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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 | 21 21 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 | 23 23 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 | 26 26 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 | 30 30 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 | 83 83 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 | 117 117 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 | 128 128 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 | 188 188 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 | 236 236 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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Shamrocks celebrate strong season
With trophies on display and four players of the year being honored for their performances this season, The Shamrocks Soccer Club held their end-of-the-season get-together at Courtyard Ale House in...
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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King Kressa returns to winning ways in G3 Poker
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Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rocks take Saunders Cup
A 2-0 win over Mola secured the Saunders Cup for Stevie Doyle’s Shamrocks men with Daniel Cano and Cathal Monaghan scoring second half goals to kill off a talented Mola outfit. Mola were the better...
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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LBJ: Embrace Greatness While You Still Can
Last weekend was a very busy weekend of sports, but while I had a few moments before my show on CBS Sports Radio, I had one of the televisions tuned to The Memorial golf tournament to check out wha...
Jun 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Triple Crown drought ends with win at Belmont
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Don’t wake them! Hoop Dreams pick up 2 wins
Heroes League Scores & Notes (6/1/15-6/5/15)
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Heroes 2015 Basketball Playoff Schedule - Tuesday... RAIN... See revised schedule
Heroes Youth Basketball League May 6, 2015 through June 30, 2015
Jun 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heroes League Scores & Notes (5/25-5/29)
10 & Under Bigamore 17 Glendale Bagels 13 The high scorers for Bigamore were Ryan Ortiz with 14 points and David Daniels with two. The high scorers for Glendale Bagels were Aldin Skrijeoj with 10 p...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Is Henrik Lunqvist this generation’s Patrick Ewing?
Let me preface everything you’re about to read with the following statement: I hope this entire column turns out to be wrong. We can have a few laughs at my expense and celebrate that New York’s be...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shamrocks Over 30s take title
Shamrocks Over 30s coach Paddy McCarry paid tribute to his league title-winning team on Sunday after a penalty shootout victory against Dinamo brought the championship to the Rocks for the second t...
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s a tale of two Swift Renovation in Heroes action
HEROES LEAGUE SCORES & NOTES (5/18-5/22)
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It’s a tale of two Swift Renovation in Heroes action
HEROES LEAGUE SCORES & NOTES (5/18-5/22)
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COLUMN: Even when the Knicks win...
The 2014-2015 season was the worst season in the history of the New York Knicks franchise. One would think after a record of 17-65 it couldn’t get any worse. Well, on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, the fra...
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STJ takes 8th Big East title
St. John’s saw a five-run lead erased by a five-run seventh, but rallied back and held on to defeat Creighton, 8-7, and win a conference-record eighth Big East Tournament crown. Zach Lauricella fin...
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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For Rangers, It’s Simple: Stanley Cup or Bust
It’s always very dangerous as a sports fan to have the expectation that your team should win a championship. In fact it makes the postseason so stressful at times, you may find yourself stuck on th...
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he would keep "fighting terrorism" while peace talks took place and saw a risk of Saudi and Turkish intervention in the Syrian conflict, according to an interview with news agency AFP published on Friday. Assad said he would retake the whole country, but that this could take a long time, according to excerpts of the interview published on AFP's website. The interview, which AFP said was Assad's first in about two months, took place in the Syrian capital, Damascus, on Thursday before the conclusion of talks in Munich where major powers agreed to a ceasefire in Syria to begin in a week.
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By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura is very keen to hold a new round of peace talks after big powers agreed on a "cessation of hostilities", a U.N. spokesman said on Friday, but plans to reconvene the negotiations were still "cloudy". De Mistura abruptly suspended a first round of talks on Feb. 3, saying there was more work to be done by the big powers sponsoring the talks between the Syrian sides, but he hoped to bring them back to the table in Geneva by Feb. 25. The big powers, led by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, struck a deal in Munich early on Friday to start to bring an end to hostilities in a week and to provide rapid humanitarian access to a handful of besieged Syrian towns as a first step.
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Egyptian doctors stage a protest against rampant police abuses, after two doctors were beaten up by policemen in a Cairo hospital, in front of their headquarters of the Egyptian Medical Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Doctors threatened to escalate if the government doesn’t hold police accountable for abuses. Attendees chanted “strike” and raised banners read, “Doctors’ Dignity.” (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)CAIRO (AP) — Thousands of Egypt's doctors staged a rare protest against police abuses after accusations two doctors were beaten up by policemen in a Cairo hospital. The doctors' union also voted to offer free services in public hospitals and to call a partial strike in two weeks time unless the officers involved are held accountable, measures are taken to protect medics from police intimidation and the health minister submits his resignation.


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