The treasured New York literary retailer has long been considered a great place to work, but many employees say that’s changing. And with the help of the Occupy Wall Street movement, they’re mobilizing.
It was a political holiday this week, but for some reason there were still plenty of winners and losers to consider. Redistricting seemed to be nearing some sort of end game, while Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Michael Bloomberg raised the stakes on pension reform. Albany and Washington were on vacation, as were public school teachers, who stared down a P.R. nightmare. Here’s how the rest of the week shook out for New York politics.