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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 | 15 15 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 | 17 17 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 | 20 20 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 | 25 25 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 | 78 78 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 | 112 112 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 | 122 122 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 | 182 182 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 | 231 231 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 | 246 246 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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Regina I. Bologna
Regina I. Bologna passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at the age of 88. She was the beloved Wife of the late Vincent Bologna. Loving Mother of Jerry Bologna and Mother-in-Law of Dolores. Che...
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Kazimierz Kreft
Kazimierz Kreft passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at the age of 75. He was the beloved Husband of Laura E. Kreft. Loving Father of Carla Kreft, Laura H. Kreft, Paul Kreft and Howard Kreft....
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William Sullivan
William Sullivan passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2011 at the age of 76. He was the beloved Father of Kim Tirado and Pamela Sullivan and Father-in-Law of Ben. Cherished Grandfather of Matthew ...
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Arthur DiZinno
Arthur DiZinno passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2011 at the age of 60. He was the beloved Brother of Valerie Kelly and Helen Belsky. Cremation Service was held on Wednesday January 4, 2012 at ...
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Giuseppa Strocchia
Giuseppa Strocchia passed away on Tuesday, January 03, 2012 at the age of 90. She was the beloved Wife of the late Aniello. Loving Mother of Franco, Vittorio, Joseph, Antonio, Lucia and the late Pa...
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Luis Cortez
Luis Cortez passed away on Friday, December 30, 2011 at the age of 64. He was the beloved Husband of Gloria Herrera. Loving Father of Jocelyn, Hally and Luigi. Cherished Son of Claudina. Dear Broth...
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Paul Cattan
Paul Cattan passed away on Monday, January 02, 2012 at the age of 91. He was the beloved Husband of Theresa Cattan. Loving Father of Simon Cattan and Paul Cattan and Father-in-Law of Amira and Rosa...
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Elizabeth Carrano
Elizabeth Carrano passed away on Monday January 09, 2012 at the age of 83. She was the beloved Mother of Jeanette Damaduk and Liz Wilson and Mother-in-Law of John and Dan, Cherished Grandmother of ...
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Wolfgang Schlichtter
Wolfgang Schlichtter retired owner of Schlichtter Electric for 30 years passed away on January 7, 2012 at the age of 68 years. He was the beloved husband of Paula. Devoted Father of Robert. Dear Br...
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Joseph P. Nelson
Joseph P. Nelson passed away on January 4th, 2012 at the age of 72 years. Beloved Father of Diane Washburn. Dear Brother of Patricia Gibe, Kathy Finkbein and Tom Nelson. Cherished Grandfather of Le...
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Henry Herling
Henry Herling passed away on December 27, 2011 at the age of 81. Beloved Husband of Dorothy (nee Evans). Loving Father of Carole (Robert) Pesiri, James Herling & Jack (Patricia) Herling. Cherished ...
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Maria P. DeRossi
Maria P. DeRossi passed away on Sunday, December 25, 2011 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of the late Mario. Loving Mother of Filomena Cooper and Vincent DeRossi. Cherished Grandmother o...
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Rosina Costanzo
Rosina Costanzo passed away on Saturday, December 24, 2011 at the age of 86. She was the beloved Wife of the late Antonio. Loving Mother of Dominica Mazer and the late Yolanda Costanzo. Mass of Chr...
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Roger Dunphy
Roger Dunphy passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2011 at the age of 73. He was the beloved Husband of Kathleen. Loving Father of Roger Dunphy, Kay Dunphy, Chris Dunphy and Kim McGlynn and Father-...
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Sabino “Sam” J. Speranza
Sabino “Sam” J. Speranza passed away on Thursday, December 29, 2011 at the age of 77. He was the beloved Husband of Helen. Loving Father of Daniel (Kimberly) and Joann (Chuck). Cherished Grandfathe...
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The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation placing a permanent ban on states' taxing Internet access, sending the measure to President Barack Obama for signing into law. By a vote of 75-20, the Senate gave final approval to a bill toughening enforcement of U.S. duties on foreign goods, which contains the permanent extension of the "Internet Tax Freedom Act." The measure also would ban some taxes on digital goods and services and will put an end to a series of temporary extensions on the tax prohibitions. The legislation, however, fails to address calls for better enforcement of state sales tax collections related to Internet purchases, something that brick-and-mortar businesses have long sought.
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Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. boards a plane with his family and staff to leave Manchester, N.H., Wednesday Feb. 10, 2016, en route to South Carolina after the New Hampshire primary. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)OKATIE, S.C. (AP) — The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party's presidential nomination that could require a brokered national convention.


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Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., a leader of the civil rights movement, joins the Congressional Black Caucus Political Action Committee in endorsing Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as prominent African-American Democrats rush to her aid ahead of the Feb. 27 Democratic primary in South Carolina, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — Civil rights leader John Lewis on Thursday dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' 1960s work on racial equality, saying, "I never saw him. I never met him."


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