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ALJ Lewis found that the marine engineers and chief engineers on the Staten Island Ferry should be paid wages and benefits commensurate with the wages and supplemental benefits of chief engineers and first assistant engineers aboard U.S.-flag cargo ships operated by Maersk Line Ltd.
Office of the Comptroller, ex rel. District No. 1 v. Office of Labor Relations, OATH Index No. 1667/21 (Aug. 23, 2022).
In August 2022, the Trials Division published Memorandum Decisions in over 50 vehicle seizure proceedings brought by the Department of Transportation under the Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Law. In one case, ALJ Lee held that the city was entitled impound the vehicle after the evidence showed that the vehicle had accumulated eight red light camera violations and the registered owner failed to complete the safety course.
Dep't of Transportation v. Davis, OATH Index No. 2223/22, mem. dec. (Aug. 18, 2022).
ALJ Gloade recommended a three-year license suspension for a general contractor who accumulated over 100 violations in a two-year period.
Dep't of Buildings v. Zhuo, OATH Index No. 1809/21 (Aug. 12, 2022), adopted, Comm'r Dec. (Aug. 19, 2022).
ALJ Addison found that a supervisor at one of respondent's stores, made inappropriate and sexist comments to complainant and other female employees over a two-month period, and recommended $30,000 in mental anguish damages, a civil penalty of $60,000, and ordered respondent to develop new anti-discrimination policies.
Comm'n on Human Rights ex rel. Brehshiek Marquez v. Fresh & Co., OATH Index No. 434/22 (Aug. 9, 2022).
The Appeals Division affirmed a hearing decision finding that an issuing officer made a reasonable attempt to personally serve a summons prior to resorting to “affix and mail” service permitted by the New York City Charter.
DOB v. Delsham Capital LLC, Appeal No. 2200560 (August 25, 2022).