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Cuomo Sets Labor Day Mandate for State Staff For Vaccine or Testing

By BOB HENNELLY

Citing an exponential increase in coronavirus infections in just over a month, Governor Cuomo announced July 28 that the 130,000 state workers would be required by Sept. 6 to get a vaccine or submit to weekly testing. Read more

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UFT Backs Council Bill to Limit Number of Students in Classes

By CRYSTAL LEWIS

The chair of the City Council’s education committee has proposed legislation that would reduce the number of students per classroom, which was quickly endorsed by the United Federation of Teachers. Read more

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Stop-and-Frisks a Fraction of a Decade Ago, But Still Discriminatory, Critics Say

By RICHARD STEIER

Critics of the NYPD's use of stop-and-frisk policy July 29 petitioned the Federal Judge overseeing the settlement of a 2013 ruling that they had been done in a discriminatory manner to take steps to make communities of color more involved in oversight of the policy, claiming that while far fewer stops have been conducted in recent years, they still have overwhelmingly targeted blacks and Latinos. Read more

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Cuomo Insinuates Outside Probers Out to Get Him

By RICHARD STEIER

Less than a week after an Assemblyman leading that body's probe of Governor Cuomo's conduct rebuked him after concluding his chief spokesman had implied a sexual-harassment investigation ordered by State Attorney General Letitia James might be tainted by her political ambitions, the Governor suggested the outside attorneys tapped by her to look into the charges had their own axes to grind. Read more

News of the Week

COBA Sues Correction, Alleging An 'Unsafe Work Environment'

Citing a litany of shortcomings, including a “failure to provide a safe and healthy work environment,” the union representing Correction Of… Read more

Expiring Before Retiring: EMS Pay Gap Leads Some to Work to Death

Earlier this month, the FDNY honored the life of Emergency Medical Technician Richard Seaberry, 63, with a departmental funeral paying trib… Read more

Judge Tosses Gun-Suppression Motion Following Bronx Arrest

A man’s arrest on Federal gun charges following an early morning stop and subsequent frisk in The Bronx last year by NYPD officers was lawf… Read more

Firefighter Charged With Manslaughter in Crash

A city Firefighter faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted on multiple charges related to a June 30, 2020 motor vehicle crash that kill… Read more

Razzle Dazzle

College Professor Gets Set to Return to Class

Slightly more than a month before she will resume standing before a class of students at the State University of New York at Old Westbury f… Read more

Letters to the Editor

Prosecute the Traitors

To the Editor: The testimony of the four police officers who battled the traitors who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 was emotional and … Read more

Fish Stinks From the Head

To the Editor: I agree wholeheartedly with retired Assistant Deputy Warden Marc Bullaro's criticism of Department of Correction management … Read more

Professionals' Columns

Are You Eligible for The Saver's Tax Credit?

Formerly called the Retirement Savings Contributions Credit, the Saver's Credit gives a special tax break to low-to-moderate-income workers… Read more

Exams

New York City Exams

Below is a roundup of New York City exams leading to public service positions.  Read more

MTA Exams

Below is a roundup of MTA exams leading to public service positions.  Read more

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