Beth Fertig is WNYC’s Contributing Editor for Education. She previously covered politics, which included City Hall during the Giuliani administration, and the U.S. Senate campaigns of Charles Schumer and Hillary Clinton. She also covered transportation and infrastructure.
Snapshot | City Workers Rally Against Layoffs and Budget Cuts
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Thousands of city workers rallied outside City Hall on Tuesday, following a march across the Brooklyn Bridge to protest Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed budget cuts to teachers, childcare, parks and library workers.
Jane Jacobs, who works in the catalog division of the Queens library, in Jamaica, held a yellow sign to protest cuts that would eliminate some of her co-workers.