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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 | 2 2 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 | 3 3 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 | 15 15 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 | 19 19 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 | 71 71 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 | 106 106 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 | 116 116 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 | 174 174 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 | 226 226 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 | 241 241 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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John Caciola
John Caciola passed away on Friday, February 03, 2012 at the age of 83. Beloved Husband of Marie. Loving Father of Joan Turley, Mariane Todaro and Joseph and Father–in-Law of Robert and Joan. Cheri...
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Anna Sulka (nee Chehovich)
Anna Sulka (nee Chehovich) passed away January 28th, 2012 at the age of 103 years & 8 months. Beloved Wife of the late Michael. Beloved Mother of her late daughters and son-in-Laws Marie & George S...
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Edward Stoehrer
Edward Stoehrer Husband of the late Edith Vanderberg Stoehrer, devoted father of Kathleen and Richard, Father-in-Law to Diane. Devoted grandfather to Kenneth (husband to Mary) Colleen (wife to John...
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Dennis J. Kelly
Dennis J. Kelly passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at the age of 63. Beloved Father of Danielle Santoro and Shane Kelly. Cherished Grandfather of Isabella and Vincent. Loving Brother of Raymon...
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Angelina Vessa
Angelina Vessa passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at the of 96. Beloved Wife of the late Benjamin. Loving Mother of Ralph Vessa and Rosemarie Bamonte and Mother-in-Law of Joanne and Carmine. ...
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Luigi Viaggio
Luigi Viaggio passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at the age of 62. He was the beloved Husband of Mattia Viaggio. Loving Father of Maria Antonella Viaggio-Giovanni, Daniela Viaggio and Nicol...
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Arthur G. Soldinger
Arthur G. Soldinger of Middle Village N.Y. passed away on January 29, 2012 at the age of 87. A proud World War II Veteran. He was the beloved husband of Elfriede. Devoted father of Wayne, Arlene Di...
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Vincent J. Kwasnicki
Vincent J. Kwasnicki passed away on January 27th, 2012 at the age of 61 years. Beloved Husband of Arleen. Devoted Father of Kristen and Vincent J. Jr. Dear Brother of William. Also survived by Ches...
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Anna Sulka (nee Chehovich)
Anna Sulka (nee Chehovich) passed away January 28th, 2012 at the age of 103 years & 8 months. Beloved Wife of the late Michael. Loving Mother of Barbara Bonomi and her husband Gary. Also survived b...
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Edward S. Dimidok
Edward S. Dimidok passed away January 3rd, 2012 at the age of 58 years. Beloved Brother of Ronald A. Dimidok and Wife Dawn. Dear Uncle of Ronald Dimidok. A Private Cremation was held on January 11t...
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Leocadia Revuelta
Leocadia Revuelta passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2012 at the age of 96. She was the beloved wife of the late Zoilo. Loving Mother of Martha Mayo, Jorge Fabre and the late Ernesto Revuelta. Ch...
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Theo Walter
Theo Walter passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2012 at the age of 72. He was the beloved Husband of Josefa. Mr. Walter was a United States Army Veteran who served during the Vietnam War. Funeral ...
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Ugo Verzella
Ugo Verzella passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at the age of 87. Beloved Husband of Jennie. Funeral Services were offered at Papavero Funeral Home on Monday January 23, 2012 Interment follow...
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Edward Joseph Walsh
Edward Joseph Walsh (87) of North Port Fl. passed away on Saturday January 14th, 2012. Ed and his family were former residents of Maspeth Queens. Ed was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus...
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Theresa Yodice (nee Sangirardi)
Theresa Yodice (nee Sangirardi) passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at the age of 92. Born May 26, 1919 in Brooklyn, New York. Entered Into Eternal Rest on January 10, 2012 Beloved Wife of the...
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Traders work on the floor of the NYSEYellen acknowledged that tightening financial conditions and uncertainty about China posed risks to the U.S. economy, but told Congress she does not expect the central bank to reverse the rate hike program it began in December.


2016-02-10 15:28:07 -0500

File photo of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina listening to a question at the New Hampshire GOP's FITN Presidential town hall in Nashua.By Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former business executive Carly Fiorina are ending their campaigns for the 2016 Republican nomination, narrowing the field of rivals facing businessman Donald Trump for the right to compete in the Nov. 8 presidential election. Fellow Republican Fiorina, a former Hewlett Packard chief executive, said in a Facebook post she would suspend her campaign. Trump's remaining opponents, most of them mainstream Republicans, will likely benefit from their departures, which leaves seven Republicans from a field that once had 17 candidates.


2016-02-10 15:27:10 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday approved legislation to clarify the Environmental Protection Agency's authority to notify the public about danger from lead in their drinking water — the first action by Congress to respond to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
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