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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Gov. Christie Wants End To Paying For Unused Sick Days

“That is a lot of money for you to be putting out for paying not to be sick, which is essentially what we’re doing here,” said Christie.

01/04/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Gov. Cuomo, Union Reach Tentative Agreement

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.

10/16/2011

Union Rally In Trenton on Feb. 25, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NJ Unions Rally At Statehouse For Wisconsin Public Workers

Wisconsin state workers protesting a move to severely curtail their collective bargaining rights have found allies in New Jersey.

02/25/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg Pledges No New Taxes In State Of The City Address

Bloomberg said in his speech Wednesday on Staten Island that spending cutbacks won’t stop New York from transforming itself into a city of the future.

01/19/2011

Governor David Paterson (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

NY Notifies Nearly 900 Workers Slated For Layoffs

The letters to 898 people slated for layoffs announced by Gov. David Paterson in October advise them of their rights under union contracts and civil service law.

11/21/2010