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Published: January 10, 2017

Publication: The Upstander

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The New York Progressive Action Network (NYPAN) has vowed to challenge the Democratic National Committee for representation, after recent elections in New York indicated significant support for the progressive agenda.

Thirty three percent …

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December, 2016

Progressive labor attorney Arthur Schwartz joins Bill Samuels and Morgan Pheme to discuss the aftermath of the Bernie Sanders campaign, the New York State Constitution, and progressive politics in New York.

 

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Published: October 23, 2016

Publication: NY Times

By Sarah Maslin Nir

Tom Doyle outside his apartment on Horatio Street in Manhattan, where he lived with his partner Bill Cornwell for decades. The inheritance of the building is in dispute. Credit

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Published: May 4, 2016

Publication: New York Daily News

By Barbara Ross

Samantha Chirichella filed a lawsuit against Con Ed for rescinding a job offer to her because it considered an image posted to her social media too "sexually explicit."

 

Con Ed has switched gears. The utility decided on Tuesday that it will indeed hire a Long Island woman who it originally rejected because it found a …

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Published: May 3, 2016

Publication: Gothamist

By Scott Heins

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A Long Island woman alleges that Con Edison rescinded a job offer after the company discovered a homoerotic image posted to her Instagram account. Samantha Chirichella, 26 of West Islip is …

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Published: June 5th, 2017

Publication: Daily Mail

By Hannah Parry

  • Samantha Chirichella had been due to start her $70,000 job at Con Ed
  • But offer was withdrawn after the company found a ‘sexually explicit’ photo on her social media

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Published: May 3, 2016

Publication: NY Times

By Benjamin Weiser and Vivian Lee

The former speaker of the State Assembly, Sheldon Silver, left the courthouse in a yellow cab. Voices outside the courthouse, including one of Mr. Silver’s lawyers, Joel …

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Published: November 23, 2015

Publication: New York Post

By Julia Marsh

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Toy Guy (right) and Denise Curtis (left).

Two women who first exposed Con Edison as a hotbed of sexual harassment and discrimination claim state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman barely …

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Published: December 8, 2016

Publication: Patch

By Brendan Krisel

Parents representing two Upper West Side elementary schools have filed an appeal to combat rezoning with the city Department of Education.

Angry Parents Appeal Upper West Side School Rezoning Plan

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UPPER WEST SIDE, NY — A controversial plan to …

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Published: April 22, 2016

Publication: Law360

By Matthew Guarnaccia

Law360, New York (April 22, 2016, 5:56 PM EDT) — New York City’s mass transit agencies aren’t responsible for alleged sex, race and national origin discrimination against a class of female …

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