At a rally in Washington Heights this past Saturday, LIUNA Local 78 endorsed New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat for a seat in the 13th Congressional District.
The City University of New York’s faculty and staff have worked without a contract for five years and without a raise for six years.
A contractor who constructed affordable housing units, caught underpaying labor, has agreed to back payments and penalties.
According to an analysis by District Council 37, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan for affordable housing in East New York means new apartments will be less expensive than apartments currently for rent in the neighborhood.
Last week, the New York State Legislature reached a historic budget agreement that puts the state on a path to a $15 minimum wage. The legislation ensures that millions of low-paid, hard-working New Yorkers will receive much-needed wage increases.
It has been nothing but victories for the Fight for $15 movement, recently.
For all of the criticism of the negotiating process, for all of the back and forth of the so-called dog and pony show, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the legislators in Albany agreed to and signed off on ...
To show solidarity with Chicago teachers, fast-food workers in that city will go on strike April 1.
The New American Chamber of Commerce held its annual Diversity Procurement Conference last week.
Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Labor issued a final ruling that would force employers to disclose the outside consultants they hire to try and bust unions and stop workers from organizing.
A group composed of elected officials, PrimeFlight Newark airport workers and other supporters took to PrimeFlight’s offices to call for better working conditions for its employees.
There is dignity in all honest work and all workers deserve to be treated with respect.
This Tuesday, thousands of low-wage workers, advocates, union leaders and elected officials took to the state capital to rally for a $15 minimum wage for all employees.
Last week, almost two dozen organizations (from unions to activists to advocates) gathered outside of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s midtown office to call for more public investment in the City University of New York.
Chicago teachers claim a small victory as public school officials backed off a proposal that might have led to a strike.