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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 | 29 29 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 | 32 32 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 | 36 36 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 | 40 40 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 | 91 91 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 | 125 125 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 | 138 138 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 | 197 197 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 | 243 243 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 | 260 260 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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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...
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A man walks past portraits of the late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, at the Kim Il Sung Square on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea launched a rocket Feb. 7, carrying what it said was an Earth observation satellite into space. The U.N. Security Council condemned North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket that world leaders called a banned test of ballistic missile technology and another "intolerable provocation." The U.N.'s most powerful body pledged to quickly adopt a new resolution with "significant" new sanctions. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says most of the money it paid to North Korea for the now-shuttered jointly run industrial park was channeled into weapons programs and used to buy luxury goods for the impoverished nation's elite.


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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks with the media in the spin room after the Republican U.S. candidates debate sponsored by CBS News and the Republican National Committee in GreenvilleBy Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump, his face red with emotion, lashed out at rivals Jeb Bush and Ted Cruz on Saturday at the most acrimonious debate to date between Republican presidential candidates, shouting insults and casting aside a pledge to be more measured. Rather than play it safe, Trump responded to every comment leveled his way, interrupted his opponents at will and called them liars repeatedly in an emotional outburst that could raise more questions about whether he has the temperament to serve in the White House. Cruz and fellow Senator Marco Rubio also took pointed jabs at each other over illegal immigration.


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Republican presidential candidate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, left, speaks as Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush listens during the CBS News Republican presidential debate at the Peace Center, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race, with the focus turning to South Carolina and the Republican debate on Saturday night (all times local):


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