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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 | 32 32 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 | 36 36 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 | 39 39 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 | 43 43 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 | 94 94 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 | 129 129 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 | 140 140 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 | 200 200 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 | 245 245 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 | 262 262 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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Over 30s clinch division title for Shamrocks
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N. Brooklyn runner wins ‘wild’ 5K
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Lady Bears dominant against Blue Angels
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Carrullo no-hits Jays
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Irish Jasper scores upset in Belle Harbor at Big A
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St. Joe’s picks up its third straight two-game sweep
St. Joseph’s College (15-11) continued to roll with a doubleheader sweep over Lehman College (8-13) on Sunday afternoon, cruising 10-2 and 14-1 to extend their winning streak to seven games and imp...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe’s splits with USCAA foe Briarcliffe
Powered by three hits each from Thomas McKenna (Bellerose/St. Francis Prep) and Francis Rapp (Oceanside/Oceanside) in game two, St. Joseph’s College earned a doubleheader split with United States C...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks Over-30s making run for tops in division
Reserves facing big match Saturday in McCarren Park
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Brooklyn tops Rockaway
The Brooklyn Rugby men faced off against Rockaway Rugby Club last Saturday in a conference matchup at Fort Tilden. Brooklyn came away with the victory, 19-5, against their cross-town rivals on a wi...
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La Verdad, Vision Perfect winners in weekend stakes
AT THE TRACK
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Mixed results for Shamrocks
The Shamrocks Reserves scored three second half goals at St. Michaels on Sunday afternoon in a come-from-behind victory that earned Stevie Doyle’s men a Saunders Cup semi-final place. A vastly impr...
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House Rules earns gritty score in Top Flight
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Mets take home opener before packed Citi Field
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Shamrocks kick off 2015 campaign
A blustery day greeted the start of spring soccer as the Woodside's Shamrocks men enjoyed two wins in cup competition, with the women's team benefiting from a forfeited game. The first team secured...
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Noble and a Beauty turns heads with win in Cicada
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An American flag flies at half-staff in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building in honor of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as the sun rises in Washington, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016. Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)WASHINGTON (AP) — A presidential proclamation has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff at the Supreme Court, the White House and elsewhere in honor of the late Justice Antonin Scalia.


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By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel voiced doubt on Sunday that an international ceasefire plan for Syria would succeed, suggesting a sectarian partition of the country was inevitable and perhaps preferable. While formally neutral on the five-year civil war racking its neighbor, Israel has some sway among the world powers that have mounted armed interventions and which on Friday agreed on a "cessation of hostilities" to begin within a week. The deal, clinched at a Munich security conference, is already beset by recriminations between Russia, which backs Syrian President Bashar al-Assad militarily and wants to see his rule restored, and Western powers that have called for change in Damascus involving select opposition groups.
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A Red Crescent aid convoy enters Wafideen Camp, which is controlled by Syrian government forces, to deliver aid into the rebel held besieged city of Douma, Damascus suburbs, SyriaBy Tom Perry and Noah Barkin BEIRUT/MUNICH (Reuters) - The Turkish army shelled Kurdish militia in northern Syria for a second day on Sunday, while Russia made clear it would continue bombing Syrian rebel targets, raising doubts that a planned ceasefire would bring much relief. Major powers agreed on Friday to a limited cessation of hostilities in Syria but the deal does not take effect until the end of this week and was not signed by any warring parties - the Damascus government and numerous rebel factions fighting it. Russian bombing raids directed at rebel groups are meanwhile helping the Syrian army to achieve what could be its biggest victory of the war in the battle for Aleppo, the country's largest city and commercial hub before the conflict.


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