The Empire Center for Public Policy is seeking to intervene in a lawsuit initiated by New York City firefighter unions in an attempt to block the release of pension recipients’ names alongside individual pension benefit amounts. Read More
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Payroll data released Thursday by the Empire Center think tank show public school custodians were the highest-paid municipal employees for fiscal year 2014, earning an average of $109,467 a year. That's well above police officers, who got an average of $78,220. Read More
New York City’s public school custodians were paid an average of $109,467 in fiscal 2014, making them the city’s highest-paid group of municipal employees last year, according to newly released payroll data posted today at SeeThroughNY.net, the Empire Center’s government transparency website. Read More
Mayor Bill de Blasio's 9-year contract agreement with the United Federation of Teachers, including a pair of 4 percent base-salary increases retroactive to the fall of 2008, will cost so much that he wants to defer some of the expense all the way out to the end of the decade. Read More
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