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 21-1575, Doc 6, Pre-Argument Statement on Appeal 07-12-2021

  • Text
  • Oriska
  • Rehabilitation
  • Nursing
  • Operator
  • Kernan
  • Defendants
  • Intervenor
  • Plaintiff
  • Removal
  • Corporation
  • Appeals
  • Circuit

ong>Caseong> ong>21ong>-ong>1575ong>, ong>Docong>ument 6, 07/12/20ong>21ong>, 3136178, Page40 ong>ofong> 119 7/5/20ong>21ong> Eastern District ong>ofong> New York - LIVE Database 1.6 (Revision 1.6.1) these parties are related in any way to The Allstate Corporation.Ordered by Judge Gary R. Brown on 1/5/20ong>21ong>. (McMorrow, Karen) (Entered: 01/05/20ong>21ong>) 01/08/20ong>21ong> 7 MOTION to Consolidate ong>Caseong>s filed with the Joint Panel by Donna Hodge. (Attachments: # 1 schedule ong>ofong> related actions, # 2 Memorandum ong>ofong> Law) (Kernan, James) (Entered: 01/08/20ong>21ong>) 01/08/20ong>21ong> 8 Letter regarding Allstate related party by Donna Hodge (Kernan, James) (Entered: 01/08/20ong>21ong>) 01/19/20ong>21ong> 9 MOTION to Remand to State ong>Courtong> by Bay Park Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation LLC, Brookhaven Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, LLC, Caring Family Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Eastchester Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Golden Gate Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Grace Plaza Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Ira Lipsius, Nassau Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Park Avenue Extended Care Facility, South Point Plaza Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Spring Creek Rehabilitation & Nursing Care Center, The Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, Throgs Neck Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Townhouse Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Declaration ong>ofong> Alexander J Sperber, # 3 Exhibit A, # 4 Exhibit B, # 5 Exhibit C, # 6 Exhibit D, # 7 Exhibit E, # 8 Exhibit F) (Lipsius, Ira) (Entered: 01/19/20ong>21ong>) 01/ong>21ong>/20ong>21ong> ORDER denying 9 Motion to Remand to State ong>Courtong> without prejudice to renewal. Based upon the undersigned's individual rules, a party moving for a motion to remand must file a pre-motion letter. See II.e.2, II.f. Counsel should note that, in appropriate cases, the premotion letter, along with counsel's argument at the pre-motion conference, may be construed, at the discretion ong>ofong> the ong>Courtong>, as the motion itself, and that arguments not raised in the pre-motion letters or during the pre-motion conference shall be deemed waived. See In re Best Payphones, Inc., 450 F. App'x 8, 15 (2d Cir. 2011). Ordered by Judge Gary R. Brown on 1/ong>21ong>/20ong>21ong>. (Meil, Stephen) (Entered: 01/ong>21ong>/20ong>21ong>) 01/22/20ong>21ong> 10 Letter MOTION for pre motion conference re: Motion for Remand to State ong>Courtong> by Bay Park Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation LLC, Brookhaven Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, LLC, Caring Family Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Eastchester Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Golden Gate Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Grace Plaza Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Ira Lipsius, Nassau Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Park Avenue Extended Care Facility, South Point Plaza Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Spring Creek Rehabilitation & Nursing Care Center, The Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, Throgs Neck Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Townhouse Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing. (Lipsius, Ira) (Entered: 01/22/20ong>21ong>) 01/25/20ong>21ong> 11 JPMDL Conditional Transfer ORDER DEEMING MOTION MOOT. (Florio, Lisa) (Entered: 01/25/20ong>21ong>) 01/25/20ong>21ong> ORDER granting 10 Motion for ong>Preong> Motion Conference. The ong>Courtong> is in receipt ong>ofong> the above letter from the plaintiffs/employer-defendants and defendant Ira Lipsius, and will schedule a pre-motion conference to address the moving defendants' anticipated motion to remand for March 8, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Any other party wishing to submit a written response is directed to do so in accordance with the undersigned's individual rules by February 9, 20ong>21ong>. Before the date ong>ofong> the conference, counsel for all parties shall confer and select lead counsel for each grouping ong>ofong> parties (e.g., the employee defendants, the remaining intervenor defendants, the intervenor plaintiff, etc.) to participate in the conference. The parties are on notice that in appropriate cases, the pre-motion letters and the responses, along with the parties' arguments made at the pre-motion conference, may be construed at https://ecf.nyed.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/DktRpt.pl?149772844552438-L_1_0-1 25/31

