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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 | 247 247 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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Kristaq Matua
Kristaq Matua passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at the age of 61. He was the beloved Husband of Julia. Loving Father of Angela and Nancy. Cherished Son of Vangjeli. Dear Brother of Jeta and ...
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Jeanie Chan
Jeanie Chan passed away on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at the age of 77. She was the beloved Mother of the late Michael Chan. Loving Sister of Peggy Loiacono. Cherished Aunt of Lisa, Cheryl and Micha...
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Neil Edward O’Neill
Neil Edward O’Neill, 70, died at his home in Lake Wylie, South Carolina, on February 14, 2012. A memorial mass will be held at St. Ignatius Martyr Church in Long Beach (721 West Broadway) on the mo...
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Julio Estien
Julio Estien passed away on Friday, March 09, 2012 at the age of 54. Beloved Husband of Maryann Santora. Loving Father of Danielle and Joseph Julio. Dear Son of Cecilia. Cherished Uncle of Joshua. ...
Mar 13, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Karma Lama
Karma Lama passed away on Wednesday, March 07, 2012 at the age of 51. He was the beloved Husband of Tsewang Lama. Loving Father of Karma D. Lama and Tashi Lhamo Lama. Funeral Services were held at ...
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Edward J. Barry
Edward J. Barry passed away on Monday, March 05, 2012 at the age 65. Loving Brother of Patricia Caffrey and Brother-in-Law of Dan. Cherished Uncle of Dianne, Deirdre, Dan, Bill, Ann, Luke and Brook...
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Mary Majkowski
Mary Majkowski of Maspeth passed away on March 10, 2012 at the age of 96. A native of Queens NY. She was the beloved Wife of the late Frank. Loving Mother of Irene Jacobusky. She was a member of th...
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Neil Edward O’Neill
Neil Edward O’Neill, 70, died at his home in Lake Wylie, South Carolina, on February 14, 2012. Mr. O’Neill was born February 15, 1941 in Brooklyn, NY to the late George and Marian Jacobson O’Neill....
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Geraldine Casella
Geraldine Casella passed away on Saturday, March 03, 2012 at the age of 74. She was the beloved Wife of the late August J. Casella. Loving Mother of Michael Casella, Steven Casella and Gina Dropp a...
Mar 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vincentia Keras
Vincentia Keras passed away on Thursday, March 01, 2012 at the age of 71. She was the beloved Wife of Michael S. Keras. Loving Mother of Susan M. Kennedy, Melissa Keras Donaghy and the late Gregory...
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Anne Davis
Anne Davis passed away on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at the age of 93. She was the beloved Wife of the late James. Loving Sister of Catherine Pilszynski. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at A...
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Henry Buonocore
Henry Buonocore passed away on February 26, 2012 at the age of 88. He was the dear brother of Lucy Adragna, Josephine Borsellino, Rose Giamamarino also survived by nieces & nephews. Service was off...
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George R. Giedman
George R. Giedman passed away on February 27, 2012 at the age of 89 years. Beloved Husband of Dorothy. Loving Father of Marilyn and George. Dear Grandfather of two. Funeral Mass at Transfiguration ...
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Theresa Ciraolo
Theresa Ciraolo passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at the age of 89. She was the beloved Wife of the late Joseph Ciraolo. Loving Mother of Peter Ciraolo and Anna Guidice and Mother-in-Law o...
Feb 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joan Marie Rosbeck
Joan Marie Rosbeck passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at the age of 80. She was the beloved Wife of Robert E. Rosbeck. Loving Mother of Lynn Pope and the late Janice Mclntyre and Mother-in...
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national news
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage figured Democrats would shoot down his choice for education commissioner, so he withdrew the nomination. And on Thursday, he named himself to lead the department instead.
2016-02-11 18:35:44 -0500

Cliven Bundy is pictured in this undated booking handout image provided by the Multnomah County Sheriff's OfficeBy Jimmy Urquhart BURNS, Ore. (Reuters) - The four holdouts in the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon surrendered on Thursday with the last protester repeatedly threatening suicide during a dramatic final phone call with mediators before he gave up, ending the 41-day standoff. David Fry, 27, stayed behind for more than an hour and told supporters by phone he had not agreed with the other three to leave the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon.


2016-02-11 18:32:14 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — A key House Republican is renewing a GOP push to allow drug tests for low-income food stamp recipients, a move to help states like Wisconsin, where Gov. Scott Walker has sued the federal government to permit screening.
2016-02-11 18:26:31 -0500