The Percy Program

It is a fight to level the playing field to be able to compete for jobs and careers on the basis of skills and make available apprentice training to all. In 1973 Al Percy launched a class action lawsuit to give workers like him a chance to better their lot in life. It would also ensure the availability of skilled workers to build the infrastructure of the future. Who is Al Percy? What is the lawsuit?

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US Court of Appeals Second Circuit Case 21-1564, Doc 6, Pre-Argument Statement on Appeal 07-12-2021

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  • Oriska
  • Plaintiff
  • Kernan
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  • Removal
  • Corporation
  • Percy
  • Representatives
  • Plaintiffs
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  • Circuit

ong>Caseong> ong>21ong>-ong>1564ong>, ong>Docong>ument 6, 07/12/20ong>21ong>, 3135847, Page74 ong>ofong> 104 7/6/20ong>21ong> Eastern District ong>ofong> New York - LIVE Database 1.6 (Revision 1.6.2) Mark Reisman, Mayer Rispler, Brian Rosenman, Kenneth Rozenberg, Berish Rubenstein, Dina Rubenstein, Rivkie Rubenstein, Ira Rubin, Malky Saffran, Boruch Schepps, Pamela Schepps, Nat Scherman, Richard Schildron, Samuel Schlesinger, Jacob Schoenberger, Michael Schwartz, Leslie Shafrank, Henry Shayovitz, Agnes Shemia, Jeff Shemia, Alexander Sherman, Israel Sherman, Leah Sherman, Nat Sherman, Samuel Sherman, Warren Sherman, Hindy Sirkis, Moshe Sirkis, Alexander Skoczlas, Joseph Skoczylas, Tali Skoczylas, Dominic Spira Md, Jonathan Steinberg, Miriam Steinberg, Ronald Stern, Mariam Sternberg, Lorraine Takesky, Mitch Teller, Kenneth Tessler, Kenneth Tessler, Kenneth Tesslar, Aaron Unger, Eila Vinitzky, Yuliya Vinokurova, Jeffrey Vogel, Sherman Vogel, Peggy Weberman, Philip Weberman, Toby Weinberger, Zoltan Weinberger, Regina Weinstock, Arie Weissman, Berish Weiss, Berry Weiss, Micahel Weiss, Michael Weiss, Robyn Weiss, Schlomie Weiss, Chaya Willinger, Robert Wolf, Peyman Younesi, Mark Zaffrin, Ephraim Zagelbaum, Kenneth Zitter and David Zohler added. (Kernan, James) (Entered: 03/25/20ong>21ong>) 03/30/20ong>21ong> 13 NOTICE by Alexi Arias, Karen Grant Williams, Annette Hall, Donna Hodge withdraw JPML Motion (Kernan, James) (Entered: 03/30/20ong>21ong>) 05/07/20ong>21ong> 14 Proposed Summons. Re 1 Complaint,, by Alexi Arias, Karen Grant Williams, Annette Hall, Donna Hodge (Kernan, James) (Entered: 05/07/20ong>21ong>) 05/11/20ong>21ong> 15 MOTION to Consolidate ong>Caseong>s by Alexi Arias, Karen Grant Williams, Annette Hall, Donna Hodge. