The state of New York has lost thousands of public sector workers over the past decade. Recruiting and retaining public employees is reaching a crisis level.
In addition, dedicated public sector workers who risked their lives during the pandemic could be inadvertently penalized for the overtime they worked throughout the crisis.
On the latest Union Strong podcast, we talk about reforming the state’s pension system, to address these issues.
New York State AFL-CIO Legislative Director Mike Neidl is our guest.