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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 | 28 28 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 | 31 31 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 | 35 35 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 | 38 38 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 | 90 90 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 | 124 124 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 | 135 135 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 | 195 195 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 | 241 241 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 | 257 257 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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Weathering Hurricane Sandy in Woodhaven
For many of those who heeded the mayor’s advice to stay indoors, Hurricane Sandy played out on television, where cute reporters dressed up in their most fashionable raincoats and umbrellas and repo...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resorts World celebrates one-year annivesary
Resorts World New York celebrated its first anniversary this past Thursday, reminding the community its progress and hopes for the future. Located in Queens, the racino opened last year on Oct. 18 ...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another Successful Woodhaven Street Fair
All week long, prior to our Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival, sponsored and run by the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation, on Sunday, October 14, I was checking the weather forecasts for ...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hurricane Sandy doesn’t spare Woodhaven
The devastation left behind by Hurricane Sandy became clearer in the early hours of Tuesday morning.  Nearly three-dozen people were confirmed dead and millions were left without power or the means...
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baldeo surrenders to feds to face fraud charges
South Queens district leader charged with fraud related to 2010 Council bid
Oct 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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An athletic league that really 'WORKS'
If you packed your bags and walked around the world, sooner or later you would end up right where you started.  I experienced a little of that this weekend as I attended the annual WORKS Little Lea...
Oct 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drivers behind glass: New protections for bus operators
But union says new partitions not being installed fast enough
Oct 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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2012 Endorsements: Addabbo, Meng Get Our Nod
In the 15th State Senate seat, Republican councilman Eric Ulrich has been able to pour an obscene amount of money into the race, as State Republicans smell blood in the water in this district. Even...
Oct 24, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wonderful Woodhaven Street Fest: 32 years of success
The 32nd Annual Woodhaven Festival turned Jamaica Avenue into one of the hottest places to be in Queens on Sunday, with different types of live music, activities for kids, food from across the glob...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pets bring people together
It never fails. Take two people of wildly different backgrounds – different race, different nationality, different religion - maybe even two people who don’t like each other very much, but get them...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forest Park hosts annual 5k
Now in its third year, Forest Park will be hosting a 5K run this Sunday, Oct. 21, and you can bring the kids. Before the race, which kicks off at 10 a.m., there will also be Children's Field Day at...
Oct 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven block almost returns to 'Hell'
Five weeks ago, here on the pages of the Leader/Observer, we brought you the story of a house on 90th Street the media would soon dub the “Hell House.” It was an appropriate name as, 18 months earl...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crime on the rise in south Queens
Forum held to address public safety issues
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business as usual for Greater Woodhaven Development Corp.
The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 25. The meeting was held in the St. Thomas the Apostle School with close to 100 in attendance. The age...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven gearing up for annual street festival
Looking for a little fun this Sunday? Then head over to the 32nd annual Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival, which will take place from noon to 6 p.m. on Jamaica Avenue from 80th Street to Woodhave...
Oct 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Saturday that the next U.S. president should be the one to nominate a justice to fill the vacancy left on the Supreme Court by the death of Antonin Scalia. "The American people‎ should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court justice.
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 7, 2004 file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks to Presbyterian Christian High School students in Hattiesburg, Miss. On Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, the U.S. Marshals Service confirmed that Scalia has died at the age of 79. (Gavin Averill/The Hattiesburg American via AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79.


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Kansas guard Devonte' Graham (4) shoots in front of Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield, left, in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. Kansas won 76-72. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kansas' Devonte' Graham stole the show from Buddy Hield.


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