Attorneys general from eight states, including Massachusetts and New York, and the District of Columbia, announced in December that six major retailers—Aeropostale, Carter’s, David’s Tea, Disney, PacSun, and Zumiez—have agreed to stop scheduling employees for on-call shifts. The retailers agreed to end the practice after receiving letters from the AGs last April that sought information about the companies’ utilization of on-call shifts and expressed concern about the negative effects the practice has on employees. … More
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Update: NY AG Continues War on Ticket-Buying Bots
As we wrote in February, NY AG Eric Schneiderman has made New York’s ticketing industry a prime target, beginning with a blistering report on ticketing practices in January. The NY AG also announced settlements with six ticket brokers on April 26, 2016, worth approximately $2.8 million.
The latest salvo came on April 28, 2016, when the NY AG announced that he would propose legislation to toughen New York’s anti-ticket bot law. … More
NY Attorney General Tackles Ticketing Practices
Several news outlets are reporting that NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has begun an anti-trust investigation of the National Football League’s ticketing practices. Though AG Schneiderman’s office has not yet confirmed the investigation, such an investigation would fit squarely within the AG’s continued interest in the ticketing industry in New York, as evidenced by his office’s release of the report “Obstructed View: What’s Blocking New Yorkers from Getting Tickets” just last month. … More