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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 | 19 19 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 | 21 21 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 | 24 24 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 | 28 28 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 | 81 81 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 | 115 115 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 | 126 126 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 | 186 186 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 | 234 234 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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A FORGOTTEN COMMUNITY...MIDDLE VILLAGE by vinny
January 08, 2013 09:24 AM | 12056 views | 4 4 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
WHY ARE THE STREETS SO DIRTY ON METROPOLITAN AVENUE? WHY ARE THE SIDEWALK FULL OF GARBAGE FROM OVERFILLED GARBAGE CANISTERS THAT  SIT FROM FRIDAY TO SUNDAYS BLOWING ALL OVER THE PLACE? WHY DOES RID...
TENANTS GUIDE IN SEEKING AN APARTMENT by vinny
January 08, 2013 08:53 AM | 725 views | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
not easy to find an apartment these days especially after Hurricane Sandy. HELPFUL HINTS TO All tenants looking in Middle Village, Maspeth, Glendale, or Ridgewood areas.......... AVOID CRAIGSLIST-A...
CHANGES NEEDED WITH SANITATION DEPARTMENT ! by vinny
December 31, 2012 07:18 PM | 797 views | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
2012 MOST FILTHY AVENUE IN QUEENS, HANDS DOWN IS METROPOLITAN AVENUE, IN MIDDLE VILLAGE,NY 11379. STORY ON TOPIX-MIDDLE VILLAGE http://www.topix.com/forum/city/middle-village-ny/TUCCB7NVBR7C5N7L0#l...
DRUG ACTIVITY GOING ON AT 79PLACE/MYRTLE AVENUE by vinny
December 04, 2012 08:10 AM | 1397 views | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
I AM SURE THE 104 PCT. IS AWARE OF THIS, SINCE CALLS HAVE BEEN MADE TO THEM BY INDIVIDUALS WHO WISH TO REMAIN ANONYMOUS. NEIGHBORS ARE AFRAID NOW. LANDLORDS ARE BEING HELD HOSTAGE, AND IT IS AFFECT...
APARTMENTS RENTING FAST PART 2 by jimmy
November 19, 2012 08:01 AM | 1625 views | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
REAL ESTATE NEWS-MIDDLE VILLAGE-GLENDALE-RIDGEWOOD-MASPETH-AND SURROUNDING AREAS. In addition to getting walk-in customers, and calls from our advertisements, volume has increased 200% due to Hurri...
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Police talk inside the Columbus, Ohio, restaurant where they say a man attacked several people with a machete on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. They say the man fled the scene and was later fatally shot by police. (AP Photo/Kantele Franko)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say quick observations by employees and patrons witnessing a machete attack at an Ohio restaurant helped authorities track down the fleeing suspect, who was fatally shot in a confrontation with officers a few miles away.


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Shoppers take part in Black Friday Shopping at a Target store in ChicagoWASHINGTON - U.S. consumer spending appeared to regain momentum in January as households ramped up purchases of a variety of goods, in a hopeful sign that economic growth was picking up after slowing to a crawl at the end of 2015. The Commerce Department said on Friday retail sales excluding automobiles, gasoline, building materials and food services increased 0.6 percent last month after an unrevised 0.3 percent decline in December. These so-called core retail sales correspond most closely with the consumer spending component of gross domestic product. ...


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Pope Francis wears a traditional Mexican sombrero hat he received as a gift by a Mexican journalist aboard the plane during the flight from Rome to Habana, Cuba, on his way to a week-long trip to Mexico, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. The pontiff is scheduled to stop in Cuba for an historical meeting with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill that the Vatican sees as a historic step in the path toward healing the 1,000-year schism that split Christianity. (Alessandro Di Meo/Pool Photo via AP)HAVANA (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis's historic meeting in Cuba with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and his subsequent trip to Mexico (all times local):


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