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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...
Senior citizens finding it hard to locate an apartment
Feb 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The real deal. It has been this way for years. Since there are more Senior today than 10 years ago, here are true circumstances that exist today. First off, whether you are financially comfortable,...
Queens Real Estate Market: 2015 Year in Review
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 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 | 181 181 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...

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Landscaper blocking hydrant Free One Hour Reserved Queens Parking by Rachel
July 28, 2015 03:30 PM | 11000 views | 1 1 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
If you need a private parking space...come to 262nd Street and 79th Avenue in Floral Park. We have one reserved just for you.....directly in front of a fire hydrant. Not many people park there beca...
Law Offices Of Roman Aminov Know Your Rights: Can My Spouse Disinherit Me by roman
December 18, 2013 04:59 PM | 25296 views | 0 0 comments | 711 711 recommendations | email to a friend
The Question: Can my spouse disinherit me? Can I disinherit my spouse? I have been disinherited, do I have any rights? As a New York estate attorney, I frequently hear these and other related quest...
BE AWARE PLEASE TENANTS RE:THE LAW IN NEW YORK STATE by jimmy
June 12, 2013 08:30 AM | 1215 views | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
REAL ESTATE-RENTING APARTMENTS!    There seems to be a pattern these past 10 months, that I have experienced, so I would like to address this issue for all Realtors and tenants renting apartments t...
BIAU_Stephen_D._Hans_photo.JPG Warning: Your social media policies may get you in trouble with the NLRB by cindy
May 31, 2013 03:58 PM | 20464 views | 0 0 comments | 1288 1288 recommendations | email to a friend
As social media becomes the norm in everyday life, federal regulators are getting touchy about employers creating policies that limit what employees can say online. In the past, employers have disc...
Why the EEOC Handled More Claims in 2011 than in Any Year in Its History by cindy
January 16, 2013 03:02 PM | 22977 views | 1 1 comments | 1180 1180 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Hans & Associates, P.C. “Queens NY Employment Defense Attorneys” At the end of the September 30, 2011 fiscal year, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued a press release ...
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U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Yellen testifies at the House Financial Services Committee in WashingtonFederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen returned to Capitol Hill with a brave face on Thursday amid a worsening meltdown on global stock markets and growing skepticism the U.S. central bank can carry out its long-planned pivot to "normal" monetary policy. Yellen, testifying before the Senate Banking Committee, stressed the bright spots in the U.S. economic recovery while acknowledging that a weakened global economy and steep slide in equity markets is tightening financial conditions faster than the Fed wants. While Yellen warned against jumping to conclusions about financial threats from abroad, she faced a different financial landscape on Thursday than just a day earlier, when she testified to a House of Representatives committee.


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The following are highlights of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's question-and-answer session on Thursday before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee, where she delivered the central bank's semi-annual monetary policy report to Congress in a second day of testimony. YELLEN ON FED STUDY OF NEGATIVE RATES "We had previously considered them and decided that they would not work well to foster accommodation back in 2010. In light of the experience of European countries and others that have gone to negative rates, we are taking a look at them again, because we would want to be prepared in the event that we needed to add accommodation.
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German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier briefs the media prior to the Syria talks in Munich, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest developments on the war in Syria, the refugee crisis and security talks in Munich, Germany. (all times local):


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