August 2014

Published: June 6, 2014

Publication: New York Post

By Carl Campanile

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Teachers shut out of retroactive pay raises under the new union contract are looking to claw their way into the windfall with a class-action lawsuit that could cost taxpayers …

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Published: April 5, 2014

Publication: New York Daily News

By Pete Donohue

Brooklyn Federal Court Judge Sandra Townes rejected a MTA motion to dismiss the lawsuit Stephanie Lewis filed in 2004. Lewis was transferred off her bus route and eventually

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Published: March 26, 2014

Publication: New York Post

By Carl Campanile

Bill de Blasio

Top allies sued Mayor de Blasio Wednesday to overturn his decision to open 14 charter schools in city-owned buildings this fall.

The chief plaintiffs include Public Advocate Letitia James, …

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Published: April 7, 2014

Publication: DNAinfo

By Colby Hamilton

Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration declined to try and block a prevailing wage decision by Comptroller John Liu's office that gave millions in retro wages to 443 elevator workers in 2013.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration declined to try and block a prevailing wage decision by Comptroller John Liu’s office that gave millions in retro wages to 443 elevator workers in 2013.

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Published: January 16, 2014

Publication: Bedford and Bowery

By Jenna Marotta

(Photo: Jenna Marotta)

(Photo: Jenna Marotta)

Amidst congratulations and hallelujahs, Jerry Delakas rolled up the metal door of Astor Place Newsstand around 10:30 this morning, resuming the business he ran for 25-plus …

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Published: July 10, 2014

Publication: The Villager

By Lincoln Anderson

Downtown progressive Democratic club members were having a hard time finding reasons why they should support re-electing Governor Andrew Cuomo to another term. More to the point, there …

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Arthur Z. Schwartz

August 13, 2014

Published: March 1, 2009

Publication: West Village Originals

By Michael D. Minichiello

This month’s “West Village Original” is Arthur Z. Schwartz, who settled in the West Village in 1981. Currently a lawyer and partner in a Union-side labor and

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Published: August 10, 2010

Publication: The Wall Street Journal, Metropolis

By Aaron Rutkoff

The city’s transit union says it has won permission from the Taxi and Limousine Commission to operate a commuter-van service along the former route of the canceled …

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Published: July 3, 2013

Publication: Law 360

By Kaitlin Ugolik

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Levering Lewis and other academics launched a suit against the New York Public Library in state court Wednesday aiming to block the proposed $350 million renovation

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Published: January 3, 2012

Publication: School Book

By Anna Phillips

A state Supreme Court judge has rejected a request from public school parents and advocacy organizations for a preliminary injunction to require New York City to charge charter schools rent …

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