New York Firefighter Sues Yonkers for Retaliation Over Racial Slur
By CURT VARONE

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YONKERS, NY — August 10, 2020  — A Yonkers Firefighter who was suspended for thirty-five days without pay for posting a racial slur in social media has filed suit in federal court contending his punishment was retaliation for an earlier complaint he filed against an officer who used a racial slur in his presence. David Daoud filed suit yesterday in …

TribuneNew York Firefighter Sues Yonkers for Retaliation Over Racial Slur
By CURT VARONE

Yonkers Federation of Teachers Union Officials Demand Critical Safety Protocols Be Adopted Before Yonkers Schools Reopen

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YONKERS, NY –  August 8, 2020 — Local unions representing educators and school staff in Yonkers Public Schools today demanded the district coordinate with staff on responsible safety protocols before schools reopen. Today’s comments came in response to the announcement by New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo that schools could reopen under current viral infection rates, but that districts …

TribuneYonkers Federation of Teachers Union Officials Demand Critical Safety Protocols Be Adopted Before Yonkers Schools Reopen

BLUE TRUTH: Yonkers Police Commissioner John Mueller and PBA President Det. Keith Olson Espouse Abrogating to Abide by New York State Law
By HEZI ARIS

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Abrogating the Oath of a Police Officer Hezitorial YONKERS, NY — July 17, 2020 — It was on Wednesday, July 15th that New York State Police Benevolent Association (PBA) President Thomas H. Mungeer  issued a statement “demanding” that state troopers be removed from New York City “and cease any law enforcement activities within that jurisdiction.” In the same vein today, …

eHeziBLUE TRUTH: Yonkers Police Commissioner John Mueller and PBA President Det. Keith Olson Espouse Abrogating to Abide by New York State Law
By HEZI ARIS

BLUE TRUTH: YPD Police Commissioner John Mueller Designates a New Hierarchal Position for Captain Paul Rice and One Other Not Yet Named as Deputy Inspectors
By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY — July 1, 2020 — Yonkers Police Commissioner John Mueller has deemed it appropriate to designate Captain Paul Rice to a position never engaged within the hierarchy of the Yonkers Police Department. The Yonkers Tribune has been informed that the position of Deputy Inspector is one level above that of Captain, yet one level below that of Deputy …

eHeziBLUE TRUTH: YPD Police Commissioner John Mueller Designates a New Hierarchal Position for Captain Paul Rice and One Other Not Yet Named as Deputy Inspectors
By HEZI ARIS

Majority-Immigrant Union Applauds Supreme Court DACA Decision
By 32BJ SEIU President KYLE BRAGG

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NEW YORK, NY — June 18, 2020 — “As one of the largest unions in the nation with majority-immigrant membership, we applaud the Supreme Court decision today to uphold the continuation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, known as DACA. By stopping President Trump’s attempt to end the legal standing of immigrants who came to this country as …

TribuneMajority-Immigrant Union Applauds Supreme Court DACA Decision
By 32BJ SEIU President KYLE BRAGG

When the Race Card Doesn’t Work, The Yonkers Board of Education (YBoE) Pulls Out the Gender Card
By HEZI ARIS

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The Gender Race Card Hezitorial YONKERS, NY — June 17, 2020 — Members of the NAACP were informed that a meeting was to be called to order by Yonkers Superintendent of Schools Dr. Edwin Quezada at 4:30pm today. The purpose was to replace Dr. Cory Reymolds who departed to work with the Greenburg Board of Education. Dr. Reynolds’ replacement was …

eHeziWhen the Race Card Doesn’t Work, The Yonkers Board of Education (YBoE) Pulls Out the Gender Card
By HEZI ARIS

Labor Monopsony and the Need to Resurrect Labor Market Institutions
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

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NEWARK, NJ — June 1, 2020 — Over the last few decades we have seen a tendency in many cases not to enforce anti-trust laws, which were designed to break up monopolies in restraint of free trade. The argument has been that the development of big box stores and/or chains, even if it does reduce competition in the marketplace, has …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanLabor Monopsony and the Need to Resurrect Labor Market Institutions
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

NYS Assemblyman Nader Sayegh (AD-NY90), and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Friday, May 29, 2019 @10am EST

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YONKERS, NY — May 29, 2020 — The Friday, May 29, 2020th broadcast may be heard “Live” or “On Demand”. Access is achieved using the following hyperlink … http://tobtr.com/s/11734091  Listeners are welcome to call (347) 205-9201 to share their perspective or make inquiry regarding the topics of the day. WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — New York State Assemblyman Nader Sayegh representing …

eHeziNYS Assemblyman Nader Sayegh (AD-NY90), and Hezi Aris, Yonkers Tribune Editor-at-Large on Westchester On the Level – Friday, May 29, 2019 @10am EST

Romano Campaign Receives Westchester-Putnam Building and Construction Trades Council Endorsement

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YONKERS, NY – May 21, 2020 —Yonkers City Court Judge candidate Dan Romano on Wednesday, May 20th thanked members of the Westchester-Putnam Building and Construction Trades Council for their endorsement ahead of the June 23rd Democratic primary for City Court Judge. “I am proud to have the endorsement of the Building and Construction Trades ahead of next month’s election,” said …

TribuneRomano Campaign Receives Westchester-Putnam Building and Construction Trades Council Endorsement