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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 | 28 28 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 | 31 31 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 | 35 35 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 | 38 38 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 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 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 | 1 1 comments | 90 90 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 | 124 124 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 | 135 135 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 | 195 195 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 | 241 241 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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Brooklyn Cupcake arrives in Glendale
Successful cupcake company opening shop at Atlas Park
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maspeth man laments end of 9/11 memorial ride
Talks disappointment with New York for lack of support
Sep 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols rally for foreclosure relief
Want banks to help homeowners
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents can help decide how to spend $1M
Councilwoman set to host participatory budgeting meetings
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Pols commemorate centennial of Leo Frank’s death
Call for education, tolerance on anniversary of Jewish man’s lynching
Aug 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle Village family remembers their daughter
Raising funds for new therapy at LIJ in Anastasia’s memory
Aug 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police looking for Glendale robber
He was nice enough not to steal any of their bottled water, but had no problem helping himself to their cold-hard cash. A man interrupted his robbery of a Glendale home last Friday to pop into a de...
Aug 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ridgewood welcomes new urgent care center
New health-care facility opens on Myrtle Avenue
Aug 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/3/25-8/9/15)
Monday, Aug. 3 Sara Risigo was arrested at 564 Seneca Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Lee. Alexander Simpson-Chollette was arrested at Cooper and Wyckoff avenues for aggravated unlicensed o...
Aug 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents rally for affordable housing at Rheingold
New developer requests meeting with community leaders
Aug 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neighborhood mourns loss of community garden
Ridgewood garden on MTA property officially closed
Aug 04, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senator urges the passing of religious law
Would recognize Hindu, Sikh and Islamic faiths for incorporation
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Volunteers help Parks Department take tree census
The Parks Department is undertaking the massive project of counting all the trees in the five boroughs with the help of various local agencies. In Ridgewood, the Ridgewood Property Owners and Civic...
Jul 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girl Scouts design apps to improve the world
Groups of three work together on environmental, social issues
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (7/13/15-7/19/15)
Monday, July 13 Leslow Maciag was arrested at 56-10 Nurge Avenue for third-degree assault by Officer Quintanitla. Zsuzsanna Sipos was arrested at 60TH Street and Metropolitan Avenue for aggravated ...
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Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Saturday that the next U.S. president should be the one to nominate a justice to fill the vacancy left on the Supreme Court by the death of Antonin Scalia. "The American people‎ should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court justice.
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 7, 2004 file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks to Presbyterian Christian High School students in Hattiesburg, Miss. On Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, the U.S. Marshals Service confirmed that Scalia has died at the age of 79. (Gavin Averill/The Hattiesburg American via AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79.


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Kansas guard Devonte' Graham (4) shoots in front of Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield, left, in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. Kansas won 76-72. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kansas' Devonte' Graham stole the show from Buddy Hield.


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