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Elderly Gay Widower Faces Eviction From Home Of 55 Years Because He Wasn't Legally Married Elderly Gay Widower Faces Eviction From Home Of 55 Years Because He Wasn't Legally Married

In the latest, very depressing example of the bad things people will do for New York real estate, the New York Times reports a West Village man may lose the home he shared with his partner for 55 years. Tom Doyle was bequeathed a small apartment building by his partner Bill Cornwell, but because they weren’t legally…

New York Nail Salons Ordered to Pay $2 Million in Back Pay and Damages to Employees  New York Nail Salons Ordered to Pay $2 Million in Back Pay and Damages to Employees 

The Great Nail Reckoning continues: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is reportedly set to announce Monday that nail salons who illegally denied their workers overtime or paid them less than the minimum wage have been ordered to pay out a total of $2 million.

Nail Techs Say NYT's Nail Salon Exposé Made Working Conditions 'Incrementally' Better Nail Techs Say NYT's Nail Salon Exposé Made Working Conditions 'Incrementally' Better

In May of this year, New York Times reporter Sarah Maslin Nir published a deep-dive investigation into exploitation, unfair labor practices and health hazards at New York City nail salons. Since the series was published, nail technicians tell the Columbia Journalism Review, life is changing gradually but definitely…

New York Times Rebuts Nail Salon Owner: Our Series Was 'Damning' New York Times Rebuts Nail Salon Owner: Our Series Was 'Damning'

The New York Times has issued a rebuttal to former Times journalist and current spa owner Richard Bernstein, who wrote in the New York Review of Books that nail salons can’t possibly be as bad as the NYT suggested in their series “Unvarnished.” The Times says they are standing by the series and that Bernstein is…

Man Who Co-Owns Nails Salons Thinks They're Just Great, So Man Who Co-Owns Nails Salons Thinks They're Just Great, So

The New York Review of Books ran a rebuttal this weekend to the much-talked about New York Times series “Unvarnished,” Sarah Maslin Nir’s yearlong investigation into the horrendous labor practices at many New York nail salons. The rebuttal, written by former reporter and current nail salon owner Richard Bernstein,…

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