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Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:42:00 EST
President Barack Obama's health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other...

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Health care workers' walkout averted
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:47:00 EST
A union representing 70,000 nurses and caregivers in New York City has reached a tentative agreement with management. The deal averts a one-day strike at more than 100 hospitals and nursing homes...

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Hospitals meet some demands, but union holds out
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:36:00 EST
The League of Voluntary Hospitals and Homes, a group that represents the majority of hospitals and nursing homes in the city, said that it presented a new proposal to the state's largest health care...

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State officials propose birth control bill
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:33:00 EST
New York's attorney general and a top state lawmaker are proposing a measure to help continue insurance coverage for contraceptives despite recent the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that businesses with...

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Blueprint Health adds 8 to summer session
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:02:00 EST
The SoHo-based health-tech accelerator Blueprint Health launched its summer program Thursday, with eight companies participating in the three-month session that aims to help fledgling companies...

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Talks to resume ahead of LIRR strike deadline
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:05:00 EST
Both parties embroiled in a bitter labor dispute at the nation's largest commuter railroad agreed Wednesday to resume negotiations aimed at averting a strike this weekend. Shortly after Gov. Andrew...

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Before contract, teachers gave to de Blasio charity
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:39:00 EST
Less than a month before Mayor Bill de Blasio struck a major contract agreement with the United Federation of Teachers, its parent union, the American Federation of Teachers, gave $350,000 to a...

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WeWork gives Columbia-bred startups a home
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:52:00 EST
WeWork, a Manhattan-based firm that helps companies get off the ground in its group office spaces, is partnering with Columbia University to host 71 of the school's entrepreneurial alumni at WeWork's...

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Cash disclosures bring state elections into focus
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:33:00 EST
Tuesday is campaign finance filing day for candidates running in New York’s 2014 elections for governor, state Senate, Assembly and other offices. The disclosures offer an indication of where...

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Hospital workers appear to support a walkout
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:32:00 EST
Long Island Rail Road workers aren't the only union members talking about a strike. Contract talks between the state's largest health care union and the majority of the city's hospitals ran into...

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