Therefore, we, the staff of the United Nations serving in New York, hereby submit' a petition to you, .
a) to consider the hardships many of us would face should action be taken to pay staff . in the General Service and related categories their salaries only once a month;
b) to follow local standards and laws, in particular New York State Labor Law section 191, on frequency of payments of salaries to employees; and
c) to pay the salaries of all General Service and related categories of staff working for the United Nations in New York not less than semi-monthly. .
Please accept, Sir, the assurances of our highest regard for your leadership.