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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 | 14 14 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 | 16 16 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 | 19 19 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 | 24 24 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 | 76 76 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 | 111 111 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 | 121 121 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 | 180 180 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 | 230 230 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 | 245 245 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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U.S. Soccer first women’s team honored with parade
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Jul 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLB loses with A-Rod snub
I’ll admit it, I’m still a sucker for the All-Star Game. Since I was a little kid, it’s one of those events right in the middle of summer featuring the best of what the game of baseball has to offe...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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McClancy baseball finishes third in CHSAA playoffs
The McClancy Crusaders baseball team finished 2nd in the regular season and were rated as high as 6th in the CHSAA AA league before opening the playoffs with division rival St. Francis Prep. The be...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Youth Basketball League Crowns 2015 Champs
The 28th Championship games for the Heroes Youth Basketball League were played Wednesday evening, July 1, at Msgr. McClancy Memorial High School Gym in East Elmhurst, and the atmosphere was electri...
Jul 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds vie for chance to fetch balls at US Open
Two months before tennis fans flock to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park for this year’s U.S. Open, more than 400 people descended on the USTA’s Billie Jean King Tennis Center last week for the annual b...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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For the Knicks, It’s a Wing and a Porzingis...Good Grief.
After last Thursday’s draft came to a close, I was sitting alone in the WFAN studios getting ready for my Friday edition of JJ After Dark. I was able to reminisce a little bit, only a couple of mon...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crazed Dogs pick up overtime win vs. Express
HEROES SCORES & NOTES (6/22-6/26)
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bishop Kearney honors its outstanding student athletes
Bishop Kearney High School honored its student athletes as its recent annual Sports Awards Dinner. The cross-country team won the Brooklyn/Queens championship, with Lisa Fajardo winning the CHSAA c...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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2015 Heroes Basketball Championship Games Schedule - For Wednesday July 1
The Championships For the Heroes Youth Basketball League is set for this coming Wednesday evening, July 1 2015, at Msgr. McClancy Memorial High School Gym in East Elmhurst Queens. Games start at 5:...
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes League Scores & Notes (6/15-6/19)
17 & Under Crazed Dogs 43 Flushing Express 41 The high scorers for Crazed Dogs were Omar with 23 points and Nicholas Mauceri with 12. The high scorers for Flushing Express were Guillermo Duany with...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Can the Knicks get it right on draft night?
Thursday night could be one of the most important nights in the history of the Knicks franchise for better or worse. Hopefully as time moves on, most Knick fans will look to Thursday June 25, 2015,...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn men off to hot start
Take Monmouth Sevens Cup
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John’s pitcher makes Yankee debut
Former St. John’s standout reliever Danny Burawa, a 2010 MLB Draft pick, was called up to the Major Leagues over the weekend by the New York Yankees. He made his Major League debut on Sunday, comin...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tune Squad picks up two in easy fashion
HEROES LEAGUE SCORES & NOTES (6/8-6/12)
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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NY Baseball Fans Have A Lot To Smile About…For Now!
All right, raise your hand if you thought that come the middle of June we as New York baseball fans would have two first place teams on our hands? Didn’t think so! Two months and change into the 20...
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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NASA handout of an artist's rendering of an outburst on a ultra-magnetic neutron star, also called a magnetarBy Will Dunham and Scott Malone WASHINGTON/CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - Scientists said on Thursday they have for the first time detected gravitational waves, ripples in space and time hypothesized by physicist Albert Einstein a century ago, in a landmark discovery that opens a new window for studying the cosmos. The researchers said they detected gravitational waves coming from two black holes - extraordinarily dense objects whose existence also was foreseen by Einstein - that orbited one another, spiraled inward and smashed together. The scientific milestone, announced at a news conference in Washington, was achieved using a pair of giant laser detectors in the United States, located in Louisiana and Washington state, capping a long quest to confirm the existence of these waves.


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US actor George Clooney attends a press conference for the film "Hail, Caesar!" screened as opening film of the 66th Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin on February 11, 2016George Clooney said he would meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and asylum-seekers about Europe's refugee crisis as he opened the Berlin film festival Thursday. Clooney, an activist for many humanitarian causes whose new movie "Hail, Caesar!" by the Coen brothers is kicking off the 11-day cinema showcase, said he wanted to hear how he could use his star power to lend a hand. "I'm having a meeting with Angela Merkel tomorrow to talk about and ask what messages and what things we can do... to help," said Clooney, who is in town with his wife Amal, a Lebanese-born human rights lawyer.


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U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Yellen testifies at the House Financial Services Committee in WashingtonFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen returned to Capitol Hill on Thursday amid an ongoing meltdown in global equity markets and growing skepticism that the U.S. central bank can carry out its long-planned pivot to "normal" monetary policy. Yellen repeated to the Senate Banking Committee the testimony she delivered on Wednesday to a House of Representatives committee, putting a brave face on the U.S. economic recovery while acknowledging that a weakened global economy and steep slide in U.S. equity markets is tightening financial conditions faster than the Fed wants. Yellen warned on Wednesday that the rout, if proven to be "persistent," could change the U.S. economic outlook - and by implication the Fed's policy plans.


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