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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 | 16 16 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 | 18 18 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 | 21 21 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 | 26 26 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 | 79 79 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 | 113 113 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 | 123 123 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 | 183 183 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 | 233 233 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 | 248 248 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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Angelina V. Donato
Angelina V. Donato passed on Sunday, March 20, 2011 at the age of 82. She was the loving Mother of Danilo D. Gonzales, Teresita D. Gonzales, Yolanda D. Gonzales, Evelyn G. Mendoza, Cesar D. Gonzale...
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Thomas J. Bujka
Thomas J. Bujka passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at the age of 57. He was the cherished Son of Eva and the late Gustav. Beloved Father of Justin, Joseph, Michael and Alexandra. Loving Brothe...
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Alphonse (Mirsh) Lattanzio
Alphonse (Mirsh) Lattanzio passed away on Friday, March 18, 2011 at the age of 82. Lifelong resident of Judge Street, Williamsburg. Beloved Husband of the late Theresa. Loving Father of Anthony and...
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John H. Schmidt
John H. Schmidt 88, died March 14 at his home in Vero Beach, surrounded by his children and grandchildren. A veteran of World War II, he was born and raised in Queens, NY, arriving in Vero 20 years...
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Carmen Verdugo
Carmen Verdugo passed away on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at the age of 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Antonio Ortiz. Loving Mother of Carmen Jimenez and Mariantonia Ortiz. Cherished Grandmo...
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Michael King
Michael King passed away on Wednesday, March 09, 2011 at the age of 62. He was the beloved Brother of Joseph, Patricia and John. Cherished Uncle and Dearest Friend. Mr. King was a United States Arm...
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Imre Toth
Imre Toth passed away on Friday, March 11, 2001 at the age of 88. He was the beloved Husband of Anna. Loving Father of Mary Toth and Father-in-Law of Peter. Cherished Grandfather of Christopher and...
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Ina C. Stark
Ina C. Stark passed away on February 28, 2011 at the age of 88. She was the beloved Wife of the late Richard. Devoted mother of Sue Cron & Lynne Stark. Loving Grandmother of Debbie Kanzler, Laura M...
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James C. McGowan
James C. McGowan passed away on Friday, March 04, 2011 at the age of 80. He was the dear friend of Michael P. Murphy. Mr. McGowan was a United States Army Veteran who served during the Korean Confl...
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Philomena Combader
Philomena Combader passed away on Monday, February 28, 2011 at the age of 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Angelo. Loving Mother of Marilyn Duemig. Cherished Grandmother of Lynne Gorski. Ma...
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Robert Odell
Robert Odell 2/27/66 – 3/14/10 Happy 1st Anniversary in heaven to our beloved Son. We all miss you daily, your Brothers your Children, Aunts & Uncles, Nieces & Nephews and James & Barbara. Though W...
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Nana
Nana March 2, 1919 March 2, 2011 Happy 92nd Birthday in Heaven Mom/Nana We love you and miss you always and forever Love, Marianne & Paul Laurie & Douglas & Paul Andrew
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Theresa Rapiejko
Theresa Rapiejko passed away on Thursday, February 24, 2011 at the age of 81. She was the beloved Wife of the late Walter. Loving Mother of Robert Rapiejko, Judith Guest and Barbara Offer. Cherishe...
Mar 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anthony M. Guzzardo
Anthony M. Guzzardo passed away Thursday, February 24, 2011 at the age of 54. He was the beloved Husband of Geraldine. Loving Father of Jamie. Cherished Son of Theresa. Dear Brother of Theresa. Als...
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Sophie Daley
Sophie Daley passed away on February 21st, 2011. Beloved Mother of Dan and Kevin. Funeral Service was private. Under the direction of The Kodis Funeral Home 63-06 Flushing Avenue Maspeth, New York.
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U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Yellen testifies at the House Financial Services Committee in WashingtonBy Howard Schneider and Ann Saphir WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve's carefully scripted decision to raise interest rates last December, and begin a return to "normal" policy, may now become a nightmare for the U.S. central bank if an economic downturn forces a return to unconventional methods. Fed chair Janet Yellen told lawmakers this week she was studying ways to "be prepared" in the event the current slide in world stock markets, concern about financial sector stress, and slowing economic growth all translate into a recession or another financial crisis.


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Democratic U.S. presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks as Senator Bernie Sanders listens at the PBS NewsHour Democratic presidential candidates debate in MilwaukeeBy John Whitesides MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed sharply in a debate on Thursday over their support for President Barack Obama, with Sanders accusing Clinton of "a low blow" after she compared him to Republicans. As the Democratic race moves to states with large minority populations, both candidates openly courted black and Hispanic votes during a debate that was far more restrained and cordial than last week's contentious debate in New Hampshire. In the sharpest exchange of the night, Clinton attacked Sanders for being too critical of Obama, who is extremely popular with the black voters who will play a big role in the outcome in South Carolina and other upcoming nominating contests.


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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 1998, file time exposure photo, a meteor streaks through the sky over Joshua trees and rocks at Joshua Tree National Monument in Southern California's Mojave Desert. President Barack Obama is granting national monument status to nearly 1.8 million acres of scenic California desert wilderness, including land that would connect what is now Joshua Tree National Park to other established national monuments and national parks in the area. Obama, in California this week for a fund-raising swing, plan to make the announcement Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama is granting national monument status to nearly 1.8 million acres of scenic Southern California desert, a move the White House says will maintain in perpetuity the region's fragile ecosystem and natural resources, as well as provide recreational opportunities for hikers, campers, hunters and others.


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