ong>Caseong> ong>21ong>-ong>1575ong>, ong>Docong>ument 6, 07/12/20ong>21ong>, 3136178, Page41 ong>ofong> 119 7/5/20ong>21ong> Eastern District ong>ofong> New York - LIVE Database 1.6 (Revision 1.6.1) the discretion ong>ofong> the ong>Courtong> as the motion itself. ong>Argumentong>s not raised in the pre-motion letters or during the pre-motion conference shall be deemed waived. See In re Best Payphones, Inc., 450 F. App'x 8, 15 (2d Cir. 2011). The parties are to call (888) 363-4734 using ACCESS CODE 4132441 five minutes prior to the designated time. At the conference, the ong>Courtong> will issue a briefing schedule if necessary. Before requesting an adjournment, the parties shall meet and confer and submit a joint letter with several proposed dates. The parties and other attendees to the conference are also reminded that the recording ong>ofong> any proceeding ong>ofong> the ong>Courtong>, including this conference, is prohibited under Local Rule 1.8. The moving defendants are directed to serve a copy ong>ofong> this order on all parties and file proong>ofong> ong>ofong> service forthwith. Ordered by Judge Gary R. Brown on 1/25/20ong>21ong>. (Meil, Stephen) (Entered: 01/25/20ong>21ong>) 01/28/20ong>21ong> 12 Notice ong>ofong> Related ong>Caseong>: The Civil Cover Sheet filed in ong>Caseong> No. 2:ong>21ong>-cv-00454 (JMA) (ARL) indicates that this civil action is a related case. (Flanagan, Doreen) (Entered: 01/28/20ong>21ong>) 02/01/20ong>21ong> 13 AFFIDAVIT ong>ofong> Service for Order dated -1/25/20ong>21ong> served on Oriska Corporation, Oriska Insurance Company, Rashbi Management, Employer Defendants, State Officer Defendants, Class Defendants, Sam Schlesinger on 02/01/20ong>21ong>, filed by Bay Park Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation LLC, Brookhaven Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, LLC, Caring Family Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Eastchester Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Golden Gate Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Grace Plaza Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Nassau Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Park Avenue Extended Care Facility, South Point Plaza Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Spring Creek Rehabilitation & Nursing Care Center, The Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, Throgs Neck Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Townhouse Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing. (Lipsius, Ira) (Entered: 02/01/20ong>21ong>) 02/02/20ong>21ong> 14 Letter to Judge Brown dated February 2, 20ong>21ong> re: Service ong>ofong> January 25, 20ong>21ong> Order by Bay Park Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation LLC, Brookhaven Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, LLC, Caring Family Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Eastchester Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Golden Gate Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Grace Plaza Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Ira Lipsius, Nassau Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Park Avenue Extended Care Facility, South Point Plaza Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Spring Creek Rehabilitation & Nursing Care Center, The Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, Throgs Neck Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Townhouse Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Recent SDNY Decision) (Lipsius, Ira) (Entered: 02/02/20ong>21ong>) 02/02/20ong>21ong> 15 Letter MOTION for More Definite ong>Statementong> regarding the ong>Courtong>'s Order dated January 25, 20ong>21ong> by Bay Park Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation LLC, Brookhaven Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, LLC, Caring Family Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Eastchester Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Golden Gate Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, Grace Plaza Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Ira Lipsius, Nassau Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Park Avenue Extended Care Facility, South Point Plaza Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Spring Creek Rehabilitation & Nursing Care Center, The Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, Throgs Neck Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Townhouse Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Recent SDNY Decision) (Lipsius, Ira) (Entered: 02/02/20ong>21ong>) 02/02/20ong>21ong> 16 Letter by Oriska Corporation (Policelli, Frank) (Entered: 02/02/20ong>21ong>) https://ecf.nyed.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/DktRpt.pl?149772844552438-L_1_0-1 26/31

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