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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 | 27 27 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 | 30 30 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 | 32 32 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 | 36 36 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 | 89 89 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 | 123 123 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 | 134 134 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 | 194 194 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 | 240 240 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 | 256 256 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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Grace Scalise
Grace Scalise passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at the age of 88. Beloved Wife of the late Salvatore Scalise. Loving Mother of Michele Hasenbein and Mother-in-Law of Al. Cherished Grandm...
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Nelson A. Lugo
Nelson A. Lugo passed away on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at the age of 68. Beloved Father of Nelson A. Lugo and Melissa Lugo Landi. Cherished Grandfather of Enzo and Max. Dear Brother of Nilsa a...
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William Zengay
William Zengay passed away on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at the age of 58. Beloved Son of Alberto and Irma Zengay. Loving Brother of Albert Zengay. Mr. Zengay was a United States Air Force Veteran...
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Angela Costa
Angela Costa passed away on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at the age of 97. Beloved Wife of Pietro Costa. Loving Mother of Joseph Costa and Mother-in-Law of Patricia. Cherished Grandmother of Angela...
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Vito J. Razza
Vito J. Razza passed away on Monday, September 21, 2015 at the age of 84. Beloved Husband of Nina Callender, Paul Razza, Vito Razza and Alice Duddy and Father-in-Law of Gregory, Barbara and Chris. ...
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Walter H. Crowley
Walter H. Crowley July 27, 1932-September 24, 1985 30th Anniversary “You are not forgotten Walter dear, not will you ever be. As long as love and memory last, we will remember thee” “I am the resur...
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William S. Borysiuck
William S. Borysiuck passed away on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at the age of 90. Beloved Brother of the late Anthony Borysiuck. Loving Cousin of Jean Damaduk, Lorraine & Dean Parmelee, John & Jea...
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Ann Burke
Ann Burke, known as Nancy to family and friends, passed away at Forest Hills Hospice on September 5th at the age of 72. She was a lifelong resident of Maspeth. She is survived by 2 sisters, Maureen...
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Margherita DiColandrea
Margherita DiColandrea passed away on Saturday, September 05, 2015 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of Domenico DiColandrea. Loving Mother of Maria Krasevec, Domenick DiColandrea and Anthony DiColand...
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Juan Loja
Juan Loja passed away on Saturday, September 05, 2015 at the age of 74. Beloved Husband of Nelly M. Cabrera. Loving Father of Johnny, Louis and Juan. Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral ...
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Brian J. Sabanofsky
Brian J. Sabanofsky passed away on Sunday, September 06, 2015 at the age of 58. Beloved Husband of Theresa Galang-Sabanofsky. Private Cremation was held on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Fresh Pon...
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Beatrice Spinelli
Beatrice Spinelli passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at the age of 94. Loving Mother of Theresa Tarlowe, Carolyn D’Amelio, Joseph Spinelli and Robert Spinelli, and Mother-in-Law of Joel, D...
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Isabelle Johnson
Isabelle Johnson passed away on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at the age of 81. Beloved Wife of the late George Johnson. Loving Mother of George Johnson, Kim Russo and June Stinett. Cherished Grandm...
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Lawrence J. Zeiss
Lawrence J. Zeiss passed away on September 5th 2015 at the age of 82. He was the beloved companion of Jean Leonard. Loving son of Lawrence & Cathrine. Dear brother of Anna Ingenito, Cathleen Sokasi...
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Gladys R. Kodis
Gladys R. Kodis passed away on September 4th, 2015 at the age of 96. Beloved wife of the late August W., Devoted mother of Gladys, Landolfi and Edward A. Loving grandmother of Marilyn, Faroni, and ...
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By Kizito Makoye DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It's 7:45 in the morning and Zulfa Khalid, a student at Mugabe Secondary School in Dar es Salaam, is stuck at Tegeta bus terminal, sweating in the rising heat having waited more than two hours to get on a bus. Fifteen-year-old Khalid is among hundreds of thousands of students in Tanzania's largest city who suffer taunts and abuse at the hands of conductors on crowded buses, popularly known as dala dala, because they pay a reduced fare.
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Touadera and Dologuele face each other during a live television debate ahead of Sunday's second round election, in BanguiBy Joe Bavier BANGUI (Reuters) - Candidates for weekend elections in Central African Republic wrapped up campaigning on Friday with promises to put an end to years of religious and ethnic bloodshed in the impoverished nation. Voters will cast their ballots on Sunday in a presidential run-off between former prime ministers Anicet-Georges Dologuele and Faustin-Archange Touadera and vote in the re-run of a first round legislative poll which was cancelled over irregularities. Central African Republic has remained one of the world's most unstable nations since gaining independence from France more than five decades ago.


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UN peacekeepers from Burkina Faso patrol on election day in TimbuktuBy Tiemoko Diallo and Adama Diarra BAMAKO (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist militants attacked a U.N. base in the northern Mali town of Kidal with mortars and machine guns on Friday, killing three peacekeepers and wounding 30, United Nations and separatist sources said. The attack is a fresh sign of instability in the desert region that is home to Islamist groups including al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb who have staged increasingly bold raids in recent months and have targeted the U.N. base several times. "At about 7 a.m. (0700 GMT) the MINUSMA base in Kidal was the target of a complex attack which, according to provisional figures, caused the death of three blue helmets and around 30 wounded," Mahamat Saleh Annadif, the Mali representative of the U.N. secretary general, said in a statement.


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