Ratification is currently underway, and when ratified, this agreement stands to set a liberating precedent for nurses across the country (except CA where staffing limits are law) who are eager for safer working conditions for themselves and patients.
The labor movement once built 40,000 units of low-cost co-op apartments for working class New Yorkers. Those units are embers of a vision that once fired the labor movement: Build for human need, not for profit. Labor can build it again.
In terms of planning, the anarchy of the present is hard to dispute. In NYC, about 200,000 businesses contract directly with... roughly 260 trash-hauling companies, without regard for the geographic distribution of the company’s pickup points.