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Press coverage during 2014 of DC 37's White Papers and related issues from NYC and NYS media.



October 9, 2014
  DC 37 Leader Lillian Roberts Stepping Down
By Bobby Cuza
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October 9, 2014
  Head of city's largest municipal union stepping down at end of year
By Celeste Katz and Ginger Adams Otis
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October 9, 2014
  DC 37 Exec Dir Lillian Roberts Retires
By Neal Tepel
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October 8, 2014
  DC 37 boss Lillian Roberts to retire: Sources
By Ginger Adams Otis and Celeste Katz
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October 8, 2014
  Chief of NYC's Largest Public Worker Union to Step Down
By Henry Goldman
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October 8, 2014
  Lillian Roberts retiring as executive director of DC 37
By Dan Janison
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August 7, 2014
  Contract Negotiations Come to Fruition
By Victor Fusco
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July 11, 2014
  Union and mayor agree on contract for 121,000 NYC workers
By Mark Gruenberg
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July 10, 2014
  DC 37, de Blasio agree to tentative deal
By Stephon Johnson
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July 7, 2014
  DC 37 Pact Would Provide 10% Raise Over 7 Years, Possible Gainsharing
By Dan Rosenblum
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July 3, 2014
  DC 37 Gets Seven-Year Deal
By Steve Wisnia
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July 3, 2014   City’s largest municipal union gets new contract
By Associtaed Press
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July 3, 2014
  Wake-Up Call: De Blasio hails union deal
By Celeste Katz
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July 3, 2014
  De Blasio reaches labor deal with largest city worker union
By Tara Palmeri
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July 3, 2014
  City strikes tentative deal with DC 37
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July 2, 2014
  Inside City Hall: DC 37 Officials Discuss Tentative Contract Deal
By Errol Louis
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July 2, 2014
  The Call: District Council 37 Executive Director Lillian Roberts discusses the DC 37 tentative contract
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July 2, 2014
  City's largest municipal labor union reaches deal with Labor
By Reuben Blau and Ginger Adams Otis
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July 2, 2014
  De Blasio announces tenative contract with DC 37
By Gloria Pazmino and Sally Goldenberg
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July 2, 2014
  New York City Agrees to New Contract With Chief Municipal Union
By Nikita Stewart
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July 2, 2014
  City Reaches Tentative Deal With DC 37 Labor Union
By Grace Rauh
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July 2, 2014
  DC 37, the largest municipal labor union, ends four-year stalemate with $1.75 billion deal
By Erin Durkin
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July 2, 2014
  Live: DC 37's new deal
By Celeste Katz
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July 2, 2014
  City Reaches Agreement With Municipal Union
By Michael Howard Saul
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July 2, 2014
  De Blasio and DC 37 Union Strike Deal
By Brigid Bergin
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July 2, 2014
  NYC, DC 37 Municipal Union Strike Labor Deal
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July 2, 2014
  Bill de Blasio and DC 37 Announce a Tentative Labor Deal
By Ross Barkan
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July 2, 2014
  NYC's largest municipal union gets new contract
By Jonathan Lemire, The Associated Press
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July 2, 2014
  De Blasio announces contract deal with District Council 37
By Matthew Chayes
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July 2, 2014
  New York reaches deal with city's biggest public sector union
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July 2, 2014
  City Reaches $1.75 Billion Contract Deal With City’s Largest Labor Union
By Ivan Pentchoukov
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July 2, 2014
  City Reaches $1.75B Contract Deal With DC 37 Union
By Colby Hamilton
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June 30, 2014
  Supreme Court Ruling on Union Fees Is a Limited Blow to Labor
By Steven Greenhouse
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June 25, 2014
  Rangel Fends Off Espaillat in House Primary Race
By Kate Taylor
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June 12, 2014
  Dozens of Council members and NYCHA residents protest senior and youth center closings
By Corinne Lestch
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June 12, 2014
  Labor Department Moves to Raise Minimum Wage for Federal Workers
By Melanie Trottman
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June 9, 2014
  Replace Cops Doing Clerical Work With Civilianis, Says '1549'
By Dan Rosenblum
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June 9, 2014
  Budget Dance Over, NYPL Tells Council: Save Last $65M for Us
By Dan Rosenblum
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June 9, 2014
  Once Again, Linn Turns Liability into an Asset
By Richard Steier
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June 9, 2014
  Work-Related Injuries A Costly and Growing Problem for City Gov't
By Sarah Dorsey
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June 9, 2014
  Sit Down With The Chief
Video
Discussion of a recent City Council Hearing re 9-1-1 and FDNY/EMS response to emergency calls.
