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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 | 28 28 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 | 31 31 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 | 35 35 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 | 38 38 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 | 90 90 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 | 124 124 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 | 135 135 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 | 195 195 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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St. Joseph’s opens online campus
St. Joseph’s College has undergone its fair share transformations since first opening in Brooklyn in 1916. Initially established as a small women’s day school in Fort Greene, the liberal arts colle...
Aug 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobble Hill begins dialogue with LICH site developers
Developers, community take part in initial planning session
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Comptroller’s immigrant rights manual now in Hatian Creole
The city comptroller’s 70-page guide to city, state and federal services is now available in Haitian Creole, the fifth language the guide has been translat搀攀 into thus far. The “Immigrant Rights an...
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Public advocate visits local senior center
Says it's important to keep city’s seniors active
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More to love at Brooklyn Bridge Park
Brooklynites were able to explore new areas of Brooklyn Bridge Park over the weekend, as portions of John Street and Main Street were made public for the first time as part of the DUMBO Family Fest...
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Pols, community leaders call for end to gun violence
Open casket with photos of victims sits on Borough Hall steps
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New York Cosmos returning to Brooklyn
Franchise played its first game in Brooklyn over four decades ago
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Who are you calling hipster?
For the last four years, my organization, Neighbors Allied for Good Growth (NAG), has been working to create a toxic sites map for our neighborhood. We spent years fundraising, then years researchi...
Aug 04, 2015 | 11 11 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public sounds off on development at BBP
Elected officials oppose changes to 2005 proposal
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City Council allocates $500,000 for new labor centers
The city’s day laborers could soon have more regulated centers to find work after a recent $500,000 allocation in this year’s budget towards maintaining and opening new facilities, a major step, ad...
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ZAC Camp comes to Variety Boys & Girls Club for 2nd year
Teaches more students about water safety after successful inaugural year
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Demonstrators protest Sunset Park Library sale
Branch to be rebuilt in affordable housing
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BPL unveils redesigned bookmobile
Plain white vans replaced by Bushwick artists’ illustrations
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BP honors Good Samaritan, NYPD detective
Part of monthly series honoring borough’s best
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Young techies take part in hackathon
Event promotes diversity in tech industry
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Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Saturday that the next U.S. president should be the one to nominate a justice to fill the vacancy left on the Supreme Court by the death of Antonin Scalia. "The American people‎ should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court justice.
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FILE - In this Wednesday, April 7, 2004 file photo, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks to Presbyterian Christian High School students in Hattiesburg, Miss. On Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, the U.S. Marshals Service confirmed that Scalia has died at the age of 79. (Gavin Averill/The Hattiesburg American via AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79.


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Kansas guard Devonte' Graham (4) shoots in front of Oklahoma guard Buddy Hield, left, in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. Kansas won 76-72. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kansas' Devonte' Graham stole the show from Buddy Hield.


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