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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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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 woman waves a blanket decorated with an image of Pope Francis along the route the pontiff will take upon arrival to Mexico City, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Pope Francis is arriving in Mexico on Friday for a week-long visit. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)HAVANA (AP) — The latest on Pope Francis's historic meeting in Cuba with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and his subsequent trip to Mexico (all times local):


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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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