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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 | 43 43 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 | 94 94 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 | 129 129 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 | 140 140 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 | 200 200 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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Ivan Damyanoff
Ivan Damyanoff passed away on Saturday, July 09, 2011 at the age of 78. He was the beloved Husband of Dora P. Loving Stepfather of Nadya Siriyska. Dear Brother of Damyan. Mr. Damyanoff was United S...
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Michael L. Boscaino
Michael L. Boscaino passed away on Friday, July 08, 2011 at the age of 84. He was the beloved Brother of Mario and Yolanda Ingenito. Cherished Uncle of Frances Fisher, Robert Ingenito and Michael I...
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Stephanie Vigorito
Stephanie Vigorito passed away on Thursday, July 07, 2011 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Fred. Loving Mother of Gabriel Vigorito, Mary Marino, Patricia Padgett and Linda Giu...
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Rosemarie Hayes
Rosemarie Hayes passed away on July 7, 2011 at the age of 69. She was the beloved Wife of John. Loving Mother of Thomas, Ann Marie, Cathryn, Margaret. Cherished Grandmother of Sean, Patrick, Daniel...
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Anthony “Tony”Imperato
Anthony “Tony”Imperato passed away on Tuesday, July 05, 2011 at the age of 73. He was the beloved Husband of Minna. Loving Father of Lynne DeMattia, Anthony Imperato and Lisa Murillo and Father-in-...
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Walter Lukowski
Walter Lukowski passed away on July 8, 2011 at the age of 84. He was the loving Father of Celeste and Denise. Cherished Grandfather of Celeste Anne. Dear Brother of Frank and Stella. Also survived ...
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Rev. John D. O’Halloran
Rev. John D. O’Halloran passed away on July 1st , 2011 at the age of 82. A proud Army Veteran. Dear Brother of George. Born Bay Ridge, Brooklyn September 8, 1928. Public School, High School, Theolo...
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Joseph G. Micholocyk
Joseph G. Micholocyk passed away on June 25, 2011 at the age of 70. He was the Husband of Elizabeth. Devoted father of Joseph and John. Dear Uncle of Andrew, Catherine, Todd and Robert. Dear Brothe...
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Rosa D’Erasmo
Rosa D’Erasmo passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at the age of 51. She was the beloved Sister of Frank D’Erasmo. Cherished Daughter of the late Giuseppe and Ippolita. Loving Niece and Cousin to...
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Helena Lammer
Helena Lammer passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at the age of 93. She was the beloved Wife of the late Haakon Lammer. Loving Mother of Viggo A. Lammer. Cherished Aunt. Former President of the ...
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Sadie Tangredi
Sadie Tangredi passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Nicholas. Loving Mother of Robert Tangredi and Mother-in-Law of Connie. Cherished Aunt ...
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Helen L. Hertel
Helen L. Hertel passed away on Monday, June 20, 2011 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Howard. Loving Mother of Howard Hertel, Lyndsey Queliz and Corliss Cleveland. Cherished G...
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Jack Viola
Jack Viola passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at the age of 83. He was the beloved Husband of the late Irene. Loving Father of Jacqueline Koo and Jeffrey F. Viola and Father-in-Law of Andy. Ch...
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Benjamin Henry Brighenti
Benjamin Henry Brighenti passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at the age of 75. Place of death Martinez, CA. He was the beloved Brother of Eileen Egan, Lorraine Gioeli and Gloria Fabian. Cherished...
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Pedro L. Oliva
Pedro L. Oliva passed away on Friday, June 17, 2011 at the age of 71. He was the beloved Husband of Lidia B. Oliva. Loving Father of Pablo, Marcello and the late Christian. Cherished Grandfather of...
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An American flag flies at half-staff in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building in honor of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as the sun rises in Washington, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016. Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)WASHINGTON (AP) — A presidential proclamation has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff at the Supreme Court, the White House and elsewhere in honor of the late Justice Antonin Scalia.


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By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel voiced doubt on Sunday that an international ceasefire plan for Syria would succeed, suggesting a sectarian partition of the country was inevitable and perhaps preferable. While formally neutral on the five-year civil war racking its neighbor, Israel has some sway among the world powers that have mounted armed interventions and which on Friday agreed on a "cessation of hostilities" to begin within a week. The deal, clinched at a Munich security conference, is already beset by recriminations between Russia, which backs Syrian President Bashar al-Assad militarily and wants to see his rule restored, and Western powers that have called for change in Damascus involving select opposition groups.
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A Red Crescent aid convoy enters Wafideen Camp, which is controlled by Syrian government forces, to deliver aid into the rebel held besieged city of Douma, Damascus suburbs, SyriaBy Tom Perry and Noah Barkin BEIRUT/MUNICH (Reuters) - The Turkish army shelled Kurdish militia in northern Syria for a second day on Sunday, while Russia made clear it would continue bombing Syrian rebel targets, raising doubts that a planned ceasefire would bring much relief. Major powers agreed on Friday to a limited cessation of hostilities in Syria but the deal does not take effect until the end of this week and was not signed by any warring parties - the Damascus government and numerous rebel factions fighting it. Russian bombing raids directed at rebel groups are meanwhile helping the Syrian army to achieve what could be its biggest victory of the war in the battle for Aleppo, the country's largest city and commercial hub before the conflict.


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