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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 | 22 22 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 | 24 24 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 | 27 27 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 | 31 31 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 | 84 84 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 | 118 118 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 | 129 129 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 | 189 189 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 | 237 237 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 | 252 252 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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St. Joseph's falls to Vaughn
Vaughn College outscored the St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn) men’s basketball team 8-2 in the final three minutes to hand the Bears a 67-64 setback on Thursday night in a Hudson Valley Men’s Athlet...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Duke fends off SJU's second-half rally
Fresh off win vs. WVU, SJU freshman looked sharp in loss
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's falls to Villanova in overtime
Red Storm miss 5 free throws down the stretch
Jan 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Posada right to retire a Yankee
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Jan 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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David Louison, St. Joseph's College
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Jan 27, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Luther wrestling tourney ends in three-way tie
On Saturday, January 7, 14 schools from across New York met at Martin Luther School for its 37th Annual Wrestling Tournament. The tournament was very close, so close in fact that there was a three-...
Jan 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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CYO Suspends SIX St. Cecilia Hoops Teams
In an unprecedented move last week program directors from the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) suspended all six boys basketball teams from St. Cecilia Parish in Greenpoint. According to a source ...
Jan 20, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Martin Luther Basketball Roundup
The wins keep coming for the junior varsity girls basketball team at Martin Luther School. With a 48-15 win over Greater New York Academy, the team has now won eight straight. Freshman point guard ...
Jan 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boys and Girls Club hosts Holiday Tournament
The Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens held its holiday basketball tournament in its Long Island City gym from Friday, January 6, through Sunday, January 8. Twenty teams competed in the tourname...
Jan 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Finally healthy, SJU women roll over BU
Having a full team makes quite the difference. Finally playing with a roster full of healthy players, the St. John’s women’s basketball team used 54.7 percent shooting to sail past Boston Universit...
Jan 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens resident wins NYS Amateur Muay Thai title
Jessica Ng 6-0 in competitive fighting
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big 2nd half key to SJU victory over UTPA
‘Tis the season for giving, and Texas-Pan American gave St. John’s just about all it could handle on Wednesday night at Carnesecca Arena. Luckily for Red Storm fans, the Johnnies were in the giving...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLB drops the ball again, overlooks Gil Hodges
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Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLS rolls over St. Demetrios
Senior Jean Paul Arias scored 40 points and pulled down a career high 20 rebounds to lead Martin Luther over St. Demetrios 73-46. MLS (3-6 overall and 1-2 PSAA) needed the standout performance, as ...
Dec 28, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Colgate Games kick off at Pratt
Thousands of girls and young women from all over the east coast competed this weekend in the first preliminary meet of the Colgate Women’s Games, the nation’s largest female amateur track series, a...
Dec 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., center, walks to the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, as Republicans and Democrats joined together to overwhelmingly approve legislation that hits North Korea with more stringent sanctions for refusing to stop its nuclear weapons program. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation Friday that hits North Korea with more stringent sanctions for refusing to stop its nuclear weapons program.


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Shoppers take part in Black Friday Shopping at a Target store in ChicagoU.S. consumer spending regained momentum in January as households ramped up purchases of a variety of goods, in a hopeful sign that economic growth was picking up after slowing to a crawl at the end of 2015. "The markets may have decided that the U.S. is headed for recession, but obviously no one told U.S. consumers," said Paul Ashworth, chief economist at Capital Economics in Toronto.


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A model of Philae on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, at the ESA/ESOC (European Space Agency / European Space Operation Center) in Darmstadt, western GermanyScientists gave up Friday trying to contact robot lab Philae, stubbornly silent on the surface of a comet streaking through space -- closing a captivating chapter in an historic quest. Philae's comet host is moving further and further away from the Sun and its battery-boosting rays, and by this point "there is indeed little hope to still get a signal," project manager Stephan Ulamec told AFP. Comet-orbiting mothership Rosetta will continue listening for Philae for a month or two, until it can no longer spare the energy required.


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