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Civic Center »

City Agrees to Pay $98M to Settle FDNY Bias Lawsuit

A group of black firefighters and the Justice Department accused the FDNY of discriminatory hiring.

Sunnyside »

Mayor de Blasio Marches in LGBT-Friendly St. Pat's for All Parade

The mayor marched in the Sunnyside event, but plans to skip the Manhattan parade later this month.

Midtown »

Ad Firm Worker With NRA Card Accused of Sending Threatening Package to CEO

Brooklyn resident Joy Noel is suing Interpublic Group, saying it falsely blamed her for the package.

New York City »

Security Firm Sues 2 Ex-Top NYPD Officials With Close Ties to Ray Kelly

Two former top NYPD officials tarnished the reputation of a private security firm, a new lawsuit charges.

Bushwick »

Costume Shop 'Too Sexual' for Hasidic Landlord Denied Lease, Owner Says

The owner of Klawtex said she was denied a lease in the Loom collective for selling suggestive items.

Times Square & Theater District »

Times Square Club Fined $20K for Barring Non-Korean Patrons

Circle NYC must pay the state and also fork over additional restitution to the victims.

Jackson Heights »

Residents Rally Against Alleged Transgender Hiring Discrimination

The rally stopped at stores that allegedly discriminated against transgender residents.

New York City »

Test Program to Hail a Cab By App Gets Green Light From Manhattan Judge

Judge Carol Huff smacked down a lawsuit claiming the TLC lacked power to institute the "ehail" pilot.

Flatiron »

Black Patrons Forced To Buy $320 Booze to Enter Flatiron Bar, Lawsuit Says

The rooftop lounge at 230 Fifth is accused of discriminating against black club-goers.

New York City »

City Council Bars Employers From Discriminating Against the Unemployed

Job ads can no longer include restrictions saying only the already-employed need apply.

New York City »

City Expected to Slam Proposed Changes to 'Stop-and-Frisk' at Hearing

Lawmakers will consider reforms to the NYPD's controversial policy at the City Council hearing.

New York City »

Judge Approves New FDNY Test, Hiring to Begin 'Immediately'

A judge has approved the FDNY's new exam, after previous versions were deemed discrimanatory.

Greenwich Village »

Village Restaurant Manager Fired for Booking Gay Wedding, Lawsuit Says

Sushi restaurant Amber Village allegedly cancelled a gay couple's wedding reservation.

Fresh Meadows »

Hooters Worker Wrote Anti-Asian Slur on Customers' Receipt

A Queens Hooters worker resigned after writing an anti-Asian slur on a customer's receipt .

Soundview »

Grandmother Struggles With Cancer and NYCHA Bureaucracy

Maria Ruiz and her family sued NYCHA after waiting years to be transfered to a new apartment.

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