labor http://wrvo.org en Novelis workers decide whether or not to unionize http://wrvo.org/post/novelis-workers-decide-whether-or-not-unionize <p><strong><em>Update</em>:&nbsp;</strong>According to published reports, the vote to unionize failed by a total of 14 votes.&nbsp;</p><p><strong><em>Earlier coverage:</em></strong></p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 19:53:00 +0000 Gino Geruntino 51710 at http://wrvo.org Novelis workers decide whether or not to unionize Critics of Cuomo's tax-free initiative speak out http://wrvo.org/post/critics-cuomos-tax-free-initiative-speak-out <p>At a rally Tuesday in Albany, labor advocates protested Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s latest economic development program. The program, Tax-Free NY, is a new spin on an old economic tool.<br><br>“I think tax-free zones are a horrible idea right now. I think that these programs have been tried in the past. We’ve called them empire zones, job incentive programs, we know through history that these simply do not work,” said Ron Deutsch from the left-leaning New Yorkers for Fiscal Fairness.<br> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 20:04:30 +0000 Matt Richmond 39430 at http://wrvo.org Attendance at New York State Fair hits 20-year low http://wrvo.org/post/attendance-new-york-state-fair-hits-20-year-low <p>The 2012 New York State Fair is over and in the books. The final day was a chance for some to hit the midway for the first time, and for others to squeeze in one last visit. Tue, 04 Sep 2012 14:18:04 +0000 Ryan Delaney 25427 at http://wrvo.org Attendance at New York State Fair hits 20-year low