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State establishes loan repayment program for mental health staff

A new program will provide mental-health professionals loan repayment opportunities to help agencies statewide recruit and retain staff.  The Community Mental Health Loan Repayment Program, …

Hours after Mayor Adams announced his plan to allow first responders to forcefully remove mentally ill New Yorkers so they could receive treatment, criticisms and concern began to flood in from …

City and state workers among 19 accused of pandemic aid fraud

Five NYPD employees and a city Correction Department captain were among 19 people charged in a federal complaint unsealed Wednesday with submitting fraudulent applications for funds intended to help …

Walmart shooting raises need for violence prevention at work

The mass shooting Nov. 22 at a Walmart in Virginia was only the latest example of a workplace shooting perpetrated by an employee. But while many companies provide active shooter training, experts …

Adams signs FDNY diversity legislation 

Mayor Eric Adams on Monday signed into law a package of bills intended to diversify the FDNY, the nation’s largest fire department, and better reflect the demographics of the city it serves. The …

MTA hiring 800 station cleaners

In anticipation of reopening bathrooms in eight subway stations next year, the MTA is in the process of hiring more than 800 new cleaners to service stations and train cars throughout the system, …

Legislators, advocates press Hochul on women’s issues

Victory might have come by a thinner margin than expected earlier in the campaign, but Kathy Hochul’s election as the state’s first female governor nonetheless gave her a significant mandate.A …

State's job growth stagnates

“This isn’t a workforce shortage, it’s a wage shortage,” Inayat Sabhikhi, the national research and coalition manager at One Fair Wage, testified at a recent state Assembly hearing on New …

CUNY faculty union braces for contract fight

“I think the central focus for this campaign is competitive wages for everyone — that has to be the North Star.”

Despite pronounced opposition from some community groups, the City Council has approved a $2 billion redevelopment project that will bring apartments, shops, open and entertainment space to a …

Appeals court backs retirees in Medicare skirmish with city

An appeals court panel has sided with city retirees in their battle with Adams administration officials over a planned switch of their traditional Medicare health plan to a cost-saving, …

Nurses call on BronxCare and St. Joseph's to bargain in good faith

Nurses rallied last week at hospitals in the Bronx and in Yonkers to demand fair contracts and improved staffing ratios. Health care workers gathered outside of St. Joseph’s Medical Center in …

City will slash planned hiring by half

Although the number of vacancies in the city’s municipal workforce has grown to 19,000, the city plans to slash the number of vacancies agencies can fill by half because of growing fiscal concerns, …

Proposal would get app-based delivery workers $23.82 an hour

App-based restaurant delivery workers would be guaranteed a $23.82 minimum wage, according to a proposal by the city’s Department of Consumer and Worker Protection, which last week released a …

Slow going for S.I. Ferry talks

Little progress has been made between the city and the union representing Staten Island Ferry crews on a new contract. The two sides have engaged in sporadic talks regarding a first new contract …

It took just one day of striking for part-time faculty at the New School to win concessions from management that educators had been asking for since contract talks began in June. The strike started …

Unions prop up Ramos effort to raise minimum wage

A concerted effort to raise the state’s minimum wage kicked off Tuesday at City Hall where union workers and city politicians gathered to hear State Senator Jessica Ramos announce that she would be …

3 ex-NYPD cops plead to federal conspiracy charges

The third of three former NYPD officers accused of participating in a kickback scheme for nudging the owners of damaged vehicles to a tow-truck company owned by a former cop in exchange for cash …

Midtown fire sparks debate over e-bike regulations

The number of electric bikes and scooters populating city streets has grown exponentially since they first started appearing en masse in 2020. Commuters, but particularly food delivery workers, have …

Multi-agency effort will address litter, rat reduction

The city is about to get a scrubbing. Mayor Eric Adams last week said the city would invest $14.5 million this fiscal year in a cross-agency effort to clean up neglected areas and neighborhoods, …

A Rikers correction officer partied in the Dominican Republic and Florida, collecting her full salary during the 14 months she feigned illness and injuries to stay off the job.  Her …

CUNY tech grads struggle to find jobs, face lower salaries

Although thousands of students at the City University of New York earn degrees in technology, CUNY graduates are underrepresented in tech jobs, a recent report from the Center for an Urban Future …

School suspensions continue to decline

The number of suspensions issued last school year has dropped from pre-pandemic levels, according to Department of Education data released last week. School officials handed out 25,117 suspensions …

Two NYCHA superintendents admit to accepting bribes

Two superintendents at the city Housing Authority have pleaded guilty to accepting bribes in exchange for granting no-bid contracts, the office of the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New …

Calling on management to address a multitude of issues, Starbucks workers rallied Thursday outside the company's flagship roastery store in lower Manhattan on the 17th day of their walkout. 

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