Michael Bloomberg was asked about a report saying Bill Thompson told DC 37 he was supportive of changing the state’s Taylor Law, which bars municipal workers from striking, and requires binding arbitration during contract disputes.
Thompson’s campaign said their candidate favors changing the part of the law about binding arbitration, not the prohibition Read More
Diane Savino, a Democratic state senator with close ties to labor unions, said she wants Michael Bloomberg and his campaign to take back what they said about DC 37, which endorsed Bill Thompson today.
“The mayor and his campaign should apologize for the comments that they made about dDC 37,” said Savino, who was a Read More
Here’s video of Bill Thompson at today’s event with the head of DC 37, the union that endorsed him, saying he won’t release his answers to their questionnaire.
Michael Bloomberg, whom the union endorsed in 2005, released his answers yesterday, and said today that he won’t make “irresponsible Read More
Here’s the questionnaire Michael Bloomberg filled out in the course seeking the endorsement of DC37, the city’s largest public employees union.
It asks about term limits, adding a Cost of Living Adjustment for some workers, creating a Tier 5 for new workers and hiring cheaper, non-union subcontractors for some work.
The union has Read More