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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 | 17 17 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 | 19 19 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 | 23 23 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 | 27 27 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 | 80 80 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 | 114 114 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 | 125 125 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 | 185 185 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 | 233 233 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 | 249 249 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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Monmouth snaps LIU Brooklyn's win streak
All good things must come to an end. The LIU Brooklyn men’s basketball team was dealt a 106-78 road loss by Monmouth in its final regular-season contest of the year, snapping an eight-game winning ...
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe's College headed to NCAA tourney
Welcome to the dance! In the athletic department's first year as a full NCAA Division III member, the St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) women's basketball team has received an invitation to compete i...
Mar 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Great Catcher in a Non-Catcher Era
One thing that stands out among the talk about the great career of Gary Carter, who succumbed last week after a two-year fight against brain cancer, is the era for which he caught in the majors. Th...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Luther tops at tourney
Martin Luther girl's basketball team took top honors in the Lexington Tournament, defeating Legacy by a score of 51-36. The Lady Cougars struggled in the first half of the championship game, findin...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU women stun #2 UConn on home court
Upset snaps a 99-game home winning streak
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU men bounce back with two gritty wins
Those tough Big East matchups have apparently helped season the St. John's five-man freshman lineup, as the "Fresh Five" made it two straight wins, defeating UCLA at Madison Square Garden on Saturd...
Feb 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inexperience shows in rough week for St. John's
It was a tough week for the St. John's men's basketball squad, as the young and inexperienced team lost two tough Big East matchups. Starting its five freshman "Fresh Five" lineup for the fifth tim...
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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St John's women shock Rutgers on Knight's home court
Victory makes makes Barnes Arico all-time SJU wins leader
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU Brooklyn hands St. Francis two losses in one week
Junior Jamal Olasewere netted a career-high 32 points without missing a shot from the field and classmate Julian Boyd hit what would be the winning shot with 18 seconds left as the LIU Brooklyn men...
Feb 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Molloy basketball games double as fundraiser
Sweep Fordham in triple-header
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Syracuse too much for SJU to handle
Syracuse showed why it is the second-best team in the country at Madison Square Garden on Saturday afternoon, dominating a young and inexperienced St. John's squad. Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim was a...
Feb 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pats Down!
Giants make beating New England second-nature
Feb 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens Heroes Basketball League Starts May
Heroes Basketball League Coaches Information Sheet 2012 Short Text Alert System: Text the word HEROES to #21321 for league info alerts Download a team roster sheet here. In order to have more compe...
Feb 03, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Slow Storm
Sluggish start dooms SJU women vs. Irish
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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High School Track comes to MSG
The U.S. Open Track & Field, the first event in USA Track & Field's 2012 Visa Championship Series, was held at Madison Square Garden this past Saturday. The meet also featured four high school even...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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In this Feb. 4, 2016, photo provided by Angela Reilly, Frankie, a Cardigan Welsh corgi pup, sits among toys in the New York apartment of his breeder, Angela Reilly. Reilly is among the relatively small ranks big-city dwellers who work to breed show-quality dogs.(Angela Reilly via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — In the dog world, Angela Reilly is a rare breed.


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A man browses the specific gay emojis from an instant messaging application in Jakarta on February 12, 2016In the latest crackdown on gay rights in Indonesia, the government has demanded all instant messaging apps remove same-sex emoticons or face a ban in the Muslim-majority country. The emojis -- which are available on the popular apps LINE and Whatsapp as well as Facebook and Twitter -- depict same-sex couples holding hands and the rainbow flag, commonly used to symbolise the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. "Such contents are not allowed in Indonesia based on our cultural law and the religious norms and the operators must respect that," Ismail Cawidu, spokesman for the Communication and Information Ministry, told AFP Friday.


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HOLD FOR STORY BY DAVID EGGERT- FILE- In a file photo from Feb. 5, 2016, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, center and Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Deacon Omar Odette, right, meet with volunteers helping to load vehicles with bottled water in Flint, Mich. Snyder's standing as one of the GOP's most accomplished governors has taken a beating in the lead-contaminated water emergency in Flint. Democrats, especially those running for president, are pointing to mistakes by Snyder's administration during the crisis as a vivid example of Republican-style cost-cutting run amok. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Rick Snyder's standing as one of the GOP's most accomplished governors has taken a beating in the crisis over lead-contaminated water in Flint, Michigan. Democrats, especially those running for president, have pointed to his administration's mishandling of the city's switch to a cheaper water supply as an example of Republican cost-cutting run amok.


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