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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 | 0 0 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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Eduardo Alvarez
Eduardo Alvarez passed away on Thursday, August 06, 2015 at the age of 61. Beloved Husband of Edith Alvarez. Loving Father of John Alvarez, Karen Alvarez, Evelyn Rosa and Eric Alvarez. Cherished Gr...
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Christopher C. DeCastro
Christopher C. DeCastro passed away on Friday, August 07, 2015 at the age of 64. Beloved Husband of Yolanda T. DeCastro. Loving Father of Christine Canas and Charlyn DeCastro and Father-in-Law of J...
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Juan Pablo Cardenas
Juan Pablo Cardenas passed away on Thursday, August 06, 2015 at the age of 39. Beloved Son of Nely Beatriz Toral and Pedro Cardenas. Loving Father of Juan Andres and Juan Pablo Cardenas. Dear Husba...
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Matthew Gulotta
Matthew Gulotta passed away on Saturday 08, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Husband of the late Crocifissa Gulotta. Loving Father of Salvatore Gulotta, Joseph Gulotta and Ernesto Gulotta and Father-...
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Joyce Connolly
Joyce Connolly passed away on Friday, August 07, 2015 at the age of 79. Beloved Wife of the late Francis A. Connolly. Loving Mother of David Connolly, Sharon DeMartin and the late Kenneth Connolly....
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Maria Spatola
Maria Spatola passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at the age of 59. Beloved Wife of Salvatore Spatola. Loving Mother of Francesca Spatola. Devoted Daughter of Francesca and the late Francesco R...
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Richard J. Bruntrop
Richard J. Bruntrop passed away on Monday, August 03, 2015 at the age of 89. Beloved Husband of Martha Bruntrop. Cremation Service was held on Tuesday August 4, 2015 at 11:00 AM at Fresh Pond Crema...
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Raymond A. Velez
Raymond A. Velez passed away on Monday, August 03, 2015 at the age of 54. Beloved Husband of Patricia Horn-Velez. Cherished Son of Martha and the late Edward Velez. Dear Brother of Edward Velez. Al...
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Phyllis A. LaPollo
Phyllis A. LaPollo passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the age of 80. Beloved Sister of Robert J. LaPollo. Also survived by numerous loving cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Mass of Chris...
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Josephine Quay
Josephine Quay passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late Frank Quay. Loving Mother of William Quay and the late Frank J. Quay and Eileen Warmbold. Dear Sist...
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Rocco Volpe
Rocco Volpe passed away on Monday, July 20, 2015 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of the late Antoinette Volpe. Loving Father of Maria & Paul Cresci and Michael & Madeline Volpe. Cherished Grandfa...
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Joseph Auriemma
Joseph Auriemma passed away on Friday, July 24, 2015 at the age of 93. Beloved Husband of Mary Auriemma. Loving Father of Sandra Rosiak, Paul Auriemma, Denise D’Agostino and Diane Auriemma and Fath...
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Martha Gamonski
Martha Gamonski passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at the age of 89. Beloved Wife of the late Wladyslaw. Loving Mother of Henry and Walter, and mother-in-Law of Theresa. Cherished Grandmother of ...
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Dennis R. DeLuca
Dennis R. DeLuca passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at the age of 62. Dear Husband of Linda. Loving Father of Danielle, Deanna, and Lauren Zito. Cherished Grandfather of Anthony, Mia, Isabella, a...
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Ralph J. Landolfi
Ralph J. Landolfi (Retired Funeral Director) passed away Monday, June 29th, 2015 at the age of seventy six years. Beloved Husband of Gladys (nee Kodis). Loving Father of Marilyn Faroni and Susan Sc...
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Transmission towers supplying power to the Kaesong Industrial Complex from South Korea, are seen on a foggy and rainy day after South Korea cut off power, in Paju, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. South Korea has cut off power and water supplies to a factory park in North Korea, officials said Friday, a day after the North deported all South Korean workers there and ordered a military takeover of the complex that had been the last major symbol of cooperation between the rivals. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Among the losers in the retaliatory sparring between the rival Koreas are residents who had been depending on a rarity in impoverished North Korea: a steady supply of water from the now-shuttered joint factory park in the North Korean border city of Kaesong.


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ISTANBUL (Reuters) - As many as 40,000 refugees have settled in camps at the Turkish border inside Syria in the latest wave of migration, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Yalcin Akdogan said on Friday, adding it was important to create a civilian settlement area there. Speaking to reporters on a visit to the Oncupinar refugee camp at the border, Akdogan said a diplomatic initiative was necessary with Russia and Syria to prevent new waves of migration, which would also impact on Europe. His comments were broadcast live on television. ...
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Kanye West spoke of his happiness in straddling the fashion world, saying that his dream is to be creative director of French fashion house Hermes in front of 15,000 at Madison Square GardenKanye West is many things: rap megastar, fashion designer, husband of Kim Kardashian. West unveiled his new album and latest fashion collection before a packed crowd at the massive arena in the most hyped event of fashion week in the Big Apple. The couple's daughter North and the rest of her family were also along for the ride, including Kim's sisters Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian and supermodel half-sister Kendall Jenner.


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