Judge Blocks NYC Law Demanding Airbnb Disclosures

Article 0 Comments A New York City law forcing Airbnb and HomeAway home-sharing platforms to reveal a “breathtaking” amount of information about their businesses seems unconstitutional, a judge decided Thursday, forcing the law to be shelved for now. U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer made clear it wasn’t a close […]

NYC Mayor Signs Bill Capping New Ride-Hail Licenses

Article 0 Comments New York City, the largest American market for Uber, has become the first U.S. city to regulate the growth of app-based rides. Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday signed a bill placing a temporary cap on new licenses for a year, with the exception of wheelchair […]

Cuomo Says Plan for NYC Drug Injection Sites Will Be Reviewed

Article 0 Comments New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a proposal to open supervised injection sites for illegal drug users in an effort to combat fatal overdoses will be closely reviewed. Cuomo said Friday that the goal of fighting opioid overdoses is “laudable.” But he said the plan to open […]

New York City Council Passes Workplace Anti-Harassment Bills

Article 0 Comments The New York City Council has passed 11 bills designed to strengthen workplace sexual harassment protections. According to The Wall Street Journal, Democratic Council Speaker Corey Johnson says the legislation is designed to provide all New Yorkers “a safe and respectful workplace.” The bills are subject to […]