Plagiarism by foreign manufacturers threatens to end Ghana’s standing as the maker of world-renowned textile patterns while country becomes an importer of its own imitated products, say local retailers.
Demands for affordable housing and better wages have become a rallying cry for many Americans, and last Thursday was no different. Hundreds of union apartment building workers and nonunion building employees joined with elected officials, affordable housing advocates and local ...
A diverse collection of workers, organizations and advocates have formed a new coalition designed to defend New York’s Scaffold Safety Law and push for increased enforcement of New York’s construction safety standards.
Forty-six years ago, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn.
United Parcel Service workers are fighting back over the loss of their jobs.
New York City area airport workers continued their fight for better wages last Friday while honoring a civil rights legend.
Disabled city workers laid off by the Bloomberg administration are now able to return to work after a court decision.
Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1181 wants New York City’s school busing contracts to include employee protection provisions (EPPs).
SUNY Downstate revealed the nine requests for proposals that met the minimum requirements for bidding.
fast-food workers filled a class-action lawsuits against McDonald’s in several states and joined a 30-day protest against the company.
Looks like the spotlight on McDonald’s and its pay practices will be a little bit brighter in 2014.
While New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio remains in a dogfight with Albany over universal pre-K, he’s still gaining support for the venture in the process.
Newark mayoral candidate Shavar Jeffries received his first union endorsement last week from Local 97
Union officials at a national bargaining conference in Pretoria had troubling news for workers hoping to get better pay and working conditions in the coming year.
While education is getting all of the coverage, the unions and the new city budget look to be the central story of not only this year, but the current administration’s legacy.