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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 ...
TRANSWORLD BUSINESS ADVISORS OF BROOKLYN WEST BRINGS BROKERAGE, MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS SERVICES UNDER ONE ROOF
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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 | 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...
Biz Partners Cut Teeth Together in Restoration Industry Before Finding Success of their Own, Building Legacy
Feb 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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 | 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...

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Hundreds take part in 23rd annual St. Stan's run
Hundreds of runners from across the state came out to Greenpoint on Sunday to take part in the 23rd annual St. Stan’s Athletic League ‘Get to the Point!’ 5K run. Newark resident Melquiadas Luizaga ...
Oct 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn celebrates Italian-American Heritage Month
Italian-Americans from across the Brooklyn came out to Borough Hall on Thursday to celebrate their heritage as part of the third annual Italian-American Heritage Festival, part of Italian-American ...
Oct 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borough Hall marks National Fire Prevention Week
Comes days after Borough Park explosion, less than year after Midwood tragedy
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Officials vow action in wake of deadly explosion
Second body pulled from rubble on Monday
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Feds invest $2 million in Navy Yard
Will add to site's emergence as a manufacturing hub
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Supportive housing development opens in Flatbush
Units available to mentally-ill who recently became homeless
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$1M going towards environmental advocacy, education programs
Pols say “Greener NYC” part of effort to combat climate change on local level
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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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Atlantic Antic 2015
Hundreds of thousands descended on Atlantic Ave. for the 41st annual Atlantic Ave. festival, the largest street festival in New York City. Scroll through the photos for a look at the action.
Sep 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trip from Brooklyn to Governors Island to get a lot easier
2016 will see the beginning of half-hourly service
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Officials call for action once again after triple homicide
Elected officials gathered outside Fort Greene’s Ingersoll Houses on Monday, just steps from where three men lost their lives in what appears to be a gang-related shooting over the weekend. Four ot...
Sep 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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East New Yorkers rally against city’s rezoning plan
Say affordable housing not affordable enough
Sep 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airbnb launches pilot program in Brooklyn
Airbnb announced a first-of-its kind partnership with the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce this week, which aims to promote tourism throughout the borough by connecting the website’s hosts with local b...
Sep 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds march day after Cuomo aide taken off life support
Voices lead to chorus calling for reform amidst rash of violence
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Adams allocates funds to redesign dangerous intersections
Makes announcement from site of fatal crash last month
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Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev waits on the podium at the Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the security conference in Munich (all times local):


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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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