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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 | 11 11 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 | 12 12 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 | 17 17 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 | 21 21 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 | 73 73 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 | 108 108 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 | 118 118 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 | 177 177 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 | 227 227 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 | 242 242 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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Michael A. Parisi
Michael A. Parisi passed away on Saturday, December 05, 2015 at the age of 51. Beloved Son of the late Marie and Joseph S. Parisi. Dear Brother of Joseph M. Parisi (Joey) and Camille Parisi. Loving...
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Giuseppina Patinella
Giuseppina Patinella passed away on Friday, December 11, 2015 at the age of 103. Beloved Wife of the late Luciano Patinella. Loving Mother of Rosa Rizzo, Andrea Patinella, Carlo Patinella, Peter Pa...
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Gerry Mitchell
Gerry Mitchell passed away on Monday, December 14, 2015 at the age of 73. Beloved Husband of Elizabeth A. Mitchell. Loving Father of Rena Capri and Gerard Mitchell and Father-in-Law of Michael Anth...
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Marie Caraccio
Marie Caraccio passed away on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at the age of 71. Beloved Wife of the late Paul J. Caraccio. Loving Mother of Danielle Servider, Alicia Celis and Heather Caraccio and Moth...
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Hugh F. McCormack
Hugh F. McCormack passed away on Sunday, December 13, 2015 at the age of 98. Beloved Husband of the late Helen T. McCormack. Loving Father of Kevin & Katie McCormack, Eileen & Ray Staffon, Patricia...
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Catherine M. O’Brien
Catherine M. O’Brien of Glendale NY passed away on December 5, 2015 at the age of 69. Devoted Mother of Maureen R. Diaz. Loving Grandmother of Jonathan, Karlee, Aaron, Sean. Dear Sister of Frances ...
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Jorge M. Makayan
Jorge M. Makayan passed away on Thursday, December 03, 2015 at the age of 72. Beloved Husband of the late Thelma Makayan. Loving Father of Mayazelle E. Makayan and Geneva Domingo. Cherished Grandfa...
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Wendy Cintron-Rivera
Wendy Cintron-Rivera passed away on Thursday, December 03, 2015 at the age of 44. Beloved Wife of Manuel Jesus Rivera. Also survived by numerous loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mass of...
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Rudolph Caronia
Rudolph Caronia passed away on Friday, November 20, 2015 at the age of 60. Beloved Husband of Ingrid Caronia. Loving Father of Ian Caronia. Private Cremation held on Wednesday November 25, 2015 at ...
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Kevin Patrick Beirne
Kevin Patrick Beirne passed away on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at the age of 51. Beloved Husband of Corinne Beirne. Loving Father of Kennedy Beirne. Devoted Son of Anne and the late Luke (Linda) Be...
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Jack Buttner
Jack Buttner passed away on Monday, November 23, 2015 at the age of 83. Mr. Buttner was a United States Army Veteran who served during the Korean Conflict. Funeral Services were held at Papavero Fu...
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Irene Zebzda
Irene Zebzda passed away on Friday, November 20, 2015 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of the late Edward Zebzda. Loving Mother of Ed Zebzda and Diane Coe and Mother-in-Law of Edward Coe. Cherished G...
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Catherine R. Morsa
Catherine R. Morsa passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late Vincent Morsa. Loving Mother of Frank Roma and the late Andrew Morsa. Mass of Christian Burial...
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Barbara M. Simon
Barbara M. Simon passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of the late Jack H. Simon. Loving Mother of Joanne Simon and Paul F. Simon. Cherished Adopted Grandmother...
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Ursula Gliszczynski
Ursula Gliszczynski passed away on Friday, November 20, 2015 at the age of 90. Beloved Wife of the late Mike Gliszczynski. Loving Mother of Rosemarie, Longin, Alina, Ted, Jan, Wanda and the late Ze...
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An ambulance proceeds through the Narrows roadblock near Burns, Ore., as FBI agents have surrounded the remaining four occupiers at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, on Wednesday, Feb.10, 2016. The four are the last remnants of an armed group that seized the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on Jan. 2 to oppose federal land-use policies. (Thomas Boyd/The Oregonian via AP)The four armed activists who on Wednesday night were surrounded by the FBI at a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon have remained on the site despite the arrests of group leader Ammon Bundy and others Jan. 26 on a remote road outside the refuge. The tense standoff between the FBI and the four occupiers was being livestreamed on the Internet. Late Wednesday the occupiers said they would turn themselves in Thursday morning.


2016-02-11 01:40:00 -0500

Oregon State Police monitor a checkpoint on Highway 78 approximately 4 miles from the Malheur Wildlife Refuge Headquarters near Burns, Oregon on January 28, 2016The FBI has surrounded the last four demonstrators holed up in a weeks-long armed siege at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, US authorities said. Negotiations between the occupiers and the FBI were ongoing and no shots had been fired, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said, on the 40th day of the standoff. The siege at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge began on January 2 when protest leader Ammon Bundy and 30 armed followers, most of them from other US states, took over the site to demonstrate against federal land policies.


2016-02-11 01:26:30 -0500
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The powerful agency that manages development on California's coastline fired its executive Wednesday after a lengthy and, at times, emotionally charged meeting that veered from accusations about the influence of developers and lobbyists to discussions on the mundane inner workings of government.
2016-02-11 01:16:13 -0500