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Keeping 210 Subway Station Agents Would Cost $40K a Day, MTA Says

The MTA will hold public hearings over proposed station agent cuts but makes no promises about holding onto jobs.

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Wall St. Earnings Fall More Than 20 Percent in 2009, Study Says

A 21.5 percent drop in Wall Street wages could have a devastating affect on the local economy, according to a new report.

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Michael Bloomberg Announces Teacher Salary Freeze to Avoid Layoffs

The mayor said that he will not provide the 2 percent raise, which had been promised to city teachers and principals.

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Judge Blocks Gov. David Paterson's Furlough of 100,000 State Workers

The judge ruled that the furloughs would cause “irreparable” harm and issued a temporary restraining order against them.

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Albany Approves Plan to Furlough State Workers One Day a Week Without Pay

The furlough will affect about half the state's workforce and save the state government about $30 million a week.

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11,000 Jobs Lost in Mayor Michael Bloomberg's 2011 Budget

Bloomberg’s grim $63 billion 2011 budget was especially brutal for the education department, which will lose 6,400 teachers, and the FDNY, which will lose 400 firefighters and need to eliminate staffing at 20 engines.

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