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TWU Denounces MTA Contract Call to Roll Back OT as ‘Insulting’

By BOB HENNELLY

The Transport Workers Union Local 100 executive committee Aug. 19 voted unanimously to turn down a Metropolitan Transportation Authority initial contract offer that Local 100 President Tony Utano described as “insulting.” Read more

O'Neill Fires Pantaleo; PBA Blasts Decision

By RICHARD KHAVKINE

Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD Police Officer accused of using a department-prohibited chokehold that was partially to blame for the death of Eric Garner more than five years ago, was fired by Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill Aug. 19. Read more

Suspect in EMT’s Death Disrupts Court Hearing

By BOB HENNELLY

A Bronx court hearing for Jose Gonzalez, the suspect in the March 2017 murder of Paramedic Yadira Arroyo, ended abruptly Aug. 15 when he became enraged and had to be forcibly removed from the courtroom. Read more

Council Concerns About Lead Paint In School Hallways Downplayed by Mayor

By CRYSTAL LEWIS

After the Department of Education released data that revealed 938 classrooms contained lead paint, two City Council members pushed for gymnasiums, cafeterias and other school spaces to be tested—but Mayor de Blasio would not consent to the request. Read more

City Officials: Trump Benefits-Rule Racist, Will Harm Health

By BOB HENNELLY

The Trump Administration plans to implement a new immigration rule to deny green cards, the prerequisite to citizenship, if applicants have applied for public benefits such as “general assistance, SSI, SNAP, most forms of Medicaid, and certain subsidized housing programs.” Read more

News of the Week

Trump Out to Decertify Union Representing Immigration Judges (free article)

The Trump Administration has filed papers with the Federal Labor Relations Authority to decertify the union that represents the nation’s Im… Read more

Council Concerns About Lead Paint In School Hallways Downplayed by Mayor

After the Department of Education released data that revealed 938 classrooms contained lead paint, two City Council members pushed for gymn… Read more

City Officials: Trump Benefits-Rule Racist, Will Harm Health

The Trump Administration plans to implement a new immigration rule to deny green cards, the prerequisite to citizenship, if applicants have… Read more

Emotional PBA Head to Cops on Edge: Suicide Just Leaves Devastation

Following the ninth suicide of an NYPD officer this year on Aug. 14—the second in that many days—the Police Benevolent Association’s presid… Read more

Cuomo Enacts Laws Aiding Victims Of Sex Harassment in the Workplace

Governor Cuomo Aug. 12 signed a series of bills that expanded protections against workplace sexual harassment, including one eliminating a … Read more

COBA Board Is Again Sued Over Lost Investments

Four current and former members of the Correction Officers Benevolent Association are again suing the union’s board of directors and its pr… Read more

Razzle Dazzle

O’Neill Made Right Call After a Messy Process

One veteran police supervisor, speaking a few hours after Police Commissioner James O’Neill announced on live television that he was firing… 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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