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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 | 29 29 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 | 32 32 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 | 36 36 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 | 6 6 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 | 40 40 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 | 91 91 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 | 125 125 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 | 136 136 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 | 197 197 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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BAM celebrates opening of new performance space
First building added to DoBro campus since 1987
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Italian tradition takes to the streets in Brooklyn
Brooklyn’s first Italian Roman Catholic parish, Sacred Hearts & St. Stephen Church, hosted the people of Mola di Bari, Italy, as they honored the feast of their hometown patron saint with a traditi...
Sep 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn building collapse kills one, injures another
Two construction workers fell 40 feet from the fourth floor to the basement of a building under construction in Brooklyn on Monday, killin gone and seriously injuring another. The two men were iden...
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Traffic, parking top concerns over impending arena opening
Community members butted heads with representatives from Forest City Ratner over specifics of the Barclays Center during a meeting Wednesday night at the Latin Evangelical Free Church, only a few b...
Sep 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group: StudentsFirst doesn't live up to its name
Members of Make the Road New York (MRNY) staged a protest last week outside the Downtown Brooklyn headquarters of StudentsFirst. Chanting “keep you policy out of our community,” the protesters were...
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Welcome home: St. Joe's building new athletic facility
St. Joseph's College Bears athletics will finally have a true home court advantage. The school is undergoing the most elaborate construction project in over 40 years, which will result in an athlet...
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New Brooklyn school focuses on sustainability
BUGS will open its doors in 2013 to 100 students
Aug 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family of deceased calls for mandatory paid sick days
Groups urge City Council to pass paid sick time bill
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Street vendors protest $1,000 fines
Want maximum amount lowered back to $250
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Graves markers in Green-Wood vandalized
The staff at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn were caught by surprise when they came to work the grounds on Tuesday, August 21, only to find the cemetery had been vandalized. After careful inspectio...
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Brooklyn district leader eyes open Assembly seat
Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries's seat is opening up as he heads to Congress, and District Leader Walter Mosley is looking for a promotion. Mosley, a resident of Clinton Hill, is gunning to replace Jef...
Aug 22, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gardens floating in Gowanus instead of trash
Conservancy creates floating gardens for polluted waterway
Aug 22, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn DA to investigate case of woman killed by cop
Officer says gun went off as he tried to remove her from car
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Brooklyn's 'Greenest Block' unveiled
The greenest block in Brooklyn is official Lincoln Road between Bedford and Rogers avenue in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. The winners of the 2012 Greenest Block in Brooklyn Contest were announced las...
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Borough leaders mobilize to save SUNY Downstate
Say borough can't afford to lose more medical services
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump lambasted Jeb Bush's brother president George W. Bush's war in Iraq as "a big fat mistake"The Republican presidential race veered into vicious personal attacks Saturday as White House hopefuls brawled in their latest debate, with frontrunner Donald Trump and Jeb Bush locking horns in some of the campaign's most pointed clashes to date. The showdown, the ninth of the months-long battle for the Republican nomination, began with a respectful moment of silence for iconic conservative US Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia who died suddenly earlier in the day.


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FILE - In a Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 file photo, New York City police enter a hotel, while searching for a man suspected of suspected of stabbing his girlfriend and all three of her small children with a kitchen knife in a brutal attack at a hotel in the Staten Island borough of New York. Police on Saturday, Feb. 13 arrested fugitive Michael Sykes, suspected of the stabbings, in Queens, ending a four-day manhunt. Sykes was brought back to a police precinct on Staten Island, where he was arrested on three counts of murder, attempted murder and robbery charges. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Police on Saturday arrested a fugitive suspected of stabbing his girlfriend and all three of her small children with a kitchen knife in a brutal attack at a hotel used as homeless housing, ending a four-day manhunt.


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US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, pictured on October 5, 2011, has died at the age of 79Justice Antonin Scalia, a towering conservative voice on the US Supreme Court, has died at the age of 79, triggering a political showdown over his succession in the run-up to the presidential election. President Barack Obama ordered flags to fly at half-staff across the United States until the long-serving justice, first appointed by Ronald Reagan in 1986, is laid to rest. Scalia's death after three decades on the Supreme Court bench has profound ramifications, and could potentially tip the balance of the highest court in the land from its current 5-4 conservative majority to a liberal one.


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