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Saving for Your Future: Questions to Ask Yourself Now
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Saving for Your Future: Questions to Ask Yourself Now

Febraury 23, 2016 By Michael Fina, Radius Bank, Union Relationship Manager (FDIC Consumer News) Finding money to put into savings can seem difficult, but there are some strategies that can make it easier. Start by asking yourself these questions. Do I have savings goals? Knowing how much you want to save and why can help you…

Koch Brothers Network Funding Friedrichs Case
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Koch Brothers Network Funding Friedrichs Case

November 6, 2015 By Steve Wishnia and Neal Tepel This term, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, a lawsuit intended to decimate public-sector unions by eliminating their right to collect “fair-share fees” and possibly even dues from people they are required to represent. 

Claims Against NYC Down
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Claims Against NYC Down

November 6, 2015 By Tara Jessup New York, NY – A New York City Comptroller report analyzing claims activity in Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015 against five City agencies—the Police Department, Health and Hospitals Corporation, the Department of Parks and Recreation, the Department of Environmental Protection and the Department of Sanitation— show a trending down…

Washington Not Providing NY Its Fare Share
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Washington Not Providing NY Its Fare Share

November 4, 2015 By Jerry Cohen New York, NY – New York is generating $19.9 billion more in tax revenue for Washington and its not receiving its fare share. For every dollar New York sends to Washington D.C., it receives about 91 cents back in federal spending. That compared to a national average of nearly…

Stealing from Public by Masquerading as Charity 
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Stealing from Public by Masquerading as Charity 

November 3, 2015 By Tara Jessup Westchester, NY—Thrift Land USA of Yonkers, Inc. used a charitable veneer to trick and mislead the public into believing that the clothing it collected would benefit the charity whose name and logo appeared on its bins.However, Thrift Land sold the clothing at a huge profit and the charities named on…

Prevailing Wage Violations NYC
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Prevailing Wage Violations NYC

November 3, 2015 By Tara Jessup New York, NY– Astoria General Contracting Corp., a non-union company, has been debarred from doing work with New York City and State for five years related to their underpayment of three Latino immigrant workers who repaired and installed metal doors at various public schools in New York City.

Radius Bank Promises New Growth After Sale
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Radius Bank Promises New Growth After Sale

October 9, 2015 LaborPress Staff Boston, MA – Radius Bank, the community bank with $780 million in assets serving unions, non-profit organizations, small and middle market businesses and government entities, has announced a new restructuring deal that the northeast-based financial institution is confident will enable it to not only better serve the labor market, but also…

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