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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 | 32 32 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 | 36 36 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 | 39 39 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 | 43 43 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 | 94 94 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 | 129 129 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 | 140 140 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 | 200 200 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 | 245 245 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 | 262 262 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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John P. Sawinski
John P. Sawinski passed away April 26th, 2015 at the age of seventy-eight years. Beloved Husband of Valerie. Devoted Father of Deirdre and Eric. Dear Father-in-Law of Jenn. Loving Brother of Joseph...
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Joseph Kane
Joseph Kane passed away on Friday, April 24, 2015 at the age of 90. Beloved Husband of Theresa. Loving Father of Anthony, Marie Evangelista, and Joseph Jr. Cherished Grandfather of Sarah, Lisa and ...
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Rudoplh V. Aiello
Rudoplh V. Aiello passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the age of 79. Beloved Husband of Marie A. Loving Father of Rudy Jr., Randy (Karen), Ricky and the late Nancy. Cherished Grandfather of ...
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Nadia Senica
Nadia Senica passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the age of 58. Loving Mother of Paul Senica. Cherished daughter of the late Dmytro and Mary Senica. Also survived by numerous loving friends...
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Marie Manzione
Marie Manzione passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of the late Louis. Loving Mother of Louis and Linda, John and Darlaina, and Cono and Michelle. Cherished Grand...
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Jerry Zabik
Jerry Zabik passed away on Monday, April 20, 2015 at the age of 88. Beloved Husband of Jane. Loving Father of Regina Dougherty, Halina Biagioni and Robert Zabik, and Father-in-Law of Tom and Remo. ...
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Hedwig Wroblewski
Hedwig Wroblewski passed away on April 10th, 2015 at the age of 87 years. Beloved Mother of Paul. Loving Grandmother of Todd, Elizabeth and Steven. Mrs. Wroblewski was a life long resident of Maspe...
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Theresa A. Paul
Theresa A. Paul passed away on Friday, April 10 2015 at the age of 95. Beloved Wife of the late Anthony M. Paul. Loving Mother of Joseph D. Paul and Mother-in-Law of Diane. Cherished Grandmother of...
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Kalman Dominics
Kalman Dominics passed away on Thursday, April 09, 2015 at the age of 79. Beloved Husband of Pauline Dominics. Loving Father of John Dominics and Susan Dominics and Father-in-Law of Charlotte. Cher...
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Marilyn C. Wise
Marilyn C. Wise passed away on Friday, April 10, 2015 at the age of 83. Beloved Wife of the late John Wise. Loving Mother of Patricia (John) Hassett, Thomas (Patricia) Wise, Elizabeth Lester, Matth...
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Agnes Marie Villa (nee Frawley)
Agnes Marie Villa (nee Frawley) passed away on Friday, April 10, 2015 at the age of 80. Beloved Wife of Dario Villa. Loving Mother of Ronald (Dorca) Villa, Elizabeth (Suat) Cayli and Michael (Noele...
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Thomas P. DellaMonica
Thomas P. DellaMonica passed away on Wednesday, April 01, 2015 at the age of 87. Beloved Husband of the late Gloria Addabbo. Loving Father of Ralph DellaMonica and Father-in-Law of Vita. Cherished ...
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Rose Algozini
Rose Algozini passed away on Saturday, April 04, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late George Algozini. Loving Mother of Donna (Gary) Bilach, George (Patricia) Algozini and the late Janic...
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Mary Giles
Mary Giles passed away on Friday, April 03, 2015 at the age of 81. Beloved Wife of Frank Giles.Loving Mother of Kathy Devenish and Mother-in-Law of Edward. Cherished Grandmother of Justin, Jordan a...
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Daniel J. Gilday
Daniel J. Gilday passed away on Monday, March 23, 2015 at the age of 49. Beloved Husband of Maria Cecilia Gilday. Cherished Son of Patricia and the late John Gilday. Loving Brother of John Gilday, ...
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An American flag flies at half-staff in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building in honor of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as the sun rises in Washington, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016. Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)WASHINGTON (AP) — A presidential proclamation has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff at the Supreme Court, the White House and elsewhere in honor of the late Justice Antonin Scalia.


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By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel voiced doubt on Sunday that an international ceasefire plan for Syria would succeed, suggesting a sectarian partition of the country was inevitable and perhaps preferable. While formally neutral on the five-year civil war racking its neighbor, Israel has some sway among the world powers that have mounted armed interventions and which on Friday agreed on a "cessation of hostilities" to begin within a week. The deal, clinched at a Munich security conference, is already beset by recriminations between Russia, which backs Syrian President Bashar al-Assad militarily and wants to see his rule restored, and Western powers that have called for change in Damascus involving select opposition groups.
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A Red Crescent aid convoy enters Wafideen Camp, which is controlled by Syrian government forces, to deliver aid into the rebel held besieged city of Douma, Damascus suburbs, SyriaBy Tom Perry and Noah Barkin BEIRUT/MUNICH (Reuters) - The Turkish army shelled Kurdish militia in northern Syria for a second day on Sunday, while Russia made clear it would continue bombing Syrian rebel targets, raising doubts that a planned ceasefire would bring much relief. Major powers agreed on Friday to a limited cessation of hostilities in Syria but the deal does not take effect until the end of this week and was not signed by any warring parties - the Damascus government and numerous rebel factions fighting it. Russian bombing raids directed at rebel groups are meanwhile helping the Syrian army to achieve what could be its biggest victory of the war in the battle for Aleppo, the country's largest city and commercial hub before the conflict.


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