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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 | 27 27 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 | 30 30 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 | 32 32 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 | 37 37 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 | 89 89 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 | 123 123 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 | 134 134 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 | 194 194 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 issues “conditional disapproval” on library sale
Decision comes after CB2 votes to recommend controversial project
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Hundreds rally outside Brooklyn Verizon
Say worker being fired because of role in ongoing contract negotiations
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New education center opens at Brooklyn Bridge Park
Conservancy’s first indoor center for education programming
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On first day of new year, Fariña visits school that launched her career
Reminisces in Cobble Hill as students return to the classroom
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BP calls for J’Ouvert task force to address violence plaguing event
Says violence symptomatic of larger issue
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Flatbush students beautify Umma Park
Latest mural project from non-profit CITYarts
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Brooklyn van company calls for crackdown on unlicensed vans
Say they are using pick-up spots for licensed commuter vans
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Extravagantly facial-haired descend on Coney Island for 8th annual competition
Men of varying whisker length and shape descended on Coney Island on Saturday for the 8th Annual Coney Island Beard and Moustache Competition. With styles varying from the traditional horseshoe mus...
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Bensonhurst locals say waste transfer construction not up to code
Say pictures show multiple infractions on site of controversial project
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West Indian Day Parade draws hundreds of thousands
Violence mars festivities once again
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Battle of Brooklyn commemorates largest battle of Revolutionary War
Nearly 2,000 revelers gathered at Green-Wood Cemetery on Sunday to experience a pivotal moment in the country’s past, as costumed re-enactors took to the rolling hills to commemorate the 239th anni...
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Advocates launch Tenant Rights Campaign
Initiative brings first lawsuit against East New York landlord
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BP invests $8.7 million in capital funds to cultural institutions, libraries
Allocation in fiscal budget up nearly $2M from last year
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BP hears public testimony concerning BK Heights lib sale
2nd phase in divisive project’s ULURP process
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Inaugural class of Veteran’s Entrepreneurship Program graduates
Soon after Derek Blumke began working for a New York City start-up, the retired Air Force staff sergeant encountered a conundrum with which many a traveling businessmen will undoubtedly be faced: t...
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Pope Francis, left, embraces Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill after signing a joint declaration on religious unity at the Jose Marti International airport in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. The two religious leaders met for the first-ever papal meeting, a historic development in the 1,000-year schism within Christianity. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, Pool)MOSCOW (AP) — Russians ranging from Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to ordinary citizens are seeing the landmark meeting of the heads of Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches as having significance far beyond religious doctrine.


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Malian Islamist militant group Ansar Dine said it carried out a suicide and rocket attack on a U.N. base in Kidal, north Mali on Friday that killed six peacekeepers, the SITE Intelligence Group said. Ansar Dine, led by Tuareg commander Iyad Ag Ghali, briefly seized the desert north alongside al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in 2012 and the two groups are involved in an intensifying insurgency that has spilled over Mali's borders.
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In this Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 photo, a building is seen with heavy damage in Aleppo, Syria. The fighting around Syria's largest city of Aleppo has brought government forces closer to the Turkish border than at any point in recent years, routing rebels from key areas and creating a humanitarian disaster as tens of thousands of people flee. (Alexander Kots/Komsomolskaya Pravda via AP)BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state TV and an opposition activist group say government forces have captured another village near Aleppo, tightening the noose around rebel-held parts of the northern city.


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