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration, # 2 Memorandum ong>ofong> Law) (Kernan, James) (Entered: 05/11/20ong>21ong>) 05/12/20ong>21ong> 16 Proposed Summons. by Alexi Arias, Karen Grant Williams, Annette Hall, Donna Hodge (Kernan, James) (Entered: 05/12/20ong>21ong>) 05/13/20ong>21ong> 17 Summons Issued as to Gabor Adler, George Adler, Allstate ASO, Allstate Administrators, Inc., Kwame Amoafo-danquah, Alexi Arias, Agnes Arnestein, Jeremy Attie, Officer ong>ofong> New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board, Anthony Bacchi, Anthony J Bacchi, Gary Baker, Matthew Barbara, Paul Barbara, Aaron Becher, Pola Becher, Hershel Bedansky, Howard Belford, Scott Bialick, Robert Bleier, David Bloom, Paula Bokow, Joel Brach, Natan Brach, Barry Braunstein, Murray Bresky, Broad Coverage Services, Inc., Steven Brown, Philip Buchsbaum, Christopher Buckey, Richard Bursek, Richard Busell, Michael Camilleri, Ira Cammeyer, Alan Chopp, Joshua Chopp, David Cohen, David Crytryn, Cullen and Dykman, LLP, Andrew M. Cuomo, David Dachs, Scott Dietrich, Dynamic Claim Services, Inc., Eagle North, LLC, Solomon Eidlisz, Neil Einhorn, Scott Einiger, Sam Eisen, Wolf Eisenbach, Abraham Eisenberger, Steve Eisman, Steven J Eisman, Ignatius Elefant, Dovi Marc Faivish, Martin Farbeblum, Benjamin Farbenblum, Ed Farbenblum, Edward Farbenblum, Martin Farbenblum, Michael Farbenblum, Esther Farkovits, Jordan Fensterman, Lori Fensterman, Robert Fensterman, Staci Fensterman, Samuel Ferrara, Mayer Fischl, Benjamin Fishong>ofong>f, Patrick Formato, Peter Fountas, John Francher, David Freid, Moshe Freilich, Andrew Freundlich, Sigmund Freundlich, Leo Friedman, David Gast, Louis Gellis, William Gillick, Rivkey Goldberger, Leon Goldenberg, Jeffrey Goldstein, Anne Gottlieb, Miklows Gottlieb, Niklos Gottlieb, Grandview Brokerage, Inc., Solomon Green, Joel Greenberg, Eric Greenberger, Eli Greenspan, Steven Greenstein, Avrumi Grossman, Marton Guttman, Jon Halpern, Colin Hart, Valarie Henry, Chaim Hirsch, Johanon Hirsch, Leopold Hirsch, Libe Hirsch, Ruth Hirsch, Donna Hodge, David Hong>ofong>fman, Pinchos Hong>ofong>fman, Pinchus Hong>ofong>fman, Jack Janklowicz, David Jones, Judith Jones, Mendel Kaff, Eric Kalt, Yoel Karpen, Miriam Karpf, Allen Kass, Martin Kass, Martin Katz, Shelley Katz, Shelly Katz, Manny Kaufman, Yosef Kaufman, Alan Kessler, Ziv Kimmel, Officer ong>ofong> the New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board, Arnold Klapper, George Klein, Larry Klein, Eleanor Kluger, Diana R. Koehler, Robert Kolman, Dean Korlik, William Korn, Irina Kostesky, Howard Krant, James LaPolla, Linda A. Lacewell, Ephram Lahasky, Morty Lahasky, Ben Landa, https://ecf.nyed.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/DktRpt.pl?201514699944771-L_1_0-1 ong>21ong>/23

