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U.S. City Now Deemed World's 'Most Competitive'

March 13, 2012
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New York is the leading city in the world for global competitiveness, edging out London and Singapore, according to a new report.
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Wall Street's Bonus Pool Gets More Shallow

February 29, 2012
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New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli wades in with his annual tally, estimating a 14% reduction in Wall Street bonuses last year, to $19.7 billion. That's a kiddie pool compared to 2006's Olympic-sized $34.3 billion payout.
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Union Membership in New York State Slips to New Low

February 22, 2012
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Unions now have the smallest percentage of the New York workforce since it was first measured in 1989. But it's still the highest in the nation.
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Lockout of Union Workers in New York Shines Light on NLRB Appointees

February 2, 2012
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In a memo released last month, the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel wrote that President Obama was justified in making the appointments.
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Dolan to Cablevision Employees: Email Me

February 1, 2012
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A week after Brooklyn workers vote to unionize, company boss expresses disappointment in result and promises changes. Union says it's too little, too late.
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The Foreboding Footnote to NYC's Job Growth

January 19, 2012
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Lower-paying jobs make up most of the city's expected job growth for the next two years as health care and social services positions flourish.
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Powerful Union Signs on to Living-Wage Bill in New York City

November 21, 2011
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Leaders of 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East will push for City Council passage of a bill hiking the minimum wage by 59 percent at certain subsidized developments. Business interests oppose the measure.
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Recession's Seesaw Older Workers Stay as the Younger Set Scrambles to Get a Foot in the Door

June 4, 2009
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With their savings depleted, older workers are putting off retirement and staying in jobs that otherwise would be freed up for a new generation of workers. As older workers stay on, the younger set scrambles to get a foot in the door.
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These Businesses Welcome the Recession

April 30, 2008
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For career counselors, supermarket owners and discount retailers, the bad times could be good.
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NYC Shortfalls Worst in 3 Key Industries

February 28, 2008
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Health care is one of a handful of industries across New York City in the vanguard of the battle for talent. Because of especially high demand, health care, engineering and online advertising are suffering from acute worker shortages.
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