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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 | 15 15 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 | 17 17 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 | 20 20 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 | 25 25 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 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 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 | 112 112 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 | 122 122 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 | 182 182 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 | 231 231 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 | 247 247 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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Feb 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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USPS Saturday service to be cut
In an effort to save an estimated $2 billion each year, the United States Postal Service (USPS) postmaster general and C.E.O. Patrick R. Donahoe announced the agency’s unilateral plan to cut Saturd...
Feb 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Getting into the Valentine's Day spirit
Thankfully, you don’t have to go far to pick up reasonably priced food from our supermarkets and fresh vegetables from our green markets. Also, some of our supermarkets can take orders over the pho...
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven residents schooled by cops
Twice a year, residents gather for a free course at the NYPD’s Police Academy, a building designed to develop better working relationships with the communities of New York City.  This program, call...
Feb 06, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Central Library gets a much needed makeover
Media center contains 87,000 items
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New muni-meters, cops for Woodhaven
The last two weeks have proven that we are in January and we are in winter. Yes, winter is here. This year is not like last year when we had spring-like weather, and we were spoiled. So bundle up, ...
Jan 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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The residents of Woodhaven have spoken
A standing room only crowd of residents packed this month’s Woodhaven Residents' Block Association Town Hall meeting to vote on the Top Ten issues that we, as a community, should be focused on solv...
Jan 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restaurant owners seek better inspections
Queens restaurant owners say the current system is unfair
Jan 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coward on the prowl in Woodhaven
Be cautious of your surroundings
Jan 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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There's something about Jamaica Avenue
Every day I marvel at no matter what the weather, the heat of the summer or the cold of the winter, shoppers are out on our Jamaica Avenue. During the day, mothers with strollers busily getting to ...
Jan 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Helen Marshall’s State of the Borough
In her State of the Borough Address Tuesday morning, Queens Borough President Helen Marshall dedicated the last year of relief and recovery efforts in the district to Dylan Smith, a Belle Harbor ma...
Jan 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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woodhaven take fight to Districting commission
On Monday night, a dozen residents of Woodhaven traveled to Long Island City to attend a public hearing of the New York City Districting Commission. The most recent proposal divides Woodhaven into ...
Jan 17, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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New programs look to crack down on painkiller abuse
ER’s in NYC seeing spike in visit due to prescription meds
Jan 16, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Not too late to get your shot
Influenza virus reaches record highs
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Woodhaven Developments
A look back at 2012, a look ahead at 2013
Jan 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela has announced the first Zika-related deaths in the South American country.
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Democratic U.S. presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks as Senator Bernie Sanders listens at the PBS NewsHour Democratic presidential candidates debate in MilwaukeeBy John Whitesides MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton accused rival Bernie Sanders in a debate on Thursday of misleading Americans about the costs and viability of his healthcare plan, saying he was making promises "that cannot be kept." In their sixth presidential debate, Clinton said Sanders' proposal for a single-payer, Medicare-for-all healthcare plan would mean dismantling Obamacare and triggering another intense political struggle. "You need to level with people about what they will have at the end of the process you are proposing," Clinton said. "That's a promise that cannot be kept." Sanders said he would not dismantle the healthcare plan known as Obamacare and was simply moving to provide what most industrialized countries have - healthcare coverage for all.


2016-02-11 22:25:57 -0500

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, left, pauses as Hillary Rodham Clinton watches during a Democratic presidential primary debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail (all times local):


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