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SPRING SAFETY TIPS FOR MOTORISTS, PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS
Apr 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 165 165 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 | 155 155 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 | 15 15 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 | 303 303 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 | 57 57 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 | 30 30 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 | 87 87 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 | 434 434 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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Americans Unwittingly Subject to Genetic Discrimination
Millions of Americans are using home DNA testing kits to discover their ancestry or uncover their risk of developing certain diseases. Unbeknownst to them, testing companies are selling or giving a...
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
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My nabe's hot, why do I need a broker?
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Mueller v. Trump: Ain't Life Grand?
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Rising Chronic Disease Rates Portend Unsustainable Costs
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On ICE: Real Need for Clear Immigration Policy
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EPA proposal good for community
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Sex Crimes on the Rise Across NYC
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The H1B Visa cap
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They're Your Resources, Utilize Them
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"Queens Week" a success
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"Queens Week" a success
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Cut FDA Red Tape So Doctors Can Better Treat Patients
Doctors often fail to treat their patients with the most effective medicines, but it's not their fault. Is an outdated FDA regulation to blame? The FDA prohibits pharmaceutical companies from shari...
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Obesity & pregnancy
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Neighborhood policing showing progress
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Dealing with summertime emergencis
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