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Lawmakers pass bill providing unlimited sick leave for city workers with 9/11 illnesses in spite of de Blasio pushback

By DENIS SLATTERY  and ANNA SANDERS | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | JUN 21, 2019 | 5:39 PM   (Monaster, Tom)   ALBANY — City workers with illnesses linked to Sept.11 could soon see their right to unlimited sick leave enshrined into law. State legislators gave final approval early Friday to a bill that would grant all city employees suffering from 9/11-related […]

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Cuomo signs bill creating civil service tests for top positions in FDNY Emergency Medical Service

By DENIS SLATTERY | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS   Civil service tests will now be administered for EMS positions from lieutenant to division chief. (Rose Abuin / New York Daily News)   The unions representing the FDNY’s Emergency Medical Service workers scored a major victory as Gov. Cuomo signed legislation leveling the playing field for those hoping […]

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FDNY: Nine Injured in Harlem Subway Blaze

VINCENT BARONE AND NICOLE BROWN ON JUL 18, 2017 SOURCE: MCCLATCHY New York City commuters faced heavy delays Monday morning after a subway track fire suspended service for hours and left nine people with minor injuries. July 18–A track fire near Harlem’s 145th Street station hit Monday’s morning rush hour with delays, overcrowded stations and left […]

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FDNY hits record number of black, Asian, Latino and women recruits for entrance exam

  FDNY applicants attend a test prep session at FDNY’s Brooklyn headquarters on Thursday. Here, firefighters Damien Byfield, Wesley Moore, Aaron Gardner and Daniel Sterling GINGER ADAMS OTIS NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, June 23, 2017, 2:00 AM After several delays to try and attract more FDNY candidates, the filing for the city’s upcoming firefighter […]

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Roof Of Building Collapses On Workers At Queens Construction Site, FDNY Says

The men are in critical condition, according to the FDNY. ShareTweetGoogle PlusRedditEmailComments QUEENS, NY — Three construction workers were critically injured after the roof of an Astoria building undergoing construction collapsed, according to Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro. Two of the men had to be taken out of the basement of the construction site, located at […]

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