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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 | 33 33 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 | 37 37 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 | 40 40 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 | 44 44 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 | 95 95 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 | 130 130 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 | 141 141 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 | 201 201 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 | 246 246 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 | 263 263 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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A broken world record for bouncing tennis balls
Hundreds of children and parents from around the city will now be included in the Guinness Book of World Records. They all showed up to the courts at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in ...
Aug 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Burrell doin' business in Japan
And then there were three. St. John's men's basketball grad Justin Burrell will head overseas this fall, becoming the third member of the Class of 2011 to ink a professional deal by signing with a ...
Aug 31, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Open opens
One of tennis' biggest tournaments returns
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Don't count the Giants out of the playoffs just yet
Eli Manning is no Tom Brady. Nor is he his brother Peyton. Coming off a relatively disappointing season, the Giants are looking to make the playoffs for the first time since 2008. Although the team...
Aug 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group recreates historic swim
On Saturday, August 13, six swimmers swam 17 miles from East 26th Street in Manhattan to Steeplechase Pier on Coney Island to commemorate the historic swim of 17-year-old Rose Pitonof, who successf...
Aug 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kids represent local parks in annual track & field event
On August 17, City Parks Foundation held its 10th Annual CityParks Track & Field Citywide Championships, bringing over 2,000 New York City youth to the world-class Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island...
Aug 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jets success lies in the hands of QB
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Aug 17, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commentary: Does Federer have anything left?
With the U.S. Open just weeks away, Roger Federer hopes to celebrate his 30th birthday with his first Grand Slam championship since the 2010 Australian Open. Standing in his way are the two brighte...
Aug 10, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU alum to take talents to Italy
St. John's basketball alum Dwight Hardy will head to Italy this fall, becoming the Red Storm’s second member of the Class of 2011 to take his hardwood services overseas. Hardy, a 2011 Associated Pr...
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Blazin' Swings
Mets help FDNY with their swings
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Reflecting on the Women's World Cup
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Jul 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borg & McEnroe relive rivalry for one night
John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg renewed their rivalry, which once was dubbed by the tennis world as "Fire vs. Ice," referring to the emotional American and the cool Swede, in a short match for charity ...
Jul 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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NBA Lockout An Embarrassment of Riches Except for Fans
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Heroes 21 & Under Scores and Notes
Hot Dawgs – 50 Crusaders - 45 In the 21 & Under Boys Division, Hot Dawgs beat the Crusaders by a final score of 50-45 on Thursday, July 7. The high scorers for Hot Dawgs were Sabo Radoncic with 18 ...
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4th Annual Tour de Queens the biggest ever
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg A record number of people biked through Queens on Sunday as part of the Fourth Annual Tour de Queens. Around 2,000 bicyclists were joined by mascot Mr. Met, State Senato...
Jul 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks at an event sponsored by the Federalist Society in New YorkBy Doina Chiacu and Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican lawmakers and presidential candidates hardened their positions on Sunday on blocking a move by President Barack Obama to fill the seat left by the late conservative Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, a lifetime appointment that would help decide some of the most divisive issues facing Americans. The vacancy quickly became an issue in the 2016 presidential race. "We ought to make the 2016 election a referendum on the Supreme Court," U.S. Senator and Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said on NBC's "Meet the Press." The normally nine-justice court is set to decide this year its first major abortion case in nearly a decade, as well as cases on voting rights, affirmative action and immigration.


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Pope Francis stands in front of an image of the Virgin of Guadalupe as he begins Mass in Ecatepec, Mexico, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016. Hundreds of thousands of people gathered Sunday as Pope Francis began what was expected to be the biggest event of his five-day trip to Mexico: a Mass in the capital's suburb of Ecatepec. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Mexico (all times local):


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In this photo taken Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Calverton, N.Y., Walter Yacoboski holds an auction guide featuring one of his comic books, "Amazing Fantasy" No. 15, which features the Spider-Man character. Yacoboski bought the comic book as an investment in 1980 for $1,200. Some experts believe it could fetch $400,000 or more when it is sold at auction on Feb. 18. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman).CALVERTON, N.Y. (AP) — Walter Yakoboski scraped together nearly every penny he made as short-order cook in 1979 to begin buying a small collection of rare comic books for $10,000, hoping his boyhood passion could one day pay off as an investment.


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