Anybody expecting radical change in the city's outlook toward municipal labor contracts may end up disappointed. Here are the bios of de Blasio's labor heads as printed in Newsday:
Bob Linn, 65
Post: Director of Labor Relations
Responsibilities: Negotiate and resolve the city's 152 expired municipal contracts.
Resume highlights: Former chief labor negotiator under Mayor Ed Koch; former New York City personnel director, overseeing civil service, recruitment and benefits; president of Linn & Logan Consulting firm, representing Chicago, Philadelphia and other major cities in labor negotiations and arbitrations; former Patrolmen's Benevolent Association's chief negotiator
Stanley Brezenoff, 76
Post: Special adviser to First Deputy Mayor Anthony Shorris
Responsibilities: Assist Shorris in an unpaid capacity with labor relations.
Resume highlights: Former first deputy mayor under Ed Koch; former deputy mayor for operations; former president of the New York City health and hospitals corporation; former executive director of the Port Authority