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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 | 23 23 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 | 26 26 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 | 28 28 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 | 32 32 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 | 85 85 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 | 119 119 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 | 130 130 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 | 190 190 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 | 238 238 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 | 253 253 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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Theresa O’Brien
Theresa O’Brien passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the age of 80. She was the loving Mother of Janet O’Brien, Sharon Velasquez and Geralyn Martorana and Mother-in-Law of John and the late T...
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Anthony R. Trezza
Anthony R. Trezza of Forest Hills passed away on April 24, 2012, from cancer. He was 89. Anthony was predeceased 10 months ago by Wade Taylor, his partner of over 50 years. He was also predeceased ...
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Joseph Soldano
Joseph Soldano passed away on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of the late Nancy Soldano. Loving Brother of Mary and Lenny and Brother-in-Law of Mary and Anna. Cherished ...
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Margaret Cassara
Margaret Cassara passed away on Monday, April 16, 2012 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph P. Cassara. Loving Mother of Andrew Cassara and Jane R. Ducey and Mother-in-Law of Rose Mary...
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Manuel Jacinto
Manuel Jacinto passed away on Monday, April 16, 2012 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of the late Alejandrina Latorre. Loving Father of Claudio Jacinto. Cherished Uncle of Denine Paris. Funeral Se...
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Louis V. Tucci
Louis V. Tucci passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at the age of 93. Beloved Husband of Dorothy Tucci. Loving Father of Bruce J. Tucci and Robert S. Tucci. Cherished Grandfather of Richard, Step...
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Marcella Mein
Marcella Mein passed away on April 21st, 2012 at the age of 90 years. Beloved Mother of Mary Picone and James and Robert Mein. Loving Grandmother of Eight and Cherished Great-Grandmother of five. F...
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Maryann Damm(née Weber)
Maryann Damm(née Weber), born December 22, 1929, currently residing in Farmingdale, after living her entire life in Woodhaven, Queens, passed away on April 23, 2012 at home. Wife of the late Albert...
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Joseph Geremia
Joseph Geremia passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at the age of 43. He was the beloved Husband of Marnie Geremia. Devoted Son of Madeline and the late Joseph Geremia. Dear Brother of Theresa A...
Apr 17, 2012 | 2 2 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charles G. Lentz
Charles G. Lentz passed away on Saturday April 14, 2012 at the age of 90. He was the beloved Husband of the late Dorothy Lentz. Loving Father of Charles, Charlotte and Cathy. Dear Stepfather of Ric...
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George S. Makris
George S. Makris passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at the age of 65. He was the loving Father of Elias Makris and Tania Makris. Beloved Husband of Ann Makris. Cherished Brother of Peter Makr...
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Wendell D. Evans
Wendell D. Evans passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at the age of 91. He was the beloved Husband of the late Josephine. Loving Father of Gary D. Evans and the late Linda, Janet and Bruce. Cher...
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Raymond Lovisa
Raymond Lovisa passed away on Monday, April 09, 2012 at the age of 92. He was the beloved Husband of Lydia Lovisa. Loving Father of Diane Iovino, Gloria McSavency and the late Patricia Lovisa. Cher...
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Josephine M. Squitieri
Josephine M. Squitieri passed away on Saturday, April 07, 2012 at the age of 83. She was the beloved Wife of the late Dominick Squitieri. Loving Mother of Tina Young and Mother-in-Law of Ken. Cheri...
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Olga Tofani
Olga Tofani passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at the age of 90. She was the beloved Wife of the late Edmondo Tofani. Loving Mother of Emma Tofani, Paula Salvo, Santa D’Avanzo and Rina Tofani....
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People wait in line to check luggage at the ABC Charters American Airlines flight to Havana, Cuba at Miami International Airport on December 19, 2014 in Miami, FloridaThe United States and Cuba will sign a bilateral agreement Tuesday to restore regular flights between the two countries after more than half a century, the State Department said. "While US law prohibits travel to Cuba for tourist activities, this arrangement will facilitate authorized travel," the State Department said Friday in a statement. The United States announced plans to resume the flights in December, on the one-year anniversary of the start of reconciliation between Washington and Havana.


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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets the crowd after speaking during a town hall meeting at Denmark Olar Elementary School in Denmark, S.C., Friday Feb. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times local):


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Pope Francis, left, reaches to embrace Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill after signing a joint declaration at the Jose Marti International airport in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. The two religious leaders met for the first-ever papal meeting, a historic development in the 1,000-year schism within Christianity. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, Pool)HAVANA (AP) — With a hug and an exclamation of "Finally!" Pope Francis met Friday with Patriarch Kirill in the first ever meeting between a pontiff and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, a historic development in the 1,000-year schism that has divided Christianity.


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