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Johnson & Johnson to Pay $120M to Settle Multistate Complaint over Hip Implant Devices

Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Depuy agreed to pay $120 million to settle a multistate complaint involving its hip implant devices. California and 45...
Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposes Consumer Right to Know Act

Gov. Cuomo Proposes Legislation to Protect Consumers from Unknown Exposure to Toxic Chemicals

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is proposing a legislation to protect consumers from unknown exposure to toxic chemicals that can cause diseases such as...
New York State Capitol Building

New York Passes Bills Prohibiting Transgender Discrimination, Conversion Therapy

The New York State Legislature approved legislation protecting the rights of transgender and non-gender conforming individuals and banning conversion therapy on minors. On Tuesday, the...
2020 Census

Court Blocks Trump Administration from Asking Citizenship in 2020 Census

A federal judge in New York stopped the Trump Administration’s plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. In his 227-page opinion on...
Fiat Chrysler, Bosch

Fiat Chrysler, Bosch to Pay $171 Million to Settle Alleged Violations of State Environmental...

Auto industry giants Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Bosch agreed to pay $171 million to settle a nationwide investigation into its alleged violations of...
Gov. Cuomo --Reproductive Health Act

New York Gov. Cuomo, Legislature Vows to Approve Reproductive Health Act

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Legislature vowed to approve the Reproductive Health Act (RHA) within the first 30 days of the...
Minimum Wage New York State

REMINDER: Minimum Wage Increases are Now Effective in New York State

The latest minimum wage increases across New York State are now effective, a good news for workers to start the year 2019. In New York...
Andrew Cuomo New York Governor

New York State to Provide $4.45 Million to Expand Child Advocacy Centers

The State of New York is providing $4.45 million to expand Child Advocacy Centers (CACs) in four counties and bring new mobile services in...
Sprint

Sprint to Pay $330 Million to Settle Tax Violation in New York State

Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) agreed to pay $330 million to settle the False Claims Act lawsuit filed against it by the State of New York. The...
UBS settles New York AG Investigation into Mortgage Securities for $230M

UBS agrees to pay $68M to settle multistate probe into LIBOR manipulation

UBS reached a settlement agreement with multiple states including California, New York, and Pennsylvania over its alleged manipulation of the London Interbank Offered Rate...

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