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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 | 15 15 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 | 17 17 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 | 20 20 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 | 25 25 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 | 78 78 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 | 112 112 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 | 122 122 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 | 182 182 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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New learning lab serving students in Park Slope
Students in Park Slope now have access to high-speed internet thanks to a partnership between Time Warner Cable, the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, and Good Shepherd S...
Aug 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn nabe protests opening of Walgreens
Windsor Terrace residents held picket signs and chanted, “Greens Beans, Not Walgreens,” in protest of Walgreens taking over the lease of a former Key Food grocery store at Prospect and 11th avenues...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Something big growing in Brooklyn Navy Yard
Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited the Brooklyn Navy Yard last week for a tour of the largest rooftop farm in New York City. On the top of a building in the Navy Yard sits a 43,000-square-foot farm ru...
Aug 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commuter vans worry they'll be out of business
Elected officials stood next to commuter van drivers in Jamaica to speak out against false promises by the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC), which they say have undercut and hurt their businesse...
Aug 08, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Big names come out to support Restler
On the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall, elected officials showed their support for Democratic State Committeeman Lincoln Restler, who is looking to secure his seat for a second term. Restler will fa...
Jul 31, 2012 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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New tour offers taste of old and new Brooklyn
A tour guide in Brooklyn is stepping back in time by using trolleys that were a popular form of transportation in the borough in the 1930s. However, the trolleys used in Brooklyn Trolley Tours only...
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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DoBro leaders look to capitalize on recent success
Outline plan to keep growing economy of neighborhood
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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New museum captures history of Southside Williamsburg
A neighborhood is defined by its residents. That is the message behind the new Los Sures Museum located on South 1st Street between Bedford and Berry avenues in Southside Williamsburg. On Friday, J...
Jul 31, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlantic Ave. parking restrictions lifted
Parking on Atlantic Avenue just got easier thanks to parking restrictions that were lifted on Monday, July 9. The restriction had prohibited parking between the hours of 4 and 7 p.m. When the signs...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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HDC considers $91M in tax-exempt bonds for Atlantic Yards
The public had a chance to sound off on a proposed $91 million tax-exempt bond proposal for the construction of “Building 2” at Atlantic Yards – the first residential tower at the massive project, ...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Industrial Business Zones push boundaries in Brooklyn
A public hearing was held on Friday, July 20, regarding a proposal to extend current boundaries and create new Industrial Business Zones in parts of Brooklyn by the city's Boundary Commission. Indu...
Jul 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business owners oppose DOT plan close Anchorage Place
DUMBO, the historic neighborhood on the Brooklyn waterfront, will likely see an expansion of its public pedestrian space as the DUMBO Business Improvement District (BID) seeks to permanently close ...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Overdue honor for soldiers buried in Brooklyn
Green-Wood Cemetery honored ten soldiers – eight of whom served in the Mexican-American War and two other who went to retrieve the dead - with a ceremony and official burial last Friday morning. Fl...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Excitement for Nets move to Brooklyn growing
Basketball fans crowded in front of Brooklyn Borough Hall last Friday as the new hometown NBA team formally introduced its new backcourt – Deron Williams and Joe Johnson - to the public. Six-time a...
Jul 18, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents, MTA at odds over B25 bus route in DUMBO
Buses making a short trip down a small block in DUMBO is causing a big controversy. Residents say that B25 buses traveling between Front and Water streets on Main Street are causing not only traffi...
Jul 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov and U.S. Foreign Secretary Kerry attend the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) meeting in MunichBy Denis Dyomkin and Shadia Nasralla MUNICH (Reuters) - Major powers began a new round of Syria talks on Thursday focusing on calls for a ceasefire and access for aid, but the mood was dour with Moscow showing no sign of calling off its bombing in support of a massive new government advance. With the Syrian opposition saying it cannot accept a truce because it does not trust the Russians, diplomats saw little chance of progress. The first peace talks in two years collapsed last week before they began in the face of the government offensive, one of the biggest and most consequential of the five-year war.


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BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge in Massachusetts has ruled that Bill Cosby's wife must answer questions under oath in a defamation lawsuit filed by seven women who claim Cosby sexually assaulted them decades ago.
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Christine Lagarde, pictured on January 20, 2016, is the sole candidate for the new term that begins in July 2016Christine Lagarde, the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund, became assured Thursday of a second term as managing director to steer it through a global economic slowdown. The executive board of the global crisis lender announced that there were no challengers facing Lagarde, for the five-year term that begins in July. There was little question that the race would be uncontested after Lagarde, 60, said she was running for a second mandate on January 22, a day after the nominations period opened.


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