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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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Borough president recognizes cultural space for LEED certification
Borough President Eric Adams and Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo joined Bric Media Arts House and UrbanGlass to celebrate the Fort Greene arts center’s recent Leadership in Energy and Environmental Desig...
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City touts jump in high school graduation rates
70 percent of 2011 freshman left with diploma after four years
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In Brooklyn, mayor touts success of affordable housing plan
Financed 40,000 units in first two years
Jan 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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City discusses East NY rezone ahead of February vote
Plan aimed at preserving neighborhood's affordability
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Mobile market brings free fruits, vegetables to seniors
As the cold weather intensifies, seniors living in the Ebbets Field Houses in Crown Heights have one less thing to worry about. Along with partnering organizations like City Harvest, which donates ...
Jan 05, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pols launch info campaign on commuter program
City officials descended into the busy subway stop at Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center on Monday morning to remind the city straphangers the new Commuter Benefits Law in now in effect as of January ...
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Polar Bear Plunge evolves through the eyes of local bar
Ruby’s managing partner takes the dip himself
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De Blasio teams up with former mayoral rival on homelessness
Back in 2013, they were political foes in the race to replace Mayor Michael Bloomberg. But on Wednesday, they appeared together to fight a problem plaguing New York City: homelessness. Former City ...
Dec 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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A look back at the stories that shaped Brooklyn in 2015
CitiStorage fire coats Williamsburg and Greenpoint in ash On a quiet Saturday morning along with Williamsburg waterfront, a seven-alarm fire began that would burn and smolder as firefighters spent ...
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Volunteers collect 1,200 toys for donation to 50 groups
Just in time for Christmas, Borough President Eric Adams sans grey beard and red cap played Santa Claus to about 1,000 Brooklyn youths. Gathered around the Borough Hall Christmas tree, Adams thanke...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Housing, athletic complex coming to Bedford Union Armory
Officials tout community involvement in project
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Pols welcome new addition to SUNY Biotech Incubator
Elected officials and leaders in the field of health care gathered to celebrate the final stage of the State University of New York (SUNY) Biotech Incubator last week. The last portion of the proje...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor delivers keynote at immigration conference
Announces new legal aid program for immigrants
Dec 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Borough Park street renamed for WWII hero
Councilman David Greenfield honored heroic World War II resistance fighter Rabbi Michoel Ber Weissmandl with a street co-naming in Borough Park over the weekend. Rabbi Weissmandl was a leader of th...
Dec 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students march their college applications to Post Office
Marches held across NYC
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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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