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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 | 33 33 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 | 37 37 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 | 40 40 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 | 44 44 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 | 95 95 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 | 130 130 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 | 141 141 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 | 201 201 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 | 246 246 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 | 263 263 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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Ida Nick
Ida Nick passed away May 10th 2011. Beloved Mother of Carolyn E. Maue and Andrew J. Nick. Loving Grandmother of eight and Cherished Great-Grandmother of fourteen. Funeral Mass at St. Stanislaus RC ...
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Virginia Vertuccio
Virginia Vertuccio passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at the age of 91. She was the beloved Wife of the late Cono L. Vertuccio. Loving Mother of Vincent Vertuccio and Marie Bell and Mother-in-L...
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Michael H. Kruck
Michael H. Kruck passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at the age of 58. He was the beloved Husband of Joanne. Loving Father of Michelle, Michael, Gina and Kristen. Cherished Grandfather of Victori...
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Angelina Vera Pizzonia
Angelina Vera Pizzonia passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at the age of 92. She was the beloved Wife of the late Frank P. Pizzonia. Loving Mother of Dominick, Josephine, Anthony, Albert, Frank J...
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Lucille Mugno
Lucille Mugno passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2011 at the age of 76. She was the beloved Wife of the late Anthony J. Loving Mother of Marie Palazzo and Mother-in-Law of Pat. Cherished Grandmother ...
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John J. Lesniak
John J. Lesniak passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at the age of 54. He was the beloved Husband of Teresa. Loving Father of John and Michelle. Mass of Christian Burial was offered at Miraculous...
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MARIE GANDER
Memorial Remembrance MARIE GANDER of Maspeth is remembered with much love on her First Anniversary in Heaven. Marie passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on Monday, May 17, 2010 at the age of...
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Olga Anton Gloumakoff
Olga Anton Gloumakoff passed away on Sunday, May 08, 2011 at the age 103. She was the beloved Wife of the late Alexis. Loving Mother of Nicholas Gloumakoff and the late Walter Gloumakoff. Cherished...
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Agnes Treglia
Agnes Treglia passed away on May 3, 2011. She was 94 and a resident of Woodhaven, NY. She was the beloved wife of the late Salvatore. A loving mother of Barbara J. Murphy and mother in law of James...
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Gladys Cruz
Gladys Cruz passed away on Wednesday, May 04, 2011 at the age of 47. She was the beloved Mother of Matthew. Cherished Daughter of Carmen Valdes and the late Rafael Cruz. Loving Sister of Carmen Val...
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William L. Chambers II
William L. Chambers II passed away on Wednesday, May 04, 2011 at the age of 82. He was the beloved Father of Matthew C. Chambers, Geoffrey C. Chambers Sr. and the late William L. Chambers III. Dear...
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Israel Ortiz
Israel Ortiz passed away on Monday, May 02, 2011 at the age of 71. He was the beloved Husband of Lydia. Loving Father of Raquel Ortiz Terron and Sandra Valle and Father-in-Law of Juan and Manny. Ch...
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Domenica Coppola
Domenica Coppola passed away on Wednesday, May 04, 2011 at the age of 87. She was the beloved Wife of Ettore. Loving Mother of Annmarie Kamilar and Martha Weihl and Mother-in-Law of Russell. Cheris...
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Catherine Martin
Happy 100th Birthday in Heaven Happy Mother’s Day 5/5/11 10/24/06 Catherine Martin we celebrate what was Our Irish Gift to Heaven, Eternally to have been blessed with you as Mother and Grandmother....
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Agnes Siracusa
Agnes Siracusa passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at the age of 91. She was the beloved Wife of the late Carmine. Loving Mother of John and Mother-in-Law of Connie. Cherished Grandmother of Je...
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PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Charl Schwartzel raced away from the rest of the field to win the European Tour's Tshwane Open by eight shots on Sunday as he closed with a 7-under 63 to finish 16 under par.
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A demonstrator chants in favor of Senate President Jocelerme Privert during a march in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. Supporters of Bertrand-Aristide's Lavalas political party rallied for Privert to fill the void left by twice postponed presidential and legislative runoff elections and the departure of President Michel Martelly. An interim government will rule until an elected leader can take office May 14, and for now Prime Minister Evans Paul remains in office. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian lawmakers on Sunday chose the country's Senate chief to lead a caretaker government that will fill the void left by last week's departure of former President Michel Martelly and perhaps ease lingering tensions that recently pushed the deeply polarized nation into political crisis.


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An Afghan child is brought to a hospital after being injured in a mortar explosion in Kandahar on July 1, 2015The number of civilians killed or wounded in Afghanistan last year was the highest recorded since 2009, the UN said Sunday, with children paying a particularly heavy price. There were 11,002 civilian casualties in 2015 including 3,545 deaths, the UN said in its annual report on Afghan civilians in armed conflict, a four percent rise over the previous high in 2014. "The harm done to civilians is totally unacceptable," said Nicholas Haysom, the UN's special representative for Afghanistan.


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