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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 | 28 28 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 | 31 31 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 | 35 35 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 | 39 39 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 | 90 90 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 | 124 124 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 | 135 135 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 | 195 195 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 | 241 241 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 | 257 257 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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With one year left, Marshall still has plans for Queens
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A Giant Family Affair
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Simple steps to improving our schools
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Union contracts shouldn’t also compromise our kids’ safety
As of press time, school bus drivers went ready to go on strike for the first time in 34 years, leaving parents the task of shuttling nearly 152,000 students to class in all five boroughs. Although...
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On The Waterfronts Committee
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Pro hockey returns, but will the fans?
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A Primary in June?
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Time to Raise the Minimum Wage
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Subway riders look for security
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Hey Jets, Are You Watching This?
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Rebuilding in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
Hurricane Sandy left devastation and personal tragedy in its wake on our shores. It also left us with staggering governing challenges for the rebuilding of the five boroughs. New York City must beg...
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What Bill Thompson Plans for the City’s Budget
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Joe plans to ride a whole 'Lhota' love
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Mayor's anti-gun crusdae more poignant than ever
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What Soccer Would Mean to Queens
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Duke's Grayson Allen (3) drives to the basket against Virginia's Marial Shayok (4) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. Allen scored on the play to give Duke the victory 63-62. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — With the game in the balance, Duke guard Grayson Allen powered his way down the lane and flipped the ball off the backboard.


2016-02-13 20:57:02 -0500

Phil Mickelson plays a shot from the bunker on the fourth hole during round three of the Pebble Beach Pro-Am on February 13, 2016 in CaliforniaPhil Mickelson was poised to strike for a record-tying fifth Pebble Beach Pro Am crown after seizing a two-shot lead with a third-round 66. Mickelson's six-under effort on the par-72 Pebble Beach Golf Links -- one of three courses in use over the first three rounds of the US PGA Tour event -- gave him a 54-hole total of 16-under 199. "It's fun to just have a chance going into Sunday," said Mickelson, the five-time major winner who hasn't won a US tour title since lifting the 2013 British Open trophy.


2016-02-13 20:56:03 -0500
(Reuters) - Conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died, setting up a major political showdown between President Barack Obama and the Republican-controlled Senate over who will replace the jurist just months before a presidential election. Following is reaction to Scalia's death.
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