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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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Over 30s clinch division title for Shamrocks
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Apr 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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N. Brooklyn runner wins ‘wild’ 5K
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Lady Bears dominant against Blue Angels
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Carrullo no-hits Jays
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Irish Jasper scores upset in Belle Harbor at Big A
AT THE TRACK
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St. Joe’s picks up its third straight two-game sweep
St. Joseph’s College (15-11) continued to roll with a doubleheader sweep over Lehman College (8-13) on Sunday afternoon, cruising 10-2 and 14-1 to extend their winning streak to seven games and imp...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe’s splits with USCAA foe Briarcliffe
Powered by three hits each from Thomas McKenna (Bellerose/St. Francis Prep) and Francis Rapp (Oceanside/Oceanside) in game two, St. Joseph’s College earned a doubleheader split with United States C...
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks Over-30s making run for tops in division
Reserves facing big match Saturday in McCarren Park
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Brooklyn tops Rockaway
The Brooklyn Rugby men faced off against Rockaway Rugby Club last Saturday in a conference matchup at Fort Tilden. Brooklyn came away with the victory, 19-5, against their cross-town rivals on a wi...
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La Verdad, Vision Perfect winners in weekend stakes
AT THE TRACK
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Mixed results for Shamrocks
The Shamrocks Reserves scored three second half goals at St. Michaels on Sunday afternoon in a come-from-behind victory that earned Stevie Doyle’s men a Saunders Cup semi-final place. A vastly impr...
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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House Rules earns gritty score in Top Flight
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Mets take home opener before packed Citi Field
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Shamrocks kick off 2015 campaign
A blustery day greeted the start of spring soccer as the Woodside's Shamrocks men enjoyed two wins in cup competition, with the women's team benefiting from a forfeited game. The first team secured...
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Noble and a Beauty turns heads with win in Cicada
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Water bottles line a window of a classroom with a sign that reads "How many water bottles have you wasted?" as students listen to NFL players Justin Forsett, running back for the Baltimore Ravens, and Torrey Smith, wide receiver for the San Francisco 49ers, who joined Flint Southwestern students as they understand their perspective on the city's water crisis on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 at Flint Southwestern Classical Academy in Flint, Mich. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)As the city of Flint, Michigan, prepared to begin drawing its drinking water from the Flint River, an official with the municipal water plant said his superiors were prodding him to move too quickly, an email released by the governor's office Friday shows.


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An unexploded cluster bomblet is seen along a street after airstrikes by pro-Syrian government forces in the rebel held al-Ghariyah al-Gharbiyah town, in Deraa provinceBy John Irish and Warren Strobel MUNICH/AMMAN (Reuters) - Major powers agreed on Friday to a pause in combat in Syria, but Russia pressed on with bombing in support of its ally President Bashar al-Assad, who vowed to fight until he regained full control of the country. Although billed as a potential breakthrough, the "cessation of hostilities" agreement does not take effect for a week, at a time when Assad's government is poised to win its biggest victory of the war with the backing of Russian air power. If implemented, the deal hammered out during five hours of late night talks in Munich would allow humanitarian aid to reach besieged towns.


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Television host Conan O'Brien smiles towards the audience at Sanders Theatre on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. O'Brien, who graduated from the school in 1985, shared a conversation with Harvard President Drew Faust and an audience of guests. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)BOSTON (AP) — Conan O'Brien was a prankster during his Harvard years, but he also credits his success to hard work in the classroom.


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