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In Battle to Unionize, Cablevision Workers Broaden Offensive Against CEO Dolan

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Dolan via City & State After months of fruitless negotiations and strong-arm tactics by upper management, Brooklyn Cablevision workers wrote a letter to Cablevision CEO James Dolan saying that they now plan to leaflet the venues he owns, which include Madison Square Garden, the Beacon Theater and Radio City Music Hall, in an attempt to put pressure on Cablevision to [&hellip
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Business Pushes Back as Paid Sick Leave Compromise Advances

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Dan Garodnick via City & State Councilmembers are contemplating a compromise paid sick leave bill this week, but the city’s business lobby is scrambling to shut it down. Partnership for New York City CEO Kathryn Wylde has been reminding lawmakers that requiring paid sick days for employees could be detrimental to city commerce, especially small businesses. To read the full article at City [&hellip
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Hundreds Turn Out At Rally For NYPD Reform

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Via City & State A few hundred New Yorkers turned out for a rally Thursday morning to protest the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy and to advocate for reform of the embattled police force. The rally was attended by several elected officials, including New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams, who is one of the sponsors of the proposed Community Safety [&hellip
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Boardwalk Empire? Port Authority May Acquire Atlantic City Airport

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David Samson via City & State With the New York City area’s three major airports plagued by the worst flight delays in the country, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced it is looking into taking over the Atlantic City International Airport to try to ease the load on JFK, LaGuardia and Newark. To read the full article [&hellip
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