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Fancy Restaurant Kept $500K in Servers' Tips

One of America's ritziest restaurants has been ordered to give around 70 servers a total $500,000 for engaging in what New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman calls some pretty lowly behavior: cheating servers out of their tips. The AG's office says Manhattan restaurant Per Se, which charges $310 for...

Protests slam Eric Schneiderman over affordable housing

2 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Anti-gentrification protesters tried to drown out state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Wednesday in Brooklyn.

Lyft hit with $300K fine for upstate car-sharing service

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office touted the fine as 'one of the largest penalties enacted against a 'sharing economy' company.'

EBay, Paypal Face Criticism for Robocall Policies

New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is raising concerns over new policies from eBay and its payments subsidiary PayPal that may give the firms leeway to blast users with so-called robocalls.

NYC May Dramatically Increase Fines For Those Who Abuse Airbnb

Ever since Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released his damning report on Airbnb last fall, which found that 72% of all Airbnb transactions between 2010 and June 2014 violated state law, City Council members have been intensifying their efforts to discourage landlords from using the website to run lucrative pseudo-hotels. [ more › ]

Beware of bank tellers. Customers' personal information is not safe

Beware of hackers. And tellers. That’s the message to banks from New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who on Friday warned that tellers and other branch workers have a wealth of client... To view the full story, click the title link.

5 people have been arrested for identity theft and now the Attorney General is calling Wall Street out

New York State law enforcement officials are urging major banks to start checking their teller's access to customers' personal data. In a letter to several New York banks Friday, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman urged bank management...Show More Summary

Cuomo’s Team Surveys New York State Agencies for Opinions on Attorney General

4 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has made no secret of his dislike for Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman. Now, Mr. Cuomo’s office has begun to solicit the opinions of others in a five-page survey.

Taxi interests sue city, predicting collapse of their industry

Four taxi medallion lenders filed a lawsuit against Mayor Bill de Blasio, the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Wednesday, alleging they are letting Uber... To view the full story, click the title link.

AG Schneiderman pushes sweeping ethics fix

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Wednesday is set to unveil a comprehensive ethics bill.

New York attorney general launches effort to guarantee transgender people access to health care

New York's attorney general has started a program to ensure transgender individuals have equal access to health care. Eric Schneiderman's office announced the initiative Friday. Staffers with the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Schneiderman proposes expanding free birth control to men

Insurers would be required to increase free access to contraceptives in New York under expanded-coverage requirements proposed by state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman as federal officials seek to... To view the full story, click the title link.

Bill would require contraception coverage, including for men

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will propose legislation Monday requiring health insurers to provide cost-free birth control.

New York investigates retailers over unpredictable schedules

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

“New York’s attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, has sent a letter to 13 retailers asking for information about how they schedule employees for work, the Wall Street Journal reports. Not on the list of targets for the attorney general:...Show More Summary

At Nonprofit Organizations, a Lack of Regulation Invites Failure

Cooper Union. Image by I, DavidShankbone via Wikimedia Commons This April, New York’s Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced plans to crack down on Cooper Union, a private college renowned for its arts and design programs and the practice of offering a tuition-free education. Show More Summary

Schneiderman channels Willie Sutton in charity bust

When state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman discovered that a charity's trustee had turned it into his personal piggy bank, he obtained a $1 million settlement—but nothing from the trustee.... To view the full story, click the title link.

Looter of charity unscathed, if dead, as board members pay the price

When state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman discovered that a charity's new boss had turned the organization into his personal piggy bank, he obtained a $1 million settlement—but nothing from... To view the full story, click the title link.

Enough with the Cuomo 2018 nonsense. The governor has thoughts and fantasies like the rest of us

Sometimes the media become fixated on a theme that is just nonsense, as happened this week with the Cuomo 2018 stories. It all began with a Daily News piece saying Attorney General Eric Schneiderman... To view the full story, click the title link.

Daily Kos Election Morning Digest: Why Andrew Cuomo needs to watch his back in 2018

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Leading Off: • NY-Gov: This would certainly be epic: New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who's used his post to actively litigate on behalf of liberal causes, apparently has not ruled out a primary challenge to Democratic Gov. Show More Summary

April 28 roundup

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

“The makers of smokeless tobacco products like to claim that their products are safer than cigarettes.” Hey, New York Times, that’s ’cause it’s true! [Jacob Sullum] New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman pursues high-profile case...Show More Summary

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