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Entries by John Petro from 05/2010

The Mayor's New Right Hand Man

| Posted 05.04.2010 | New York

Stephen Goldsmith's red state politics stand out in a city of true-blue Democrats, and his appointment is a clear indication that Bloomberg will make belt-tightening a key component of his third term.

Businesses Deny the Facts on Paid Sick Days

| Posted 05.13.2010 | New York

A bill guaranteeing every worker in New York City the right to earn paid sick leave is currently being held up because of opposition from the 5 Boro Chamber Alliance.

Growth of Low Wage Jobs Puts City Economy on Shaky Ground

| Posted 05.18.2010 | New York

Instead of relying on Wall Street bonuses to trickle down to small businesses, we should be talking about generating wealth from the bottom up.

Bloomberg Wrong on Living Wage

| Posted 05.25.2010 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg's comments on a new bill being considered by the City Council are not just disingenuous, they're also flat out wrong.