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New York's own FMLA poses challenges for employers, attorney says

Emma Gallimore May 10, 2016, 8:25am

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a new Family and Medical Leave Act that will provide the nation’s most comprehensive paid family leave program to New York employees but may present serious challenges for employers.

N.Y. AG committed to fighting federal quotas in fishing industry

Bryan Cohen Sep. 13, 2013, 7:17pm

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman joined Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday to call on the U.S. Department of Commerce to reassess regulations related to legal quotas of summer flounder.

N.Y. AG announces legislation to close foreclosure loophole

Bryan Cohen Jul. 26, 2013, 7:17pm

BRONX, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced proposed legislation on Thursday that would close a loophole banks have used since the financial crisis to deny foreclosure victims their right to a court-mediated settlement conference.

Work of AGs, supreme courts explored in 'hellhole' report

John O'Brien Dec. 14, 2010, 1:32pm

McCollum WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - As usual, state attorneys general and state supreme courts received a share of the attention in the American Tort Reform Association's annual Judicial Hellholes report.

Cuomo settles over Greenpoint oil spill

Keith Loria Nov. 18, 2010, 1:25pm

Cuomo NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) -- New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday that he has reached a $25 million settlement with an oil giant that was allegedly responsible for an oil spill in Greenpoint, N.Y.