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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 | 22 22 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 | 25 25 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 | 27 27 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 | 31 31 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 | 1 1 comments | 84 84 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 | 118 118 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 | 129 129 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 | 189 189 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 | 237 237 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 | 252 252 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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Marian Jorglewich
Marian Jorglewich passed away December 15th, 2011. Beloved Mother of Maryanna Zero & Sal. Dear Sister of Bertha Kotwasinski, Peter and Edward Zaremba. Loving Grandmother of Joelle Matuszewski and H...
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Douglas W. Aleksey
Douglas W. Aleksey passed away December 12th, 2011. Beloved Husband of Nancy M. Devoted Father of Rebecca, Jonathan, Matthew and Mary. Dear Brother of Monica, Edward, Steven and Raymond Aleksey. A ...
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Mary Keegan Sheridan
Mary Keegan Sheridan passed away on Friday, December 09, 2011 at the age of 88. She was the beloved Wife of the late Eugene Sheridan and John Keegan. Loving Mother of Helen Brooks, Dyane Keegan, Ja...
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Robert Piazza
Robert Piazza passed away on Friday, December 02, 2011 at the age of 52. He was the beloved Brother of Anthony, Dana and the late Charles. Loving Uncle of Christopher Charles, Charles John, Alison ...
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Donna Pitcock
Donna Pitcock passed away at Jamaica Hospital on December 7, 2011. She was 59 and a resident of Woodhaven, NY. She is survived by her beloved Aunt Josephine Schoenborn and her cherished cousin Sall...
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Ann Mazurowski
Ann Mazurowski passed away December 2nd 2011 at the age of 71 years. Beloved Sister of Mary Shebelow and the late Rose Mazurowski. Loving Aunt of Susan, Diane and Christine. Great Aunt of Ian, Greg...
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Donatantonio Ciccotelli
Donatantonio Ciccotelli passed away on Saturday, December 03, 2011 at the age of 87. He was the beloved Husband of Carlina. Loving Father of Liliana, Concetta and Rosella and Father-in-Law of Mario...
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Leo J. Czyzak
Leo J. Czyzak passed away on Saturday, December 03, 2011 at the age of 86. He was the beloved Husband of Catherine. Loving Father of Mary Ann Sacco, Robert Czyzak, Rick Czyzak and Leo Jr. and Fathe...
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Vera Gary
Vera Gary passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2011 at the age of 84. She was the beloved Mother of Gregory Gary. Graveside Service was offered on Saturday 3, 2011 at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Maspet...
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Richard Markiewicz
Richard Markiewicz passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2011 at the age of 62 in Royal Palm Beach Florida. He was the beloved Husband of Maria Markiewicz. Loving Father of Thomas Markiewicz and Fa...
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Fannie Eliuk
Fannie Eliuk passed away November 20th, 2011 at the age of 99 years. Beloved Mother of Michael and Wife of Mary and Nicholas and Wife Marliese. Dear Mother-In-Law of Robert Ruggiero. Cherished Gran...
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Hannah M. Phillips
Hannah M. Phillips passed away on November 17, 2011 at the age of 93. Loving Mother of Patricia Nolty and James. Cherished Grandmother of seven, Dear Great-Grandmother of eight. Mass of Christian B...
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Victoria Marino
Victoria Marino passed away on Monday, November 28, 2011 at the age of 93. She was the beloved Wife of the late Paul Marino. Dear Sister of the late Sophie Duskin and Stella Olkowski. Cherished Aun...
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Barbara Kvartek
Barbara Kvartek passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at the age of 65. She was the beloved Wife of the late William Kvartek. Loving Mother of Dawn Mulvey and Matthew Kvartek. Cherished Grandmo...
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John Joseph Conroy
John Joseph Conroy passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at the age of 74. He was the beloved Husband of Kathleen M. Conroy. Loving Father of Colleen, John T., Timothy and Patricia and Father-I...
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By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura is very keen to hold a new round of peace talks after big powers agreed on a "cessation of hostilities", a U.N. spokesman said on Friday, but plans to reconvene the negotiations were still "cloudy". De Mistura abruptly suspended a first round of talks on Feb. 3, saying there was more work to be done by the big powers sponsoring the talks between the Syrian sides, but he hoped to bring them back to the table in Geneva by Feb. 25. The big powers, led by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, struck a deal in Munich early on Friday to start to bring an end to hostilities in a week and to provide rapid humanitarian access to a handful of besieged Syrian towns as a first step.
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Major and regional powers have pledged to help speed aid deliveries to besieged towns in Syria, but it is a very difficult and complicated process, the chairman of the working group said after its first meeting on Friday. The group, which includes Syria's allies Russia and Iran, had given "excellent feedback" and would meet again on Wednesday, Jan Egeland told reporters after a 3 hour meeting. "I sense now that all of the ISSG (International Syria Support Group) members want to get aid to the besieged areas and also the hard-to-reach areas," he said.
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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad pictured during an exclusive interview with AFP in the capital Damascus on February 11, 2016Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has vowed to retake the entire country but warned it could take a "long time," in an exclusive interview with AFP as international pressure grows for a ceasefire. Speaking at his office in Damascus, hours before a new ceasefire plan was announced early Friday by world powers in Munich, Assad said he backed peace talks but that negotiations do "not mean that we stop fighting terrorism". Regime forces backed by Russian air strikes have registered major advances in recent days, particularly in northern Aleppo province, where Assad said the army was seeking to sever the opposition's supply route from Turkey.


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