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A New York City Union Sues Mayor Eric Adams Over Budget Cuts

New York City Mayor Eric Adams has been hit with a lawsuit over proposed budget cuts from a labor union that’s been one of his staunchest political allies.

The lawsuit filed by District Council 37, the city’s largest municipal worker union, takes aim at Adams and several city agencies over the proposed elimination of a job training program that benefits about 2,500 sanitation workers and park employees. The union was among the first to back Adams’ 2021 run for City Hall.

In the 16-page complaint, the union’s lawyers argue that the Adams administration didn’t properly vet the proposal by conducting a cost-benefit analysis, as required by law.

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