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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 | 19 19 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 | 21 21 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 | 24 24 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 | 28 28 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 | 81 81 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 | 115 115 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 | 126 126 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 | 186 186 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 | 234 234 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 | 250 250 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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Shamrocks eke out 1-0 win
Kevin Grogan paid tribute to the one of the “best defensive performances” he has seen in years after the Shamrocks’ important 1-0 triumph over New York Athletic Club at St. Michaels in Woodside on ...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joseph’s names new men’s volleyball coach
St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) interim director of athletics Alex Winnicker has named Patrick Dietz as head men’s volleyball coach. “We are extremely excited to welcome Patrick to the St. Joseph’s...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens College ranked 17th
The Queens College women’s basketball team placed 17th in the USA Today Sports Division II Top 25 women’s basketball preseason poll. A season ago, under the direction of head coach Bet Naumovski, t...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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WORKS celebrates a successful year
More than 300 people attended the recent Woodhaven WORKS Little League 2015 Awards Ceremony celebrating the achievements of local young athletes on the field during this past baseball season. WORKS...
Nov 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Men win fifth straight, Women fall to Portland
BROOKLYN RUGBY
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Little Things Make the Difference 2015 Series
So, unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few days, you probably know the Kansas City Royals defeated the Mets in the 2015 World Series in five games. A lot of times when a series goe...
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks women roll to 7-0 victory
The free-scoring Shamrocks Women paid tribute to their absent marathon-running coach Paddy Geraghty by firing seven goals without reply past Manhattan Kickers at East River Park on Sunday morning. ...
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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JJ's World Series Prediction (Sorry Mets)
Throughout the postseason, there have been two teams I have consistently underestimated: the Kansas City Royals and the New York Mets. Sure enough, both teams have found their way to the 2015 World...
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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A flawless October for Rocks
Women, Over 30s enjoy a perfect month
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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STJ women tie program record
In the penultimate game of the 2015 regular season, the St. John’s Red Storm notched two early goals to help secure a crucial road victory, downing Villanova 2-1 at Higgins Soccer Complex. With the...
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York takes center stage in Empire Showcase
There were no shortage of compelling storylines on Saturday at Belmont Park, with all eight New York-bred stakes races on Empire Showcase Day delivering memorable results, including wins by the cla...
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Rugby men and women victorious in week 7
The Brooklyn Rugby men and women each came away with victories on Saturday, the men defeating Gotham Knights Rugby Club (NYC), 21-14, and the women beating Charles River Rugby Club (MA), 44-5. On t...
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Brooklyn men top Old Maroon, make it three straight
Women can’t match a game Burlington squad
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Murph-tober to Remember
It took the New York Mets nine long years to get back to the postseason, and boy are the making up for lost time! A thrilling victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the Division Series combined wi...
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gutsy game from Rocks men
The Shamrocks advanced to the next round of the Manning Cup after a fortunate and hard-fought penalty shoot win over the Irish Rovers at St. Michaels on Sunday afternoon. Santiago Rigby scored twic...
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deutsche Bank's logo on its headquarters building in FrankfurtGermany's biggest lender Deutsche Bank announced Friday it would repurchase up to 4.8 billion euros ($5.4 billion) in bonds, adding that its liquidity position is strong enough to buy back the debt. Stocks in Deutsche Bank had rocketed up more than 16 percent on Wednesday over speculation of the massive bond repurchasing programme, seen as muscle flexing to assuage concerns over its financial strength.


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An Indian pedestrian crosses a road near roadside kiosk with a Coca-cola advertisement in New Delhi, India, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Coca-Cola suspended bottling at three plants in India, including one in the parched northwest where farmers have been protesting the company's use of dwindling groundwater reserves. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)NEW DELHI (AP) — Coca-Cola suspended bottling at three plants in India, including one in the parched northwest where farmers have been protesting the company's use of dwindling groundwater reserves.


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A pro-democracy demonstrator burns a letter next to pictures of missing staff members of a publishing house and a bookstore during a protest to call for an investigation behind their disappearance, outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong KongBy James Pomfret HONG KONG (Reuters) - Britain said on Friday a missing Hong Kong seller of gossipy books on China's leaders had likely been "involuntarily removed" to China from Hong Kong, constituting a "serious breach" of a longstanding bilateral treaty between the U.K. and China. China's Foreign Ministry condemned the British report as "gesticulation", although it made no direct mention of the missing bookseller. In a six-monthly report to parliament on the state of freedoms in the former British colony, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond wrote that Lee Bo, a British passport holder who disappeared from Hong Kong in late December, was probably taken to China against his will.


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