SENATOR PERKINS HELPS PROTECT UNEMPLOYED NEW YORKERSSenate passes legislation to aid unemployed as tens of thousands face loss of benefits
Today, State Senator Bill Perkins announced that the New York State Senate passed critical legislation (S.4110-A) that will provide an additional 13 weeks of extended benefits to nearly 120,000 currently unemployed New Yorkers.
(New York, NY)-In a packed Higgins Hall at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, with a standing room only crowd, State Senator Bill Perkins, Chair of the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions held the first ever Senate hearing on the Atlantic Yards project.
Senate Standing Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions Chair: Senator Bill Perkins Public Hearing: Labor practices and customer service quality at the Staten Island E-Z Pass facility and related facilities Place: College of Staten Island (CSI) Performing Arts Center, Building 1P, 2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, New York Time: 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Contact: Tom Briggs (518) 455-2441 Media Contact: Cordell Cleare (212) 222-7315
College of Staten Island (CSI) Performing Arts Center,
NEW YORK—Republicans and Democrats across the nation are increasingly polarized on the issue of collective bargaining rights for unions. In New York, the Democratic majority tips the legislative scale in favor of unions. However, New York Democrats remain wary of the events in Wisconsin and have vowed not to become too complacent....