Posts Tagged ‘John Liu’

Jun
2013
5

Framing “Fragmented” Union Endorsements in NYC Mayor’s Race As a Failure Is an Unfair Double Standard

Framing
  Articles are cropping up around New York which address the labor movement vis-a-vis the race to replace Michael Bloomberg as mayor. Many of these pieces seem to be reveling in the fact that the labor movement is not unified behind one candidate as if this somehow displays a weakness or poses a serious problem. [&hellip...
Apr
2012
23

NY State AFL-CIO Voices Opposition to Mayor Bloomberg’s Usurpation of the Prevailing Wage

NY State AFL-CIO Voices Opposition to Mayor Bloomberg’s Usurpation of the Prevailing Wage
With an executive order, New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, took the fate of construction workers’ wages out of the hands of the City Comptroller, John Liu, threatening the prevailing wage for nearly 10,000 workers. The move, which goes against 120 years of labor relations, was done without public comment or cooperation. A legal...
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