The Daily Read – August 17, 2011

By Erica Varlese

Verizon is threatening workers with suspending their health-care if they don’t return to work by the end of the month.

$86 million was paid in overtime last year to Port Authority employees.

Cuts to the health-care industry may have an overall negative effect on economic recovery.

Queens politicians are throwing their weight behind the Urban Jobs Act 2011, a bill that will help provide job opportunities to at-risk youth.

In Cheektowaga, NY, 98 percent of American Axle workers voted to reject their contract.

President Barack Obama is working on his Labor Day address to speak to a special Congressional committee about job creation.

July 18, 2011

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.