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What’s the “Freelance Isn’t Free” Law About? by cjleclaire
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 912 912 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro , Freelance Isn't Free If this is the Company’s Attitude about paying you… …What Should your Attitude be like? It’s about protection for Freelancers being paid for their work in NYC. Our   previous blog item explains the basic concepts   of it. The   actual law   goes into effect...
Lockheed Martin Age Discrimination Lawsuit | $51.5 Million in Damages by cjleclaire
Apr 20, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 799 799 recommendations | email to a friend
In January 2017, a federal jury in Camden, NJ awarded a verdict of $51.5 million against Lockheed Martin for alleged age discrimination. Law.com   reported that the lawsuit claimed Lockheed Martin had a practice of laying off older employees and replacing them with newer employees for the same po...
WHAT IS THE NEW YORK WOMEN’S EQUALITY AGENDA? by cjleclaire
Apr 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 764 764 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans In October 2015, New York passed eight bills that were known as the Women’s Equality Agenda. Seven of the provisions of this law went into effect on January 19, 2016. As an employer, it is important to understand your rights and responsibilities under this new equal pay law i...
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Apr 18, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 754 754 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astoria Characters: The Tiffany Curator by Nruhling
Apr 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Lindsy’s the director/curator of The Neustadt. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling From the more than 250,000 pieces of Tiffany art glass at The Neustadt , Lindsy Parrott pulls out a rippled cream-colored sheet and holds it up to the light. It comes luminously alive, its...
Astoria Characters: The Words Worker by Nruhling
Apr 04, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
In a corner of her living room, in the shelter of a makeshift cubicle, Tracy Sayre sits typing on her 5-year-old black Toshiba laptop. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Tracy is the founder of Writers Work. Text and Photos by  Nancy A. Ruhling In a corner of her living room, in the shelter of a makeshift...
Cheesy Bacon Cheeseburger Subs Recipe by cindyverdin
Mar 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
When I'm not working on my many businesses, I'm in the kitchen, cookin' up somethin' good! My husband is like a big ol' kid, he is very picky when it comes to food. So, I like to throw together my own little recipes using ingredients I know he loves. Also, I get bored eating the same things, so I...
Astoria Characters: The Voice Teacher by Nruhling
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Oliver is the founder and director of the Long Island City Academy of Music. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Ah, where to begin? Oliver Söhngen has much to say so he starts strumming a guitar. The notes literally help him find his voice: His forte is opera, and befor...
DHYX_sunnydays.jpg "Sunny Days and Sleepless Nights": A Brooklyn author born in Italy tells his story through his poems... by Milano52
Mar 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 306 306 recommendations | email to a friend
Tiziano Thomas Dossena’s collection of award-winning selected poetry is titled “Sunny Days and Sleepless Night.” The author, born in Milan, Italy, spent his high school (John Jay H.S.) and college years in New York, in the Carroll Gardens section of Brooklyn, graduating from Kingsborough C. Colle...
Astoria Characters: The Kid Entrepreneurs by Nruhling
Mar 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Izzy collects Magic, The Gathering cards. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Izzy Weitzman is sitting at the kitchen table putting Magic, The Gathering cards into packets for pricing. Each one, he explains, entitles the bearer in the role-playing game to acquire mystica...