Mayor de Blasio And Others Announce Estimated $4 Billion Divestment From Fossil Fuels

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, along with trustees of two of the City’s pension funds, today announced these funds have voted to divest their portfolios of estimated $4 billion from securities related to fossil fuel companies. Continue Reading →


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Comptroller Stringer Kicks Off Labor Rights Week Returning $2 M Of Prevailing Wages

Today, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer kicked off Labor Rights Week by announcing that nearly $2 million in stolen prevailing wages has been returned to more than 100 workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Continue Reading →


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The COVID Crisis: Harlem Businesses United, The Business Checklist

Here’s a welcoming checklist for small business to stay healthy during The COVID Crisis from Harlem’s 125thStreetBID in partnership with Long Island City. Continue Reading →


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Mayor de Blasio And Others Take Major Next Step To Achieve Fossil Fuel Divestment

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, along with trustees of three of the City’s pension funds, announced today the next major step toward achieving a first-in-the-nation goal to divest New York City’s largest pension funds from fossil fuel companies. Continue Reading →


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Comptroller Stringer Pens Open Letter To Workers: You Have Labor Rights Regardless Of Immigration Status

Dear New Yorker:

As many of you may know, my office enforces state and local prevailing wage laws. Continue Reading →


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City Offers New Business Courses In Multiple Languages To Aspiring Immigrant Entrepreneurs

NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced that registration is now open for new business courses available to over 5,000 entrepreneurs, with a focus on aspiring and established immigrant entrepreneurs. Continue Reading →


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Report: From Harlem To Hollis Failing Working Black Women, Local Wage Gap Is Wider In The U.S.

Today, ahead of Black Women’s Equal Pay Day on August 7th, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer released an alarming analysis of Black women’s earnings in New York City that uncovers a wage gap higher than New York State and the entire U.S. Continue Reading →


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