New York City

Deal Reached That Averts a Walkout by Doormen

April 21, 2010 New York Times By PATRICK McGEEHAN The owners of more than 3,200 apartment buildings in New York City reached an agreement on a new labor contract with the union that represents about 30,000 doormen, porters, janitors and building superintendents, averting a strike that was due to begin at 7 a.m. Wednesday. The […]


MTA Enhances E-mail Alert System for NYC Commuters

Associated Press – January 26, 2010 5:35 PM ET NEW YORK (AP) – The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has announced improvements to its e-mail and text message system that alerts New York City commuters to subway, bus or commuter rail service disruptions. The MTA on Tuesday says commuters can now update their accounts to receive only […]