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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 | 22 22 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 | 24 24 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 | 27 27 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 | 31 31 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 | 84 84 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 | 118 118 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 | 129 129 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 | 189 189 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 | 237 237 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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104th Precicnt Police Blotter (11/30/15-12/7/15)
Monday, Nov. 30 Bryan Zack was arrested at 69-23 61st Road for grand larceny by Officer Hopson. Byron Tipanta was arrested at 603 Seneca Avenue for criminal mischief by Officer Prizemen. Freddy Men...
Dec 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yungman Lee to challenge Velazquez for Congress
Fellow Democrat hopes to unseat 12-term Congresswoman
Dec 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shannon Gaels break ground on new Gaelic sports field
The Shannon Gaels Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) and elected officials broke ground Monday on a new turf field at Frank Golden Park in College Point. The field will be used for the Irish club’s ...
Dec 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coalition releases annual report on hunger in the city
Calls for min wage increase, funding for SNAP
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Glendale school holds Read 365 Parade
Pre-school students at PS 91 in Glendale got an opportunity to share some of their favorite stories with their parents and Chancellor Carmen Fariña last week as part of their Pre-K Reads 365 Parade...
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols want city, not homeowners, on hook for sidewalk repairs
Legislation would put responsibility on city for fixes
Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/16/15-11/22/15)
Monday, Nov. 16 Omar Gonzalez was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for burglary by Detective Matat. Pawel Garwarski was arrested at 64-02 Catalpa Avenue for second-degree assault by Detetice Friedr...
Nov 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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HomeGoods opens first Queens store to fanfare, excitement
Fans of home decor and fashion, this is the news you’ve been waiting for. Last Sunday, HomeGoods officially opened at The Shops at Atlas Park in Glendale. The 19,000-square-feet store is the 60th s...
Nov 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/9/15-11/14/15)
Monday, Nov. 9 William Arango was arrested and Grand Avenue and 79th Street for petit larceny by Officer Craig. Charles Boeham was arrested at 1826 Cornelia Street for criminal contempt by Officer ...
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Sweet Jane's owners address issues at CB5 meeting
Stress bar won't be like The Cobra Club
Nov 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens honors veterans with annual parade
Scores of Queens residents lined Middle Village's commercial corridor on Saturday to honor the men and women who have served in the armed forces during the annual Veteran's Day Parade. The parade, ...
Nov 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (11/2/15-11/8/15)
Monday, Nov. 2 Louis Ciervo was arrested at 80th Street and Metropolitan Avenue for making graffiti by Officer Gonzalez. Najis Aitbella was arrested at 60-16 Myrtle Avenue for endangering incompete...
Nov 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge rejects coalition’s petition for new study on shelter site
Glendale residents’ years-long attempts to halt the controversial transformation of an abandoned Cooper Avenue factory into a homeless shelter received a setback this week, when a judge dismissed t...
Nov 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Preinct Police Blotter (10/26/15-11/1/15)
Monday, Oct. 26 Alfonso Ganzalez was arrested at Myrtle Avenue and George Street for criminal possession of a weapon by Officer Sullivan. Bindo Acharya was arrested at 1030 Seneca Avenue for endang...
Nov 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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City, fellow officers pay final respects to slain cop
The streets of Queens were filled with uniformed officers from across the country, who stood in salute as they paid their final goodbyes to Officer Randolph Holder, who was killed in a Harlem shoot...
Nov 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Relatives of inmates stand outside the Topo Chico prison, where a riot broke out around midnight, in Monterrey, Mexico, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. Dozens of inmates were killed and several injured in a brutal fight between two rival factions at the prison in northern Mexico, the state governor said. (AP Photo/Emilio Vazquez)MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's deadliest prison brawl in many years was a bloodbath in which inmates attacked each other with cudgels and makeshift blades, authorities said Friday, underlining yet again the power that drug cartels wield inside many of the country's lockups.


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In this photo made from the footage with information taken from Russian Defense Ministry official website on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, an aerial image shows an air strike on militant headquarters in the province of Idlib, Syria. The Russian defense ministry says its airstrikes have hit about 1,900 targets in Syria in the past week. A Syrian government offensive around the city of Aleppo backed by Russian airstrikes has sent tens of thousands fleeing to the Turkish border. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service Photo via AP)BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria and international diplomatic efforts to end the violence (all times local):


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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, center, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, left, and UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, right, arrive for a news conference after the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) meeting in Munich, Germany, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)MUNICH (AP) — Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Friday defended his country's foreign policy and its stance in Yemen and Syria, insisting that the kingdom has no ambitions beyond its borders.


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