New York City Public Advocate Letitia James

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City Official Joins Public Advocate Letitia James In Call For Better Safety For Nail Salon Workers

Charlene Obernauer, who heads the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health, said the state’s 5,000 nail salons use a toxic cocktail of chemicals.

09/20/2014

Brooklyn landlord Joel Israel, accused of demolishing apartments, appears in court (Credit: CBS 2)

Bushwick Landlord Accused Of Trying To Force Rent-Stabilized Tenants Out Testifies For First Time

Joel Israel testified for the first time at his contempt hearing for not making repairs at 98 Linden Street as he has agreed to do.

04/04/2014