Excedrin users have had an extra headache recently – finding a bottle of their favorite over-the-counter painkillers.
In the race for tech startups, New York City no longer lags far behind Silicon Valley and Boston, but is a growing powerhouse of well-funded technology companies. Tech startups may also be getting a boost from State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli. Seeking better returns than the bond or stock markets can offer, as trustee of the New York State Common Retirement Fund, DiNapoli has amped up investments in local startups.
The city is revising plans for development of Willets Point, a small industrial neighborhood in Queens, and backing off — at least temporarily — plans to seize local properties through eminent domain.
Bloomingdale's and the workers in its flagship 59th Street store have reached an agreement on a new contract for the store's 2,000 unionized workers.
Workers at Bloomingdale's flagship location on 59th Street rallied outside the store Wednesday, asking why the company's strong profits are not translating into better compensation for its workers.
Contributions from the hedge funds in federal campaigns leapt from only $2.4 million in 2000 to $19 million in 2008. here's a look at the top 10 hedge funds donating to New York politics.
“Everyone in political universe understands what candidate means when they say 'suspending,'” says a lawyer who specializes in campaign finance and election law. “People understand ending the campaign doesn’t mean you can walk away from debts."
New York City's already an expensive place to live — and it's only getting more expensive, especially if you are renting in Manhattan.
New York is in the midst of a TV and film production boom. The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment reports there are 13 TV pilots in development in the city so far this spring. That's on top of a record 23 series that were filmed in New York last year.
Workers at the legendary Strand Bookstore near Union Square voted down a new employment contract Thursday that had been proposed by the store’s owners.
Retailers will likely get an extra boost this weekend with Passover and Easter holidays overlapping, according to an industry expert.
Electronics manufacturers are required by law to take back their products for recycling when consumers are done with them. But figuring out how to turn a product over for recycling – and how to get it there – is the job of the consumer.
The owners and workers of the legendary Strand Bookstore are in a contract dispute, tussling over the implementation of a two-tier wage system, employee’s healthcare contributions and other benefits.
Private employers in New York City hired more than 65,000 workers from February 2011 to February 2012 according to the New York State Department of Labor. New figures released on Thursday also showed that during the same period, private companies in the state added over 138,000 jobs.
Bank of America will allow a limited number of distressed or underwater homeowners in New York State to become renters of their own properties.
The Senate is debating a bill this week that would make it easier for small, privately-held companies to go public, as part of a package of legislation to promote economic growth called the JOBS Act.
A Goldman Sachs employee marked his final day of work on by publicly ripping the bank for prioritizing profits over clients.
New York City experienced record-breaking job growth in January. Employers added 31,200 jobs — the highest one month gain in the last 23 years — according to analysis of New York State Labor Department by the real estate firm Eastern Consolidated.
The average Wall Street employee took home a cash bonus of just over $120,000 last year, down 13 percent from 2010, according to an estimate released Wednesday by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.
A federal judge in Manhattan has ruled that a lawsuit against Goldman Sachs may proceed as a class action.