Attorney General James Sues Citibank for Failing to Protect and Reimburse Victims of Electronic Fraud

Attorney General James Sues Citibank for Failing to Protect and Reimburse Victims of Electronic Fraud

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today sued Citibank, N.A. (Citi) for failing to protect and refusing to reimburse victims of fraud. The lawsuit alleges that Citi does not implement strong online protections to stop unauthorized account takeovers, misleads account holders about their rights after their accounts […]

Protecting Workers: DCWP Settles with Six Major Companies Over Workplace Violations

Protecting Workers: DCWP Settles with Six Major Companies Over Workplace Violations

Editorial credit: Tada Images / Shutterstock.com NEW YORK, NY – Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Vilda Vera Mayuga today announced nearly $3 million in relief secured for workers from six major businesses to resolve violations of the City’s workplace laws: White Castle, Taco Bell, Domino’s Pizza, Amazon, Farm Country grocery store, and Public Preparatory […]

NYC Council Reso Urges State to Make Domestic Violence Housing More Inclusive to LGBTQ+ Survivors, Older Adult Survivors and Trafficking Survivors

NYC Council Reso Urges State to Make Domestic Violence Housing More Inclusive to LGBTQ+ Survivors, Older Adult Survivors and Trafficking Survivors

Listen to the podcast on Domestic Violence for Immigrants here: New York, NY – A coalition of gender-based violence advocates and organizations today applauded the New York City Council as it voted to adopt a resolution that will help the most marginalized survivors gain better access to safe temporary housing. Resolution 0165-2022, which was sponsored by […]

Attorney General James Recovers $1.8 Million from New York City Diner Owner for Cheating Taxpayers

Attorney General James Recovers $1.8 Million from New York City Diner Owner for Cheating Taxpayers

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com Former Owner of Georgia Diner in Queens and Bridgeview Diner in Brooklyn Pocketed More Than $650,000 in Taxes Paid by Patrons Instead of Reporting it to The State NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today recovered more than $1.8 million from the former owner of two New […]

Vincentian Atiba Edwards Named President and CEO of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Vincentian Atiba Edwards Named President and CEO of the Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Photo courtesy: Brooklyn Children’s Museum   Watch the interview with President and CEO of Brooklyn Children’s Museum, Atiba T. Edwards, here. Edwards Formerly Served as BCM’s Chief Operating Officer Before Becoming its 12th President (Brooklyn, NY)— The Brooklyn Children’s Museum today announced the appointment of Atiba T. Edwards as its President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) […]

FDNY Canceled a Dozen Inspections, Including at a Brooklyn Public School, to Fast Track City Hall VIP

FDNY Canceled a Dozen Inspections, Including at a Brooklyn Public School, to Fast Track City Hall VIP

By Greg B. Smith | December 3, 2023 The pressure from Mayor Eric Adams’ team to fast-track an FDNY inspection of a 77-story office tower at Hudson Yards triggered the cancelation of fire inspections for a dozen non-VIP New Yorkers, including an overcrowded, racially diverse public school in Brooklyn’s Dyker Heights. In the spring of […]

City Council Floats Its Own Budget Ideas to Counter Eric Adams’ Cuts

City Council Floats Its Own Budget Ideas to Counter Eric Adams’ Cuts

Councilmember Justin Brannan (D-Brooklyn) speaks at City Hall about negotiating with mayor’s office before reaching a budget deal, June 29, 2023. Credit: Ben Fractenberg/THE CITY By Greg David | November 28, 2023 The leadership of the City Council is crafting an alternative to the budget cuts announced by Mayor Eric Adams that potentially includes using the city’s robust financial […]

Doing Business with New York City’s DOT

Doing Business with New York City’s DOT

NYC DOT to host ‘Doing Business with DOT’ event to raise awareness of contract opportunities for minority – and women – owned businesses NEW YORK – New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez will join staff at the agency’s second-annual “Doing Business with DOT” contracting fair geared toward raising awareness of contract […]

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