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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 | 14 14 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 | 16 16 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 | 19 19 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 | 3 3 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 | 24 24 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 | 12 12 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 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 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 | 111 111 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 | 121 121 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 | 180 180 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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Vols, donations high at John Jay in Park Slope
When Brooklyn residents were evacuated from their homes and forced to find a cot in a shelter to avoid Hurricane Sandy, they didn't think the facilities would be so nice or well staffed. One reside...
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NHL’s Islanders to join Nets in calling Brooklyn home
Team will move into Barclays Center for 2015-16 season
Oct 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trade show showcases the best of Brooklyn biz
The new president of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce has his eye on technology when it comes to promoting business in the borough. “We are the first Chamber of Commerce in New York City and only t...
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Residents sound off on proposed homeless shelter
Facility for 170 men possible coming to Carroll Gardens
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Markowitz honors members of Latino community
Brooklyn Borough Hall President Marty Markowitz honored members of the Latino community this past Thursday at Brooklyn Borough Hall. Markowitz joined several organizations and community members who...
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Hurricane Sandy causes havoc in NYC and beyond
Waking up from the aftermath, New Yorker's are just beginning to pick up the pieces of Hurricane Sandy's rampage. Originally called a hurricane, weather experts are now referring to the storm as a ...
Oct 30, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Marchers bring light to problem of domestic violence
For the 12th year in a row, community members stood up against domestic violence in an annual candlelight vigil, taking to the streets to spread their message. Walking down South 3rd Street toward ...
Oct 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Green-Wood honors the father of the 'speedball'
As the focus of baseball fans turns toward the World Series, historians took to Green-Wood Cemetery to pay tribute to a man who changed the game 150 years ago. Jim Creighton was a baseball player w...
Oct 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Partnership has a plan for Downtown Brooklyn
Updates CB2 on progress to date
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Community fights for art programs at school
With city schools cutting back on programming in arts and music due to budget cuts, one school is fighting for both. The Dr. Susan S. McKinney Secondary School in Clinton Hill is scheduled to have ...
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Mother of man Killed by police meets with DA
Wants case to be put before a grand jury
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Made in NY will help people make things in NY
Center will bring together creators and entrepreneurs
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Group proposes homeless shelter in Carroll Gardens
The southern end of Carroll Gardens might be getting a few new neighbors as Housing Solutions U.S.A./Aguila is looking to open a homeless shelter at 165 West 9th Street. On October 4, Community Boa...
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It's your money, help decide how it should be spent
Brooklyn residents take part in budget process
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Italian Americans honored at Borough Hall
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz last week honored outstanding members of the community at a ceremony to celebrate Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month. A reception was held on Thu...
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The OECD says fighting poor performance at school will bring more to the countries than it will cost them to introduce the special measures needed to combat the problemAround 4.5 million pupils in OECD countries have failed to attain a sufficient level of proficiency in either reading, maths or science at the age of 15, according to a new study released by the think-tank on Wednesday. In some countries, 50 percent of students were falling behind in at least one of the key subjects. The OECD says fighting poor performance at school will bring more to the countries than it will cost them to introduce the special measures needed to combat the problem.


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BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says he expects a gathering of more than two dozen countries contributing to the war against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq to endorse a U.S. plan for accelerating the campaign this year.
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The Kremlin said on Thursday that discussions about a possible ceasefire in Syria were still ongoing and there was no unanimity on resolution of the Syrian crisis. "The process is very fragile, discussions are under way, one can't speak about unanimity in the process of a Syrian settlement," Dmitry Peskov told reporters during a conference call when asked if Russia had proposed March 1 as a date for the beginning of a ceasefire. A Western official said on Wednesday that Russia had made a proposal to begin a ceasefire in Syria on March 1, but the official said no agreement has been reached on the Russian offer.
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