“Without the significant and timely support we need from Washington, D.C., today’s budget will be only the beginning,” Mayor Eric Adams said of a plan that cuts 2,100 vacancies.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams called the new Civic Hall in Manhattan’s Union Square, a “laboratory for the entire country."
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With labor support and volunteers, Council Member Justin Brannan brushes off rift with Brooklyn Democratic Party leadership.
The Assembly held a hearing on AI in the workplace, and concerns abounded.
The Fair Share Act is the way to get there.
Hospitality and food service companies were the biggest group of employers to enroll in the state program.
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Workers at a parts distribution center in Rockland County have walked off the job, and assembly plants near Rochester and Buffalo could soon join the strike.
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The Queens Assembly member said the law is needed for people from places other than Venezuela.
But state Senate lawyers are currently analyzing new legislation that would supersede the federal government
Ahead of a hiring freeze, the mayor’s management report showed how insufficient staffing hampered some agencies’ operations.
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And she says she’s not running for mayor … at the moment.
From the union hall to the halls of power: legislators previously worked as union nurses, educators and bartenders.
Lawmakers including Catalina Cruz and Jenifer Rajkumar have introduced bills. Gov. Kathy Hochul said she’s considering “possible language.”
Facing mounting asylum-seeker costs on top of other budget shortfalls, the mayor plans to use the tool for the first time.
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Democrat Sam Berger has outraised and outspent Republican David Hirsch in the Queens Assembly special election, but insiders said Hirsch could succeed – in part by playing on frustrations about the migrant crisis.
New York City Economic Development Corp. CEO Andrew Kimball announced the program’s launch at an economic and workforce development summit hosted by City & State.
The leaders of the most influential unions in the five boroughs.
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Labor unions bear the brunt of these aggressive maneuvers. How will they fight back?