ong>Caseong> ong>21ong>-ong>1564ong>, ong>Docong>ument 6, 07/12/20ong>21ong>, 3135847, Page75 ong>ofong> 104 7/6/20ong>21ong> Eastern District ong>ofong> New York - LIVE Database 1.6 (Revision 1.6.2) Benjamin Landa, David Landa, Yechiel Landa, Nathan Landau, Tibor Lebovich, Martha Lees, David Leifer, Barry Leistner, Chana Lerner, Michael Levitan, Rich Levitan, Vincent Licause, Officer ong>ofong> the New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board, Teddy Lichtscein, Ira Lipsius, Lipsius Benheim, Local 1199 ong>ofong> the Service Employees International Union, AFL-CIO, Isaac Madeb, Sam Mayerovitz, Girshas Minster, Gavriel Mordechaev, Gabriel Mordechey, Sharyn Mukamal, Isaac Muller, Katherine Muller, Laurie Netzer, Neuman LJ Partners, Neuman MN Partners, New York State Department ong>ofong> Labor, Leo Oberlander, Sander Oberlander, Oriska Corporation, Oriska Insurance Company, Milton Ostreicher, Susan Ostreicher, Irwin Peckman, Avi Philipson, Ben Philipson, Bent Philipson, Deborah Philipson, Philipson Family Trust, Robert Pines, Israel Pollak, Jacob Pollak, Natan Pollak, Renee Pollak, Sylvia Pollak, Theodore Pollak, Michael Pruzansky, Rashbi Management, Inc., Roberta Reardon, Jonathan Redner, Lawrence Reichenberger, Mark Reisman, Mayer Rispler, Carolyn Robinson, Brian Rosenman, Kenneth Rozenberg, Berish Rubenstein, Dina Rubenstein, Rivkie Rubenstein, Ira Rubin, Malky Saffran, Boruch Schepps, Pamela Schepps, Nat Scherman, Richard Schildron, Samuel Schlesinger, Jacob Schoenberger, Michael Schremer, Michael Schwartz, Martin Schwartzman, Michael Schweimmer, Basil Seggos, Leslie Shafrank, Henry Shayovitz, Agnes Shemia, Jeff Shemia, Alexander Sherman, Israel Sherman, Leah Sherman, Nat Sherman, Samuel Sherman, Warren Sherman, Shorefront Jewish Geriatric Center, Hindy Sirkis, Moshe Sirkis, Alexander Skoczlas, Joseph Skoczylas, Tali Skoczylas, Spencer Street Realty, Dominic Spira Md, Standard and ong>Preong>ferred Insurance Company, State University ong>ofong> New York, Jonathan Steinberg, Miriam Steinberg, Joseph Stern, Ronald Stern, Mariam Sternberg, Lorraine Takesky, Mitch Teller, Kenneth Tesslar, Kenneth Tessler, The Berkshire Group, Inc., The Pitterman Family Trust, The Schlesinger Family Trust, Merryl H. Tisch, Aaron Unger, Stella M. Vilardi, Eila Vinitzky, Yuliya Vinokurova, Jeffrey Vogel, Sherman Vogel, Israel Weber, Philip Weberman, Toby Weinberger, Zoltan Weinberger, Regina Weinstock, Berish Weiss, Berry Weiss, Micahel Weiss, Michael Weiss, Robyn Weiss, Schlomie Weiss, Arie Weissman, Raphael A. Weitzner, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, LLP, Chaya Willinger, Robert Wolf, Peyman Younesi, Mark Zaffrin, Ephraim Zagelbaum, Israel Ziegelman, Kenneth Zitter, David Zohler. (Guzzi, Roseann) (Entered: 05/13/20ong>21ong>) 05/13/20ong>21ong> ORDER REASSIGNING CASE. ong>Caseong> reassigned to Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis for all further proceedings. Judge Brian M. Cogan no longer assigned to case Please download and review the Individual Practices ong>ofong> the assigned Judges, located on our website. Attorneys are responsible for providing courtesy copies to judges where their Individual Practices require such. Ordered by Chief Judge Margo K. Brodie on 5/13/20ong>21ong>. (Bowens, Priscilla) (Entered: 05/13/20ong>21ong>) 05/25/20ong>21ong> 18 NOTICE ong>ofong> Appearance by Ephraim Savitt on behalf ong>ofong> All Plaintiffs (aty to be noticed) (Savitt, Ephraim) (Entered: 05/25/20ong>21ong>) 05/27/20ong>21ong> 19 MEMORANDUM & ORDER, For the reasons stated below, each ong>ofong> the Removed Actions is REMANDED to New York Supreme ong>Courtong>, Oneida County and each ong>ofong> the Federal Actions is DISMISSED with prejudice. Requests made by counsel in the Removed Actions for attorneys fees and costs are GRANTED. Attorney James M. Kernan, counsel for the Class Representatives, is ORDERED to show cause within two weeks ong>ofong> the date ong>ofong> this Order, in writing, as to why he should not be referred to the Disciplinary Committee for this District in connection with his conduct in these lawsuits. So Ordered by Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis on 5/27/20ong>21ong>. (Certified copy ong>ofong> Order mailed to New York Supreme ong>Courtong>, Oneida County, County Clerk, 200 Elizabeth St #4, Utica, NY 13501, ong>Docong>ket No. EFCA 2020-1276) (Lee, Tiffeny) (Entered: 05/27/20ong>21ong>) 05/28/20ong>21ong> 20 CLERK'S JUDGMENT that the removed actions are remanded to New York Supreme ong>Courtong>, Oneida County; the federal actions are dismissed with prejudice; requests for https://ecf.nyed.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/DktRpt.pl?201514699944771-L_1_0-1 22/23

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