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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 | 33 33 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 | 37 37 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 | 40 40 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 | 44 44 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 | 95 95 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 | 130 130 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 | 141 141 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 | 201 201 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 | 246 246 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 | 263 263 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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All aboard The Woodhaven Express!
Check out the new ride for kids in Forest Park
Aug 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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First planning meeting held to battle juvenile prison
On Friday night, a persistent Queens Village community took new steps to prevent a juvenile delinquent center from opening in their neighborhood. The first of many scheduled planning meetings orche...
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City invests in sidewalk repairs
Triple increase in funding at NYCHA properties
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The Trump name's humble Woodhaven roots
The young boy needed 11 cents, an amount that might seem like nothing today, but if you were broke in 1920 with no job, it might as well have been a million dollars. One of his classmates at PS 97 ...
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Community rallies again to protest juvenile detention center
Hope to follow South Ozone Park's lead with audit, lawsuit
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At Fort Totten, elected officials call for increased security
Base director says public park makes security 'complex'
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Home for developmentally disabled opens in Springfield Gardens
One of three new homes in Queens
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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A look back at life on the 'border'
It was 120 years ago this month, July 13, 1895, that Woodhaven was hit with a powerful storm that brought with it great destructive force. It appeared with no warning, first striking Woodhaven at J...
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Vigil for Eric Garner stresses death not in vain
Participants stress new efforts to improve police relations
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No summer vacation for WRBA
THE WOODHAVEN BEAT
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Groundbreaking first phase of park renovations
Part of $7 million in work throughout Forest Park
Jul 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Improvements increase safety at Brookville Boulevard
Three new traffic lights adjacent to Brookville Park
Jul 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rockaway takes a new approach to teenage crime
Youth court aims to keep kids out of Rikers
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Queens shelter to lose sex offenders
Community concerns since it was converted from family shelter
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Searching Woodhaven for a father
Adam Maiello is looking for his biological father.
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JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State University has lifted a lockdown of its Jonesboro campus that followed reports of armed men near the student union.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (2 L) stands with his lawyers in the Supreme Court in Jerusalem as they wait for the arrival of the judges, on February 14, 2016Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a rare appearance by a serving premier before the country's Supreme Court on Sunday to defend a contentious natural gas deal. Critics say the agreement between the government and a consortium including US firm Noble Energy, pushed by Netanyahu, overly favours the firms involved and have petitioned the court to block it. There have also been denunciations of political manoeuvring by Netanyahu to override anti-trust authorities.


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Chase Elliott smiles as he parks on pit road after qualifying for the pole position in the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Chase Elliott kept the No. 24 Chevrolet on the pole for the second straight Daytona 500, becoming the youngest driver to land the top spot in NASCAR's biggest race.


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