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It's a positive sign that Mayor Adams is reconsidering his preliminary budget plan to cut 560 School Safety Agent positions in the wake of weapons seizures having risen 80 percent in the first eight …

Amazon Delivers Contempt

Amazon, in its perverse way, seems determined to make the case for passage of organized labor's top legislative priority, the Protecting the Right to Organize Act. The Retail, Wholesale and …

CUNY Plays Adjuncts Cheap

The City University of New York played its own version of wait-'em-out when a technical problem prevented 317 adjuncts at its member schools from getting their first paychecks of the spring semester …

Denying Reality

After getting a reception that was alternately cool and hostile when he made his case for amending the 2020 bail-reform law remotely to state legislators Feb. 9, Mayor Adams traveled to Albany to try …

False Sense of Outrage

The roughly 400 city workers who marched across the Brooklyn Bridge and over to City Hall Feb. 7 protesting plans to fire up to 4,000 employees four days later for refusing to be vaccinated used …

Library Local's Book Mystery

John Fahs, who recently became a vice president of New York Public Library Local 1930 of District Council 37, said that for years when he asked questions about the local's spending, he'd "get …

What They Have to Endure

Employees in the city's jail and juvenile-detention systems are typically more likely to face outside criticism for the treatment of detainees than they are to be shown appreciation for the tough …

2 Cops Die, a DA Rethinks

The raw emotion in Police Commissioner Keychant Sewell's voice was jarring Jan. 21 as she spoke to reporters at Harlem Hospital following the shooting that left Police Officer Jason Rivera dead and …

The GOP and Voting Rights

President Biden took a good deal of heat recently when he said in a speech in Georgia that Republican Members of Congress who were blocking bills to reaffirm voting rights for Americans were placing …

Memo to Bragg: Reconsider

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg apparently thought he would reap some favorable publicity when he decided to release a memo he wrote to members of his staff detailing major changes in what he …

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