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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 | 22 22 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 | 25 25 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 | 27 27 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 | 31 31 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 | 84 84 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 | 118 118 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 | 129 129 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 | 189 189 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 | 237 237 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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Big parade for Little League
The annual WORKS Little League parade had a good turnout last Saturday and although some of the parade was rerouted due to construction, Woodhavenites still managed to get a glimpse of the celebrat...
Apr 19, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Ozone Park school moving along to completion
Construction set to begin soon
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Goldfeder pushes for passage of autism act
Bill would better serve those affected by the disorder
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Motorcycle crash kills Ozone Park man
A 29-year-old man who lost control of his motorcycle last Thursday, April 5, as he was riding in Ozone Park died at Jamaica Hospital that same day, leaving a wife and seven kids behind. Police say ...
Apr 11, 2012 | 3 3 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Worksman Cycles honors American heroes
The Ozone Park factory unveils bike inspired by soldiers
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Prostitution activity at Kew Gardens motels forces shut downs
Two Kew Gardens motels allegedly served as prostitution havens for pimps and prostitutes, and five employees at the Kew Motor Inn and the Par Central Motor Inn have been arrested on prostitution-re...
Apr 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nine finalists in QEDC StartUP! challenge
The Queens Economic Development Corporation (QEDC) announced nine finalists in its sixth StartUP! Business Plan Competition at Deluge Restaurant in Flushing on Thursday, March 29. To prepare for th...
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New York State one step closer to full casino gaming
The odds are looking like they’re in the state’s favor when it comes to legalizing casino gambling. Full-scale casino gaming could come to New York State in the future as both the Senate and Assemb...
Mar 28, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Addabbo pushes for stronger support of libraries
After kicking off the 130th birthday of Ozone Park at the Queens Library Ozone Park branch last month, Senator Joe Addabbo is making his support for libraries a priority for the 2012-2013 final Sta...
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Ulrich announces “Trees and Sidewalks” program for district
Councilman Eric Ulrich and Department of Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe announced last Thursday, March 15, the implementation of the “Trees and Sidewalks” program to Ulrich's south Queens distric...
Mar 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Street changes voted down at CB9 meeting
Community Board 9 unanimously voted against the controversial proposed street changes for 84th Street in Ozone Park and 89th Avenue in Woodhaven at March's monthly meeting. The vote comes as a big ...
Mar 16, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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A vote of 'yes' for rezoning of Woodhaven, Richmond Hill
Opponents of the plan say they're still not being heard
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Ozone Park man indicted on kidnapping, rape, sex-trafficking charges
A 22-year-old Ozone Park man and five others have been indicted by a Queens grand jury on kidnapping, sex trafficking and other charges for allegedly raping and prostituting a 15-year-old Long Isla...
Mar 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Program to stop teen violence faces cuts
When Jackeline Muniz was 16 years old, she sought counseling at Martin Luther King High School, where she was a student, to help her get out of an abusive relationship. The fighting caused her to m...
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Phagwah parade brightens up Richmond Hill
As many as 25,000 people poured through the streets of Richmond Hill on Sunday, March 11 to celebrate Holi, also known as the festival of colors in the Hindu religion which marks the start of the s...
Mar 14, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Farmers clash with police in front of the the agriculture ministry in Athens on February 12, 2016 during a protest against pension reformsSome 10,000 farmers joined by worker unionists gathered in the central Syntagma Square according to police, waving Greek flags and led by 20 tractors loudly blaring their horns. "We are determined to stay here 10 days, we've brought tents," said Stavros Haralas, a farmer from the northern region of Pieria. Earlier in the day, farmers from the island of Crete had clashed with riot police outside the agriculture ministry after arriving by ferries at the port of Piraeus.


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2 students killed in shooting at Phoenix-area high schoolGLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two teens were shot Friday at a high school in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale but the danger at the campus was over, police said, as worried parents crowded stores nearby to await word on their children.


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United Nations soldiers patrol on July 27, 2013 in the northern Malian city of KidalFive United Nations peacekeepers were killed and some 30 others wounded when suspected Islamists attacked their base in Mali's restive north Friday, as three Malian soldiers perished in an ambush in the same region, the UN chief and security sources said. The latest attacks highlighted the vulnerability of the sprawling arid north, where UN peacekeepers and Malian soldiers are struggling in their fight against jihadists who seized vast swathes of territory in 2012. UN Secretary general Ban Ki-moon condemned the "massive" assault on the base of the UN mission in Mali, or MINUSMA, in the strategic town of Kidal and recalled that targeting peacekeepers constitutes a war crime.


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