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AFT’s Weingarten reacts to Fisher v. University of Texas decision

In a 4-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court said that race could still be a factor in college admissions.

Espaillat endorsed by CWA and Workers United

New York State Sen. Adriano Espaillat got some more good news this month after being endorsed by both the CWA Local 1101 and the SEIU affiliate Workers United for New York’s 13th Congressional District.

Wrong road to a cure

Last year, when Mayor de Blasio issued his proposal for the city’s budget, he expressed concern about a growing deficit that would adversely affect millions of New Yorkers and the city’s ability to provide essential services.

Alliance for Downtown NY employees to receive minimum wage increase

The Alliance for Downtown New York claims another victory as it announces an increase in wages for the organization's employees.

Coal for Christmas

The idea of getting coal for Christmas has come to symbolize a bad joke about not really receiving anything. Yet for NYCHA residents, the inability to receive basic heat is no joke.

Why take risks with the safety of our school children?

In 1992, two teenagers were shot to death in the hallway of a Brooklyn high school a little over an hour before Mayor David N. Dinkins was to visit the school to give an inspirational speech.

We need to protect and preserve public housing in New York City

May 19, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his 10-year plan to eliminate NYCHA’s operating deficit to prevent the downfall of a program that houses over 600,000 and employs over 11,000 New Yorkers.

Rent control: A lifeline for workers

One in 3 New Yorkers worry that they could become homeless.

Cooperation, not conflict, will help reduce crime

All New Yorkers must be concerned with fighting crime, but it is the city government’s mandate to focus on keeping all New Yorkers and visitors safe.

Horse Carriage workers rally against de Blasio legislation

This past month has seen horse carriage workers and their supporters go on the offensive after New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio introduced legislation to eliminate their profession.

Let’s take the longer view on NYCHA’s safety

With 8,000 New York City Housing Authority workers in our ranks—a third of whom are also NYCHA residents—we at Local 237 take the safety of this city’s public housing developments very seriously.

Good government is based on cooperation

Just hours after the recent midterm elections, talk of impeachment was already on the lips of pundits, and polarization....

School Safety Agents Agree to a Tentative Deal

Last week, Teamsters Local 237 and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a tentative contract agreement and a proposed settlement of a pay equity lawsuit that would distribute upwards of $38 million in back pay to current and ...

Get to know your loyal NYCHA workers

The safety of our public housing developments should be of critical concern to every New Yorker. We must use every tool available to reduce escalating crime in New York City Housing Authority developments.

Mayor de Blasio, keep your promise

School safety agent Kangela Moore, a hardworking mother of two, makes less than $40,000 a year after 22 years on the job, even though men who do similar work for the city earn about $7,000 more.

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