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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 | 19 19 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 | 21 21 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 | 24 24 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 | 28 28 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 | 81 81 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 | 115 115 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 | 126 126 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 | 186 186 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 | 234 234 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 | 250 250 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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Emanuel Church to be recognized
Assemblyman Mike Miller pushed a resolution to have Woodhaven's Emanuel Church of Christ recognized and honored by the city. The assemblyman has wanted the church to become part of the state's dail...
May 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeBlasio pushes for reform on stop and frisks
But mayor continues to defend it
May 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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106 Precinct gets 14 new officers
The 106 Precinct added 14 officers to their team last week, a move which has the surrounding community happy. The precinct, which covers Howard Beach, South Ozone Park, Richmond Hill, didn't receiv...
May 16, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Murder-suicide at JFK hotel leaves two dead
Shots were fired around lunchtime in a normally quiet Hilton Garden Inn near Kennedy Airport on Thursday, May 10. Gary Zalevsky, 47, of Sunny Island Beach, Florida, was dining with five associates ...
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Neir's Tavern hosts fundraiser for autism
Neir's Tavern in Woodhaven is hosting their second annual golf benefit on Thursday, May 17 at Forest Park, and this time around the local watering hole is raising money for individuals and families...
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Concessionaire selected for Forest Park Carousel
Set to reopen Memorial Day weekend
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Emanuel Church celebrates 135th Anniversary
Special anniversary mass to be held this Sunday
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Largest Greenhouse in city reopens in Forest Park
The largest production greenhouse in the city – located in Forest Park – reopened its doors on Monday, April 30, unveiling to the community its reconstruction and new features, all aimed at helping...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Water Board proposes 7 percent rate hike
Reps at hearing say any increase is too much
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Goldfeder renews push for working train at abandoned line
In an effort to restore train service on Rockaway Beach Rail Line from its namesake neighborhood to Rego Park along 100th Street, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder and residents of the Rockaways and South...
May 02, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enterprise touches down in Queens
747 carrying Space Shuttle lands at JFK
Apr 27, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Adams fights to save school
Calling themselves “The Adams Family,” teachers and current and former students of John Adams High School banded together in an effort to save their school. Last Thursday, students and faculty trie...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Donate old prom dresses and tuxedos
Assemblyman Mike Miller and Girl Scouts Cadettes Troop 4361 are partnering in a prom donation drive, offering prom dresses, tuxedos, shoes and many more to families of eighthgraders. The drive was ...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven educational center boosts women's confidence
After Barbara Ramjeet emigrated to the United States from Trinidad and Tobago in 1997, she faced the challenge of not being able to help her son in school. When he brought home homework, she wasn't...
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Richmond Hill Lions roar to save school
The school mascot is the Lion, and on Wednesday many students from Richmond Hill High School – whether on a sports team or not – adopted the animal’s roar as they vocalized their opinions on why th...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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By John Irish MUNICH, Germany (Reuters) - China will back a U.N. Security Council resolution to make North Korea "pay the necessary price" for recent rocket launches, its foreign minister told Reuters on Friday, adding the goal was to get Pyongyang back to the negotiating table. Wang Yi also said he was concerned by a possible U.S. deployment of its sophisticated THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) missile defense system to South Korea, saying it could also be used to target China.
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WASHINGTON - U.S. import prices fell in January for a seventh straight month as the cost of petroleum
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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, 3rd right, front row, poses for the medida with the torch of the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games with Olympic Gold medalist Kjetil Jansrud of Norway, center, and young ambassadors and volunteers of the games, in Lillehammer, Norway, Friday Feb. 12, 2016. (Jed Leicester/IOC via AP)LILLEHAMMER, Norway (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach said Friday that no countries intend to pull out of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro over concerns about the Zika virus.


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