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East New Yorkers fear new Denny’s will discriminate

A new Denny’s restaurant moving in to East New York is stirring up more than pancake batter. Although the...

From left: Workers on Hudson Yards' first building and Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg goes to state court to undo living wage law

Outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking one more swipe at the City Council’s Living Wage Law before his January...

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Related exec acts as bundler for Quinn campaign

Jay Kriegel, a senior advisor at the Related Companies, has raised $50,000 in donations for City Council Speaker Christine...

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Council defies Bloomberg, passes living wage bill

City Council overrode Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto and passed the “living wage” bill yesterday, the New York Post reported....

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Mayor vetoes maintenance workers wage bill, plans to reject another

Mayor Michael Bloomberg vetoed a bill yesterday that aimed to increase the wages of maintenance workers in privately owned...

From left: City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Steven Spinola

REBNY head says final living wage bill will have minimal effect

The contentious living wage bill, which the Hudson Yards is exempt from, will likely not affect more than 500 workers...

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Quinn axes loophole from living wage bill

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn removed a previously undisclosed loophole from the “living wage” bill that would allow the mayor’s office to waive the compensation requirements for workers whose companies receive subsidies from New...

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Quinn exempts Hudson Yards from living wage bill

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is cutting the Related Companies a break from the living wage legislation. The New...

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While Bronx retail proliferates, “living wage” requests still hold back Kingsbridge Armory

From left: The Kingsbridge Armory, a rendering of the mall at Bay Plaza and the Stella D’Oro factory While three massive retail projects are...

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