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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 | 28 28 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 | 31 31 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 | 34 34 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 | 38 38 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 | 90 90 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 | 124 124 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 | 135 135 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 | 195 195 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 | 241 241 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 | 257 257 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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Gloria Donaldson
Gloria Donaldson of Ridgewood NY passed away on Friday, November 13, 2015 at the age of 68. Devoted Mother of Karen M. Sweeney, Stacey E Cerniglia. Grandmother of Kristin, Cadence, Hanna. Graveside...
Nov 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
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James A. Bergendele
James A. Bergendele passed away on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at the age of 71. Beloved Father of Carol Bergendele. Loving Son of Helen Bergendele. Dear Friend to Many. Mass of Christian Burial was...
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Marie Angiolillo
Marie Angiolillo passed away on Friday, November 6, 2015 at the age of 93. Beloved Wife of the late Louis Angiolillo. Loving Mother of Lucy Cooper. Cherished Grandmother of Jeffrey. Dear Sister of ...
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John Fox
John Fox passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at the age of 83. Beloved Husband of Cheryl Fox. Loving Father of Jeanie Fox & Henry Schiller, Sandra & Robert Cocchi, Michael Fox, and John Jr. ...
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Giovanni M. Volpe
Giovanni M. Volpe passed away on Friday, November 13, 2015 at the age of 83. Beloved Husband of Marie Volpe. Loving Father of Angela Romano and Domenica Lisi, and Stepfather of Doretta Risolo and V...
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Lorraine Doak (nee Schramm)
Lorraine Doak (nee Schramm)passed away on November 1, 2015 .Beloved wife of Bill. Loving mother of Bill Jr. and Doug. Cherished grandmother of 3. Dear sister of Pauline & Fred. Memorial Contributio...
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Marie Angiolillo
Marie Angiolillo passed away on Friday, November 6, 2015 at the age of 93. Beloved Wife of the late Louis Angiolillo. Loving Mother of Lucy Cooper. Cherished Grandmother of Jeffrey. Dear Sister of ...
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Charles Mastandrea
Charles Mastandrea passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of the late Grace Mastandrea. Loving Father of Tony Mastandrea and Carol Taiano, and Father-in-Law of Ca...
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Timothy Fuerst
Timothy Fuerst passed away on Sunday, November 01, 2015 at the age of 50. Beloved Son of Joan and the late Joseph Fuerst. Loving Brother of Donna & Andrew Czyz, Elizabeth & Rudolph Fristachi and th...
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Walter M. Kwiecinski
Walter M. Kwiecinski passed away on October 30, 2015 . Beloved husband of Leocadia (nee Kwiatkowski). Loving father of Veronica, Alice and Eugene. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Holy Cross...
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Monica Aleksey
Monica Aleksey passed away October 20th, 2015 at the age of 59 years. Beloved Sister of Edward, Stephen and Raymond Aleksey. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Prayer Service at Kodis Funera...
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Timothy Fuerst
Timothy Fuerst passed away on Sunday, November 01, 2015 at the age of 50. Beloved Son of Joan and the late Joseph Fuerst. Loving Brother of Donna & Andrew Czyz, Elizabeth & Rudolph Fristachi and th...
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Charles Mastandrea
Charles Mastandrea passed away on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of the late Grace Mastandrea. Loving Father of Tony Mastandrea and Carol Taiano, and Father-in-Law of Ca...
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Ruth Kempisty
Ruth Kempisty Second Anniversary in Heaven September 24, 1918-October 29, 2013 You can only have one mother Patient kind and true: No other friend in all the world, Will be the same to you. When ot...
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Eleanor Taubenberger
Eleanor Taubenberger passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the age of 97. Beloved Wife of the late George Taubenberger. Loving Mother of Eleanore L. Taubenberger. Private Cremation was held ...
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In this images from video provided by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a toddler participates in a speech perception experiment in a laboratory at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C.. The toddler was conditioned to put a block in the bucket whenever she heard the “target” word. From the cacophony of day care to the buzz of TV and electronic toys, noise is more distracting to a child's brain than an adult's, and new research shows it can hinder how youngsters learn. In fact, one of the worst offenders when a tot's trying to listen is other voices babbling in the background, researchers said Saturday at a meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. (Emily Buss/University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill via AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — From the cacophony of day care to the buzz of TV and electronic toys, noise is more distracting to a child's brain than an adult's — and it can hinder how youngsters learn.


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By Orhan Coskun and Daren Butler ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's military shelled Kurdish militia targets in northern Syria on Saturday, a Turkish government source said, hours after Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu warned that Ankara would act if it faced a threat from across the border. The shelling took place after the Kurdish fighters, backed by Russian bombing raids, drove Syrian rebels from a former military air base near the Turkish border. "The Turkish Armed Forces fired shells at PYD positions in the Azaz area," the source told Reuters, referring to the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), regarded by Ankara as a terrorist organization.
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Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton speaks at the state's Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) party's Humphrey-Mondale dinner, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in St. Paul, Minn (AP Photo/Jim Mone)Washington (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are not so different on immigration policy. That's the message a Republican group is pushing in a new online ad aimed at voters in the coming Nevada Democratic presidential contest.


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