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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 | 27 27 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 | 30 30 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 | 32 32 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 | 37 37 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 | 89 89 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 | 123 123 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 | 134 134 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 | 194 194 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 | 240 240 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 | 256 256 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. John's Prep girls take two titles
The St. John’s Prep (8-2-1) Red Storm won the CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens Class A girls soccer regular-season title and took home the diocesan crown with a 3-1 win over St. Edmund last Thursday night at ...
Nov 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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LIU volleyball on a roll
With three players recording double-doubles, the Long Island University volleyball team survived a scare to defeat Saint Francis (PA). The victory extended the Blackbirds’ winning streak to six; Lo...
Nov 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lots of tricks for Halloween
To kick off Halloween weekend in style, 32 BMX bikers donned costumes and showed off their best moves for over 500 fans at the Red Bull Trick or Treat contest in Greenpoint's Newtown Barge Park Fri...
Nov 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Goals with goal of saving Willets Point
Photos: Michael O'Kane Workers at Willets Point squared off in a soccer tournament this past weekend as part of the Willets Point Festival. Twenty-one car workshops and garages were represented in ...
Nov 04, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mets end season with a win over the Reds
And with that, another season comes to and end for the New York Mets without a trip to the playoffs. The Mets ended their 2011 season last Wednesday with an afternoon game against the Cincinnati Re...
Oct 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. John's basketball recruits ruled ineligible
St. John's University's much-heralded freshman recruiting class – it was ranked the third best in the nation – just took a major hit. St. John’s University head coach Steve Lavin announced Thursday...
Sep 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Syracuse and Pitt leave the Big East
The Big East just got a little bit smaller. Syracuse and Pittsburgh, two major programs in the Big East, both moved to the Atlantic Coast Conference last week, moving college sports to the drastic ...
Sep 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Tennis Academy Gets World-Class Direction
This week, The Kew-Forest School in Forest Hills announced that former top five player in the world, Gene Mayer, would begin overseeing the development of The Kew-Forest Tennis Academy, which is he...
Sep 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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In the Stands at the U.S. Open
Celebrities take in some championship tennis
Sep 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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DUMBO Fight Night returns
Gleason's bests NYPD boxers
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U.S. Open comes to a close
Djokovic, Stosur take top honors
Sep 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roddick upsets Ferrer to advance to semis
U.S. OPEN COVERAGE
Sep 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another U.S. Open Rain Delay?
To tide you over, here's some great photos from last week's action shot by the award-winning photographer Michael O'Kane. Find Tickets
Sep 07, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. Open matches set to continue today
The U.S. Open is tentatively scheduled to resume play today despite an intermittent drizzle, with all three remaining American men - Andy Roddick, Andy Murray, and John Isner - scheduled to play. I...
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DUMBO Fight Night returns
DUMBO Fight Night is back for its fifth consecutive year, this time matching local amateur fighters against those who usually are breaking up brawls around the city: the New York City Police Depart...
Sep 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump shakes hands with fellow candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, followed by Ohio Gov. John Kasich and, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. after a Republican presidential primary debate in Manchester, N.H. The GOP field is suddenly streamlined after the first two voting contests, there’s no greater certainty about who will emerge as the party’s nominee. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race, with the focus turning to South Carolina and the Republican debate on Saturday night (all times local):


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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 Paul Carrel, Shadia Nasralla and Tom Perry MUNICH/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Russia said on Saturday a ceasefire deal for Syria agreed by major powers was more likely to fail than succeed, as Syrian government forces backed by further Russian air strikes gained more ground against rebels near Aleppo. International divisions over Syria surfaced anew at a Munich conference where Russia rejected French charges that it was bombing civilians, just a day after world powers agreed on the "cessation of hostilities" due to begin in a week's time.


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Russian PM Medvedev answers question from audience at Munich Security Conference in MunichBy Paul Carrel and Warren Strobel MUNICH (Reuters) - The United States and France criticized Russia on Saturday for bombing civilians in Syria, a charge Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev rejected as major powers bickered openly a day after agreeing to a pause in combat. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry accused Russia of hitting legitimate opposition groups and civilians with its bombing campaign and said Moscow must change its targets to respect the ceasefire deal clinched on Friday. Medvedev earlier said such accusations were "just not true", while Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the ceasefire was more likely to fail than succeed, as Syrian government troops made fresh advances around Aleppo, the biggest city in the country before the war.


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