Hiring Freeze

Dockworkers Protest Hiring Freeze At Ports Of Newark, ElizabethThe 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.
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.
Critics Blast Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano For Adding Workers To Payroll During Hiring FreezeDemocrat Wayne Wink, a ranking member on the legislature’s finance committee, said Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano isn’t playing fair.
FDNY Halts Hiring Of 300 New FirefightersLawyers 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.