Unions

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U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, and U.S. Representative Peter King, R-NY2, want to restore the pensions of thousands of Long Islanders.

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Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano has moved more than 40 politically appointed employees into union positions, protecting them from being fired in January if a new county executive takes office.

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A fiscal watchdog group is questioning New York’s century-old prevailing wage law for construction workers, saying it unnecessarily costs taxpayers billions of dollars a year in added expenses for big road, bridge, and other projects.

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Some Republican state lawmakers in Connecticut are pushing a package of bills that would cut back state employee health and pension benefits. They say the benefits are too generous.

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Yale Law School hosted a conference on Tuesday about problems with the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP. Both presidential candidates say it would hurt workers and the U.S. economy. 

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