Teamsters Local 237

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Greater Say Pleases HA Supervisor

In The Chief/ other news 1035 downloads

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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Ailing 9/11 Survivors Put Human Face On Importance of Extending ‘Zadroga’

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Local 237 President Razes the Roof While Demolishing HA Plan

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$11.5 Fee Cut to $1.9M For School Safety Lawyer

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Low Inflation Reduces Property -Tax Cap, Could Harm Services

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The Leak That Canceled Christmas And Other HA Horror Stories—Audit

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Central Labor Council Elects Alvarez, Hinds To New 4-Year Terms

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Stringer: HA Losing Millions in Rent Keeping Vacant Apartments Off Market

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Housing Authority, Union Cite Decline in Injuries

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BCB Finds ACS Can’t Impose 3-Year Rule For New Attorneys

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Honor 6 Civil Servants Who Make Government Responsive to Citizens

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Civil Service Bar’s President Re-Elected Without Opposition

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Mayor’s HA Revival Plan Will Move Out 1,000 Administrators

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Local 371’s HA Workers Angry Over Chance of Privatizing Service Centers

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After Long Wait, HA Workers Under ‘237’ To Vote on Contract

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DOI: Flaws in HA’s Hoist, But Not Sure Why Worker Died

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Wisconsin Governor’s N.Y. Fundraiser Gets Labor’s Bronx Cheer

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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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