Hiring Freeze

Port Elizabeth in Newark, New Jersey (Credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Dockworkers Protest Hiring Freeze At Ports Of Newark, Elizabeth

The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor said the Longshoreman didn’t live up to a pledge to set aside jobs for veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

03/25/2014

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Calls On City Agencies To Make Big Spending Cuts

Councilman Lewis Fidler is concerned and argues that spending cuts or raising taxes are not sufficient answers to the problem.

10/04/2011

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano (credit: Photo/Mona Rivera)

Critics Blast Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano For Adding Workers To Payroll During Hiring Freeze

Democrat Wayne Wink, a ranking member on the legislature’s finance committee, said Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano isn’t playing fair.

04/20/2011

Lawyers in New York City are promising to fight the decision made by a judge to half the hiring of new firefighters after stating that the FDNY entry exam discriminates against minority applicants.

FDNY Halts Hiring Of 300 New Firefighters

Lawyers in New York City are promising to fight the decision made by a judge to halt the hiring of new firefighters after stating that the FDNY entry exam discriminates against minority applicants.

CBS 2–08/05/2010