NY Daily News: Bloomberg Budget cuts would wound low-paid child care employees, working families and kids
Bloomberg budget cuts would wound low-paid childcare employees, working families and kids
Slashes spell disaster for city subsidized after-school programs
Wednesday, May 30, 2012, 4:00 AM
By Albor Ruiz
Community groups gather with elected officials on the steps of City Hall to protest Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed budget cuts that they say spell disaster for city childcare programs.
Surviving in New York City on $28,000 a year — I’m sure you would agree — is not easy. Yet, difficult as it is, it sure beats being unemployed hands down.
That, in a few words, is the story of what more than 2,000 unionized childcare and Head Start workers, in imminent danger of losing their jobs, are currently facing.