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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 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 | 90 90 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 | 17 17 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 | 234 234 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 | 58 58 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 | 338 338 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...
Astoria Characters: The Woman Who Owns City Scrap Metal
Apr 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling City Scrap Metal is at 34-12 Borden Ave., Long Island City. Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling Michele Rothman pulls a coil of Bare Bright Copper No. 1 out of a plastic b...
MORE ABOUT EMPLOYEE WAGE DEDUCTIONS
Mar 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 394 394 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans As an employer, have you ever wondered if a wage deduction you made was legal? New York Labor Law establishes what is legal and what is not for wage deductions. If you have que...
RESTAURANT INDUSTRY: FAQS ABOUT TIPS
Mar 30, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 378 378 recommendations | email to a friend
by   Stephen D. Hans Owners in the restaurant industry often have questions about tips. As a restaurant owner, it’s important to know your rights and responsibilities regarding tips so you can avoi...

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Community Board 9’s new motto: 'Safety Second'
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Apr 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commuter vans provide an important link
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Apr 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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A visa for the special folks
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Apr 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where you stand matters again
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Apr 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reasons for NYCHA money doesn't matter to tenants
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Apr 03, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Virtual 'realty'
Q. I went on one of the online real estate websites and saw that they valued my home pretty high. When I met a real estate agent, however, he told me my home was not worth that much. Who should I b...
Apr 02, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Know the Warning Signs of Oral Cancer
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Empowering Women to Run in 2021
Susan B. Anthony said in 1897, “There will never be complete equality until women themselves help make laws and elect lawmakers.” Thanks in part to Anthony’s life work and that of her fellow suffra...
Mar 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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You're delayed, but the MTA isn't sure why
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Mar 27, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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USCIS Changes to Asylum Interview Scheduling
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has made changes to how the agency will schedule interviews for affirmative asylum applications. Rather than interviewing those who have been waiti...
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keep Students Learning, Not Protesting
Just when I think that I’ve seen everything and that things can’t get more bizarre, I’m proven wrong. It was reported in the news on March 15 that Governor Andrew Cuomo, in an open letter, called o...
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Challenge to Cuomo good for New York
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Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adjusting to Daylight Saving Time
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Grand Old Days of the Queens GOP
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Mar 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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Docs can keep dangerous drivers off the road
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