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.
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.
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.
The Yonkers City Council has adopted a resolution putting a $20,000 overtime cap on municipal workers.
Jersey City has proposed laying off 89 members of its police department, including 82 officers.
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.