February 15, 1990 |
The Justice Department, contending that the mob has dominated the New York and New Jersey waterfront for almost a century, on Wednesday filed a massive civil racketeering lawsuit against top officers of the International Longshoremen's Assn., several dockworker employers and dozens of reputed Mafia figures. The civil action seeks to put the entire waterfront under court supervision.
October 1, 1994 |
Striking baseball players will not be able to collect unemployment benefits in New York, state Labor Commissioner John Hudacs ruled Friday. The action by Hudacs came after a state senator expressed outrage that New York was the only state where striking players could collect benefits. State Sen. Joseph Holland had promised to submit legislation that would keep major leaguers from collecting unemployment checks.
November 18, 1989 |
The full weight of a New York welcome descended Friday upon a travel-weary Lech Walesa. Labor leaders and politicians at a Manhattan breakfast bestowed upon him caps, pins, cliches--(". . . You scrapped the Iron Curtain and forged it into a train of freedom," one steelworker told him)--and even a set of electrician's tools in tribute to his workingman's roots.
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December 13, 2004 |
The company that runs the county's traffic school is under scrutiny from the newest county supervisor because one of its top officials was recently convicted of bribing a New York state labor commissioner. Because of that conviction, Orange County should take a hard look before renewing the National Traffic Safety Institute's contract, said newly elected Supervisor Lou Correa.
June 26, 1992 |
The newspaper wars in New York City took a strange turn Thursday when a captain in the Bonanno organized crime family and a dozen of his associates were indicted on charges of operating a criminal enterprise at the New York Post and helping the tabloid's top management intentionally defraud advertisers by falsely inflating circulation figures. The New York Post Corp. pleaded guilty to the felony of scheming to defraud in the first degree and was fined $10,000. Richard T.
April 10, 1988 |
After more than 24 years as a Trans World Airlines flight attendant, Elizabeth Rich was fired. The charge: theft of company property. The goods: four leftover half-pint cartons of milk and a TWA toilet kit issued to a New York-to-Paris passenger who left it behind in a seat pocket. Rich is not disputing that she took the items--"TWA's garbage," she calls them--nor does she condone theft.