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Climate change roundup: NYC appeals loss, Big Oil attacks Wash. county’s lawsuit

By John O'Brien | Jul 30, 2018

New York City and the private lawyers it hired to sue the fossil fuel industry over alleged effects of climate change will not accept a federal judge’s recent decision to throw the lawsuit out of court.

City of New York to pay $20.8 million to resolve discrimination allegations by RNs, midwives

By Marian Johns | Jul 24, 2018

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — The City of New York has agreed to a $20.8 million settlement to resolve charges that it discriminated against city-employed RNs and midwives for not recognizing their jobs as "physically taxing" as it relates to retirement age and full pension options.

Losing streak emerges as NYC, hired guns lose climate change case against Big Oil

By John O'Brien | Jul 20, 2018

Federal judges continue to reject the efforts of private lawyers who hold a financial stake in lawsuits brought by government officials against the oil industry over the alleged effects of climate change.

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