Attorney General James and Comptroller Lander Secure Nearly $230,000 for Building Employees Cheated Out of Fair Pay

Attorney General James and Comptroller Lander Secure Nearly $230,000 for Building Employees Cheated Out of Fair Pay

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com   New York, NY – New York Attorney General Letitia James and New York City Comptroller Brad Lander today announced a settlement totaling almost $230,000 with a contracting agency and the Board of Managers of a New York City condominium building for failing to pay workers in the building the […]

Attorney General James Calls for Urgent Action to Protect Children from Harmful Effects of Asthma and Allergy Drug Singulair

Attorney General James Calls for Urgent Action to Protect Children from Harmful Effects of Asthma and Allergy Drug Singulair

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James called on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take urgent action to address the potential dangers of the asthma and allergy drug montekulast, known by the brand name Singulair. Singulair has been linked to harmful behavioral and mental health issues among children who use the drug […]

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 […]

Attorney General James Leads Coalition to Support Fast-Food Restaurant Workers

AG James Leads Coalition Pushing to Protect NYC Law Requiring Just Cause to Fire Workers at Fast-Food Restaurants

Attorney General James Leads Coalition to Support Fast-Food Restaurant Workers

New York, NY – August 23, 2022: New York State AG Letitia James casts her vote in Democratic primaries at P.S. 11 School. (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James continued her efforts to stand up for workers’ rights, leading a coalition of 15 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief to […]

New York’s $250 Million Lawsuit Against Donald Trump is the Beginning, Not End, of This Case – a Tax Lawyer Explains What’s at Stake

New York’s $250 Million Lawsuit Against Donald Trump is the Beginning, Not End, of This Case – a Tax Lawyer Explains What’s at Stake

New York, NY – July 27, 2022: Attorney General Letitia James speaks during rally at 1199 SEIU Headquarters. (Shutterstock) By Bridget J. Crawford, The Conversation What are Trump and his children accused of in the lawsuit? The complaint is over 200 pages long and contains many specific claims. But, at its heart, the complaint says […]

A Q & A With the Unstoppable Letitia “Tish” James, New York’s Attorney General

A Q & A With the Unstoppable Letitia “Tish” James, New York’s Attorney General

New York, NY – June 11, 2022: State Attorney General Letitia James joined thousand of people marching across Brooklyn Bridge against gun violence. March ended with rally in Lower Manhattan (Shutterstock) By Janet Howard, CAW Exclusive Letitia “Tish” James is an American lawyer, activist, politician, and currently New York’s Attorney General, the first African-American and […]

Combating Crime: Mayor Adams and Attorney General James Announce Take Down of Massive Retail Theft and Crime Operation

Joint NYPD and OAG Investigation Charges 41 People for Stealing Millions of Dollars in Luxury and Drug Store Goods and Reselling them on eBay

Combating Crime: Mayor Adams and Attorney General James Announce Take Down of Massive Retail Theft and Crime Operation

New York, NY – May 26, 2022: Mayor Eric Adams speaks during joint announcement with Attorney General Letitia James at AG New York office. (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York Attorney General Letitia James today announced the takedown of a massive retail theft operation in New York City that […]

Attorney General James and DOI Commissioner Strauber Deliver $900,000 to 200 NYCHA Construction Workers Denied Fair Pay

Lintech Electric Failed to Pay Employees the Prevailing Wage Rate on NYCHA Projects

Attorney General James and DOI Commissioner Strauber Deliver $900,000 to 200 NYCHA Construction Workers Denied Fair Pay

New York, NY – March 17, 2022: Attorney General Letitia James attends 261th St. Patrick’s Day Parade on 5th Avenue. (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James and New York City Department of Investigation (DOI) Commissioner Jocelyn E. Strauber today announced their joint efforts to combat wage theft by securing nearly $900,000 for […]

Attorney General James Warns Debt Collectors of New State Regulations Banning Lawsuits on Old Debts

Attorney General James Warns Debt Collectors of New State Regulations Banning Lawsuits on Old Debts

New York, NY – March 21, 2022: AG Letitia James attends press conference with union 1199SEIU leaders at union headquarters. (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James sent letters to the largest credit card companies and major debt collectors operating in New York, warning them of new state regulations that prevent them from […]

Attorney General James and Mayor Adams Take Down Eco-Yogi Slumlords Who Ran Unlawful Short-Term Rental Operation, Illegally Evicted Tenants

Landlords to Surrender $2 Million Property That Will Turn Into Affordable Housing. $2.25 Million Settlement Results From First Enforcement of Unlawful Eviction Law in New York City, Represents Largest Settlement Against Illegal Short-Term Rental Operator.

Attorney General James and Mayor Adams Take Down Eco-Yogi Slumlords Who Ran Unlawful Short-Term Rental Operation, Illegally Evicted Tenants

State General Attorney Letitia James speaks during Lunar New Year parade in Flushing Chinatown. – New York, NY – February 5, 2022 (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York Attorney General Letitia James today shut down a Brooklyn-based slumlord and scored a victory for tenants’ rights after a group of […]