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LANDLORD SUED FOR TARGETING IMMIGRANTS

Governor Cuomo Announces Complaint Filed Against Queens Landlord For Targeting Immigrants Complaint Follows the Governor's Multi-Agency Directive in June to Investigate Landlord Policies, ...
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PUT UP

Back in the summer of 2006, Barbara F. was allegedly subjected to race and age discrimination by a fellow employee. And when her employer did nothing to stop the misbehavior, a complaint was filed ...
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LOOKING FOR A FREE LANDLORD-TENANT ATTORNEY?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic For Tenants I continue to work with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you with ...
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FREE LEGAL ADVICE

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LEGAL ADVICE

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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QUALIFIEDLY QUALIFIED

When an "academic institution" declined to hire him, Gregory Bedny filed a complaint with the New York State Division of Human Rights (NYSDHR) claiming he was the victim of unlawful discrimination ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LANDLORD-TENANT ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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LOOKING FOR FREE LEGAL ADVICE?

Free Monthly Legal Clinic for Tenants I am pleased to join with Eviction Intervention Services to offer a free monthly legal clinic for tenants. If your landlord is harassing you or threatening you ...
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DOES PALADINO WANT YOUR JOB?

MEMO To: All Employees of the State of New York and its Various Authorities From: Carl Paladino Date: August 19, 2010 Re: Good Government It is my intention upon taking office on January 1, 2011 to ...
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LOOK WHAT HE WHIPPED UP

Noho Star, a NY restaurant, fired its chef when it learned that the guy had agreed to testify against the establishment in a discrimination case brought by another employee. When the chef filed a ...
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PATERSON HATES BULLIES

Governor Paterson Submits Legislation to Protect Students from School Bullying Late last week, Governor David A. Paterson submitted to the Legislature Program Bill No. 291 that would ensure that ...
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A LITTLE THING GOT IN THE WAY

In the Matter of Lester v. New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, 57-year-old Roy Lester filed suit against the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & ...
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LUNCH WITH THE COMMISH

The Gender Fairness Committee of the Twelfth Judicial District is having a luncheon meeting on Wednesday, November 12, 2008, featuring Honorable Galen D. Kirkland, New York State Human Rights ...
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CHANGE PURSE?

Alphonso Purse served as a safety officer for the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) before he entered a rehabilitation program for alcohol abuse. When Purse completed the program he ...
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FREE WEBCAST: "FAIR HOUSING? KNOW YOUR RIGHTS."

The New York State Division of Human Rights and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development are sponsoring a live webcast on Monday, November 18, 2008, from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Panelists -- who ...
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HE IS NITSCHKE, HEAR HIM ROAR!

In Matter of New York State Energy Research & Development Authority v. New York State Division of Human Rights, Ian Nitschke contended that he was passed over for a job with the New York State ...
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LANDLORD ZONKED FOR SAME-SEX HARASSMENT

According to an Appellate Division decision released last week, landlords who sexually harass their tenants--even those of the same sex--could get hit with substantial fines and penalties. In Matter ...
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