March 19, 2013

Governor Cuomo’s Call for a "Women's Equality Act"

In his State of the State message in January, Governor Cuomo called for a “Women’s Equality Act” that would include legislation on pay equity, sexual harassment, human trafficking, domestic violence and various forms of discrimination. In addition, it included passage of the Reproductive Health Act concerning abortion. Many question why the Governor has delayed his proposal. Governor Cuomo stated that he planned to update New York’s abortion laws so that they comply with the 1973 […]
March 4, 2011

Human Trafficker is Deported to US

A man named Veniamin Gonikman, who is 55 years old, has been captured and detained on charges that include human trafficking, forced labor, alien smuggling, money laundering, extortion and conspiracy was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport.  US immigration Officials hold that his company helped to traffick Eastern European women in the U.S.  Gonikman is considered to be a top fugitive wanted by U.S. immigration officials.  The company, known as Beauty Search Inc., was […]