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Payroll Deduction Program for City Employees to Support Relief Effort

November 13, 2012
By Stephanie West

Starting today employees of the City of New York will be able to set aside part of their paychecks directly to aid in Hurricane Sandy disaster relief efforts. The funds will go to the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, which has already raised over $35 million for hurricane restoration efforts.

Emergency Plan to Repair Public Schools and Hospitals Damagaed By Hunrricane Sandy

November 13, 2012
By Stephanie West

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn and Comptroller John C. Liu at a press conference November 12, 2012. announced a $500 million emergency plan to make critical repairs to public schools and public hospitals damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

Update on City Recovery

Update on City Recovery

Headed for Fiscal Cliff? Groups Fear for the Future

Headed for Fiscal Cliff? Groups Fear for the Future

More Rules Over Toxins Necessary

More Rules Over Toxins Necessary

Majority of Local 1-2 Members Vote for New Contract

Majority of Local 1-2 Members Vote for New Contract

August 29, 2012
By Marc Bussanich, LaborPress City Reporter
 
It’s been a month since Local 1-2 members of the Utility Workers Union of America returned to their jobs as a result of Governor Andrew Cuomo intervening to help end the Con Edison lockout of 8,500 union members. On August 15 the members returned their mail-in ballots that contained their vote for approval or disapproval of a new four-year contract.

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