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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 | 23 23 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 | 26 26 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 | 28 28 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 | 32 32 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 | 85 85 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 | 119 119 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 | 130 130 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 | 190 190 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 | 238 238 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 | 253 253 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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Farewell to Joe Virgona
His name was Joe Virgona and he loved his family, his country, his church and his community. Whenever you spoke with Joe, you were assured that you’d end the conversation in a better mood than you ...
Oct 04, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remembering a member of the WRBA
His name was Joe Virgona and he loved his family, his country, his church and his community. Whenever you spoke with Joe, you were assured that you’d end the conversation in a better mood than you ...
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents debate future of rail line
While local residents seemed to be on the fence about converting the inactive Rockaway Rail Line into a park, most seemed to be sure about one thing—they didn’t want to reactivate it. Two parties w...
Oct 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodhaven Street Festival on its way
The weather has really been cool lately. It was downright chilly for some days, then rainy, and now we are back to shades of summer warmth. I just hope that a certain day in October (the 14th to be...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrating a productive year for WRBA
A sellout crowd gathered at Joe Abbracciamento Restaurant last Friday for the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association’s annual dinner dance and fundraiser.  We were joined by State Senator Joe Addab...
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sorting through changes in health care laws
EPIC, Obamacare both presents new benefits, challenges
Sep 26, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commentary: Stolen wallet restores faith in Woodhaven community
It all started because I have no idea how to handle a tent. We were at the Richmond Hill Park Fair and since rain had been in the forecast, we borrowed a canopy tent from a friend. I was actually q...
Sep 20, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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9/11 ceremony remembers community members
A 9/11 memorial was held on Sunday, Sept. 9, at Dry Harbor Playground to remember 42 community members from Glendale, Middle Village, Ridgewood and Woodhaven who perished during the Sept. 11 attack...
Sep 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents prepare for street festival
Yes, it is that time of the year again! Our Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation Board Staff and I are working very hard burning the late night oil on the October 14 Wonderful Woodhaven Street...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Good guys get a break
Sometimes, the good guys get a win. Such was the case last week when it was announced that a crook was apprehended. The brazen thief struck around 6 p.m. on Monday, July 23, near 94th Street and 86...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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9/11 ceremony remembers community members
A 9/11 memorial was held on Sunday, Sept. 9, at Dry Harbor Playground to remember 42 community members from Glendale, Middle Village, Ridgewood and Woodhaven who perished during the Sept. 11 attack...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to school, elections, and sadly, September 11, 2001
Now the important election countdown dates begin. On Thursday, September 13, the Democratic and Republican primaries will be held. If you are a registered Democrat you can vote for incumbent Assemb...
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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What has changed in 18 months?
On March 12, 2011, Anthony Collao was chased down 90th Street by a gang of teenagers. They caught up with him near 89th Avenue and viciously beat him with a metal pipe. It was described by one poli...
Sep 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Back to school sales
The weather was on the warm side, bright and sunny, when on Saturday, August 25, our annual “Back to School Sales Days” began. Our award-winning Woodhaven Business Improvement District on Woodhaven...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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39th Annual Park Fair
The Richmond Hill Block Association will be hosting its 39th Annual Park Fair on Saturday, September 8, at the Buddy Memorial in Forest Park, located at the intersection of Myrtle Avenue and Park L...
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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BURNS, Ore. (AP) — FBI officials said Friday they haven't found any rigged explosives or booby traps at the national wildlife refuge in Oregon that had been seized by an armed group.
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ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Martin Klizan of Slovakia saved five match points before beating Roberto Bautista Agut on Friday and setting up a semifinal against French qualifier Nicolas Mahut at the World Tennis Tournament.
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FILE - In this July 14, 2015, file photo, Triple Crown champion American Pharaoh stands in the stables of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, Calif. The first date is over for the Triple Crown winner. Now the waiting begins. An 11-year-old mare named Untouched Talent was the lucky first lady at Coolmore's Ashford Stud in Versailles, Kentucky, on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, as thoroughbred racing's breeding season opened on a Valentine's weekend. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)The first date is over for Triple Crown winner American Pharoah. Now the waiting begins.


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