New York

Labor Flexes State Muscles To Swat Horse Carriage Ban
Law and Politics, New York

Labor Flexes State Muscles To Swat Horse Carriage Ban

December 15, 2014 By Joe Maniscalco New York, NY – If Mayor Bill de Blasio and other supporters of the horse carriage ban in the city council didn’t already get the message that organized labor stands steadfast against efforts to kill the Central Park horse carriage industry, a new New York State AFL-CIO resolution recently passed by…

The High Cost Of Low Wages
New York, Retail

The High Cost Of Low Wages

December 5, 2014 By Joe Maniscalco New York, NY – The outrageously low wages that the fast food industry and major airlines continue to pass off as legitimate salaries are not only keeping scores of hard working men and women in poverty – they’re also doing an extraordinarily fine job derailing lives and destroying whole families. 

NYS Charter Schools a Taxpayer Fraud Risk
Education, New York

NYS Charter Schools a Taxpayer Fraud Risk

December 3, 2014 By Stephanie West New York, NY – The Center for Popular Democracy and Alliance for Quality Education has released a report titled Risking Public Money: New York Charter School Fraud. The document reveals vulnerabilities in the state’s charter oversight system that could potentially cost New York State taxpayers $54 million in charter…

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