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June 9, 2014
  FDNY Honors Heroic and Low Visibility, Reacting Cooly and With Clarity
By Richard Steier
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June 6, 2014
  Many Bettors at a Loss Since the OTBs Closed
By Matt Flegenheimer
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June 4, 2014
  Rep. Charles Rangel and challengers will face off in the Bronx after all
By Denis Slattery
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June 3, 2014
  City's libraries ask for $65 million budget boost to open branches six days a week
By Erin Durkin
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June 2, 2014
  Parents, elected officials call for accountability after pre-K sites' health violations revealed by Daily News
By Erin Durkin and Greg B. Smith
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May 27, 2014
  City targets "rat reservoirs" with new rodent squad
By Erin Durkin
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May 25, 2014
  Speaking the Language of Birds, and Bracing for Their Flocks of ...
By Rachel Swarns
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May 23, 2014
  City eyeing Times Square billboards to collect more tax dollars
By Yoav Gonen
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May 19, 2014
  EXCLUSIVE: Mayor de Blasio puts troubled 911 upgrade on hold for probe of budget, schedule delays
By Juan Gonzalez
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May 19, 2014
  New York City Calls Halt to Overhaul of 911 System
By Nikita Stewart
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May 19, 2014
  Union Safety Officials Press Mayor: Toughen Occupational Hazard Rules
By Sarah Dorsey
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May 14, 2014
  De Blasio: New Asphalt Plant Will Aid Pothole Blitz
By Joe Jackson
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May 13, 2014
  Rep. Jerrold Nadler gets behind Charles Rangel's re-election bid
By Celeste Katz
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May 13, 2014
  Principal used parent coordinator for personal errands
by Beth DeFalco
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May 12, 2014
  Brooklyn bibliophiles rejoice! All 60 public library branches now open after lengthy repairs
By Reuven Blau
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May 9, 2014
  Unions, Activists, and immigrants rally on May Day
By Stephon Johnson
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May 8, 2014
  Leadership of Municipal Labor Committee approves proposal to secure $3.4 billion in health savings in city labor contracts
By Juan Gonzalez, Corrine Lestch , Jennifer Fermino
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May 8, 2014
  EXCLUSIVE: City's Human Resources Administration failing to comply with own procedures: analysis
By Corinne Lestch
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May 7, 2014
  Labor Leaders Say Mayor Still Has Work Ahead With Settling Contracts
By Bobby Cuza
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May 6, 2014
  New Health Pact Calls for Union Member Bonus
By Michael Howard Saul
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May 6, 2014
  Charlie Rangel hits AFSCME endorsement trifecta with backing of CSEA, DC 1707
By Celeste Katz
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May 6, 2014
  City union leaders will fund raises by transferring $1 billion from city health account
By Juan Gonzalez
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May 6, 2014
  Rangel Touts Union Support After Retail Workers Back Espaillat
By Ross Barkan
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May 6, 2014
  Rangel Nabs Union Endorsement
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May 5, 2014
  Letter: Civilianizing Makes Sense
By Local 1549 President Eddie Rodriguez
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May 5, 2014
  Local 1549 Dues-Hike Nullification Forces New Belt-Tightening
By Dan Rosenblum
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May 1, 2014
  May Day Rally Calls for Immigrant Rights, Union Power
By Steven Wishnia
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April 30, 2014
  City school budget agreement could set pattern for city worker contract talks
By Juan Gonzalez
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April 29, 2014
  AFSCME and other city unions sign onto Detroit bankruptcy plan
By Jerry White
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April 17, 2014
  Community Remembers Basil Paterson: Statement from DC 37 Executive Director Lillian Roberts
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April 17, 2014
  NYC AFSCME wins reinstatement for disabled workers Bloomberg fired
By Irene Plagianos
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April 15, 2014
  Ex-Giuliani Aide, Union Rep and Little League Head Among New CB1 Members
By Irene Plagianos
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April 11, 2014
  Does Poverty Cause Child Abuse?
