Headlines for Friday November 4th, 2022
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has sided with Starbucks workers saying the company should reopen its Collegetown location. The NLRB is also seeking an order from a judge mandating that the store reopens. According to the Ithaca Voice, the collegetown location was the most popular Starbucks of the three in the city. Despite that, the recently unionized store was shut down in June with union leaders claiming the closure was a union busting tactic. Starbucks has faced other complaints from its two other Starbucks Ithaca locations.
Beginning in January the Ithaca-Tompkins International Airport will begin offering two daily flights to JFK International Airport in New York City. According to the Ithaca Voice, the flights will be offered by Delta Airlines. However, the airport will also be ending daily service to Detroit. It isn’t clear when exactly daily service to Detroit will conclude.
On Wednesday, former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit against New York State Attorney General Letitia James. According to the New York Times, the case accuses James of violating Trump’s right to privacy and attempts to halt the AG’s lawsuit against Trump and his company. Sources told the Times, that longtime Trump legal advisors attempted to dissuade the Former President from pursuing the suit saying it was frivolous and would fail. The lawsuit against Trump is the culmination of a three year investigation by James and accuses Trump, and his businesses of fraud by overvaluing its assets.
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