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Mobile App Development Denver
Nov 11, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Mobile App Development Denver design and develop native apps for startups and enterprise clients in Denver. You ask for your needs & our developers will work for you to satisfy that with best resul...
Astoria Characters: The Canine Crew
Nov 05, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Bandit, Miro and Raffi greet each other. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling It’s play time! Miro , a 2-year-old Australian Shepherd/hound mix who has a dash of blue in on...
ASK RON VILLANO
Nov 04, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
Ron Villano, M.S., LMHC, ASAC is the leading expert in working through change. As a father who lost his 17-year old son in an auto accident, he always speaks from the heart. As a licensed mental he...
No Mandatory Arbitration Under the NYS Anti-Sexual Harassment Law
Oct 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 243 243 recommendations | email to a friend
Will the Provision Hold Up Under Higher Court Scrutiny? New York’s new anti-sexual harassment law states that New York employers may no longer include mandatory arbitration clauses for sexual haras...
Breaking it Down – the New Sexual Harassment Laws in New York
Oct 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 270 270 recommendations | email to a friend
As of October 9, 2019, Employees are more protected from discrimination in New York than ever before, and Employers are subjected to new standards of which they must be familiar to protect themselv...
Astoria Characters: The Kong-tastic Couple
Oct 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Surprise! It’s Ella. Text and photos by Nancy A. Ruhling What a Kong-tastic day! Powell  “Chuck E. Baby” Leonard and Ella “Miz E with a Z” Louise Smith are standing on the...
GASP! THE NEW ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS ARE IN – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW AS BOTH AN EMPLOYER AND EMPLOYEE
Oct 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
As I previously blogged on the topic, the New York State Senate and Assembly passed an omnibus bill that completely overhauls New York State’s dated and out of touch anti-discrimination laws, and i...
What Potential Penalties Do Employers Face in NY Discrimination Cases?
Oct 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
More Potential Penalties for Employers Potential penalties for employers are likely to result from the amendments to the New York State Anti-Harassment Law. As the repercussions of the amendments b...
First Lawsuit Under New York City’s Fair Workweek Law
Oct 24, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
Employers and Predictable Schedules in the Restaurant Industry The Fair Workweek Law went into effect in New York City on November 26, 1917, and it affected employers in the fast food and retail in...
Astoria Characters: The Immigrant's Daughter
Oct 22, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Catherine is the author of “Immigrant Daughter.” Text and Photos by Nancy A. Ruhling When Catherine Kapphahn was a little girl, she sensed that there were things her mot...

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In a stunning reversal of fortune for the chop-shoppers and gear-heads of Willets Point, Councilman Hiram Monserrate, who had long supported the right of the small businesses in the underserved Iro...
Nov 19, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 1014 1014 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council Under the Spell of Pinball Wizards
We know that you have been losing sleep at night over this whole term limits thing. You toss and turn, muttering the words “third term, third term,” and then wake up in a cold sweat, the only sound...
Nov 11, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 1003 1003 recommendations | email to a friend
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Notes On The Vote
Not to pull the curtain too far back on our operations here at Pol Position (We have countless enemies who watch our every move waiting for us to slip up. This might be the time!), but as a weekly ...
Nov 06, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 972 972 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Scariest Thing About This Halloween is What We've Received in Our Mailbox
Our favorite holiday is just around the corner! No, not Halloween, not Thanksgiving, and not even Christmas. It’s Election Day, the one holiday that doesn’t come every year (unless you count Leap D...
Oct 30, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 1040 1040 recommendations | email to a friend
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Left Out of the Poll, But Not Pol Position
Wow, that finicky Quinnipiac Poll is harder to get into than an Oscars after-party hosted by Jay-Z, Harvard, and the swing of things combined! The Connecticut university that apparently specializes...
Oct 23, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 1031 1031 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandwich Ads Go Political
We’d Rather Eat Some Fresh Mozz-Avella We were lurking in some back alleys near our office, drinking Night Train out of an old leather boot, when we encountered a peculiar advertisement that caught...
Oct 16, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 1248 1248 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our Bad!
Well, we really goofed up over here at Pol Position. We got a very angry call about all of our wild speculating on that Beep lunch that we wrote about a couple of weeks back, and somewhere mixed in...
Oct 09, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 1066 1066 recommendations | email to a friend
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It's a City Hall Takeover, and We Couldn't Be Happier
Amid chants of “Four More Years,” Michael Bloomberg will once again ride his lime-green convertible SUV limousine (the one with the Jacuzzi and the Yosemite Sam mud-flaps) all the way back into Cit...
Oct 09, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 1062 1062 recommendations | email to a friend
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Extreme Politicking Forces Extreme Measures
We here at Pol Position have never been so disappointed, and might we add just a little bit offended. When we first started the XPols, or Extreme Politicking for those of you who are new to the gam...
Oct 02, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 1051 1051 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oh, to Be a Fly on the Wall at That Lunch
Did you hear the joke about the five borough presidents that walked into a restaurant? When it was time to pay the check, one of them asked if they should split the bill, and they all laughed befor...
Sep 25, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 1025 1025 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rubbish Legislation Makes Consumer Garbage
There are weeks when Pol Position is hard-pressed to come up with a topic to write about. Be it a holiday, six-day weekend, economic crash, or just a slow news week, sometimes there just isn’t enou...
Sep 18, 2008 | 0 0 comments | 1025 1025 recommendations | email to a friend
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