Archive for January, 2014

Herbert L. Haber, 89, Dies; Negotiated in Era of Strikes

January 28, 2014 | Students

Herbert L. Haber, the chief labor negotiator for the City of New York from 1966 to 1973, when strikes by transit workers, firefighters, the police, teachers and garbage collectors tested the balance of power between the city and its municipal unions, died on Jan. 20 in Auburndale, Mass. He was 89.