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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 | 19 19 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 | 21 21 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 | 24 24 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 | 28 28 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 | 81 81 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 | 115 115 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 | 126 126 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 | 186 186 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 | 234 234 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 | 250 250 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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Louise Friscia
Louise Friscia passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at the age of 98. She was the beloved Wife of the late Louis. Dear Sister of Ann Papa and Theresa Russo. Cherished Aunt and Great-Aunt of Numer...
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Mary Longano
Mary Longano passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at the age of 88. She was the beloved Wife of the late Peter. Loving Mother of Rosemary Mastropolo and Theresa Longano and Mother-in-Law of Dom...
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Marion Vecchione
Marion Vecchione passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2011 at the age of 84. She was the beloved Wife of Albert. Loving Mother of Camille Ficeto and Pat Vecchione and Mother-in-Law of Charles and Wanda...
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Caroline Odell
Caroline Odell passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2011 at the age of 68. She was the beloved Wife of Edward. Loving Mother of Joseph, Eddie Jr. and the late Robert. Cherished Grandmother of Robert Jr...
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Thomas Marotta
Thomas Marotta passed away on Sunday, May 01, 2011 at the age of 82. He was the beloved Brother of Angela O’Connor and Brother-in-Law of Herbert. Loving Uncle of Daniel O’Connor, Kerry O’Connor and...
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Thomas Marotta
Thomas Marotta passed away on Sunday, May 01, 2011 at the age of 82. He was the beloved Brother of Angela O’Connor and Brother-in-Law of Herbert. Loving Uncle of Daniel O’Connor, Kerry O’Connor and...
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Margaret Ann Ferraro
Ferraro, Margaret Ann on April 19, 2011. Resident of Middle Village. Loving mother of John Matuzak, Bridget Walsh, Laura D’Andrea and Angelo Inzerelli. Proud Grandmother of four grandchildren and o...
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Maureen Larkin
Maureen Larkin passed away on April 7, 2011 at the age of 58. She was the dear Sister of Kathleen Chavanne and John also survived by nieces, nephews & great nieces and nephews. Dear sister in-Law o...
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Carmela Sforza
Carmela Sforza passed away on Sunday, April 17, 2011 at the age of 98. She was the beloved Wife of the late Dominick. Dear Sister of the late Peter, Carmine, Patty, Angelina and Frank. Cherished Au...
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Salvatore Mannino
Salvatore Mannino passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at the age of 87. He was the beloved Husband of the late Josephine. Loving Father of Madeline Jordan and Teresa Pipitone and Father-in-Law ...
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Evelyn J. Barrese
Evelyn J. Barrese passed away on Monday, April 11, 2011 at the age 75. She was the beloved Wife of the late Emmanuel A. Barrese. Loving Mother of Robert Barrese. Dear Sister of Robert Guardia. Mass...
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Norma Stokes
Norma Stokes passed away on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at the age 91. Founder of Stokes Cards & Gifts, Maspeth, NY. She was the beloved Wife of the late Walter. Loving Mother of Walter (Chippy) Stoke...
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John A. Bongiorno
John A. Bongiorno passed away on Wednesday, April 06, 2011 at the age of 67. He was the beloved Husband of the late Annette E. Bongiorno. Loving Father of Ann- Marie R. Wolfe and Father-in-Law of D...
Apr 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marie Olga Finocchiaro
Marie Olga Finocchiaro passed away on Thursday, April 07, 2011 at the age of 75. She was the beloved Wife of the late Joseph Finocchiaro. Loving Mother of Jeffrey Mackey, Jean A. Lebleu, Madeline L...
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Dominick Iannaci
Dominick Iannaci passed away on Tuesday, April 05, 2011 at the age of 82. He was the Beloved Husband of the late Josephine. Loving Father of Margaret J. Iannaci. Cherished Son of the late Antonio a...
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HOLD FOR STORY BY DAVID EGGERT- FILE- In a file photo from Feb. 5, 2016, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, center and Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Deacon Omar Odette, right, meet with volunteers helping to load vehicles with bottled water in Flint, Mich. Snyder's standing as one of the GOP's most accomplished governors has taken a beating in the lead-contaminated water emergency in Flint. Democrats, especially those running for president, are pointing to mistakes by Snyder's administration during the crisis as a vivid example of Republican-style cost-cutting run amok. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Rick Snyder's standing as one of the GOP's most accomplished governors has taken a beating in the crisis over lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan. Democrats, especially those running for president, have pointed to his administration's mishandling of the city's switch to a cheaper water supply as an example of Republican cost-cutting run amok.


2016-02-12 07:30:06 -0500

This undated photo released by Fargo Police Department shows Fargo police officer Jason Moszer. Moszer was shot amid a standoff in Fargo, N.D. with a domestic violence suspect, police in North Dakota said early Thursday, Feb. 10, 2016. Moszer, 33, responded to the standoff Wednesday night and parked near the home the suspect was barricaded inside, Fargo Deputy Police Chief Joe Anderson said. (Fargo Police Department via AP) MANDATORY CREDITFARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's largest city has been shaken by the fatal shooting of a decorated police officer, the first death of a Fargo officer in the line of duty in more than 130 years.


2016-02-12 07:26:32 -0500
China will back a wide-ranging U.N. Security Council resolution to make North Korea "pay the necessary price" for its recent rocket launch, its foreign minister told Reuters on Friday, but said its goal was to get Pyongyang back to the negotiating table. Wang Yi also said in an interview that Beijing was urging the United States not to deploy its sophisticated THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) missile defense system to South Korea, saying it could also be used to target China. "(We) support the United Nations Security Council to take further steps and in adopting a new resolution so that North Korea will pay the necessary price and show there are consequences for its behavior," the foreign minister said, speaking through an interpreter.
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