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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 ...
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 | 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...
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 | 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...

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Nation’s top volleyball players descend on Brooklyn
Battle it out for chance to compete in AVP Tour
Jul 21, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board votes in favor of BK Heights library sale
Community Board 2 voted to recommend the controversial sale of the Brooklyn Heights Library to a private developer last week, capping off the community board input portion of the project’s ULURP ap...
Jul 21, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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BP hosts tenant harassment town halls
Says distinct patterns emerging across the borough
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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6,500 Red Hook residents to receive free WiFi
Part of $10M investment in NYCHA broadband
Jul 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn Chamber launches LGBT Committee
Diverse as the myriad cultures that comprise its population, Brooklyn’s small business landscape is an ever-changing combination of the old and new, the frivolous and the necessary, a fraud protect...
Jul 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn opens first human milk bank depot
Gravesend site among new wave participating in milk banks
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City agencies launch anti-littering campaign
Aim to clean up city’s beaches
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East Flatbush park gets million dollar makeover
Improvements to playground, athletic courts, aesthetic
Jul 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Extreme Makeover: Golconda Park Edition
Fort Greene's Golconda Park is getting a big renovation.
Jul 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stonie victorious at Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest
23-year-old dethrones reigning champ in annual eating contest
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Car ban on Prospect Park’s West Drive officially in effect
The permanent ban on traffic in Prospect Park took effect yesterday, with West Drive officially cordoned off from the city’s motorists. Cars can now no longer travel on the park’s West Drive, which...
Jul 07, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Audit finds hundreds of NYCHA apartments vacant
While more than 270,000 New Yorkers languish on months-long waiting lists for public housing, hundreds of NYCHA apartments sit vacant, oftentimes for years, according to an audit released by the Ci...
Jul 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scores turn out to protest group's flag burning
Protestors made good on their vow to burn an American flag on Wednesday in protest of racial violence, albeit not precisely as planned. After a Facebook event for the burning garnered widespread me...
Jul 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Brooklyn Terminal reactivated as working port
Part of effort to develop South BK as maritime commerce hub
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor swimming pools open across city
Open from 11 am. until 7 p.m. through Labor Day
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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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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two students were shot and killed Friday at a high school in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale but the danger at the campus was over, police said, as worried parents crowded stores nearby to await word on their children.
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In this photo taken Feb. 11, 2016, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks during his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ryan is delivering a message to conservatives unhappy with last year's pact with President Barack Obama that boosted spending for the Pentagon and domestic agencies: You're stuck with it. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday delivered a message to conservatives unhappy with last year's pact with President Barack Obama that boosted spending for the Pentagon and domestic agencies: You're stuck with it.


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