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With COVID on Rise in Jail System, Advocates Say Release Those at Risk

Citing increases in the number of coronavirus infections within a rising jail population as well as among correction staff, the Legal Aid Society is calling on city and state officials to release …

The Correction Department's firing without explanation or notice of a probationary Auto Service Worker who survived the coronavirus and has a baby on the way has the union that represents auto …

FDNY's Top Doctor Tells Workers: Get Vaccinated Even If You Had Virus

Fire Department Chief Medical Officer David Prezant, who has spent his career documenting the ravages of the occupational diseases that Firefighters and Emergency Medical Service workers contract, is …

On Second Thought, 1% Raise for Feds Too Rich for Trump

President Trump, perhaps operating from the premise that he's not the only U.S. employee who should be in a sour mood during the holidays, has changed his mind about a pay raise for civilian Federal …

Wells Wins Fourth Term at '371'; Challenger to Contest Result

Anthony Wells has won his fourth term as president of District Council 37’s Social Service Employees Union Local 371, but his challenger plans to contest the results due to what he described as …

New Rochelle Nurses Locked Out For Walking Out, NYSNA Claims

The New York State Nurses Association Dec. 8 sounded the alarm that more than 30 nurses had been “locked out” of Montefiore New Rochelle shortly after hospital staff held a two-day strike …

Five current and former Metropolitan Transportation Agency supervisors have been charged by Federal prosecutors with receiving more than $1 million in fraudulent overtime payments in 2018. Thomas …

For months there's been speculation about whether Sara Nelson, the president of the Association of Flight Attendants of the Communications Workers of America, would challenge AFL-CIO President …

Cuomo: Officers Facing Charges Should Not Get Other Cop Jobs

Lawyers, doctors, journalists, even newly minted MBAs all have codes of conduct and behavior, and breaching them can cause lasting damage to a person’s career.  Police officers, too, have their …

This Retirement-Benefit Package a Grand Slam

In Current Pension Topics of Oct. 9 and Nov. 16, I wrote: "The city (taxpayer) can satisfy all of its borrowing needs at an interest cost of about 1.5 percent. So why does the city borrow the …

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