The Daily Read – May 24, 2011

By Ercia Varlese

The New York Times takes an in-depth look at an organizing campaign in a local Target store.

General Electric began contract negotiations yesterday with the International Union of Electronic Workers/Communication Workers of America. Current contracts expire this June.

Gov. Cuomo wants his new pension plan that ups the retirement age to 65 and requires more individual monetary input to cover New York City.

In the wake of the allegations against Dominique Straus-Kahn, there is potential legislation that would require panic buttons be accessible in all hotels/motels.

New York Times Economix blog ponders the New York living wage debate.

36 percent of New Yorkers under 30 plan to leave in the next five years due to the economic climate.

May 14, 2011

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