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Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Public Workers Union To Respond To Contract Proposal From Gov. Cuomo

The Public Employees Federation’s 56,000 members already rejected one contract proposal. Cuomo had vowed 3,500 layoffs would follow but held back and returned to the bargaining table.

11/03/2011

Ed Mangano (file / credit: County Executive's Office)

L.I. Lawmaker Wants To End ‘Cruise To The Show’ Event

With Nassau County struggling to close a $310 million budget gap, one county lawmaker is calling for the cancellation of Sunday’s antique car show at Eisenhower Park.

09/17/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the Labor Parade (credit: CBS 2)

Mayor Bloomberg Praises 9/11 Victims At NYC Labor Parade

At the starting point late Saturday morning, the mayor, who is in his third and final term, emphasized the 10th anniversary of the trade center attack on Sept. 11, 2001.

09/10/2011

A Yonkers Police Department vehicle - File / Photo: Rob Casasanta / EMTBravo.net

Yonkers Caps Overtime For Municipal Workers

The Yonkers City Council has adopted a resolution putting a $20,000 overtime cap on municipal workers.

06/02/2011

Jersey City Police (credit: Deb Cote)

Jersey City May Lay Off Dozens Of Cops

Jersey City has proposed laying off 89 members of its police department, including 82 officers.

12/02/2010

Andrew Cuomo, Carl Paladino

Cuomo, Paladino Both Back Gov. Paterson’s Layoffs

Public employee unions were fighting Paterson’s plan, saying Paterson was bound by an agreement prohibiting layoffs during his tenure. Now the candidates who would succeed him said they will carry out the plan if necessary.

09/25/2010