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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?
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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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PS 88, 104th team up to spread awareness of breast cancer
Over 400 P.S. 88 students joined forces with the 104th precinct to bring awareness of breast cancer throughout the community, hanging an eight-foot-tall pink breast cancer ribbon on the precinct’s ...
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Glendale yeshiva slapped with DOB violation
Follows months of controversy over current dorm arrangements
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Police bust counterfeiting ring
Police broke up a million dollar counterfeiting ring in Ridgewood this week, which resulted in the arrests of three individuals. According to District Attorney Richard Brown, the three individuals ...
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Ridgewood man busted for animal cruelty
Brought starving dog to Rego Park shelter
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/19/15-10/25/15)
Monday, Oct. 19 Daniel Morgan was arrested at 65-37 79th Place for unauthorized use of vehicle by Officer Mancuso. Fausto Garner was arrested at Union Turnpike and Woodhaven Boulevard for driving w...
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Expecting parents learn what to expect at expo
Information and services shared with moms-to-be
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Friends, family remember Tom Ognibene
Recall community contributions at former councilman’s wake
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CB5 votes against Glendale yeshiva expansion
Community Board 5 voted against a Glendale yeshiva’s contentious proposal to double their dormitory space during last week’s board meeting at Christ the King High School. The board voted almost una...
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Tent of Tomorrow gets a fresh new look
Just five months after the initial announcement, elected officials unveiled a freshly painted Tent of Tomorrow, one of the centerpieces of the New York State Pavilion in Flushing Meadows Park and a...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (10/12/15-10/18/15)
Monday, Oct. 12 Robert Tyne was arrested at 63-98 Woodhaven Boulevard for third-degree assault by Detective Houlihan. Joseph Bernsen was arrested at 72-43 66th Drive for criminal obstruction of bre...
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City unveils new waste transfer station
Aims to drastically reduce truck traffic, air pollution for Queens residents including those in CB5
Oct 13, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free yoga certification for North Brooklyn, Ridgewood youth
Program open to anyone between the ages of 18 & 22
Oct 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Queens councilman Thomas Ognibene passes away
Thomas Ognibene, a former councilman and longtime Queens County GOP stalwart, passed away Monday afternoon from cancer. He was 72. Ognibene was first elected to the City Council in 1992 to represen...
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State senator holds 6th annual job fair
Hundreds turn out to speak with potential employers
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Ridgewood group hosts first legislative forum
Meeting covers an array of neighborhood issues
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., raises a fist as he arrives for a breakfast meeting with Al Sharpton at Sylvia's Restaurant, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. Sanders defeated former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday in the New Hampshire primary. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)WASHINGTON (AP) — Grudge match.


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Prison guards escort Asem Alfrhad before his trial in Aegean resort of Bodrum, Turkey, Thursday Feb. 11, 2016. Two alleged people-smugglers are on trial accused of causing the death of 3-year-old Syrian migrant boy Aylan Kurdi and four other people. The image of the boy — his lifeless body lying face down on a beach in Bodrum — galvanized world attention on the refugee crisis, graphically illustrating the magnitude of the suffering and the treacherous journeys the migrants risk. (DHA via AP ) TURKEY OUTBODRUM, Turkey (AP) — Two suspected people-smugglers went on trial in Turkey on Thursday accused of causing the death of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi — whose drowning put a human face on the Syrian refugee crisis — and four other people.


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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. 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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