All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Bill de Basio’

New York City Teachers Approve Nine-Year Labor Contract

New York City teachers have voted and approved a nine-year labor contract on Tuesday. The contract states that teachers will be given back pay, and their salaries will be increased by 18 percent. However, questions regarding their health benefits are still left unanswered. About 90,000 votes were cast by union members, and out of those, 77 percent were said to …

Read More

NYC Grocery Bag Fees Will Charge Ten Cents for Paper and Plastic

The New York City Council introduced a bill today that will require a ten cent fee for all grocery bags, both paper and plastic. “Plastic bags are a problem. Our goal has to be to reduce the use of plastic bags. There are a lot of different ways to do that,” said New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, according to …

Read More