A month-and-a-half long strike by workers at the historic Boathouse restaurant in Central Park is now over, according to Mayor Bloomberg’s office.
The 4-year contract agreement , which formally recognizes the union at the Boathouse, includes a wage increase for employees, as well as health benefits for staff and their families.
Add Public Advocate Bill de Blasio to the list of 2013 contenders slamming Mayor Michael Bloomberg over the news that Deputy Mayor Robert Steel actually resides in posh Greenwich, CT.
“Top officials living outside the five boroughs are a recipe for an out of touch Administration,” Mr. de Blasio said in a statement. Read More
Manhattan Media publisher and 2013 mayoral contender Tom Allon released a statement this morning slamming the Bloomberg administration for allowing two top aides to live outside city limits.
Mr. Allon also makes the (tongue in cheek?) suggestion that by repatriating those jobs it could help bring down the city’s jobless rate.
“Either require these two officials to permanently reside in five boroughs or bring those jobs back to New York and help bring down New York’s still unacceptable jobless rate,” he said.