Bloomberg's Challenge To NYC Living Wage Law Nixed

Law360, New York (July 3, 2013, 2:13 PM EDT) -- 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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Case Information

Case Title

The Mayor of the City of New York v. The Council of the City of New York

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Richard J. Sullivan

Date Filed

September 5, 2012

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