For the past 20 years, the fourth Thursday in April has been an unofficial day for students to get a taste of the professional world from parents, grandparents and other adults. But this year, education officials have been unable to find another time to schedule a statewide math exam for those grades, a department spokesman said. The same scheduling conflict exists next year, too.
An attempt to lower premiums for workers' compensation insurance went horribly wrong. Next week a state agency will attempt to start collecting hundreds of millions of dollars from the businesses who took part.
In a lawsuit, New York alleges that Compensation Risk Managers executives enticed new business to maximize their management fees even at the expense of the trusts they were hired to safeguard, and maintained shadowy corporate structures that went unnoticed by the state workers’ compensation board charged with regulating a booming industry.