New York judge reinstates prevailing wage contracts for City workers
- 07/06/2012 by Rebecca Myles (WBAI)
A New York State Supreme Court rules that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg exceeded his authority when he overturned long-standing prevailing wages for 10,000 city municipal workers set by the City Comptroller's office. The ruling affects 3% of city employees most them skilled tradesman such as carpenters, blacksmiths and plumbers.
WBAI's Evening News spoke to New York City Comptroller, John C. Liu