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NCLEJ Files Civil Rights Complaint Against Apple-Metro Over Retaliatory Firing

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR: Thursday, April 27, 2023 – 12:00 PM ETCONTACT:  Patrick Fowler | fowler@nclej.orgAnjana Malhotra | malhotra@nclej.org  New York, NY – The National Center for Law and Economic Justice has filed an amended legal complaint against Apple-Metro,…

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NCLEJ Mourns the Loss of Disability Rights Advocate and Board Member Nancy Lieberman 

We are deeply saddened to learn of the loss of former NCLEJ Board Member Nancy Lieberman. A staunch advocate for people with disabilities, she co-founded New Yorkers to Cure Paralysis, and twice succeeded in reinstating state funds for…

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NYC Server Says Applebee’s Operator Favors White Workers

This article was originally published in law360. Read it here. By Caleb Drickey Law360 (April 6, 2023, 6:44 PM EDT) — A Black server at a South Bronx Applebee’s franchise accused the New York restaurateurs of discriminating against…

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Civil Rights Charge Filed & Protest Held Against Applebee’s in South Bronx Highlights How New York’s Subminimum Wage Leads to Racial Discrimination 

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR: Thursday, April 6, 2023 – 12:00pm ETCONTACT: Madison Donzis | madison@unbendablemedia.com New York City Applebee’s Franchise Owner Pays Manhattan Servers Significantly More Than Majority Black Staff in South Bronx Location  New Report Exposes 25% Decline…

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Federal lawsuit over Missouri’s ‘dysfunctional’ SNAP call center adds two new plaintiffs

The lawsuit alleges that the state’s overburdened call center deprives eligible Missourians of federal food aid This article was originally published in the Missouri Independent. Read it here. For more than three months, Denise Davis waited to receive…

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Alaska’s unprecedented food stamp backlog is taking a harsh toll on rural communities

This article was originally published in Anchorage Daily News. Read it here. It’s been nearly six months since the Alaska Division of Public Assistance first began to fall behind on processing federal food stamp applications, leaving thousands of Alaskans still…

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Thousands of Alaskans are still waiting for food stamps as state scrambles for solutions

This article was originally published in KTOO. Read it here. After a months-long wait, thousands of Alaskans have gotten their food stamps. But thousands more are still waiting.  MaryRuth Moore of Soldotna reapplied for herself and her four…

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Lawyers want to question 5 Buffalo cops who ticketed minority drivers the most

This article was originally published in Buffalo News. Read it here. Buffalo police officer active in the Strike Force unit that patrolled minority neighborhoods wrote almost 12,000 traffic tickets over an eight-year period. More than 70% of them went…

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