In this brief, IBO estimates the total cost of the city’s labor contracts under two scenarios that explore differences in contract terms and the timing of their ratification, as well as the impact of changes in the size of the city’s labor force.
Covid-19 has had a substantial effect on the municipal workforce. We look at the effect during the peak months of the pandemic by examining the use of sick leave by uniformed staff members and civilian staff.
DOI Report detailing the findings of a year-long probe of the DOC hiring practices for Correction Officers, exposing persistent problems at the agency's Applicant Investigation Unit. Failures identified by DOI in a 2015 report remain, and recommended changes were never adopted by DOC.
While most New York City employees cannot receive pensions until they turn 62, police officers and firefighters can retire at any age after they have met their required number of years of service. Since 2010, how many of them began receiving pensions before turning 50?
This study provides a statistical snapshot of women’s employment and earnings in New York City government and identifies gender disparities that warrant further investigation. Women, who compose 56 percent of the New York City municipal workforce, still face challenges in achieving pay equity.
IBO has found the most recent budget initiative for government-funded nonprofits providing human service programs to New Yorkers will pay less than half of the cumulative raises provided to unionized City employees.
A key part of the Mayor Adam's Program to the Eliminate the Gap (PEG) is budgeted headcount reductions. IBO examines how other actions contained within the budget affect the number of headcount reductions the Mayor proposes to make.