All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Mayor Bill de Blasio’

NYC Teacher Contract A “Landmark” Agreement

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a “landmark” labor deal on Thursday with New York City’s largest teachers’ union, the New York Times is reporting. The deal will set the framework for other outstanding contracts with the municipal workforce, officials said. The teachers’ union known as the United Federation of Teachers has been without a contract for four and a half …

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New York Teachers’ Union Close to 9-Year Deal

Since 2009, New York teachers, represented by the United Federation of Teachers, have been working without a contract, disputing their pay with the city and previous Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, for 5 years. That dispute is now coming to a close as both teachers and current Mayor Bill de Blasio are on the verge of announcing a deal. Mayor de …

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Liam Neeson to Tour N.Y. Carriage Horse Stables

Liam Neeson will visit the stables of New York carriage horses on Sunday, along with several city council members. Neeson is against Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to do away with the horses that are frequently seen towing passengers enjoying leisurely rides through Central Park. De Blasio said throughout his entire mayoral campaign that he would ban the carriages if …

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Pussy Riot & the NYC Mayor: The New SuperGroup?

Pussy Riot & the NYC mayor. Sounds like the perfect name for an indie band, don’t you think? Although it’s probably safe to say that there probably won’t be any new songs coming from the two entities, Associated Press tells us that Mayor de Blasio met the Russian punk rock protest band at City Hall yesterday during their New York …

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Joe Biden Calls LaGuardia A Third World Airport

Vice President Joe Biden has been known to speak his mind on occasion, and by now most people know that biting his tongue isn’t one of his best skills, so it wasn’t much of a surprise when he spoke poorly of LaGuardia Airport, in New York, but it might be surprising to hear that he compared it to an airport …

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