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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 | 78 78 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 | 182 182 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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OUR ANNUAL TOP HIGH SCHOOLS ISSUE
The Best High Schools in NYC for Your 8th Grader
Sep 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (9/14/2015-9/27/2105)
Monday, Sept. 14 No Arrests Tuesday, Sept. 15 Nancy Madrid was arrested at 491 Grandview Avenue for criminal contempt by Detective Webb. Marcel Mihalache was arrested at 1819 Summerfield Avenue for...
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Business leaders discuss Ridgewood's Myrtle Avenue
Future of retail discussed over bagels and coffee
Sep 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ridgewood honors Ann Maggio with street dedication
Maggio was a longtime Ridgewood resident who was actively involved in a multitude of community organizations, including improving the Grover Cleveland Athletic Field, as well as an educator and tra...
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Jack Maple, crime fighter, memorialized with street naming
Remembered as a great police office and a great man
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New citizens join the U.S. on Constitution Day
On the 228th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution last Thursday, 75 people from 28 different countries stood on the lawn of King Manor Museum in Jamaica and officially became United State...
Sep 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Committee to recommend denial of yeshiva application
At its meeting Monday night, the Land Use Committee of Community Board 5 decided to recommend to the full board it vote against an application by Glendale's United Talmudical Seminary to expand and...
Sep 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pictures from inside the Glendale Yeshiva
Photos from the CB5 Land Use Committee's tour of Glendale's Yeshiva Godolah Seminary
Sep 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yeshiva not part of the Glendale "community"
SPECIAL REGISTER OP-ED
Sep 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glendale residents speak out against Yeshiva expansion
Rabbi Niederman asks for committee to discuss community concerns
Sep 15, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Queens communities remember those who died on 9/11
In all, ceremony honors the 42 neighbors who perished that day
Sep 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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104th Precinct Police Blotter (8/31/15-9/13/15)
Monday, Aug. 31 Luis Fajpirdo Mena was arrested at 666 Seneca Avenue for assault by Officer DeFreitas. Frank Capella was arrested at Myrtle Avenue and 69th Street for aggravated unlicensed operator...
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Glendale Yeshiva looks to expand
Some in community worry about impact on infrastructure
Sep 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fresh Pond Road festival draws big crowds
Four-day celebration features games, rides, food
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Last Chapter for Forest Hills Barnes & Noble?
Target set to take Barnes and Noble's place on Austin Street
Sep 01, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela has announced the first Zika-related deaths in the South American country.
2016-02-11 22:26:16 -0500

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks as Senator Bernie Sanders listens at the PBS NewsHour Democratic presidential candidates debate in MilwaukeeBy John Whitesides MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton accused rival Bernie Sanders in a debate on Thursday of misleading Americans about the costs and viability of his healthcare plan, saying he was making promises "that cannot be kept." In their sixth presidential debate, Clinton said Sanders' proposal for a single-payer, Medicare-for-all healthcare plan would mean dismantling Obamacare and triggering another intense political struggle. "You need to level with people about what they will have at the end of the process you are proposing," Clinton said. "That's a promise that cannot be kept." Sanders said he would not dismantle the healthcare plan known as Obamacare and was simply moving to provide what most industrialized countries have - healthcare coverage for all.


2016-02-11 22:25:57 -0500

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, left, pauses as Hillary Rodham Clinton watches during a Democratic presidential primary debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest from the 2016 campaign trail (all times local):


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