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Andrew Parsons

Andrew Parsons appears in the following:

Tips for Unemployed Wall Street Bankers

Friday, January 13, 2012

Many Wall Street employees are expected to be handed pink slips in the New Year after banks announced plans to cut more than 60,000 in 2012.

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Strike Looms for Workers at Hunts Point Market

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Workers at the Hunts Point Produce Market could be on strike as early as next week after the union representing 1,200 employees at the Bronx wholesale market rejected a contract offered by the cooperative that runs it earlier this week.

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Q&A | Convention Center Expert Weighs in on Cuomo's Plan

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Governor Andrew Cuomo grabbed headlines during his State of the State address Wednesday when he proposed a massive convention center at the Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens. WNYC spoke with an expert on the economics of convention centers about the proposal.

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Q&A | 4 Questions about the CFPB and its New Director

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

President Barack Obama defied Republicans opposition on Wednesday and announced he would appoint Richard Cordray as the director of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau. WNYC spoke with New York Times op-ed columnist and WNYC contributor Joe Nocera about the placement, and Pamela Banks, senior policy counsel for Consumers Union, about what the CFPB does.

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What Teachers Want: Largest Ever Survey Finds Out

Thursday, March 04, 2010

The largest-ever survey of American teachers was released yesterday by the Gates Foundation and the Scholastic publishing company. Forty thousand teachers answered questions on how to fix schools and what they need to do a better job. We find out what the biggest needs of teachers are, according to the survey.

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