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.
New York state Sen. Adriano Espaillat is back on the campaign trail for re-election and has gathered significant endorsements along the way.
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.
New York State senatorial candidate Rubain Dorancy achieved a significant victory last week when he received endorsements from multiple unions and elected officials.
The largest public employee union in New York City voted “yes” to a new contract.
Several prominent unions have endorsed Rodneyse Bichotte for New York Assembly in the 42nd District.
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.
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.
Last month, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees voted to sever its ties with the United Negro College Fund over the UNCF’s decision to accept a $25 million grant and to participate in a summit with the ...
Last week, 1199SEIU announced the launch of a program that will coordinate care for close to 15,000 union members and their families, who already receive much of their care from Montefiore-affiliated programs.
Fast-food workers aren’t the only ones fighting for a fair wage. Last Thursday evening, hundreds of Met Opera workers and community members held a rally to protest a contract proposal they claim would set them on the path to poverty.
The president of New York City’s largest municipal employee union was honored via a tribute video in Chicago last week.
It’s all over. No need to form carpool plans. The Long Island Railroad will stay on the tracks. With the 12:01 a.m. July 21 deadline looming, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and representatives of LIRR workers agreed on a tentative deal ...
The executive council of the largest union in New York, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, officially made a series of endorsements in the September primaries and November general election for state legislators.
Last week, a new coalition of food delivery workers, low-wage tipped workers and women’s rights leaders across New York called for an end to subminimum wages for tipped workers.