Apartment building workers pound pavement

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Seven thousand disgruntled New York City doormen and apartment building workers hit the streets last night, as the threat of a full-fledged strike loomed large, according to NY1. The workers’ union has given the Realty Advisory Board less than a week to agree to its terms (see an embedded audio story from WNYC above). The kerfuffle erupted between the two groups after the Realty Advisory Board made proposed contract changes including reduced vacation days and a mandate requiring them to pay for part of their insurance premiums. Yesterday’s march hit the Upper East Side, with workers striding down Park Avenue. [NY1] and

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