The effective date of the contract is 1/5/12
Wage increases - 10.41% compounded
Welfare Funds – Additional $280 employer contribution for active and retired members
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Hercules Cornish went to work for the Housing Authority as a caretaker J in 1952 and retired 24 years later as a stores worker. He died the year following this interview, which was conducted in June 1999.
Originally I was from Harlem, but when I came out of the service in 1945 my wife had moved to the Bronx, so I moved there, too. I went to work for the New York City Housing Authority in 1952.