Investigation Update: 60-Day Rule

Investigation Update: 60-Day Rule

Editorial credit: Roy De La Cruz / Shutterstock.com Dear New Yorkers, In January, the Adams Administration enacted a cruel policy of evicting asylum-seeking families from shelter every 60 days with the empty promise of intensive case management. That same day, my office launched an investigation into the City’s implementation of this “60-Day Rule.” Our findings, released today, are […]

Attorney General James and Comptroller Lander Secure Nearly $230,000 for Building Employees Cheated Out of Fair Pay

Attorney General James and Comptroller Lander Secure Nearly $230,000 for Building Employees Cheated Out of Fair Pay

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com Managers of Manhattan condominium building and staffing agency underpaid building security guards for years in violation of New York law New York, NY – New York Attorney General Letitia James and New York City Comptroller Brad Lander today announced a settlement totaling almost $230,000 with a contracting agency and the […]

NYC Comptroller, Public Advocate, Borough Presidents and 28 Council Members Urge President Biden and FEMA to Accelerate Aid to NYC for Asylum Seekers

NYC Comptroller, Public Advocate, Borough Presidents and 28 Council Members Urge President Biden and FEMA to Accelerate Aid to NYC for Asylum Seekers

Hundreds of workers march to Foley Square in New York City to demand stronger worker protections and a full pathway to citizenship for immigrants on May 1, 2022. (Shutterstock) New York, NY – In a letter sent to President Joseph R. Biden and FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell earlier this week, organized by New York City Comptroller Brad Lander […]

Comptroller Lander: More Than 1300 Workers Are Entitled to Nearly $3 Million in Prevailing Wages

Bureau of Labor Law recoups unpaid wages with interest for workers regardless of their immigration status, whether or not they still live in New York City.

Comptroller Lander: More Than 1300 Workers Are Entitled to Nearly $3 Million in Prevailing Wages

New York City, New York/USA February 11, 2020 Members of The City Council held a Press Conference today at City Hall where they will vote on The Reckless Driver Accountability Act. (Shutterstock) New York, NY – New York City Comptroller Brad Lander announced that more than 1300 workers are entitled to payments totaling nearly $3 million […]

NYC Department of Education Slow to Spend Federal COVID Stimulus Funds, NYC Comptroller Finds

NYC Department of Education Slow to Spend Federal COVID Stimulus Funds, NYC Comptroller Finds

New York, NY – Feb 4, 2022: City Comptroller Brad Lander speaks at Senator Charles Schumer joined by elected officials and activists call for marijuana legalization across the country at 1 Centre St. (Shutterstock) New York, NY – New York City Comptroller Brad Lander released a spending update, which found that the NYC Department of Education (DOE) […]

A Chat With Brad Lander – New York City Comptroller

A Chat With Brad Lander – New York City Comptroller

Comptroller candidate Brad Lander speaks at a rally outside City Hall on June 5, 2021 in New York City. (Shutterstock) By Linda Nwoke Now that the election for the various positions in New York City is concluded, with winners announced, New Yorkers are wondering what next, when can we begin to see the changes promised […]