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Dan Cantor

Dan Cantor appears in the following:

Paid Sick Leave: We Have a Deal

Friday, March 29, 2013

The City Council has struck a deal on controversial paid sick leave legislation. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who had long blocked the deal, reached a compromise Thursday night with supporters of a bill. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and business coalitions are opposed paid sick leave, but the plan is expected to pass with a veto-proof majority. Linda Baran, president and CEO of the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce talks about why she's opposed to the deal and Dan Cantor, executive director of the Working Families Party on why he is praising the deal.

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Paid Sick Leave Pressure

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Progressives are mounting a campaign to force the City Council to pass paid sick leave legislation. Dan Cantor, executive director of the Working Families Party, discusses the bill and the issue.

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New York's Third Parties

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Dan Cantor, executive director of the Working Families Party, Michael Long, Conservative Party of New York State chairman, and Frank MacKay, chairman of the Independence Party of New York State , talk about New York's "third" parties.

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Law of the Land

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

President Obama is expected to sign historic Healthcare legislation into law later today. While some of the provisions in the bill won’t take effect for years, others will start almost immediately. How will those changes affect young Americans and women? Plus: Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy is running for Governor; ...

Labor's Role

Friday, October 30, 2009

With his new film Labor Day opening in theaters today, filmmaker Glenn Silber explains how labor unions can change elections. Dan Cantor, executive director of the Working Families Party, and Mike Fishman, president of 32BJ – SEIU, a union of building service workers, talk about unions' roles in ...

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Laboring for the Vote

Friday, October 30, 2009

Labor unions play a major role in electoral politics. Dan Cantor, executive director of the Working Families Party and Mike Fishman, president of 32BJ, discuss the complex role of labor in next week’s election. Plus, Brooklyn district attorney Charles Hynes on the spike in allegations of sexual abuse in the ...

Taking on the Budget

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Governor Paterson laid out his state budget proposal yesterday. Kathryn Wylde, president and CEO of the Partnership for New York City, Robert Gangi, executive director of the Correctional Association of New York, Randi Weingarten, president of the United Federation of Teachers, Dan Cantor, executive director of the Working ...

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A Closer Look at the Bailout Plan

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Dan Cantor, executive director of the Working Families Party, says the bailout must include help for ordinary working Americans.

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State Budget Woes

Monday, August 04, 2008

Dan Cantor, Executive Director of the Working Families Party, and Carol Kellermann, President of the Citizens Budget Commission, talk about New York State's fiscal crisis. Plus, Nicole Gelinas, Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and contributing editor to its City Journal, says that both the ...

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A Viable New York City for Working Families

Monday, September 03, 2007

Panelists Nicole Gelinas, contributing editor to the Manhattan Institute's City Journal; Dan Cantor, executive director of the Working Families Party; Dennis Walcott, New York City deputy mayor for education and community development; and Andrea Batista Schlesinger, executive director of the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy; ...

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A Viable New York City for Working Families

Friday, June 01, 2007

Panelists Nicole Gelinas, contributing editor to the Manhattan Institute's City Journal; Dan Cantor, executive director of the Working Families Party; Dennis Walcott, New York City deputy mayor for education and community development; and Andrea Batista Schlesinger, executive director of the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy; ...

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