By Dawn Post
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April 9, 2014
  Mayor de Blasio's allies call for shelving $150 million allotted for Fifth Ave. library renovations
By Jennifer Fermino
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April 8, 2014
  EXCLUSIVE: City medic who failed to help pregnant Au Bon Pain worker dying of asthma attack dodges lawsuit
By John Marzulli
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April 7, 2014
  For High Schoolers and Families, EMT Status Validates Hard Work
By Sarah Dorsey
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April 7, 2014
  Despite Pressure, Queens Library Bd. Keeps Embattled CEO in Place
By Richard Steier
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April 3, 2014
  Court Victory Reinstates Disabled City Employees
By Stephon Johnson
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April 2, 2014
  New York City Workers Block Big Dues Increase
By Nate Franco and Anthony Lackhan
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April 2, 2014
  Stringer to Increase Oversight of New York City's Computerization Contracts
By Kate Taylor
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March 31, 2014
  Turn the page on Tom
By Editorial
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March 31, 2014
  Public advocate's plan to give all students free lunch has Department of Education worried about losing federal funding
By Erik Badio, Ben Chapman and Corinne Lestch
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March 29, 2014
  State Budget Deal Reached; $300 Million for New York City Pre-K
by Thomas Kaplan and Javier Hernandez
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March 28, 2014
  GONZALEZ: Queens library head Thomas Galante could be ending chapter soon, city officials say
By Juan Gonzalez
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March 28, 2014
  NY budget to include $40 M to fix potholes
By Joseph Spector
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March 28, 2014
  Government must pay to remedy the vast inequalities of our parks
By Geoffrey Croft
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March 27, 2014
  FDNY ambulances take nearly 10 minutes to get to emergencies
by Yoav Gonen
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March 27, 2014
  Charter-boosters' ugly civil rights scam: Why their rhetoric is so misleading
By Josh Eidelson
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March 26, 2014
  EXCLUSIVE: Controller Scott Stringer rejects settlement with Hewlett-Packard for 911 overcharging
By Juan Gonzalez
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March 24, 2014
  NYC measles outbreak grows to 21 cases
by Ann Mercogliano
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March 24, 2014
  When the Government Outsources to Private Companies, Inequality Gets Worse
by Michelle Chen
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March 24, 2014
  Unions Elated As State Stalls Dialysis Farm-Out
By Sarah Dorsey
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March 23, 2014
  New York City's biggest employer is the City of New York
by Joe Tacopino
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March 23, 2014
  FEMA to give $100 million to replace boilers in NYCHA buildings after Hurricane Sandy
By Corinne Lestch
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March 21, 2014
  City Owes No Damages in Child's Death in 2007, a Jury Decides
by James McKinley
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March 21, 2014
  Parks commissioner wants to redistribute money to parks in poor NYC areas
By Corinne Lestch
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March 21, 2014
  City to revamp restaurant grades
By Sally Goldenberg
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March 20, 2014
  Unions claim victory in fight over for-profit dialysis
By Laura Nahmias
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March 20, 2014
  Judge shoots down union's bid to bar NYPD from forcing 911 operators to work overtime or cancel sick leave
By John Marzulli
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March 20, 2014
  EXCLUSIVE: City controller Scott Stringer rejects another technology contract awarded under Michael Bloomberg
By Corinne Lestch
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March 20, 2014
  No easing up on Queens Library oversight, Van Bramer vows
By Peter Mastrosimone
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March 20, 2014
  NYC workers may face pressure to kick in for health costs
by Dan Janison
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March 20, 2014
  Tuberculosis cases on the rise in the city: Health Dept.
by Shawn McCreesh
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March 20, 2014
  Tuberculosis cases in city rising for first time in decade: Health Department
By Corinne Lestch
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March 19, 2014
  Courts Cut Time Between Arrest and Arraignment
by James McKinley, Jr.
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March 18, 2014
  Measles Outbreak May Have Spread in Medical Facilities, a New York City Official Says
by Anemona Hartocollis
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March 18, 2014
  New York City Settles Lawsuit Accusing Fire Dept. of Racial Bias
by Marc Santora and Michael Schwirt
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March 18, 2014
  Few tough questions on school construction at council hearing
By Patrick Wall
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March 17, 2014
  NYPD school crossing guard arrested in hit-and-run
by Dana Sauchelli
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March 17, 2014
  Deputy mayor lays out city's plan to tackle food insecurity
By Lilliam Barrios-Paoli
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March 17, 2014
  Who Uses Food Stamps? Millions of Children
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March 17, 2014
  Has Food Stamp Enrollment Finally Peaked?
