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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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