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Union leaders will be honored at fourth annual labor breakfast

Local and national labor leaders and union advocates will be honored yet again at the New York Amsterdam News’ fourth annual labor breakfast.

Bells Ring for School Safety Agents

It’s a new day for New York City’s 5,000 school safety agents. They will finally be receiving the wages we have fought for over the years and which they deserve.

DC 37 Commemorates 9/11

Last Thursday, DC 37 commemorated 9/11 and honored those whose lives were cut short by the horrific events

Met orchestra musicians announce new agreement

It took some time, but Met Orchestra musicians and the Metropolitan Opera have made sweet music together.

Fast-food workers rally in New York City and around the nation

Last Thursday, fast-food workers around New York City and the country staged rallies in favor of a $15 minimum wage and the right to form a union.

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 ...

SEIU endorses John Liu in New York Senate race

Former New York City Comptroller and mayoral candidate John Liu’s run at a state Senate seat might need a bandwagon.

Fast-food worker movement makes waves in California

With the fast-food worker labor movement in full force nationally, every victory for the organizers can be considered a major one. Last week was no different.

Espaillat receives endorsement of UFT and DiNapoli

New York state Sen. Adriano Espaillat is back on the campaign trail for re-election and has gathered significant endorsements along the way.

UFT, de Blasio & Fariña talk test results

The results are in for both the New York statewide and New York citywide exams in math and English, and despite some uptick, there’s still much improvement to be made.

Multiple unions and officials endorse Rubain Dorancy for state Senate

New York State senatorial candidate Rubain Dorancy achieved a significant victory last week when he received endorsements from multiple unions and elected officials.

DC 37 officially ratifies new agreement

The largest public employee union in New York City voted “yes” to a new contract.

Multiple unions endorse Bichotte for Assembly

Several prominent unions have endorsed Rodneyse Bichotte for New York Assembly in the 42nd District.

NLRB to McDonald’s: You are responsible for your franchisees

A recent ruling by the National Labor Relations Board claims that McDonald’s had the ability to control employment decisions at franchised restaurants. For fast-food workers fighting for better wages, this is positive news.

Report: Nearly one half of entire low-wage workforce women of color

A new report released last week by the National Women’s Law Center concludes that almost half of America’s low-wage workforce consists of women of color.

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