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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 | 29 29 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 | 32 32 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 | 36 36 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 | 40 40 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 | 91 91 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 | 125 125 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 | 136 136 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 | 197 197 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 | 242 242 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 | 260 260 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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Thomas Testa
Thomas Testa of Middle Village & Las Vegas passed away on February 17, 2012 at the age of 82. He was a Proud Veteran of the United States Air Force. He was the beloved Husband of Marie. Devoted Fat...
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Adeline Ries
Adeline Ries passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at the age of 93. She was the beloved wife of the late George W. Ries Sr. Loving Mother of George W. Ries Jr. and Mother-in-Law of Susan. Che...
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Anne Marie Russo
Anne Marie Russo passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at the age of 59. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph Russo. Loving Mother of Louise M. Russo. Dear Sister of Dominic Sanpietro CFC, Anthony ...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Violet Vila
Violet Vila passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at the age of 84. Beloved Wife of Anthony Vila. Loving Mother of Robert Vila and Linda Vila Passione. Cherished Grandmother of Margarita Passio...
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Vincenzo D’Angelo
Vincenzo D’Angelo passed away on Monday, February 13, 2012 at the age of 80. Beloved Husband of Santa D’Angelo. Cherished Son of Angela and the late Santo. Loving Father of Santo D’Angelo and Salva...
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Steve Danisiewicz
Steve Danisiewicz passed away on Tuesday, February 07, 2012 at the age of 81. Beloved Husband of Eleanor Danisiewicz. Loving Father of Susan Rubino and the late Greg and Father-in-Law of Joe. Cheri...
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Romano, Donna
Romano, Donna of Middle Village NY passed away on February 20, 2012. Beloved Aunt of John R. and Jeanne Romano and Great Aunt of Emma and Lucy. Reposing at the Leo F. Kearns Funeral Home 61-40 Wood...
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Elizabeth Miserendino
Elizabeth Miserendino passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2012 at the age of 95. She was the beloved Wife of the late Charles Miserendino. Loving Mother of Mary Ann Sarli and Rita Gangi and Father-...
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Spiro Karamuze
Spiro Karamuze passed away on Wednesday, February 08 2012 at the age of 77. He was the beloved Husband of Lula Karamuze. Loving Father of Chris Karamuze and Phillip Karamuze and Stepfather of Georg...
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Elizabeth Miserendino
Elizabeth Miserendino passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2012 at the age of 95. She was the beloved Wife of the late Charles Miserendino. Loving Mother of Mary Ann Sarli and Rita Gangi and Father-...
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Steve Danisiewicz
Steve Danisiewicz passed away on Tuesday, February 07, 2012 at the age of 81. Beloved Husband of Eleanor Danisiewicz. Loving Father of Susan Rubino and the late Greg and Father-in-Law of Joe. Cheri...
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Vicenzo D’Angelo
Vicenzo D’Angelo passed away on Monday, February 13, 2012 at the age of 80. He was the beloved Husband of Santa D’Angelo. Cherished Son of Angela and the late Santo. Loving Father of Santo D’Angelo...
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Mary Kulis
Mary Kulis passed away February 9th 2012 at the age of 96 years. Beloved Mother of Mary Rapp, Christine Kulis and Charles Kulis, Loving Grandmother of nine and Great-Grandmother of two. Funeral Mas...
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Thomas J. Michalski
Thomas J. Michalski passed away February 7th, 2012 at the age of 67 years. Beloved Father of Caroline Duarte and John. Loving Son of Thomas J. Dear Brother of Paul, Kenneth and Raymond. Aslo surviv...
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Josefina Burgos
Josefina Burgos passed away on Thursday, February 02, 2012 at the age of 94. She was the beloved Wife of the late Heriberto. Loving Mother of Lourdes LaPolla and Mother-in-Law of John. Cherished Gr...
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All eyes will be on Japan's fourth-quarter GDP data on Monday with many economists expecting a contraction of about 0.7% in the world's number three economyJapan's bid to revive its once-soaring economy is on the ropes as an equity market bloodbath and resurgent yen threaten to knock Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's growth plan to the canvas. Abe met with his hand-picked central bank chief Haruhiko Kuroda for an emergency meeting Friday amid huge volatility on global markets, which is wiping out the gains Abenomics has achieved since the premier swept to power in late 2012. All eyes will be on Japan's fourth-quarter GDP data on Monday with many economists expecting a contraction of about 0.7 percent in the world's number three economy.


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Pope Francis, seen on the other side of the framed glass that usually holds the image of the Virgin of Guadalupe, holds a flower bouquet as he prays to her inside a private room at the Basilica built in her honor, during Mass in Mexico City, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. The image in the frame was removed and placed inside the private room. The pontiff's five-day visit included a prayer before the Virgin of Guadalupe shrine, the largest and most important Marian shrine in the world and one that is particularly important to the first Latin American pope. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)MEXICO CITY (AP) — Pope Francis heads into the capital's crime-ridden suburb of Ecatepec on Sunday to see firsthand the reality of the Mexican "periphery," where drug violence, gangland-style executions and kidnappings are daily facts of life.


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Minnesota Timberwolves' Zach LaVine slam dunks the ball during the NBA all-star skills competition in Toronto on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDITTORONTO (AP) — Aaron Gordon soared over his mascot, but nobody flies higher than Zach LaVine in the slam dunk contest.


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