by Damian Paletta
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March 16, 2014
  Hard-working families under more strain after food stamp cuts
By Denis Hamill
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March 15, 2014
  City and teachers union resuming multiyear contract talks: sources
By Jennifer Fermino and Ben Chapman
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March 14, 2014
  News of unusual back pay proposal draws mixed reactions
By Patrick Wall
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March 13, 2014
  For the first time in years, contract talks between city and unions show both sides want a deal
By Juan Gonzalez
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March 13, 2014
  Healthcare-Agency Deficit Faces Further Expansion
by Michael Howard Saul
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March 13, 2014
  Brooklyn Public Library Defends Redevelopment
by Marc Bussanich
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March 11, 2014
  Thomas Galante, Queens Library director, denies claim of funding public relations firm
By Juan Gonzalez and Corinne Letsch
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March 11, 2014
  City's Largest Labor Group to Meet with de Blasio's Chief Negotiator
By Coby Hamiltion
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March 11, 2014
  Measles Outbreak in NYC Grows by 3 Cases to 19 Total
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March 10, 2014
  Budget Director: Need Health-Care Savings To Afford Pay Raises
By Richard Steier
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March 5, 2014
  Thomas Galante, director of Queens Library, faces federal probe for suspicious spending on construction pal
By Juan Gonzalez
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March 5, 2014
  Mayor de Blasio pushes for healthcare savings in exchange for pay raises in contract talks with city unions
By Erin Durkin
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March 3, 2014
  From Party-Planning to Life-Saving for 2 EMTs
By Sarah Dorsey
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March 3, 2014
  Police Officer Shot in Leg aided by off-duty EMTs
by Michael Herzenberg
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February 27, 2014
  Kings County Hospital ER wait times soar despite drop in patients
by Reuven Blau
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February 27, 2014
  Off-Duty EMTs Rush to Aid of Shot NYPD Officer
by Joe Jackson
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February 27, 2014
  Meet the EMTs who saved shot Brooklyn cop
by Gillian Kleiman and Bob Fredericks
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February 26, 2014
  Meet America's Highest Paid Government Workers
by Lee Saunders
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February 26, 2014
  Wear and tear from potholes costing New York drivers $2,300 a year: report
by Edgar Sandoval and Ginger Adams Otis
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February 25, 2014
  Queens Library construction manager has connections to school district paying library chief
by Juan Gonzalez
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February 25, 2014
  Operators of pre-K programs have record of health, safety violations - and corruption
by Greg B. Smith
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February 24, 2014
  WHY IS BIG LABOR TARGETING 5 GOP GOVERNORS?
by Yolanda Weinberger
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February 22, 2014
  Wisconsin's Legacy for Unions
by Steve Greenhouse
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February 20, 2014
  A contract for DC 37's newest members
By Stephon Johnson
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February 20, 2014
  De Blasio Adding Millions to DOT's Pothole Repair Budget
by Grace Rauh
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February 19, 2014
  Queens president: Trustees must nix money-flush library head's $2M exit deal
by Juan Gonzalez
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February 18, 2014
  VIDEO Potholes Widespread Throughout NYC
by Andrew Siff
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February 18, 2014
  In a City With Many Languages, NYPD Short on Translations
by Robert Lewis
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February 16, 2014
  Do right by city workers
Letter by Ralph Palladino, Local 1549
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February 14, 2014
  Mayor's Budget Boosts Health Fund, Is Noncommittal on Labor Contracts
by David Sims
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February 14, 2014
  ACS Staffers Give a Damn
Letter by Local 371 Pres. Anthony Wells
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February 12, 2014
  Hospitals' Dialysis Plan Is Under New Scrutiny
by Nina Bernstein
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February 11, 2014
  King of Queens
Editorial
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February 11, 2014
  State senator tells Queens library head to quit over costly revamp, secret job
by Erin Durkin
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February 10, 2014
  Good Lawyer, Better Guy Joel Giller is Mourned
by Richard Steier
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February 10, 2014
  De Blasio, in State of the City, Focuses on Income Inequality
by Marc Santora
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February 10, 2014
  Bronx DA spends bulk of overtime on translators
by Josh Saul
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February 9, 2014
  Gonzalez: Library chief Thomas Galante has $143G SIDE job!
