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Licensing

License restoration recommended.

The Taxi and Limousine Commission ("TLC") summarily suspended a taxicab driver’s license upon his arrest for leaving the scene of an accident.

Taxi & Limousine Comm’n v. Stallworth, OATH Index No. 467/18 (Sept. 26, 2017).

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Vehicle Retention

ALJ orders return of car.

Administrative Law Judge McGeachy-Kuls ordered the Police Department to release a car that it had seized in connection with the owner’s arrest.

Police Dep’t v. Barizone, OATH Index No. 585/18, mem. dec. (Sept. 19, 2017).

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Personnel

AWOL, failure to report to new workplace.

An agency attorney who worked in lower Manhattan was charged with AWOL when she did not report to a new workplace in the Bronx for over 13 months and failed to respond to notices regarding her absence.

Dep’t of Homeless Services v. Anonymous, OATH Index No. 1653/17 (Sept. 19, 2017).

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Contracts

Subcontractor willfully failed to pay prevailing wages and benefits.

Six contractors were charged with willfully failing to pay prevailing wages and benefits to workers performing renovation and demolition work at several public schools.

Office of the Comptroller v. Sukhmany Construction, Inc., OATH Index No. 936/16 (Sept. 1, 2017), modified on penalty, Comptroller’s Determination and Order (Oct. 17, 2017).

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