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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 | 11 11 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 | 12 12 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 | 17 17 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 | 21 21 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 | 73 73 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 | 108 108 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 | 118 118 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 | 177 177 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 | 227 227 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 | 242 242 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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Ethel R. Longworth
Ethel R. Longworth passed away on Sunday, July 05, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late William J. Longworth. Loving Mother of Ethel Katherine Longworth Lovett and Lynn Barbara Longworth...
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Eleanor D. Lanigan
Eleanor D. Lanigan passed away on Thursday, July 09, 2015 at the age of 80. Beloved Wife of Edward Lanigan. Loving Mother of Kathleen Cardillo, Susan Weeks, Mary Ellen Michel, Patti Fabio, Richard ...
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Thomas A. Ripley
Thomas A. Ripley of Manhasset died peacefully at home on July 2, 2015. Beloved husband of Lorraine, loving father of Kim and Lynn. Cherished grandfather of Thomas, Karyn, Mary, Lauren, Kayley and J...
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Maria Barbulescu
Maria Barbulescu passed away on Monday, June 29, 2015 at the age of 68. Beloved Mother of Simona Barbulescu and Daniela Rea. Funeral Services were held at Papavero Funeral Home on Friday July 3, 20...
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Vito N. Montano
Vito N. Montano passed away on Monday, July 06, 2015 at the age of 86. Beloved Husband of Aldina Montano. Loving Father of Ronald Montano and Diane Montano. Dear Brother of Anthony Montano. Mr. Mon...
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Ethel R. Longworth
Ethel R. Longworth passed away on Sunday, July 05, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Wife of the late William J. Longworth. Loving Mother of Ethel Katherine Longworth Lovett and Lynn Barbara Longworth...
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Muriel B. Linskey
Muriel B. Linskey passed away on Monday, July 06, 2015 at the age of 98. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph A. Linskey. Loving Mother of Dennis M. Linskey and the late Carol Linskey and Mother-in-Law ...
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Mary C. Zajac
Mary C. Zajac passed away on Monday, July 06, 2015 at the age of 64. Beloved Wife of Wladyslaw Zajac. Loving Mother of Gerald Zajac and Karen Ruth. Cherished Grandmother of Kiera and Riley. Funeral...
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Mary Bonsignore
Mary Bonsignore passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at the age of 91. Beloved Sister of the late Virginia, Anthony, Ignazio and Frank. Cherished Aunt and Great-Aunt. Mass of Christian Burial wa...
Jun 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maria Boviero
Maria Boviero passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at the age of 97. Beloved Wife of the late Louis Boviero. Loving Mother of Louis Boviero, Clarie T. Boviero and the late Ersilia Boviero. Cheri...
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Iwona Buko
Iwona Buko passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at the age of 56. Beloved Wife of Miroslaw E. Buko. Loving Mother of Michael, Gabriela, Maciej and the late Maxim. Also survived by many close frie...
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Doris Marin
Doris Marin passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at the age of 75. Dear Wife of Gabriel Marin. Loving Mother of Peggy Marin-Smith and Soleya Chauca and Mother-in-Law of Ricardo and Luis. Cherish...
Jun 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joan Grodzki
Joan Grodzki passed away on Monday, June 22, 2015 at the age of 78. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph E. Grodzki. Loving Mother of Diane (Bobby) Smith, Joseph (Susan) Grodzki, Lillian (Steve) Chajkew...
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Irene Kostrzewski
Irene Kostrzewski passed away on Tuesday, June 09, 2015 at the age of 86. Beloved Wife of the late Chester Kostrzewski. Loving Mother of Zbigniew Kostrzewski and Janet Lancos, and Mother-in-Law of ...
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Adua Falco
Adua Falco passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at the age of 79. Beloved Wife of the late Giovanni Falco. Loving Mother of Concetta & Stefano DeSena, Joseph & Linda Falco, Lucia Sardana, Michael ...
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An ambulance proceeds through the Narrows roadblock near Burns, Ore., as FBI agents have surrounded the remaining four occupiers at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, on Wednesday, Feb.10, 2016. The four are the last remnants of an armed group that seized the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on Jan. 2 to oppose federal land-use policies. (Thomas Boyd/The Oregonian via AP)BURNS, Ore. (AP) — An occupation by armed protesters of a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon started out with demands that two jailed ranchers be freed and that the federal government relinquish 300 square miles to local control for ranching, mining, logging and other uses. It has stretched on for more than a month.


2016-02-11 01:44:14 -0500

Oregon State Police monitor a checkpoint on Highway 78 approximately 4 miles from the Malheur Wildlife Refuge Headquarters near Burns, Oregon on January 28, 2016The FBI has surrounded the last four demonstrators holed up in a weeks-long armed siege at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, US authorities said. Negotiations between the occupiers and the FBI were ongoing and no shots had been fired, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said, on the 40th day of the standoff. The siege at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge began on January 2 when protest leader Ammon Bundy and 30 armed followers, most of them from other US states, took over the site to demonstrate against federal land policies.


2016-02-11 01:26:30 -0500
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The powerful agency that manages development on California's coastline fired its executive Wednesday after a lengthy and, at times, emotionally charged meeting that veered from accusations about the influence of developers and lobbyists to discussions on the mundane inner workings of government.
2016-02-11 01:16:13 -0500