Former President Barack Obama said: “When times are tough, we don’t give up. We get up.” That’s precisely what public employees did.
District Council 37, which represents 80,000 workers, filed an Improper Practice Petition to stop New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio from making all city employees ‘return to work.”
Before being elected president of the American Federation of Teachers in 2008, Weingarten spent 11 years as the president of the United Federation of Teachers, AFT Local 2, representing close to 200,000 educators in the New York City public school ...
The sudden, and unfortunate, death of Hector Figueroa in 2019 left the president of 32BJ position early. Kyle Bragg filled that seat that July and was re-elected this month.
Education’s been in Mark Cannizzaro’s heart for most of his adult life. He’s been one in New York for more than 35 years and is, himself, the product of the city’s public school system.
No story about the Amsterdam News labor dispute and the organization of the first Newspaper Guild unit at a Black-owned newspaper is complete without noting the significant role played by Marvel Cooke.
Labor unions have showered praise on U.S. President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 action plan.
There has been a lot of talk over the last few months about vaccination. The pros and alleged cons of taking the vaccine are all over social media and news broadcasts.
New York State Gov. Kathy Hochul gave labor unions a present this week.
The Bronx and Brooklyn Defender Services achieved a major victory in their desire to unionize.
A new bill signed into law by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio looks to speed up the collective bargaining process with city service contractors.
In the untimely death of its long-time leader, the AFL-CIO went right to work in picking a new union president and made history in the progress.
There’s no doubt that, in years to come, so much will be written on the effect of the pandemic in all aspects of our lives, that entire libraries will be filled with books on the subject containing countless facts, findings ...
The world lost a tireless fighter for working people on Aug. 5, when AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka passed away.
Last week the National Labor Relations Board settled a complaint against a federal contractor’s alleged attempts to stop workers from organizing with the Communications Workers of America (CWA).