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Look for new workplace sexual harassment bills to make it through N.Y. legislature

By Karen Kidd | Jan 23, 2018

ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Two workplace sexual harassment bills introduced into the New York State Senate earlier this month could be headed to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's desk sooner rather than later, two Albany legislative and regulatory attorneys say.

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

By Emma Gallimore | May 10, 2016

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

By Bryan Cohen | Sep 13, 2013

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

By Bryan Cohen | Jul 26, 2013

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

By John O'Brien | Dec 14, 2010

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

By Keith Loria | Nov 18, 2010

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.

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