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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 | 27 27 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 | 30 30 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 | 32 32 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 | 36 36 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...
Queens Real Estate Market: 2015 Year in Review
Jan 31, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 89 89 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 | 123 123 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 | 134 134 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 | 194 194 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 | 240 240 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...
Press Agents—Foot Soldiers in Celebrity Divorce Wars
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 256 256 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo | Dec 31, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , divorce , PTB Blog How Celebrities Win and Lose at Divorce For regular folks, divorce is mostly won or lost in the courtroom, or in legal proc...

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sports
Belmont jockey makes history, Boisterous takes Ft. Marcy
AT THE TRACK
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU takes series over USF
The St. John’s baseball team took two out of three from University of Southern Florida, winning the rubber match with a walk-off hit on Sunday afternoon at Kaiser Field in Queens. The USF Bulls los...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gotham Girls Roller Derby returns to LIU
Roller Derby came to Brooklyn this past weekend at the Schwartz Athletic Center on the Long Island University campus. A full house watched as the Manhattan Mayhem defeated The Bronx Gridlock 156 to...
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Belmont opens for the 2012 season
Brilliant performances, tight finishes, large fields and a celebrity visit – or two – highlighted opening day at Belmont Park last week, hinting at even bigger things to come over the course of the...
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets unveil new logo, colors
The Brooklyn Nets made its public debut Monday at Modell's on Flatbush Avenue, . showing off the new team logo and colors it will wear when it opens the Barclays Center next season. Nets center Bro...
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bet on the derby right here in NYC
Belmont, Aqueduct to offer viewing, wagering
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tartamella to take over top women's basketball job
Longtime SJU assistant coach will now be at the helm
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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SJU softball headed to Big East tourney
Needing just one win to clinch a berth in the 2012 Big East Championship, the St. John’s softball team (22-30, 10-9) took a 3-2 victory on Sunday to sweep the three-game series against Rutgers (24-...
Apr 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Club boxing takes center stage in Woodhaven
Photos: Kenneth B. Goldberg Old World Boxing/New Legends boxing showcased club boxing at it’s best at Cordon Bleu in Woodhaven this past weekend. The eight-fight card showcase undefeated fighters J...
Apr 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Park Slope fencer headed to Olympics
This past weekend, the U.S. Olympic Fencing Team announced that among its chosen athletes will be Brooklyn’s Race Imboden. The 18-year-old Park Slope resident, who is a 2011 graduate of The Dwight ...
Apr 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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100 days to go
With 100 days to go to the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Citi Team USA Flag Tour made its fifth stop last week at Citi’s site in Long Island City, featuring a visit by U.S. Olympian Cullen Jones (...
Apr 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barnes Arico leaving St. John's for Michigan
On Friday, 10th-year coach Kim Barnes Arico announced her resignation as St. John’s women’s basketball coach. Barnes Arico informed her team and staff of her departure at an afternoon meeting. Asso...
Apr 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rachel Lim headed to Roland Garros
Eleven-year-old Rachel Lim of Briarcliff Manor, New York, won the third-annual Longines “Future Tennis Aces – On the Road to the French Open” U.S. Qualifying Tournament on Saturday, April 14, at th...
Apr 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Joe's pitcher hurls back-to-back perfect games
Senior Alyson Chiaramonte tossed her second straight perfect game leading the St. Joseph's College softball team to a sweep of John Jay College, 6-0 and 13-9, on Sunday afternoon at Padavan-Preller...
Apr 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perri takes over LIU Brooklyn men's basketball
Jack Perri will takes the reigns of the LIU Brooklyn men's basketball program after Jim Ferry left for the head coaching job at Duquesne. Perri becomes the 13th head coach of an LIU program that wi...
Apr 17, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dmitry Medvedev speaks at the Munich Security Conference on February 13, 2016Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Saturday that strains between Russia and the West have plunged the world into a "new Cold War". With tensions high over the lingering Ukraine conflict and Russia's backing of the Syrian regime, Medvedev said: "All that's left is an unfriendly policy of NATO against Russia". "We can say it even more clearly: We have slid into a new period of Cold War," he said, speaking at the Munich Security Conference.


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Pope Francis (C) is greeted by Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and First Lady Angelica Rivera upon his arrival at Benito Juarez international airport in Mexico City, on February 12, 2016Francis will be the first pope to enter Mexico's National Palace to meet the president on Saturday as he starts a cross-country tour that will highlight the country's violence and migration troubles. After hundreds of thousands of Catholics swarmed the streets to welcome him when he arrived late Friday, the pontiff will hold talks with President Enrique Pena Nieto at the ornate palace in Mexico City's Zocalo square. While Mexico is the world's second most populous Catholic country after Brazil, governments throughout most of the 20th century were militantly secular and had testy ties with the Church.


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KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A conservation group says authorities in Congo have dismantled a major ivory smuggling network, arresting three traffickers in a blow to poaching operations that threaten the survival of the African forest elephant.
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