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NYC Union’s $11M Sex, Race Bias Deal Gets Green Light

An Empire State federal judge has given initial approval to an $11 million deal between New York City and the union representing its administrative workers, which aims to resolve claims the city underpaid more than 1,500 nonwhite female employees by thousands of dollars a year…

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Fired Waiter Blasts Trump Critic Restaurateur’s ‘Glass House’

A waiter cut loose from the Waverly Inn tossed a stone at the “glass house” of Graydon Carter, slamming the New York City restaurant’s co-owner for criticizing President Donald Trump while purportedly mistreating his own workers, according to a proposed class action filed Wednesday in New York federal court…

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Hyundai Brakes Defect Suit Can’t Go Forward As Class Action

A consumer’s suit alleging a brake defect in Hyundai’s Santa Fe SUVs can’t be certified as a class action because she hasn’t adequately proved the commonality of the alleged damages suffered by the proposed class members, a New York federal judge has said…

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NBA’s ‘Biggie’ Gear Copped Coogi’s Notorious Look: Suit

The National Basketball Association and others ripped off the trademark flair of fashion company Coogi by selling a line of Brooklyn Nets-branded apparel meant as a tribute to legendary borough-born rapper Biggie Smalls, Coogi said in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in New York federal court…

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First Data Shareholder Sues To Stop $22B Sale To Fiserv

Investors in financial services company First Data Corp. on Monday launched a proposed class action in New York state court seeking to stop its $22 billion sale to Fiserv Inc., accusing First Data executives of prioritizing their personal enrichment over the rights of the company’s shareholders…

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Facebook To Face NY Probe After Report On Privacy Practices

Facebook on Friday came under fire once again for allegedly mishandling users’ information, when New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a multi-agency probe of the social media giant following a report that found it collected sensitive personal data from a number of smartphone applications…

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Trump, Kids Say Changes To Racketeering Suit Don’t Fix It

President Donald Trump and three of his adult children argued on Thursday in New York federal court that a proposed class action accusing them of defrauding consumers by providing spurious endorsements for a multilevel marketing company still doesn’t hold water after the plaintiffs amended their original complaint…

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