Environment and Energy
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
Headed for Fiscal Cliff? Groups Fear for the Future
More Rules Over Toxins Necessary
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.