Fractured Court Blocks Vaccine-or-Test Requirement for Large Workplaces but Green-Lights Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers
By Amy Howe

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WASHINGTON, DC — January 13, 2022 — With COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations reaching a new record high as a result of the Omicron variant, the Supreme Court today put the Biden Administration’s vaccine-or-test mandate for large employers on hold, while litigation over its legality continues in the lower courts. Over a dissent from the court’s three liberal justices, the court …

TribuneFractured Court Blocks Vaccine-or-Test Requirement for Large Workplaces but Green-Lights Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers
By Amy Howe

The Hidden Benefits of Moral Hazard: Higher Wages
By Oren M. Levin-Waldman

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NEWARK, NJ — January 11, 2022 — If one only listened to right-wing pundits, one might think that inflation and labor shortages are due to excess government spending. Too much spending, the argument goes, creates inflationary pressure, especially when given as stimulus because those who receive it can demand more. This new demand, coupled with a supply chain crisis only …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanThe Hidden Benefits of Moral Hazard: Higher Wages
By Oren M. Levin-Waldman

McCaughey: Dems Say Working is for Suckers
By Betsy McCaughey, Ph.D.

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  The Democratic Party used to call itself the party of working people and hail the “dignity of work.” No more. Now Democrats want to guarantee people who choose not to work an income funded by the suckers who show up for employment, care for their families and pay taxes. Fortunately, these self-supporting Americans just dodged a bullet. The failure of …

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By Betsy McCaughey, Ph.D.

What Does It Mean To Talk About Workers’ Freedom In Today’s Global Economy?
By Oren M. Levin-Waldman

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NEWARK, NJ — December 28, 2021 — As the globalization of the economy continues to push down wages, we are confronted with a question: what does it mean to talk about workers who are truly free? In times of aristocracies, individuals who did not have to work for a living were considered to be free. At the time of the …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanWhat Does It Mean To Talk About Workers’ Freedom In Today’s Global Economy?
By Oren M. Levin-Waldman

Governor Hochul Announces New Framework to Achieve at Least 10 Gigawatts of Distributed Solar by 2030

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Enough to Annually Power Nearly 700,000 Additional New York Homes ALBANY, NY — December 19, 2021 — Governor Kathy Hochul, on Friday, December 17, 2021 announced a framework for the State to achieve at least ten gigawatts of distributed solar by 2030, enough to annually power nearly 700,000 homes. The roadmap, submitted by the New York State Energy Research and …

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Attorney General James Releases Statement in Support of Buffalo Starbucks Employees’ Efforts to Unionize

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NEW YORK, NY —  November 16, 2021 —New York Attorney General Letitia James released the following statement in support of Starbucks employees in Buffalo and their efforts to unionize: “I fully support Starbucks employees in Buffalo for bravely exercising their fundamental right to unionize. They are courageously standing up to a multi-billion-dollar company to demand better pay and protections. But …

TribuneAttorney General James Releases Statement in Support of Buffalo Starbucks Employees’ Efforts to Unionize

The Consequences of the Supply Chain Crisis
By Oren M. Levin-Waldman

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NEWARK, NJ — November 2, 2021 — As the economy reopens in the wake of the pandemic, we find ourselves confronted with inflation due to interruptions in the supply chain, as well as worker shortages. Of course, there is the usual chorus on the right that blames inflation on policies pursued by the Biden administration. If the government spends too …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanThe Consequences of the Supply Chain Crisis
By Oren M. Levin-Waldman

The “Musical Chairs” Reshuffle to Temporarily Replace Yonkers Building and Housing Commissioner
By Hezi Aris

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YONKERS, NY — October 29, 2021 — The dismissal of Yonkers Housing and Buildings Commissioner Vincent Pici has become a responsive search for a qualified replacement. As the search begins, and there are prospects that are qualified to serve, a temporary musical chairs like solution is being engaged. This is the scoop: DPW’s John Naughton will replace Sam Borelli as …

eHeziThe “Musical Chairs” Reshuffle to Temporarily Replace Yonkers Building and Housing Commissioner
By Hezi Aris

Section 3 Work Opportunity in Yonkers, NY

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YONKERS, NY — October 22, 2020 — MDG Design + Construction is currently seeking construction Section 3 eligible applicants for a moderate rehabilitation project, Calcagno Homes Located in Yonkers, NY. Section 3 eligible applicants are invited to submit a resume for the work in the following trades: • Electrician Mechanic, Junior Foreman, & Helpers. • Duct Installer & Refrigeration Piper. …

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FEMA Hiring for Local Jobs

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En Español MAMARONECK, NY, MOUNT VERNON, NY, and YONKERS, NY — September 17, 2021 — The Federal Emergency Agency (FEMA) is hiring for immediate local positions in Mamaroneck and Yonkerst support its response to Hurricane Ida. please consider applying for this exciting  opportunity. Interested applicants can apply here:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/613967500 # # # La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias …

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