brother of Frank and Stella. Also survived ...
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Rev. John D. O’Halloran
Rev. John D. O’Halloran passed away on July 1st , 2011 at the age of 82. A proud Army Veteran. Dear Brother of George. Born Bay Ridge, Brooklyn September 8, 1928. Public School, High School, Theolo...
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Joseph G. Micholocyk
Joseph G. Micholocyk passed away on June 25, 2011 at the age of 70. He was the Husband of Elizabeth. Devoted father of Joseph and John. Dear Uncle of Andrew, Catherine, Todd and Robert. Dear Brothe...
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Rosa D’Erasmo
Rosa D’Erasmo passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at the age of 51. She was the beloved Sister of Frank D’Erasmo. Cherished Daughter of the late Giuseppe and Ippolita. Loving Niece and Cousin to...
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Helena Lammer
Helena Lammer passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at the age of 93. She was the beloved Wife of the late Haakon Lammer. Loving Mother of Viggo A. Lammer. Cherished Aunt. Former President of the ...
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Sadie Tangredi
Sadie Tangredi passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Nicholas. Loving Mother of Robert Tangredi and Mother-in-Law of Connie. Cherished Aunt ...
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Helen L. Hertel
Helen L. Hertel passed away on Monday, June 20, 2011 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Howard. Loving Mother of Howard Hertel, Lyndsey Queliz and Corliss Cleveland. Cherished G...
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Jack Viola
Jack Viola passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at the age of 83. He was the beloved Husband of the late Irene. Loving Father of Jacqueline Koo and Jeffrey F. Viola and Father-in-Law of Andy. Ch...
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Benjamin Henry Brighenti
Benjamin Henry Brighenti passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at the age of 75. Place of death Martinez, CA. He was the beloved Brother of Eileen Egan, Lorraine Gioeli and Gloria Fabian. Cherished...
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Pedro L. Oliva
Pedro L. Oliva passed away on Friday, June 17, 2011 at the age of 71. He was the beloved Husband of Lidia B. Oliva. Loving Father of Pablo, Marcello and the late Christian. Cherished Grandfather of...
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US actor George Clooney, right, and his wife Amal Clooney, left, are accompanied by Merkel's foreign policy advisor Christoph Heusgen as they leave chancellery after private meeting with German chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)BERLIN (AP) — Actor George Clooney and his lawyer wife Amal have had a private meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the crisis in Syria and Europe's efforts to help refugees.


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A protester holds a mock missing person notice for Lee Bo, one of five Hong Kong booksellers from Mighty Current publishing house to go missing, as they walk towards China's Liaison Office in Hong Kong on January 3, 2016Britain said Friday a Hong Kong bookseller believed detained by China was "involuntarily removed to the mainland", in its strongest comments yet on a case that has rocked the city amid fears its promised freedoms are being eroded. The disappearance of Lee Bo, who holds a British passport and published books critical of Chinese politics, was a "serious breach" of an agreement signed with Beijing before the city was handed back to China in 1997, said foreign secretary Philip Hammond in a new report. There are still question marks over what has happened to Lee, 65, the only publisher to have disappeared from Hong Kong.


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Aedes aegypti mosquitos in a laboratory at the University of El Salvador, in San SalvadorLarge-scale trials for Zika virus vaccines are at least 18 months away, while establishing a possible link between the virus and two more harmful conditions will likely only take weeks, the World Health Organization said Friday. An estimated 15 companies or groups have begun work on a vaccine for the virus, the spread of which has been declared an international health emergency, WHO's deputy director for health systems and innovation Marie-Paule Kieny told journalists. There are currently two vaccine candidates which appear most promising, including one product being developed by the US National Institutes of Health and another from India-based Bharat biotech, Kieny said.


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