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What the New Anti-Sexual Harassment Law Means for NY Employers by cjleclaire
Oct 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1059 1059 recommendations | email to a friend
Is There Liability You Could Face that You Did Not Face in the Past? The NYS new anti-harassment law has a number of sweeping changes. For one, it applies to all protected classes under New York Human Rights Law, not only to sexual harassment cases. Protected classes include discrimination based ...
Astoria Characters: The Pedaling Pedagogue by Nruhling
Oct 08, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Ben works for the city’s Department of Education. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Ben Sherman is standing outside his apartment building eager to hop on his bicycle. A former high school principal who works for the city’s Department of Education, he rides to work in ...
WHAT DID I DO? OPENING A FRANCHISE BUSINESS DOESN'T GUARANTEE SUCCESS by godfather
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1044 1044 recommendations | email to a friend
INTERVIEW WITH RIDGEWOOD REAL ESTATE BROKER Anthony Carbi Look at Taco Bell they have Beefy Fritos Burrito for $1.00 dollar. We are talking about maybe half of the $3.49 cents as a profit. Or $1.74 per Burrito. Maybe even less, but I will use half as the example. That comes to 6,896 BURRITO’S per...
FRANCHISE OWNER by godfather
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1255 1255 recommendations | email to a friend
Example you rent a store for $6,000 dollars. You still have to pay electric, heat, water and at least two salary’s for someone to open and close the place besides serving customers weekly. So now you are up to about $12,000 dollars monthly in expenses before you see a profit. If you need one or t...
WHAT DID I DO? HOW CAN A BUSINESS/FRANCHISE OWNER MAKE MONEY TODAY? by godfather
Oct 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1093 1093 recommendations | email to a friend
Example you rent a store for $6,000 dollars. You still have to pay electric, heat, water and at least two salary’s for someone to open and close the place besides serving customers weekly. So now you are up to about $12,000 dollars monthly in expenses before you see a profit. If you need one or t...
Astoria Characters: On the Street Where I Live -- 10 Years Later by Nruhling
Oct 01, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling The Green Farmer When I started writing Astoria Characters 10 years ago, I didn’t know how long I would continue it, and I didn’t know where it would lead. The premise was simple: Every week, I would write a profile on a person who lived in our neighborhood. I would tell...
Astoria Characters: The 99-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor by Nruhling
Sep 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Margot was born in Dresden. Text and Photos by  Nancy A. Ruhling After she settles herself into her favorite chair, Margot Karp puts on her spectacles. The lenses, big and round, are rose-colored. Margot, elegant in a black dress, stockings and dress shoes, lips a subtle...
Astoria Characters: The Paper Engineer by Nruhling
Sep 17, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gene is a paper engineer/graphic designer/illustrator. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling From the stack of books on his desk, Gene Vosough brings forth a gold-tooled tome that’s the color of red henna. He opens it and tucks in a tab or two, transforming it into a six-s...
57AU__DSC3971.jpg Register Now for Fall Dance in Forest Hills! by commonpointqueens
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 635 635 recommendations | email to a friend
The fall session of children's dance classes at the Commonpoint Queens Central Queens School of Dance begins this Sunday, September 15. Space is still available in our Sunday Ballet/Tap class for 5-9 year olds and Sunday Creative Movement class for 3-4 year olds. Register by this Friday, Septembe...
Elevator Accident: New York Premises Liability Law by cjleclaire
Sep 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1000 1000 recommendations | email to a friend
Tragic Elevator Accident from a Legal Perspective A fatal elevator accident occurred at a 23-story Manhattan apartment building near the end of August. The elevator malfunction killed a 30-year old man. Elevator Accident Details The   New York Post   reported that Sam Waisbren died when trying to...