by Juan Gonzalez
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February 9, 2014
  Administration for Children's Services failing to prevent tragedies despite city efforts to make changes
by Ginger Adams Otis
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February 7, 2014
  DOT Ramps Up Pothole Repairs After Recent Storms
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February 6, 2014
  NYC's Looming Contracts, and Retroactive Pay
The Brian Lehrer Show
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February 6, 2014
  City Employees better off than the average New Yorker
by Juan Gonzalez
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February 6, 2014
  Corona immunization clinic set to close once again
by Angy Altamirano
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February 5, 2014
  Co. that botched HealthCare.gov loses $10 million NYC Contract
by Annie Karni
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February 4, 2014
  De Blasio likely to keep labor strategy opaque in budget
by Dan Jannison
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February 4, 2014
  Gonzalez: Queens Library chief spends $140G on office remodeling while two branches in the Rockaways remain closed, unfixed post-Sandy
by Juan Gonzalez
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February 4, 2014
  Queens Library space to open in Queens Center
by Angy Altamirano
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February 4, 2014
  Inequality is a crisis in New York and de Blasio needs to treat it like one
by Jarrett Murphy
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January 30, 2014
  New York Has Backlog of Food Inspections: Auditors
by AP
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January 30, 2014
  Hospital locksmith says he was fired for exposing overtime scam
by Beth DeFalco
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January 28, 2014
  Thomas Galante, Queens Library CEO, calls $392,000 pay 'average'
by Caitlin Nolan and Ginger Adams Otis
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January 28, 2014
  Local 371 Plans Charles Ensley Scholarships
by Steven Wishnia
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January 28, 2014
  City Council To Probe Lavish Spending By Queens Public Library President
by Erin Durkin
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January 27, 2014
  Mayor: ACS Must Do More to Avert Tragedies Like 4-Year-Old's Murder
by David Sims
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January 27, 2014
  Editorial: Give a Damn
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January 27, 2014
  Panel Digs Into Logistics of Pre-K in NYC
by Errol Louis
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January 27, 2014
  De Blasio asks pols to approve pre-K plan, says $2.5B surplus is for unions
by Glenn Blain
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January 27, 2014
  New York City unions face a future without a familiar face across the bargaining table
by Reuven Blau and Lisa Colangelo
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January 27, 2014
  Queens Library president gets $390G salary, luxe office makeover while shedding 130 jobs
by Juan Gonzalez
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January 27, 2014
  Supreme Court Hears Argument For and Against Public Sector Unions
by Rick Cohen
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January 25, 2014
  EXCLUSIVE: Bloomberg gave 311 contract worth $10M to company behind Obamacare rollout
by Annie Karni
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January 22, 2014
  911 calls up 20 percent during NYC storm
by AP
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January 21, 2014
  Supreme Court Hears Union-Fee Case
by Jess Bravin and Melanie Trottman
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January 20, 2014
  Queens Library Quiet on Private Custodial Contract
by Marc Bussanich
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January 17, 2014
  With more property tax revenue expected and higher surplus, Mayor de Blasio prepares to handle labor crisis
by Erin Durkin and Jennifer Fermino
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January 16, 2014
  City overrules its own assessors and lower Google's real estate taxes by $21 million
by Juan Gonzalez
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January 16, 2014
  Death of 4-Year-Old Has Administration for Children's Services Under Fire Again
by Courtney Gross
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January 15, 2014
  Public Hospitals Hope to Attract More Upscale Patients Under Affordable Care Act
by Anemone Hartocollis
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January 13, 2014
  'Excitement' Over Upcoming Municipal Contract Negotiations
by Joe Maniscalco
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January 13, 2014
  Brooklyn Public Library collects $1.6 million in overdue fines
by Reuven Blau
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January 13, 2014
  De Blasio, Unions Firm On Pre-K Via Tax Hike
by David Sims
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January 10, 2014
  NYers of the Week: Six DOT Workers Cleared Major Deegan for Emergency Plane Landing
by John Schiumo
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January 9, 2014
  NYC Parks Dept. truck seems a death trap with crumbling floor, seat belts
by Ginger Adams Otis
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January 8, 2014
  NYC seeks to vaccinate more kids against flu
By AP
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January 6, 2014
  Repeat Offender DEP Is Rebuked Over 5 Firings
by David Sims
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January 6, 2014
  Editorial: DEP Anti-Labor Habit
Editorial
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January 5, 2014
  Reunion for 911 operator who helped mom give birth
by Gary Buiso and Kate Briquelet
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January 3, 2014
  NYC Blizzard Reminds Us Public Employees Are Not the Enemy
by John Tarelton
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January 2, 2014
  Public Sector Unions Win When They Preach 'Tax the Rich'
by Mark Brenner
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