“The boss claims that we make more tips than what we actually do. He has threatened to fire us if we don’t sign papers misstating what we earn. We need to stop all of the abuse and exploitation.”
Workers at three Babeland stores in New York City—a mission-driven, queer-owned sex toy boutique—have made history by ratifying their first union contract after organizing with the RWDSU last year.
The president of the United States may have changed, but our values should not.
Working people in New York City face yet another MTA fare hike next year—and this time it could go up to $3 per ride.
We’ve just been through what has been the most divisive, exhausting and unsettling presidential election in our lifetime.
Black Lives Matter is one of the most important civil rights movements in recent years. And it is one we in organized labor must embrace, not only because it is morally right but also because fighting for justice is what ...
Unions participated in this year's Labor Day Parade on 5th Avenue in Manhatten.
There is dignity in all honest work and all workers deserve to be treated with respect.
Earlier this month, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the Grocery Worker Retention Act into law.
Nicole Brown, a 32-year-old single mother working in retail, shared her story at a press conference in Albany, N.Y., this month.
Working in the retail industry, any time of year can be a challenge.
New York’s low-wage workers are facing another difficult holiday season. They know it will be a struggle to just pay the bills and put food on the table, before even considering what it will take to buy gifts for their ...
New York City’s new Car Wash Accountability Act, designed to regulate an industry that has long operated without any oversight and which has a disgraceful history of worker exploitation, is under attack.
If $8.75 isn’t enough for fast-food workers, it isn’t enough for retail workers or any of the other hardworking New Yorkers who still find themselves in poverty.
We are pleased that a state wage board has been called by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to examine the impact of low pay in the fast-food industry.