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The Stormy Daniels Case Made Easy: Contract Law for Porn Stars
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Bill Cafaro In Stormy Daniels v. Donald J. Trump, Michael Cohen, and the LLC that paid her the $130,000 in hush money, in   federal court in Los Angeles , she is asking the court to let her ou...
The Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
A New Law to Further the Prevention of Sexual Harassment in NYC Workplaces The New York City Council recently passed legislation called the Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act. If Mayor Bill de Blasi...
Astoria Characters: The Full-Schedule Retiree
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Leonard is a retired LaGuardia Community College professor. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Don’t let the rocking chair fool you. Yes, Leonard Vogt is sitting in it, s...
SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
As the weather warms up, people take to the road and want to spend more time outdoors. In particular, an increasing number of bicyclists and pedestrians join the thoroughfares, and motorists need t...
Employee Salary Histories
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Can Employers Ask Employees About their Salary History? On May 4, 2017, the New York City Council passed a bill that limited what an employer can ask job candidates about their salary history, comp...
Astoria Characters: The Sandwich King's Sons
Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Sal, Kris & Charlie’s Deli, a.k.a. The Sandwich King of Astoria, at 33-12 23rd Ave. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Standing at a silver slicing machine, John Gordon l...
What Employers Should Know About the New York Women’s Equality Act
Apr 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Clarifications for Employers for Women in the Workplace In June of 2014, the Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York signed amendments to the New York State Human Rights Law, which bolstered civil rights...
Astoria Characters: The Artist Who Plays See-and-Think
Apr 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Alex grew up in Pennsylvania. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling “My work,” says Alex Markwith , “is meant to inspire a conversation.” Alex, who is dressed in all black, ...
Wish You Had a Case Against Harvey Weinstein? Maybe Not
Apr 05, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
The parent company of Weinstein Co.filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Delaware on March 20, 2018. Before that, Eric Schneiderman, the New York Attorney General, had filed a lawsuit again...
How Does the New York Compassionate Care Act Affect Employers?
Apr 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
The New York Compassionate Care Act (NYCCA) protects patients who are certified to use medical marijuana from being subject to criminal or civil marijuana charges. We live in an age where some stat...

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Astoria Characters: The Private Eye by Nancy
March 13, 2018 05:54 AM | 1279 views | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Cici’s a writer and a private detective. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Once, Clarissa McNair had to convince a Diamond District dealer that she was a shop owner eage...
Astoria Characters: The Man Who Sees the Art in Life by Nancy
March 06, 2018 05:55 AM | 1343 views | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Hyungjo’s from South Korea. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Hyungjo Moon doesn’t have many possessions. His fifth-floor apartment, which looks out over the Broadway su...
Astoria Characters: The Woman With a New Life by Nancy
February 27, 2018 05:56 AM | 1347 views | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling 2017 was Tiffany’s year of change. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Wow! There have been a lot of changes – boom, boom, boom! — in Tiffany Gentry ’s life lately. So cau...
Can Your Family Have Access to Your E-Mail after Your Death? by cindy
February 23, 2018 09:22 AM | 15589 views | 0 0 comments | 974 974 recommendations | email to a friend
In today's electronic world, the idea of property has changed dramatically. In the past, when you were putting together an estate plan, the only intangible property that might be a part of it was c...
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP Settles $1.3 Million for Construction Worker Injury Prior to Trial by cindy
February 23, 2018 08:57 AM | 15154 views | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
Sackstein Sackstein & Lee, LLP successfully negotiated a $1.3 million settlement for a 41 year-old Asian male construction worker, who was injured while performing asbestos removal work at an upsta...
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