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Astoria Characters: The Singer and the Guitar Player by Nruhling
Jul 16, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Micah’s a guitarist. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling She’s a singer, and he’s a guitarist. They met while he was playing a gig, but it was a cord instead of a chord that brought them together. Jane Burgess was a junior in high school when her brother, a pianist study...
Safety Tips to Avoid Motorcycle Accidents by cjleclaire
Jul 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1992 1992 recommendations | email to a friend
New York Motorcycle Accidents Attorney Motorcycle accidents frequently become high profile in summer newscasts. With more cars and motorcycles on the road, accidents tend to rise. For this reason, it is wise to take precautions and follow safety guidelines when riding a motorcycle. According to t...
New York City’s Ban on Discrimination for Sexual and Reproductive Health Decisions by cjleclaire
Jul 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1218 1218 recommendations | email to a friend
What Does This New Protected Class Mean for NYC Employers? New York City passed legislation that bans discrimination for sexual and reproductive health decisions. While New York City has some of the United States’ most expansive human rights laws, this law gave specific rights, creating new prote...
Why Working Off the Clock Can Be a Liability by cjleclaire
Jul 12, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1684 1684 recommendations | email to a friend
Working off the clock can be problematic for an employer. One reason is that time clocks or time sheets exist to document an employee’s work hours. When workers do not punch in, the book keeping of hours worked becomes nebulous. However, aside from that, employees can be subject to wage and hour ...
What Types of Swimming Pool Injuries and Accidents Can Occur? by cjleclaire
Jul 10, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1841 1841 recommendations | email to a friend
Avoiding Accidents at Swimming Pools Swimming pool injuries most frequently occur when the weather is hot. During the summertime in particular, going for a swim has been a favorite pastime. Although swimming is a lot of fun, safety is also an issue. One of the best preventions against accidents i...
Bikini Baristas – Constitutional Law and Female Anatomy Over Coffee by cjleclaire
Jul 10, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1072 1072 recommendations | email to a friend
The City of Everett, Washington, got very upset with the so called “Bikini Baristas”, and passed local laws which criminalized the clothing they wear as “lewd conduct”, and enacted a dress code for “Quick-Service Facilities,” which was clearly designed to apply to the drive through coffee-stands....
Astoria Characters: The Red-Headed Woman With the Little Black Dog by Nruhling
Jul 09, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Susan’s originally from California. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It’s time for a walk. In addition to a leash, Susan Joy Rippberger grabs a canvas travel case. She puts her little black dog inside it and heads out the door. Tiburcia, or Tibu for short, is Susan’s ...
What You Should Know About Pedestrian Accidents by cjleclaire
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 2220 2220 recommendations | email to a friend
Traffic Codes that Protect Pedestrians’ Rights Pedestrian accidents often occur because someone violates the right of way. New York State has traffic laws that establish pedestrians’ rights when walking on crosswalks and sidewalks and also for other traffic situations. Were You Injured in a Pedes...
Hazards Involved with Ladder and Scaffold Accidents by cjleclaire
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 2049 2049 recommendations | email to a friend
Preventing Exposure to Ladder and Scaffold Accidents Ladder and scaffold accidents are some of the most common accidents in the construction industry. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the majority of construction workers are involved in working from scaffolds...
What Is Fissuring in the Workplace? by cjleclaire
Jul 02, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1385 1385 recommendations | email to a friend
How Fissuring Is Changing the Work Environment Fissuring in the workplace is a relatively new term. You may have heard about fissuring, a term coined by David Weil. He and Tanya Goldman in the article “ Labor Standards, the Fissured Workplace and the On-Demand Economy ” explain fissuring as follo...