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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 | 10 10 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 | 11 11 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 | 15 15 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 | 19 19 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 | 71 71 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 | 106 106 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 | 116 116 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 | 175 175 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 | 226 226 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 | 241 241 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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Nets fall to 76ers in preseason action
The Brooklyn Nets fell to the Philadelphia 76ers, 106-96, at the Barclays Center Friday night in a preseason matchup. Brooke Lopez was the high scorer for the Nets, dropping 23 points and grabbing ...
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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At The Track
Lunar Victory pulls it out By Jenny Kellner Odds-on favorite Lunar Victory outkicked a game Saratoga Snacks in a dramatic stretch duel and hit the wire 1 1/2 lengths in front to take Saturday’s $25...
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Championship boxing returns to Brooklyn
Night of thrilling fights at Barclays Center
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get to the ‘Point 5K back for its 20th year
Ready. Set. And they’re off! Celebrating its 20th anniversary, St. Stan’s Athletic League held it’s annual “Get To The ‘Point’” 5K race this past Sunday, bringing out over 500 locals for fun and fr...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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With new faces, MLS basketball in rebuilding mode
The Martin Luther School basketball team enters the 2012-13 season with only one returning starting player from its 2011-12 campaign, in which it won six games. “We’re in a rebuilding year,” said M...
Oct 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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New-look Nets introduce themselves to borough
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov isn't the only one planning the championship parade route for the city newest pro sports franchise. Members of the team are also bu...
Oct 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe's volleyball player is all 'aces'
There were 175,710 student-athletes in Division III last season. Only a select few of that number can call themselves NCAA statistical champions, but Muhammad Ali Bhatti of the St. Joseph's College...
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dribble for a Cure returns to SJU campus
This fundraiser had a lot of bounce. The St. John’s men’s and women’s basketball teams joined forces with the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF) on Saturday, Sept. 22, for the second-annua...
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boxing comes to Resorts World
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg The ballroom at Resorts World Casino was transformed into a world-class fight venue for the night this past weekend. The room didn't resemble your typical boxing venue. ...
Sep 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets tickets go on sale Sept. 24
Individual home game tickets for the Brooklyn Nets inaugural season at Barclays Center go on sale to the general public on Monday, September 24, at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available through Ticketm...
Sep 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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PSAL footballers get a professional opinion
As football season excitement builds, more than 100 high school athletes got a taste of the big leagues. Student football players from New York City high schools took advantage of an extensive medi...
Sep 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Championship boxing comes to Resorts World
This Saturday, Resorts World One Casino will play host to a championship night of boxing in Queens. In the main event, popular Light Heavyweight Joe Smith Jr. will take on Yasin Rashid. In the much...
Sep 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 U.S. Open in Pictures
All photos: Michael O'Kane
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Serena comes from behind to take Open title
Two points away from losing the championship, Serena Williams rallied from 5-3 down in the final set to take her fourth U.S. Open title. Williams held serve and pulled to 5-4. Victoria Azarenka was...
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Andy Murray takes men's title
Andy Murray became the first male tennis player from Great Britain to win a Grand Slam title since 1936, when he defeated Novak Djokovic in a marathon five-hour match at the U.S. Open Monday night....
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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An illustration picture shows the log-on icon for the Website Twitter on an Ipad in BordeauxTwitter Inc reported its first quarter with no growth in users since it went public, stoking fresh concerns on how long it will take for the company to reverse the trend. The stalled growth in the average number of active monthly users came despite a series of changes to make Twitter easier and more engaging. While the company said it is taking additional steps - including launching changes to the timeline of tweets earlier Wednesday - it told investors not to expect immediate results.


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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca's agreement to plead guilty to lying during a federal probe of corruption at the jails he ran (all times local):
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches a long range rocket launched into the air in this still image taken from KRT footage and released by YonhapBy Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted unanimously on Wednesday to toughen sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear program, human rights record and cyber activities, as U.S. lawmakers sought to crack down on Pyongyang for its nuclear tests. The House of Representatives passed a similar bill last month. Differences between the two are expected to be resolved quickly and Senate Democrats said they expected President Barack Obama would sign the measure into law.


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