The state established Covid leave to compensate employees who fell ill during the pandemic. One group of essential workers has been unable to claim it.
“There’s no safety net for me.”
“I’m hoping that at this point I am entitled to sick pay, as I cannot afford to take time off.”
“I don’t have anything to do with the money you’re missing.”
“Generally speaking substitutes would not be paid for any time not worked.”
Migrants from Mauritania and Senegal were the most likely to receive eviction notices, but not the most populous groups in shelters, a New York Focus analysis found.
Long-term subs stay with the same classes and can serve like full-time teachers. New York City schools misclassify them — so their pay doesn’t reflect that.
A laundry company wants to turn its factory into 13-story apartment buildings, sparking the latest in a series of fierce zoning fights.
A new bill to municipalize Long Island’s utility includes key worker protections that the union had sought.
When local authorities hand out subsidies, school budgets lose revenue. The state teachers union is now pushing back.
The clock is ticking for the governor to sign or veto a bill to expand child care assistance. Her administration might decide it costs too much — but supporters say their numbers are off.
In 2020, New York became the first state to ban biometric technology from schools. But administrators are still seeking “face analytics” tools and other gray-area tech — with scant guidance from the state.
As ASA College prepares to shut its doors after years of controversy, New York continues to shell out tuition subsidies to for-profit colleges — at rates higher than any other state.
Child care used to be Hochul’s marquee issue. Now, she’s proposing a modest expansion—but only if Congress doesn’t act.