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Parking tickets: All in the cost of doing business

Heavily ticketed businesses have been training their drivers and negotiating with the city for relief. Mayor Michael Bloomberg is poised to leave office after 12 years with congestion as bad as ever, little more than a few pilot projects in place, and a lot of unhappy people.

Village Voice: Companies Get Free Pass on Parking Fines, While Regular New Yorkers Suffer

While regular New Yorkers get waxed with ever-increasing parking fines, big corporations often get a pass from the city, Comptroller John Liu says in a report released today. The city has failed to collect more than $9 million in fines from these companies.

NYC Audit: CITY LETS BIG COMPANIES OFF THE HOOK FOR MILLIONS IN UNPAID PARKING TICKETS

Audit Finds Dept. of Finance Fails To Collect Even After Giving Discounts to Commercial Fleets; FedEx, Verizon Top List of Fines Overdue

Huffpo: Walmart Strike Hits 100 Cities, But Fails To Distract Black Friday Shoppers

"Walmart cuts hours and benefits to push people out," said Tammy, using her phone to capture video of the protest. "It's the same thing at Walgreens. The workers are suffering while billionaires make all the money

NY Daily News: Tennessee women file sex discrimination lawsuit against Walmart

Three Tennessee women and long-time employees of Walmart have filed a class action lawsuit against the discount retailer, claiming they were denied promotions because of their gender and paid less than their male counterparts.

Happy 50th Birthday, Walmart? – Infographic

This week is Walmart’s 50th birthday. While the champagne may be flowing at Walmart HQ, for the rest of us, Walmart’s anniversary is hardly cause for celebration. There’s a real cost to those “low prices” Walmart promises — and our communities are paying the price.