Teamsters Local 237

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Clash Over Schedules For HA Maintenance Workers Intensifies

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Local 237 Objects To HA Work-Hour Stretch

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Walker Regains Stride, Gutting Civil Service

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Local 237 Head, Key Legislator Call For State Takeover of Blighted HA

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Stringer Cites Substandard Conditions In Numerous City Homeless Shelters

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Mayor Looks to Outrun ‘Bill, Do Something’ Cry

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Unions Protest Security For Religious Schools

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DOI Finds NYPD Kept HA in Dark on Felons

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Battery Park City Is Privatizing Jobs Held By 45 Parks Officers

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Local 237 Wary of City School-Discipline Shifts

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City, Labor Leaders Point to Battles They’re Fighting and Those to Come

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After Pension-Return Lag, Stringer Prods Investors Over Fees

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Health-Care Buyout Program Deadline Closing in Quickly

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BCB Grants CSBA’s Bid to Represent P.D. Assistant Advocates

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Local 237: Will Create Safety Problems, Questions New School-Discipline Rules

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Greater Say Pleases HA Supervisor

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HA Transparency Pledge Doesn’t Convince Critics

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School Safety Agent Among Post-9/11 Casualties Being Forced to Leave Jobs

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Barrios-Paoli Departure A Key Loss for Mayor

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Oral History Project

Hercules Cornish: Caretaker J Stores Man

Herclules CornishHercules 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.

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