New York

City Announces $2.8 Million in Funding for Cultural Organizations
Features, Finance, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

City Announces $2.8 Million in Funding for Cultural Organizations

New York, NY – Over $2.8 million in additional funding will be allocated to over 175 cultural organizations in underserved communities. This funding is being made available thanks to an agreement allowing the Metropolitan Museum of Art to charge mandatory admission to visitors from outside of New York State in exchange for sharing a portion of the…

Coming In April: Milliman Multi-Employer Healthcare Plans Seminar
Education, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York, topslot

Coming In April: Milliman Multi-Employer Healthcare Plans Seminar

New York, NY – On April 10, a breakfast seminar on multi-employer healthcare plans will be held at the American Labor Museum in Haledon, NJ. Actuaries Milliman, accountants Novak Francella and attorneys O’Brien, Belland & Bushinsky will share what leading multi-employer healthcare plans are doing to control costs, reduce risk, and better serve their members….

Lead Contamination Addressed by NYC Council
Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

Lead Contamination Addressed by NYC Council

New York, NY — On March 18th,  Mayor de Blasio signed legislation to protect workers in the commercial hauling industry. Collecting and transporting trade waste, particularly in New York City, is a dangerous and strenuous job.  The collection trucks are huge and must share the road with many other motor vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians: Intro. 1329-A gives…

NYC Planning Climate Protection Strategy
Features, Finance, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York

NYC Planning Climate Protection Strategy

New York, NY —  On March 15th, New York City issued its comprehensive recommendations for the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) project. The study identified a set of strategies to build resilience in Lower Manhattan. Recommendations include extending the Manhattan shoreline into the East River. This will protect the low-lying and highly constrained Seaport and Financial…

TWU Local 100 At The Bargaining Table
New York, topslot, Transportation

TWU Local 100 At The Bargaining Table

New York, NY — TWU Local 100 is the union that organized the workers on New York’s subway lines back in 1934 under the leadership of the great Mike Quill. The organizing fight took years, but it was successful because of Quill’s conviction that industrial unionism – organizing every trade and craft working for a…

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