The Alliance for Downtown New York claims another victory as it announces an increase in wages for the organization's employees.
Add Jersey City, N.J., to the list of American cities increasing the minimum wage.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s affordable housing plan has a friend in 32BJ SEIU.
Last week, members of 32BJ SEIU announced the endorsement of two candidates for the New York State Assembly and the New York City Council.
While Aviation Safeguard workers achieved a victory last week, the rest of New York’s local airport workers were left dealing with broken promises.
Sometime this month, the wage board empanelled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to make a recommendation that could have a dramatic effect on low-wage workers, especially in communities of color.
Earlier this month, Environmental Service Systems employees walked off the job, demanding that their employer respect their right to be represented by their union, Local 32BJ.
City announces contract agreement between school custodians and public school cleaners and handypersons
School custodians and public school cleaners and handypersons have a new agreement, according to the mayor’s office.
Airport workers in New York have been fighting for better benefits and a living wage for several years.
Local and national labor leaders and union advocates will be honored yet again at the New York Amsterdam News’ fourth annual labor breakfast.
The new seven-year, four-month wage pact provides a total of 10.41 percent in wage hikes, plus a $1,000 ratification bonus and back pay. The new agreement also includes access to additional resources to address union-specific issues. The deal covers March ...
The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) recently announced that it overestimated the proposed fare hikes for 2015 and 2017, and New Yorkers won’t feel the pinch as much as expected. “MTA cost-cutting measures have been more effective than anticipated,” read an ...
The importance of this year’s election cannot be overstated. In less than two weeks, we will go to the polls to begin the process of electing a new mayor.
Most New Yorkers are aware that our city will elect a new mayor this year....
Last month, we won a huge victory for working New Yorkers across the five boroughs...