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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 | 23 23 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 | 26 26 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 | 28 28 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 | 32 32 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 | 85 85 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 | 119 119 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 | 130 130 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 | 190 190 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 | 238 238 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 | 253 253 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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Doubles Anyone?
Federer lookalike turns heads
Jul 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIC baseball players reunite for six innings
In 1959, Marty Rivkin started the baseball program at Long Island City High School. Years later, the boys who once played in the baseball departments’ inaugural seasons decided to reunite for anoth...
Jul 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball League Wrap-up
ESPN Zone – 37 Al Haag Plumbing - 23 In the 17 & Under Boys Division, ESPN Zone beat Al Haag Plumbing by a final score of 37-23. The high scorers for ESPN Zone were Ethan Dewey with 15 points and C...
Jun 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fans Don’t Know Best in All-Star Voting
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Jun 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cyclones avoid three-game losing streak
Photos by Kenneth B. Goldberg The Brooklyn Cyclones (6-3) averted a three-game sweep by defeating the Hudson Valley Renegades (4-4) 7-2 on Saturday night at MCU Park. After amassing just two runs i...
Jun 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fire on Ice
Angle of the Week
Jun 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Basketball League Scores & Notes
Santino's Crew – 46 Street Gang - 46 An intense 17 & Under game on Wednesday ended in a 46-46 tie between Santino's Crew and Street Gang. The game could not go into overtime when regulation ended b...
Jun 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn’s I.S. 318 crowned MSBL city champs
They joined the league to represent their school, I.S. 318, and they beat all comers, playoff round after playoff round, to represent the borough of Brooklyn. But in the end, with the city champion...
Jun 16, 2011 | 3 3 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores & Notes
American Classic Cakes – 19 Dragons - 8 In the 10 & Under Boys Division, American Classic Cakes beat the Dragons 19-8. The high scorers for American Classic Cakes were Altan Guventurk with ten and ...
Jun 16, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kew-Forest takes tennis title
On Tuesday, May 31, The Kew-Forest School tennis team defeated Portledge School 3-2 to win the 2011 Independent Private and Parochial Schools Athletic League (IPPSAL) championship on Portledge's ha...
Jun 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes Scores and Notes
Al Haag Plumbing - 35 Hornets - 20 In the 14 & Under Boys Division, Al Haag Plumbing beat the Hornets by a final score of 35-20. The high scorers for Al Haag Plumbing were Jay Camus with 16 points ...
Jun 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Who will be the next 'Big Three'?
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Jun 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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VIDEO SLIDESHOW: Maloof Money Cup 2011
Professional Skateboarding Returns to Flushing Meadows
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Heroes league Scores & Notes (5/19/11-5/25/11)
May 19 Variety - 24 Raiders - 20 Variety played the Raiders and won by 4 points in the 14 & Under Division. The final score was 24-20. Adam Lesley was the high scorer on Variety with nine points. K...
Jun 02, 2011 | 4 4 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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2 no-no’s for Queen of Peace hurlers
On Sunday, May 22, about three hours apart and on opposite sides of Queens, two pitchers from Queen of Peace in Flushing tossed no-hitters for their CYO teams. For the 3rd Grade Sub-Novice team, Mi...
Jun 02, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brittany Howard, of the band Alabama Shakes, performs with the band during the 58th Annual Grammy Awards rehearsals on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes remembers a being nervous, fresh-faced, first-time nominee at the Grammys back in 2013.


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By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Zika virus may be particularly adept at entrenching itself in parts of the body that are shielded from the immune system, making it harder to fight off and possibly lengthening the timeframe in which it can be transmitted, top U.S. experts said on Friday. Researchers reported that Zika virus can be detected in semen for 62 days after a person is infected, adding to evidence of the virus’s presence in fetal brain tissue, placenta and amniotic fluid.
2016-02-12 20:06:34 -0500
Some 38 percent of U.S. multinationals, universities and non-profits surveyed by an arm of the State Department are allowing female employees to defer travel or leave countries where the Zika virus has been reported. A fifth of the 321 respondents said they were giving male employees similar options, a sign of how employers' travel policies are diverging as they react to the mosquito-borne virus and uncertainty about the way it is transmitted. Scientists are investigating a potential link between Zika infections of pregnant women and more than 4,000 suspected cases in Brazil of microcephaly, a condition marked by abnormally small head size that can result in developmental problems.
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