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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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George A. Corchia
George A. Corchia passed away on Friday, December 30, 2011 at the age of 81. He was the beloved Husband of Mary. Loving Father of Anna Wiley, Vanessa Corchia, George Corchia and Victor Corchia and ...
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Libera Polizzotto
Libera Polizzotto passed away on January 1st, 2011 at the age of 91 years. Beloved Sister of Charles Polizzotto. Dear Aunt of Nicholas and Gerard Romano, Salvatore, Leonard, Salvatore and Rosario P...
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Matthew F. Norton Jr.
Matthew F. Norton Jr. passed away on Friday, December 23, 2011 at the age of 75. He was the beloved Husband of Mary Ann Norton. Loving Father of Matthew Norton, Jimmy Norton and Maura Bistro. Cheri...
Dec 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enza Taranto
Enza Taranto passed away on Friday, December 23, 2011 at the age of 79. She was the beloved Wife of Vito Taranto. Loving Mother of Franca and Fina Salvo and Mother-in-Law of Giuseppe. Cherished Gra...
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Jeannette Mitchell
Jeannette Mitchell passed away on Monday, December 19, 2011 at the age of 82. She was the loving Mother of Charles Mitchell, Patricia Seed and Dianne Scricia. Cherished Grandmother of Melanie, John...
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Louise Caputo
Louise Caputo passed away on Monday, December 19, 2011 at the age of 89. She was the loving Mother of John Caputo and Nicholas M. Caputo and Mother-in-Law of Virginia. Cherished Grandmother of Mich...
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Ellen T. Holman
Ellen T. Holman of Middle Village passed away on December 25, 2011 at the age of 90. She was the beloved Wife of the late Edward. Devoted Mother of Edward and Ottilie. Dear Sister of Grace, Thomas ...
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Isidoro B. Meogrossi
Isidoro B. Meogrossi passed away on Friday, December 16, 2011 at the age of 88. He was the beloved Husband of the late Maria Grazia Meogrossi. Loving Father of Agostina A. Meogrossi. Interment at C...
Dec 20, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Juliette Walter
Juliette Walter passed away on Friday, December 16 2011 at the age of 82. She was the beloved Wife of the late Alexander. Loving Mother of Alex and Doug and Mother-in-Law of Liz and Joan. Cherished...
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Luisa Grancio
Luisa Grancio passed away on Friday December 16, 2011 at the age of 88. She was the beloved Wife of Michael Grancio. Loving Mother of James Grancio, Michael Grancio and Connie Ziccardi. Cherished G...
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Margaret R. Bass
Margaret R. Bass passed away on Thursday, December 15, 2011 at the age of 82. She was the beloved Wife of the late Carl. Loving Mother of Regina B. Vertuccio, Antonio, Benny, Bernadette and the lat...
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Marie Rubino
Marie Rubino passed away on Thursday, December 15, 2011 at the age of 85. She was the Beloved Wife of the late Ross Rubino. Loving Mother of Ralph Rubino, Joseph Rubino and Rosemaria R. Cesare and ...
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Jose Enrique Burgos
Jose Enrique Burgos passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at the age of 67. He was the beloved Husband of the late Awilda Burgos. Loving Father of Gabriela Burgos and Father-in-Law of David. ...
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Margaret Phillips
Margaret Phillips passed away on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at the age of 94. She was the beloved Wife of the late Robert Phillips. Loving Mother of Peggy Ann Phillips, Maureen Phillips, Patricia D...
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Constance Jordan
Constance Jordan passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at the age of 91. Private Cremation was held on Friday December 16, 2011 at Fresh Pond Crematory, Middle Village, NY under the direction...
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A sign thanking the FBI hangs in Burns, OregonBy 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 in 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.


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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan listens to a question during a news conference after the bi-monthly monetary policy review in MumbaiBy Suvashree Choudhury and Neha Dasgupta MUMBAI (Reuters) - In a video conference in mid-2014, Indian central bank governor Raghuram Rajan told employees that he wanted to hire talented external candidates and improve the quality of research at the 81-year-old central bank. The proposals, described to Reuters by three officials who heard Rajan speak, would hardly seem out of place in any major institution on the planet. "(The) entire process is being hurried up," a protest letter written United Forum of Reserve Bank Officers and Employees, the central bank’s staff union, read, according to a copy seen by Reuters at the time.


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Diplomats aim for temporary Syria truce in a weekMUNICH (AP) — Diplomats trying to secure a ceasefire for the civil war in Syria fell short early Friday in organizing a truce but agreed to try to work out details and implement a temporary "cessation of hostilities" in a week's time. The deal appeared to be the result of a compromise between the United States, which had wanted an immediate ceasefire, and Russia, which had proposed one to start on March 1.


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