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Eric Adams Voices Support for EMT Workers Who Boycotted Ticker-Tape Parade

Brooklyn Borough President and projected winner of the Democratic primary for mayor, Eric Adams, attended the ticker-tape parade celebrating front-line workers and voiced his support for EMT workers who boycotted the parade calling for pay equity. NBC New York's Marc Santia reports.

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 A man who chased and beat two paramedics giving him medical treatment was back on the street the next day, outraging an Emergency Medical Service union leader who says more needs to be done to protect his members. Paramedics Robert Hart and Hector Soto were called to a Lexington Ave. home in Bedford-Stuyvesant about 11 a.m. on Oct. 2 whe...

​Struggling with low pay and high stress, New York paramedics and emergency medical technicians are reaching a breaking point. ​In his 17 years as an emergency medical provider, Anthony Almojera thought he had seen it all. "Shootings, stabbings, people on fire, you name it," he said. Then came Covid-19. Before the pandemic, Almojera said it wa...

​NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — FDNY employees are among the first groups that will be offered the coronavirus vaccine after hospital workers, and nursing home patients and staff. But will they actually take it? One union survey says the majority of firefighters may not, CBS2's Lisa Rozner reported Sunday. About a quarter of firefighters took the survey a...

​Marking National First Responders Day, TODAY spotlights the manager of a firehouse that became an epicenter of the New York City pandemic; a veteran paramedic who contracted COVID back in December, and an officer who went right back to work after the virus put her out of work for a month. Sheinelle Jones reports as our special series Heroes Among ...

​By: Betty Nguyen , Veronica Rosario Posted at 8:45 AM, Aug 21, 2020and last updated 2:13 PM, Aug 21, 2020 NEW YORK — As New York City continues to recover from the full impact COVID-19 had on the city, Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration is considering laying off "hundreds" of FDNY Emergency Medical Services workers. Lt. Anthony Almoje...

​By THOMAS TRACY and JOHN ANNESE    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS |AUG 19, 2020 AT 10:08 PM The president of the city's EMS union is bracing for hundreds of possible layoffs — and City Hall officials are warning firefighter jobs could be on the chopping block too. Mayor de Blasio is planning to send pink slips to 400 EMS personnel as part...

By Virginia Bree on July 28, 2020 7:31 pm                 THE CITYhttps://www.thecity.nyc/platform/amp/2020/7/28/21345899/paramedics-and-emts-under-staggering-stress Paramedic Steve Kleinberg plans to retire next month after 15 years on the job, even though he hasn't accrued enough time to reach ful...