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Astoria Characters: The Family-Food Chef by Nruhling
Aug 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Kim’s the founder of The Connected Chef. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Oh boy! It’s breakfast time! Lucas, who is 7, and Thiago, who is 4, are practically jumping up and down at the prospect of pancakes. They sit —  not so still – on the living room sofa watching T...
THE DEADLINE APPROACHES! SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING REQUIRMENTS IN NEW YORK STATE by cjleclaire
Aug 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1359 1359 recommendations | email to a friend
August 23, 2019 UPDATE Governor Cuomo, on August 12, 2019, signed into law Assembly Bill A8421, which significantly expands New York State sexual harassment and discrimination laws.  These changes are in addition to the significant legislation that New York enacted in 2018 that were originally re...
What Is Retaliation in the Workplace? by cjleclaire
Aug 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1328 1328 recommendations | email to a friend
Important Reasons for Employers to Avoid Retaliation Retaliation in the workplace is unlawful. Therefore, as a business owner it is important to understand what it is and to avoid it. Employers violate the law if they retaliate against an employee who has engaged in “protected activity” under the...
Astoria Characters: The Renaissance Man by Nruhling
Aug 20, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 272 272 recommendations | email to a friend
The sunlight, streaming into the studio like a spotlight, focuses its beam upon a bright red chair. Empty, it’s sitting next to a couple of lutes and an electric guitar. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Roman is from Kiev, Ukraine. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling The sunlight, streaming into the stu...
PUMPING BREAST MILK IN THE WORKPLACE. YOU’RE PROTECTED UNDER FEDERAL LAW! by cjleclaire
Aug 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 2693 2693 recommendations | email to a friend
As a breastfeeding mother, the last thing on your mind during this joyous time should be how and when you are permitted to pump breast milk at work.  However, the cold reality is that many employers don’t have a policy in place to permit pumping, and even worse, some employers discourage new moth...
Bicycle Accidents in NYC Are on the Rise in 2019 by cjleclaire
Aug 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 2708 2708 recommendations | email to a friend
People Are Shocked by the Number of Bicycle Accidents Bicycle accidents are prevalent this year. As of July 30, there have been 18 bicycle accident deaths in New York City. The latest accident occurred in the Greenwood Heights area of Brooklyn. As a bicyclist swerved to avoid an opening car door,...
Pedestrian Killed in a Recent Hit and Run Accident in North Babylon by cjleclaire
Aug 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 2548 2548 recommendations | email to a friend
How Can Lawyers Help Victims of Hit-and-Run Accidents? Hit-and-run accidents occur when a driver causes an accident and flees from the accident scene. However, all drivers involved in an accident involving injury or death must stay at the scene of an accident, whether they caused the accident or ...
Why Are Family Responsibilities Discrimination Cases on the Rise? by cjleclaire
Aug 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1150 1150 recommendations | email to a friend
The Underlying Causes of FRD Lawsuits Statistics show that Family Responsibilities Discrimination (FRD) lawsuits are on the rise.  This means that courts are seeing an increase in lawsuits brought against employers by caregivers. Caregivers include single parents, pregnant women, breastfeeding wo...
Family Responsibilities Discrimination (FRD) Lawsuits by cjleclaire
Aug 15, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1145 1145 recommendations | email to a friend
What is FRD or Caregiver Discrimination? Families Responsibilities Discrimination (FRD), also called “caregiver discrimination,” refers to discrimination against: Pregnant women Breastfeeding women Parents of young children Employees caring for aging parents Employees caring for ill spouses or si...
Local Peoria Plumber Service by AndreRemmersaa
Aug 14, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 2700 2700 recommendations | email to a friend
Local Plumber Near Me  has been providing high-quality plumbing services in local Peoria area. We provide quality reliability of service with up-to-date plumbers. Are you in need of expert plumber in Peoria? Royal Flush Plumbing Peoria AZ professionals at one call services can handle all of your ...