Bloomberg's Challenge To NYC Living Wage Law Nixed

Law360, New York (July 03, 2013, 2:13 PM ET) -- A federal judge has tossed the sole federal claim in New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's suit challenging a 2012 law requiring companies receiving financial assistance from the city to pay their employees "living wages," saying the mayor lacked standing.

U.S. District Judge Richard J. Sullivan granted the New York City Council's motion for judgment on the pleadings on July 1, saying the mayor failed to sufficiently establish standing to challenge the validity of the city's so-called living wage law on grounds that it was preempted...
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