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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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Joseph A. DeSalvo
Joseph A. DeSalvo passed away on Monday, October 20, 2014 at the age of 65. Beloved Father of Christina DeSalvo and Dustin DeSalvo. Cherished Son of Christina and the late Angelo DeSalvo. Loving Br...
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Ann M. Mooney
Ann M. Mooney passed away on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the age of 82. Beloved Mother of Patricia McCarrick , John Mooney, Ann Marie Cossin, Peter Mooney & Kathleen Carbone and Mother-in-Law of ...
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Ruth Kempisty
Ruth Kempisty First Anniversary In Heaven September 24, 1918-October 29, 2014 We thought of you with love today But that is nothing new. We thought about yesterday And days before that too. We thin...
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Thomas Bishok
Thomas Bishok passed away on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the age of 90. Beloved Husband of the late Leona Bishok. Loving Father of Eileen Bishok and Joyce Leonard and Father-in-Law of Thomas. Che...
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Ruth E. Remenar
Ruth E. Remenar passed away on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the age of 93. Beloved Wife of the late Augustin Remenar. A Graveside Service was held on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 12 Noon at St. S...
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Gasper J. Pirrello
Gasper J. Pirrello passed away on Monday, October 06, 2014 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of Nancy Pirrello. Loving Father of Michael Pirrello and John Pirrello and Father-in-Law of Laurie and L...
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Anthony J. Chorney
Anthony J. Chorney passed away on Friday, October 10, 2014 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of Reberta M. Chorney. Loving Father of Karen Russell, Anthony Chorney, Nancy Gallo, Cynthia Cudak, Char...
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Johanna C. Pavia
Johanna C. Pavia passed away on Wednesday, October 01, 2014 at the age of 79. Beloved Wife of Joseph C. Pavia. Loving Mother of Joseph C. Pavia, Richard Pavia, Lisa Coffey and Charles Pavia and Mot...
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Juan Antonio Espinal
Juan Antonio Espinal passed away on Monday, September 29, 2014 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of Maria Espinal. Loving Father of Victor, Rosario, Bruna, Juan Tomas and Sonja. Cherished Grandfath...
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Michael Proc
Michael Proc, Age 80, of Manhattan, formerly of Queens, died Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the NY Veterans Home after an illness. He was born January 28, 1934 to the parents Clement and Anna Proc...
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Catherine M. Lupo
Catherine M. Lupo passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Peter Lupo. Loving Mother of late Peter Lupo and Kathryn Calia and Mother-in-Law of Margit....
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Thomas Pauciullo
Thomas Pauciullo passed away on Friday, September 26, 2014 at the age of 42. Beloved Fiance of Elizabeth. Loving Father of Thomas and Christian. Cherished Son of Vincenza and Ernest Pauciullo. Dear...
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Osvaldo Marcos
Osvaldo Marcos passed away on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the age of 83. Beloved Husband of the late Viriata Marcos. Loving Father of Ana Marcos and Maria Rodriguez and Father-in-Law of Robert. D...
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Eveline Dorsey
Eveline Dorsey passed away on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at the age of 88. Of Elmhurst, Queens. Beloved Wife of the late John J. Dorsey. Loving Mother of John Dorsey, Bernadette Previto, Kevin Do...
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Armando Fellin
Armando Fellin of Middle Village passed away on September 28, 2014 at the age of 87. A native of Revo, Italy. He was the beloved husband of Gloria Fellin. Loving Father of Bruno (Eileen) and Mark (...
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People line up to vote at a polling station for the second round of presidential election and the first round of legislative elections in the PK5 district of Bangui, Central African Republic, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016. Two former prime ministers, Faustin Archange Touadera and Anicet Georges Dologuele, are running neck-and-neck in the second round of presidential elections to end years of violence pitting Muslims against Christians in the Central African Republic. Central Africans will also vote in Legislative elections. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Central African Republic went ahead with a presidential runoff vote Sunday that many hope will solidify the country's tentative peace after more than two years of sectarian fighting left thousands dead and nearly 1 million people displaced including most of the capital's Muslim population.


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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 powerful Syrian Kurdish YPG militia withdraw from areas that it had captured in the northern Aleppo region in recent days from insurgents in Syria, including the Menagh air base. Turkey has been alarmed by the expansion of Kurdish sway in northern Syria since the start of the conflict in 2011.
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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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