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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 | 16 16 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 | 18 18 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 | 21 21 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 | 26 26 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 | 79 79 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 | 113 113 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 | 123 123 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 | 183 183 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 | 233 233 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 | 248 248 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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Frank Wroblewski
Frank Wroblewski passed away on Monday, November 08, 2010 at the age of 72. He was the beloved Husband of the late Ann. Loving Father of John Wroblewski, Ann Marie Cosme, Joseph Wroblewski, Thomas ...
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Peter A. Cozeolino “Skippy”
Peter A. Cozeolino “Skippy” passed away on Tuesday, November 09, 2010 at the age of 85. He was the beloved Husband of the late Anna. Loving Father of Joseph Cozeolino, Marianne Panico, Carol Cozeol...
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Thomas Assante
Thomas Assante passed away on Monday, November 08, 2010 at the age of 76. He was the beloved Husband of Dolores. Loving Father of Joseph, Thomas and Antoinette. Cherished Grandfather of Michael. Mr...
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Margaret I. Zero
Margaret I. Zero passed away on Monday, November 08, 2010 at the age of 94. She was the beloved Wife of the late Anthony M. Loving Mother of Angela Z. Reddin. Dear Sister of Lucy N. Palladino. Cher...
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Dolores Marino
Dolores Marino passed away on Tuesday, November 02, 2010 at the age of 60. She was the beloved Wife of the late Salvatore. Loving Mother of Salvatore, Adam, Joseph and Anthony and Mother-in-law of ...
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Beatrice Pask
Beatrice Pask of Ridgewood passed away on October 30, 2010 at the age of 81. A native of Georgia, Decatur. She was the devoted Aunt of Linda and Joanne. Daughter of Peter and Anna. Sister of Janet....
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Anthony Mendola
Anthony Mendola passed away on Saturday, November 06, 2010 at the age of 71. He was the beloved Husband of the late Rosaria J. Loving Father of Linda Mendola and Angela Santangelo and Father-in-Law...
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Eleanor DeLuca
Eleanor DeLuca passed away on Thursday, November 04, 2010 at the age of 81. She was the beloved Wife of the late Salvatore. Loving Mother of Janet Lewicki, Jane Clausner and Joan-Marie Dowling. Che...
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Mary F. Anderson
Mary F. Anderson, 81, formerly of Maspeth, passed away on Tuesday, November 2, 2010. She was the widow of George C. Anderson, beloved mother of Christopher Anderson, Linda McDonold, and Nancy Arche...
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Courtney Andrew Sorensen
Memorial Remembrance Notice In Memory of Courtney Andrew Sorensen of Glendale on November 7, 2010. The Third Anniversary of his passing. He is remembered by his be- loved mother, Robin McGill. “Und...
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Helen Eggers
Helen Eggers, 88, of Middle Village, Queens, passed away on Thursday, October 28, 2010. She was the loving wife of the late Carl Eggers, beloved sister of the late John, Anne and Alphonse, beloved ...
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Renato Reale
Renato Reale passed away on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at the age of 87. He was the beloved husband of Teresa, loving father of Remo and Linda and father-in-law of Katherine, and cherished grandfath...
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Helen Lefko
Helen Lefko passed away on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at the age of 93. She was the beloved wife of the late William L., loving mother of Janet Lefko, Lauren Fahy and Mark Lefko, cherished grandmoth...
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Elisabeth Schoener
Elisabeth Schoener passed away on Sunday, October 31,2010 at the age of 85. She was the beloved sister of the late Josef, dear cousin of Johann, Maria and Anna of Germany and loving friend of the B...
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Mary Worthman
Memorial Remembrance Notice In Memory of Mary Worthman of Sunnyside on October 30, 2010, the First Anniversary of her passing. She is remembered by her beloved daugh- ters, Wilda McDonnell and Jane...
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U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Yellen testifies at the House Financial Services Committee in WashingtonBy Howard Schneider and Ann Saphir WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve's carefully scripted decision to raise interest rates last December, and begin a return to "normal" policy, may now become a nightmare for the U.S. central bank if an economic downturn forces a return to unconventional methods. Fed chair Janet Yellen told lawmakers this week she was studying ways to "be prepared" in the event the current slide in world stock markets, concern about financial sector stress, and slowing economic growth all translate into a recession or another financial crisis.


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Democratic U.S. presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks as Senator Bernie Sanders listens at the PBS NewsHour Democratic presidential candidates debate in MilwaukeeBy John Whitesides MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed sharply in a debate on Thursday over their support for President Barack Obama, with Sanders accusing Clinton of "a low blow" after she compared him to Republicans. As the Democratic race moves to states with large minority populations, both candidates openly courted black and Hispanic votes during a debate that was far more restrained and cordial than last week's contentious debate in New Hampshire. In the sharpest exchange of the night, Clinton attacked Sanders for being too critical of Obama, who is extremely popular with the black voters who will play a big role in the outcome in South Carolina and other upcoming nominating contests.


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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 1998, file time exposure photo, a meteor streaks through the sky over Joshua trees and rocks at Joshua Tree National Monument in Southern California's Mojave Desert. President Barack Obama is granting national monument status to nearly 1.8 million acres of scenic California desert wilderness, including land that would connect what is now Joshua Tree National Park to other established national monuments and national parks in the area. Obama, in California this week for a fund-raising swing, plan to make the announcement Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama is granting national monument status to nearly 1.8 million acres of scenic Southern California desert, a move the White House says will maintain in perpetuity the region's fragile ecosystem and natural resources, as well as provide recreational opportunities for hikers, campers, hunters and others.


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