New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the union representing state workers have reached a tentative agreement that could avoid close to 3,500 layoffs if approved by the union’s membership, which voted against an earlier agreement.
These are dire fiscal times for Nassau County and what might be done to fill the budget gap is now coming into view.
New federal grants will add police officers to patrols across New Jersey, where several departments have had deep layoffs because of budget problems.
School aides, parent coordinators and other public support staffers will get pink slips in October, according to education officials.
An analysis of crime data finds violent crime was up 13 percent from Jan. 1 through June 20 compared with the same period a year ago.
Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano says he will lay off 130 municipal employees and redeploy 160 members of the police department. The cuts would go into effect July 1.
Yonkers public schools played host to a pink slip blizzard on Friday, with 700 employees losing their jobs. The district made the cuts in the face of a $42 million budget gap.
Malloy says his administration needs to begin the process of laying off thousands because a two-year, $2 billion labor savings deal has not yet been reached.
Camden Police Chief Scott Thomson was to receive the award Friday from the Police Executive Research Forum, a law enforcement think-tank in Washington.
This comes amid undertones that the talks with union leaders are not yielding the $1 billion in concessions Malloy is looking for this year.
In this segment of Eye on New York, CBS 2 political reporter Marcia Kramer examines how the impending New York City school teacher layoffs will affect one school in Brooklyn.
CAMDEN, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New Jersey’s most crime-ridden city has been even worse since nearly half the police force was laid off in January. A Camden County Prosecutor’s Office report obtained by The Courier News […]
The doomsday list details the worst case scenario under the mayor’s current plan to make deep cuts to education. It shows exactly how the planned 6,000 teaching jobs will be eliminated.
There’s hidden pain in New York’s hard-times budget proposal beyond the public workers who face a pay freeze after steady raises during the recession, or teachers who might have to rely only on automatic 3-percent step increases instead of raises this year, or agencies facing a 10-percent cut in operating funds.
Cuomo was speaking at the Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators annual dinner when Democratic Councilman Charles Barron walked to the front of the Albany Convention center, shouting “Shame on you.”