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New York Airports Adopt $19 Minimum Wage

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is absolutely beaming this afternoon because the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced a plan to raise wages for “baggage handlers, security officers, wheelchair agents, terminal and airplane cleaners and other airport workers” at the area’s 3 major airports under its control. Show More Summary

New York, New Jersey airport workers to see wage hike to $19

Workers at New York area airports will see their wages nearly double over the next five years. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Thursday approved a phased-in raise in the minimum... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York-Area Airport Workers on Way to $19 Per Hour

12 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

The Port Authority, which oversees Kennedy, La Guardia and Newark Airports, is expected to recommend that the agency raise the minimum wage by the fall of 2023.

Giant New Ship-to-Shore Crane Begins Work at Port of Savannah

The first of Georgia Ports Authority’s four new Neo-Panamax cranes came online this week at the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal. The addition of the cranes brings GPA’s operating fleet to 27, more than any other single terminal in the nation. Show More Summary

Cathay Pacific Didn’t Launch a Low Cost Airline Because of Disgraced United CEO Jeff Smisek

United CEO Jeff Smisek was ousted in September 2015 with a $37 million golden parachute after he reportedly agreed to pay off a politician in exchange for favorable action from the Port Authority of New York New Jersey which oversees...Show More Summary

Congressman's dream tunnel forges ahead

A U.S. representative’s dream of a freight tunnel linking Brooklyn and New Jersey took a step forward Friday. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced it inked a deal with two... To view the full story, click the title link.

Port of Houston Sets New Annual Tonnage Record in 2017

2 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

The Port of Houston set new records in 2017 in terms of overall tonnage and TEUs handled, the Port of Houston Authority revealed this week. Port Houston facilities reached the highest total tonnage in Port history of 38.3m tons, surpassing the previous record of 37.8m tons set in 2014. Show More Summary

12 IKEA Products Every Renter Should Know About

Two monumental things happened to me in June 2008: my son was born and an IKEA opened a mile from my apartment. Any New Yorker who's stood in line in the bowels of Port Authority to take the shuttle bus back and forth to the Elizabeth, NJ IKEA will understand that these events were nearly on par with each other. Show More Summary

JFK Airport Under Investigation by Former DOT Secretary

Let’s start with a joke, in the form of a press release from the Port Authority of New York, which controls New York City airports. The Port Authority is committed to providing the highest standard of service to all travelers, and the series of events following the winter storm this month were completely unacceptable. Show More Summary

Ex-DOT chief to lead probe of New York JFK flight fiasco

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey asked former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to investigate storm problems at JFK airport.        

New York City on track to end year with sharp drop in murder rate

3 months agoNews : The Lookout

The city recorded 278 homicides up to mid-December, compared with 325 last year, and police say there were the lowest number of index crimes since the 50s NYPD police stand guard inside the New York Port Authority Bus Terminal in the city after it reopened following an explosion on December 11, 2017 Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

CA: Regional Transit Agencies Heighten Security in Wake of New York City's Subway Attack

Regional transit agencies boosted patrols after Monday's pipe-bomb blast injured four people including the suspect in a subway at New York City's Port Authority.

New York City’s Late-Night Hosts Were Not Impressed by the Subway Bomber

On Monday, a 27-year-old man tried to blow up a pipe bomb at the Port Authority Bus Terminal, but really he only succeeded in inconveniencing a lot of people, since he was the only one to sustain serious injuries. Stephen Colbert and...Show More Summary

Port Authority Bombing Puts Spotlight on Chain Migration

(John Hinderaker) The New York Times reviews today’s Port Authority bombing by Bangladeshi immigrant Akayed Ullah and concludes: “Suspect in Times Square Bombing Leaves Trail of Mystery.” I’m not sure wherein the mystery lies. It seems...Show More Summary

Akayed Ullah: First photo released of New York bombing suspect

Authorities have released the first image of the suspect in the explosion at New York City's Port Authority terminal. Police named 27-year-old Akayed Ullah of Brooklyn, New York as the suspect. Mr Ullah sustained severe burns to his abdomen and hands.

Suspect Captured In 'Terror-Related' Explosion Near New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal

New York City police said they were investigating a possible explosion in New York City’s transit system near Eight Avenue and 42nd Street in the Times Square area of Manhattan on Monday.

Trump tweets insults at NYT in wake of Port Authority attack

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Shortly after being briefed on an attempted terror attack on his hometown, Trump took to Twitter to sound off — on a New York Times story.

New York suicide bomb suspect in custody after low-tech device fails to cause severe damage in Manhattan subway

3 months agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Suspected bomber named as Akayed Ullah, 27-year-old Bangladeshi national Device exploded on a subway platform at at the Port Authority Bus terminal near Times Square Four people, including the suspect, have been injured but none of the...Show More Summary

Breaking: Suspect In Custody After Explosive Detonates Below NYC’s Port Authority Bus Terminal

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Jesus take the wheel… Akayed Ullah Suspected Of NYC Terror Attempt At NYC Port Authority A man is in custody for an attempted terror attack today in New York City. Police report that the 27-year-old suspect is Akayed Ullah who

A Suicide Bomber Attacks the New York City Subway... and Life Goes On

Let’s hear it for the quick work of the NYPD and the resiliency of New Yorkers. This morning, a would-be suicide bomber caused an explosion in an underground subway passage between Times Square and the Port Authority Bus Terminal, wounding four people. Show More Summary

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