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Statement From New York Taxi Workers Alliance and Legal Services NYC on New York State Settlement with Uber Over Company's Refusal to Provide Unemployment Benefits to Drivers

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NEW YORK, NY (November 2, 2023) – Today, Governor Kathy Hochul announced a settlement between the New York State Department of Labor and Uber Technologies Inc. in which Uber will begin making quarterly payments into the New York State Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund and a retroactive payment to account for past contributions that they didn’t make.
 

17 Families Along with LSNYC, MFJ, NYLAG, and Community Groups File Federal Civil Rights Complaint Against New York City for Busing Discrimination Against Students with Disabilities

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NEW YORK, NY (October 25, 2023) – Seventeen families of students with disabilities have filed a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights of the federal U.S. Department of Education over discrimination in busing services.
 

Statement from Legal Services NYC on New York City’s Harmful Changes to the City’s Right-to-Shelter Rule

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NEW YORK, NY (October 20, 2023) – This week, Mayor Eric Adams announced harmful policy changes to the City’s decades-old Right-to-Shelter rule that put immigrant children and their families in harm’s way.
 

VICTORY: Bronx Tenants Win $400,000 in Rent Abatements in Settlement against Landlord, Continue Fight for Repairs

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BRONX, NY (October 4, 2023) – Rent-stabilized tenants residing at 1187 Anderson Avenue, 1195 Anderson Avenue, and 1230 Woodycrest Avenue in the Bronx will gather in front 1187 Anderson Avenue on October 4, 2023 at 6pm to celebrate a settlement with notorious landlord  Emerald Equity Group/Living Emerald NY LLC awarding tenants more than $400,000 in rent abatements for the landlord’s repeated failure to make repairs.
 

2023 Brooklyn Legal Services Champion of Justice Awards

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM | 501 Union
501 Union Street, Brooklyn, NY  11231

Honoring

Jeffrey B. Gewirtz
Executive Vice President of Business Affairs
     and Chief Legal Officer
BSE Global
  
Association for Neighborhood
      & Housing Development (ANHD)
 
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