Schneiderman had been a vocal supporter of the #MeToo movement, and filed suit against producer Harvey Weinstein and his movie company earlier this year for failing to protect their employees from "pervasive sexual harassment, intimidation and discrimination." … [Read more...] about Former New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman won’t face criminal charges
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“Everyone drank,” writes New York City lawyer Lisa Smith in an op-ed for the Washington Post. “Being able to hold your liquor was a badge of honor, especially for women. Long days in the office turned into long nights in the bars and clubs. Unfortunately, another long and stressful day in the office was always just a few hours away. It was a terrible dynamic for someone like me with a Type A personality and a then-undiagnosed depressive disorder.” … [Read more...] about I feared rehab would end my BigLaw career, ex-associate says; how can firms address the issue?
De Blasio Thursday renewed criticism of Cuomo for not disbursing the $250 million, allocated in the 2015 and 2017 state budgets. The mayor said the lack of state funding has stymied needed improvements to long-dilapidated projects. Cuomo has countered that giving de Blasio’s housing projects money “is like throwing it out the window.” … [Read more...] about Cuomo using public housing tenants as ‘political football,’ de Blasio says
"Gambling for normal people is about entertainment, but for gambling addicts, it's about survival," Timothy Fong, professor of psychiatry at the University of California—Los Angeles and co-director of the school's gambling addiction program, told the New York paper. "These people aren't at the casino to have fun. They're there to win big—and they won't let a loss stop them from gambling." … [Read more...] about Priest Goes to Rehab After Gambling Away More Than $1 Million Including Loans from Parishioners
Adenoviruses usually just cause mild illnesses. But officials say this outbreak is particularly severe because it’s affecting medically fragile children with severely compromised immune systems. They also note this strain has been particularly associated with disease in communal living facilities. … [Read more...] about 6 kids dead, 12 sick in viral outbreak at New Jersey rehab center