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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 | 24 24 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 | 27 27 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 | 29 29 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 ...
TRANSWORLD BUSINESS ADVISORS OF BROOKLYN WEST BRINGS BROKERAGE, MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS SERVICES UNDER ONE ROOF
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Tom Gesimondo opened Transworld Business Advisors of Brooklyn West  recently to bring together aspiring entrepreneurs and owners looking to sell their businesses, Gesimondo provides business broker...
Minor Repairs and Improvements that Make all the Difference in Queens
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 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...
Biz Partners Cut Teeth Together in Restoration Industry Before Finding Success of their Own, Building Legacy
Feb 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Paul Daley and Joe Rizzo took a good, long test drive together before becoming entrepreneurs and now the two business partners are laying the groundwork for their children to follow in the footstep...
Queens Real Estate Market: 2015 Year in Review
Jan 31, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 86 86 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 | 120 120 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 | 131 131 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 | 191 191 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...

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Group collecting baby carriers for Syrian refugees
Several drop-off locations throughout Brooklyn
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn tourism center revamped
Brooklyn Borough Hall has a revamped gift shop and tourism center for visitors and Brooklyn residents alike to enjoy. The original concept of former Borough President Marty Markowitz, it is being e...
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Brooklyn welcomes culinary incubator
Will provide space for growing restaurant businesses
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Community rallies after rabbi is attacked
Call for increased police presence in Brooklyn Heights
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Police bust violent Brooklyn street gang
18 individuals arrested on murder charges
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Community Board 6 gets update on health services
NYU Langone reps talk emergency services
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Advocates and pols demand real affordable housing, union jobs
In Mayor Bill de Blasio’s quest to build or preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing over the next decade, one coalition of advocates say the mayor’s plan isn’t affordable enough for the lowest...
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Chancellor delivers keynote at chamber event
The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce hosted a newsmaker discussion event with Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña last week. "Brooklyn is my home and I greatly enjoyed the opportunity to speak to a group ...
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Senator wants historic designation for B&B Carousell
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is fighting to protect a Coney Island landmark. In a letter last week, she urged National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis to place the historic B&B Carousell on the...
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Pol honors Tamir Rice with hack-a-thon for kids
State Senator Jesse Hamilton is dedicating February to black male achievement in honor of slain Cleveland 12-year-old Tamir Rice, hosting a black male achievement hack-a-thon for kids. The event is...
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Hochul tours small businesses in Red Hook
Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul toured three small businesses on Red Hook’s waterfront last week. The companies are housed in the Merchant Stores Building, a brick warehouse owned by The O’Connell...
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City expands ShotSpotter program in Queens, Brooklyn
Gunshot detection technology coming to more precincts
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City launches pre-k application period
Chancellor visits Brooklyn school to make announcement
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Woman leaves her crying dog outside during winter storm Jonas
A Brooklyn woman left her dog to suffer outside during NY's monster blizzard Saturday, and a neighbor filmed to the heartless act.
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Protestors call on DA to stop Slave Theater sale
Protestors rallied outside the historic Slave Theater on Fulton Street in Bed-Stuy to call on District Attorney Ken Thompson to investigate the sale of the property, and for any city elected offici...
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FILE - In a Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 file photo, Sister Mary Valerie, center, hands out bags of popcorn at the Fraternite Notre Dame Mary of Nazareth Soup Kitchen in San Francisco. San Francisco nuns whohave been in danger of getting kicked out of their home after a rent hike of more than 50 percent, have won a reprieve. Lawyers for the nuns and landlord, with help from motivational speaker Tony Robbins, reached a deal Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, allowing the nuns to stay for a year at their current rent. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nuns who faced possible eviction from San Francisco's gritty Tenderloin district because of a rent increase have won a reprieve.


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South Korean vehicles transporting employees working at the Kaesong Industrial Complex (KIC) wait to pass the gateway at the South's CIQ in PajuBy Jack Kim and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea and the United States are expected to begin talks next week on possible deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system following North Korea's recent rocket launch, officials said on Friday, as Seoul cut power to a factory park run jointly with the North. The discussions would focus on placing one Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system with the U.S. military in South Korea, a South Korean defense official told Reuters on condition of anonymity.


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South Korea said on Friday that North Korea would be held responsible for any consequences after the North kicked out South Korean workers and froze the assets of companies at the jointly run Kaesong Industrial Complex. South Korean Unification Minister Hong Yong-pyo told a news conference that North Korea's action to freeze the assets was "illegal" and warned the North not to do anything to damage the property of South Korean companies.
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