As the New Year approaches, we look to a fresh start and a new beginning.
Even though Ralph Chaplin wrote the song “Solidarity Forever” in 1915 for the Industrial Workers of World War I, its refrain is as relevant and important today as it was more than 100 years ago.
Faced with student protests at Wellesley College—Hillary Clinton’s alma mater—the keynote speaker at the 1990 commencement ceremony nonetheless eagerly strode to the mic and told the graduating class, “At the end of your life, you will never regret having passed ...
Workers’ rights and civil rights are one. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. knew that and ultimately died in the fight for equality and dignity in the workplace.
Three students, three families ripped apart. One student is dead, one critically wounded and the other awaits trial.
For many, Labor Day is just a sad reminder of the end of summer and the beginning of school. It’s usually the time to get in that last trip to the beach, the last barbecue and the last chance to ...
Unions participated in this year's Labor Day Parade on 5th Avenue in Manhatten.
In a 4-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court said that race could still be a factor in college admissions.
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.
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.
The Alliance for Downtown New York claims another victory as it announces an increase in wages for the organization's employees.
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.
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.
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.
One in 3 New Yorkers worry that they could become homeless.