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Important New Rights for Freelancers in NYC by cjleclaire
Feb 14, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 544 544 recommendations | email to a friend
Article: By William Cafaro Important New Rights for Freelancers in NYC   "Freelance Isn't Free" Bill Passes in NYC, What Does it Mean? New York City Passes Freelancer Wage Protection Law The new law covers individuals who provide services, and is only available in the City of New York: New York C...
Astoria Characters: The Woman of the Cheese Caves by Nruhling
Feb 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Elizabeth’s the vice president of sales and marketing for Murray’s Cheese. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When she was a little girl, Elizabeth Chubbuck used to climb to the top of the wooden jungle gym at the elementary school by her house. Each time, she opened he...
Astoria Characters: The Shave-and-Snip Barber by Nruhling
Feb 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Val owns Val’s Barber Shop. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling There are only four stations at Val’s Barber Shop. Val Suyunov , the owner, mans the one closest to the front plate-glass window, where the shop’s humble name is proclaimed is big, bold golden letters. “Val’...
Astoria Characters: The Massage Master by Nruhling
Jan 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Anthony is the co-owner of The Giving Tree Yoga Studio. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling The subway screeches, the city screams and Anthony Wood stands serene. He finds his piece of peace at the massage-therapy table, which is tucked into a corner of The Giving Tree Y...
Astoria Characters: The Bagel-Factory Boss by Nruhling
Jan 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling George is the co-founder of New Yorker Bagels. Photos and Text by Nancy A. Ruhling “My life is bagels,” declares George Menegatos. “It’s my love.” George, the co-founder of New Yorker Bagels , is standing in his Long Island City factory opening his arms in a wide embrace...
What if My Boss Was a Strong Trump Supporter, but I voted for Hillary (or the Other Way Around)? by cjleclaire
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 800 800 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro What Rights Do I Have if This Causes Me a Problem at Work ? Employees of Private Businesses: What about the First Amendment? Can’t I say whatever I want? Yes, you can say anything you want under the First Amendment, but your boss is allowed to fire you or take action against you ...
Workers Compensation in Queens New York | Part One by cjleclaire
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 272 272 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens NY Workers Comp. by   Pyrros & Serres LLP You’ve been hurt on the job and can’t work. You’ve heard about “workers’ compensation,” but you really don’t know what it is or how it works. You’ll be best served by hiring an experienced attorney to guide you through the process, but here’s an ov...
The Right to Discovery in Probate Litigation by cjleclaire
Jan 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 758 758 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bonnie Lawston When someone dies with a will in New York State, that person’s estate must generally be “settled” through filings and proceedings overseen by the probate court. Referred to as probate, this process can often be done without the need for litigation. However, when there are issu...
Employers, Protect Yourselves | 2017 Harassment Claims by cjleclaire
Jan 20, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 726 726 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has spent considerable researching and analyzing harassment claims related to federal anti-discrimination laws. Such laws protect individuals based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or genetic...
LANDMARK BAKERY-OWNER RETIRING & JUST RENTING IT OUT! by godfather
Jan 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
Originally opened in 1952 and its location is what is called TRIPLE AAA . Between two banks on very busy Metropolitan Avenue. Once known as Kopp’s Bakery. Address 74-09 Metropolitan Ave., MIDDLE VILLAGE ,NY 11379 The current owner and also Landlord is just going to rent it out and no key money fo...