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The City Council has passed a series of bills designed to close racial and gender wage gaps within the municipal workforce.The bills expand upon a 2018 law that mandates the city to publish municipal …

Hochul’s budget looks to revamp state workforce

In an effort to rebuild a state public workforce significantly diminished by the pandemic, Governor Kathy Hochul last week unveiled an executive budget that dedicates nearly $19 million to …

After adamantly refusing to allow a telework policy for the city’s municipal workers, the Adams administration is now considering the option for District Council 37 members, according to a memo …

HarperCollins, striking workers agree to federal mediation

HarperCollins Publishers and the union representing some 250 striking employees have agreed to enter into federal mediation, the first sign of a possible settlement since the work stoppage began in …

Adams pushing to shift some FDNY inspections to DOB

Mayor Eric Adams is moving forward with a contentious proposal to shift responsibility for some fire inspections from the FDNY to the Department of Buildings despite protestations from union …

With deadline passed, Medicare amendment appears doomed

The city’s oft-stalled intention to switch roughly 250,000 retired municipal workers to a private Medicare provider from their traditional Medicare plan will go ahead without affording the retirees …

Minimum wage push for tipped restaurant employees

Jennyfer Almanzar, a 26-year-old bartender, makes about $45 a shift tending bar part-time in Harlem. Like most food and drink service workers, she relies on tips to make ends meet. Tips, though, have …

Some of the most exploited and abused members of the country’s workforce have long been forced into silence by immigration threats. A new initiative could encourage them to speak up.On Jan. 13, the …

Nurses at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital have accused management of violating contract terms just weeks after the two sides reached the agreement by nearly doubling agreed-upon health care premiums …

288 join Bravest

Following 18 weeks of intense training on everything from fire suppression to building inspections, 288 FDNY probationary firefighters graduated from the fire academy on Friday. 

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