City Workers

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Mayor De Blasio Announces Tentative Deal With 8 Unions

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city has reached contract agreements with a coalition of eight unions representing almost 12,000 city employees who are supervisors in the police, fire, correction and sanitation departments.

12/09/2014

City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Democratic Mayoral Candidates Square Off, Bash Bloomberg In Debate

Several of the Democratic mayoral candidates took swipes at soon-to-retire Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a debate Tuesday, particularly on the issue of unionized city workers who have been without contracts.

08/13/2013

City Worker Rally

City Workers Rally For A New Contract At City Hall

Thousands of city workers whose union contracts have expired rallied for new and fair agreements in Lower Manhattan Wednesday afternoon.

06/12/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg . (Photo: CBS 2)

Bloomberg To Candidates: Retroactive Employee Raises Won’t Fly

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has a message for mayoral hopefuls who are thinking about giving city workers retroactive raises when they take office: It’s a terrible idea.

05/28/2013