Monthly Archives: May 2010

Bloomberg Will Cut 6,700 Teachers

He says he will get tougher on unions, giving lower wage increases and asking for changes in health benefits and pensions.

June 3, 2010 UPDATE: Bloomberg says he will freeze raises to save 4,400 jobs, but unions say he does not have the right to make this move unilaterally; Bloomberg says he does because both teachers’ and principals’ unions are working under expired contracts.  Here is the NY Times article.