Tag Archives: Agrees

De Blasio quietly agrees to 32% pay raise for City Council

Mike Groll/AP Hizzoner has agreed to give the City Council a 32% pay raise, but New Yorkers will have to look hard to find a legal notice announcing the upcoming legislation. Mayor de Blasio has quietly agreed to give City Council members a 32% pay hike. In a move that critics say appears to be an attempt at downplaying the ...

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Uber agrees to largest settlement ever, but your cut will be pitifully small

Uber is seeking to settle two class-action lawsuits that allege the ride-hail company improperly marketed its safety record to passengers by charging them a flat fee for “safe rides.” It says it will pay $ 28.5 million to around 25 million passengers who paid “safe ride fee,” which will amount to less than a dollar per passenger. Still, if approved by ...

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Target Agrees to Pay $3.9 Million in False-Advertising Suit

Filed under: Company News, Retail, Advertising & Marketing, Target, Scandals and Lawsuits Paul Sakuma/AP SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Target has agreed to pay nearly $ 4 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Northern California prosecutors that alleged the retailer charged higher prices than advertised, prosecutors said Tuesday. The lawsuit also alleges the Minneapolis-based company misrepresented the weights of products ...

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JPMorgan Chase Agrees to Pay $4.5 Billion Over Bad Mortgage-Backed Securities

Filed under: Mortgages, Real Estate, Banks, Investment Fraud, Securities Alamy By Karen Freifeld NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) said on Friday it agreed to pay $ 4.5 billion to settle claims by investors who lost money on mortgage-backed securities before the collapse of the U.S. housing market. The bank reached the agreement with 21 institutional investors in ...

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United Airlines Agrees to Honor Accidental $0 Tickets

Filed under: Fantastic Freebies, Travel, Travel Industry, Airfare TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images By JOSHUA FREED, AP Airlines Writer United Airlines said on Friday that it will honor the tickets it accidentally gave away for free. The decision is good news for people who snapped up the tickets on Thursday after United listed airfares at $ 0. Many customers got tickets for ...

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