When it comes to reckoning with labor, Cuomo and Bloomberg like each other just fine

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Apparently, Andrew Cuomo and Michael Bloomberg have bonded over their mutual opposition to unions over pensions.

After two unions withdrew their financial support for an upcoming legislative conference, Cuomo and Bloomberg released a joint statement saying they'd provide more than enough money to make sure the event continues.

The unions were unhappy with the passage of a new, less generous pension plan for future public employees.

That spirit of cooperation was notably lacking between Cuomo and Bloomberg when it came to passing legislation related to livery cab and teacher evaluations. All they needed, apparently, was a common enemy.

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