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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 | 17 17 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 | 19 19 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 | 23 23 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 | 27 27 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 | 80 80 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 | 114 114 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 | 125 125 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 | 185 185 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 | 249 249 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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Marta Sitarz
Marta Sitarz passed away on Monday, June 01, 2015 at the age of 34. Beloved Daughter of Krystyna and the late Kazimierz Sitarz. Loving Sister of Dorota Caetano, Iwona Leger and Anna Rojas, and Sist...
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Christena J. Germinario
Christena J. Germinario passed away on Tuesday, June 02, 2015 at the age of 89. Beloved Wife of the late Michael Germinario. Loving Mother of Christine Gucker, Letitia Purello and the late Michael ...
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Ted Olszewski
Ted Olszewski passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2015 at the age of 85. Beloved Husband of Mary Olszewski. Loving Father of Richard Olszewski and Ellen State and Father-in-Law of Norma and Jim. Cherish...
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Ander B. Delgado
Ander B. Delgado passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at the age of 52. Beloved Husband of Lissette Delgado. Loving Father of Ander Delgado Jr. , Melissa Delgado, Byron A. Delgado and Miguel Casia...
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Victor A. LaMagna
Victor A. LaMagna passed away on Friday, May 29, 2015 at the age of 84. Beloved Husband of Jacqueline LaMagna. Loving Father of Denise LaMagna and the late Jeanne Cirone. Cherished Grandfather of V...
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Robert Emil Rosbeck
Robert Emil Rosbeck passed away on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the age of 83. Beloved Husband of the late Joan Marie Rosbeck. Loving Father of Lynn Pope and the late Janice McIntyre and Father-in-Law...
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Thomas E. Wolf
Thomas E. Wolf passed away on May 7th, 2015 at the age of 86 years. Beloved Father of Steven, Alan and Patrick. Loving Grandfather of Six. Mr. Wolf served in the U.S. Marines during the Korean Conf...
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Rosemarie Rogan
Rosemarie Rogan passed away on Friday, May 22, 2015 at the age of 75. Beloved Wife of the late Sean Rogan. Loving Mother of Sean James Rogan and Victoria Rose and Mother-in-Law of Kimberly. Cherish...
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Genevieve Christopher
Genevieve Christopher passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at the age of 93. Beloved Wife of the late James Christopher. Loving Mother of Rosemary DiLorenzo and John Christopher. Cherished Grandmoth...
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Antonette Liebold
Antonette Liebold passed away on Saturday, May 09, 2015 at the age of 87. Beloved Wife of the late John Liebold. Cherished Aunt and Great-Aunt to numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-ne...
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Anton W. Miskovsky
Anton W. Miskovsky passed away on Wednesday, May 06, 2015 at the age of 76. Beloved Husband of the late Rosetta Miskovsky. Loving Father of Helen Bloomer (Henry), Patricia Danulevith (Thomas), Tara...
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Daniel Kania
Daniel Kania passed away on Tuesday, May 05, 2015 at the age of 80. Dear Friend of Rose Mary Finocchio. Mr. Kania was a United States Army Veteran who served during the Vietnam War and beloved memb...
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Salvatore Barretta
Salvatore Barretta passed away on Friday, May 08, 2015 at the age of 69. Beloved Husband of Francesca Barretta. Loving Father of Giuseppe Barretta, Nicolo Barretta, Maria Barretta, Fabiola Donofrio...
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Blanche Mugno
Blanche Mugno passed away on Saturday, May 09, 2015 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of the late Frank Mugno. Loving Mother of Lynn (Nicholas) Fernandez, Patricia (Mark) Macaluso, Anthony Mugno, Chri...
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Margaret Hart
Margaret Hart passed away on April 28th, 2015 at the age of eighty-nine years. Beloved Mother of Jeanne Budzinski, Judy Di Bisceglie and Jerry Hart. Dear Sister of Irene Hamilton. Loving Grandmothe...
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A protester holds a mock missing person notice for Lee Bo, one of five Hong Kong booksellers from Mighty Current publishing house to go missing, as they walk towards China's Liaison Office in Hong Kong on January 3, 2016Britain said Friday a Hong Kong bookseller believed detained by China was "involuntarily removed to the mainland", in its strongest comments yet on a case that has rocked the city amid fears its promised freedoms are being eroded. The disappearance of Lee Bo, who holds a British passport and published books critical of Chinese politics, was a "serious breach" of an agreement signed with Beijing before the city was handed back to China in 1997, said foreign secretary Philip Hammond in a new report. There are still question marks over what has happened to Lee, 65, the only publisher to have disappeared from Hong Kong.


2016-02-12 03:25:34 -0500

The steep losses in Japan came as the yen pushed to more than 16-month highs against the dollar and dealers continued a flight to safe havensA near five percent plunge in Tokyo led another Asian rout Friday, bringing to an end one of the most painful weeks for global investors as fears about the world economy -- and possible recession -- stalk trading floors. The losses in Japan came as the yen pushed to more than 16-month highs against the dollar. Analysts say there is growing concern central banks are running out of ideas to provide support, with Sweden's saying it would push its interest rate further into negative territory, weeks after Japan adopted the policy for the first time.


2016-02-12 03:12:47 -0500

An employee stands in an open pit at Banro's Twangiza mine in eastern CongoBy Aaron Ross KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa's top copper producer, has not dropped plans to revise its mining code, the mines ministry said on Thursday, in an apparent contradiction to comments made by the mines minister on Wednesday. The minister, Martin Kabwelulu, told an industry conference in Cape Town on Wednesday that the government had decided to retain the 2002 code governing the terms for mining operations in the country, abandoning a three-year revision process that met with fierce industry opposition over proposed rises in tax and royalty rates. "The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has not renounced revising the mining code.


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