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Fast-food workers speak on wage board ruling, others speak up

This week, New York’s wage board was expected to finalize a report recommending a $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers.

Fifteen dollars per hour sets precedent

If $8.75 isn’t enough for fast-food workers, it isn’t enough for retail workers or any of the other hardworking New Yorkers who still find themselves in poverty.

32BJ to Port Authority: ‘Hurry up!’

While Aviation Safeguard workers achieved a victory last week, the rest of New York’s local airport workers were left dealing with broken promises.

New Deal for Airport Workers

Local airport workers were close to the breaking point Wednesday, but pulled themselves back with a new deal.

Uber: 1, City Hall: 0

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has decided to end his crusade against Uber … for now.

State wage board votes in favor of increasing minimum wage for fast-food workers

More than 180,000 fast-food workers in the state are praising the the New York Wage Board after they unanimously vote to increase the minimum wage to $15.

Firefighters’ union announces lawsuit against Council speaker

New York City’s firefighters will have their voices heard one way or another.

Uber claims proposed legislation would destroy jobs

Officials from an oft-discussed car service say they want to stop city government from potentially killing jobs.

City to benefit from waste industry reforms

As the thermometer climbs this month, New Yorkers can expect a familiar and unwelcome odor: garbage.

Labor Department to change overtime rules

More people could be eligible for overtime pay if the White House has its way.

Supreme Court to revisit union fees fight

The U.S. Supreme Court said last week that they will revisit an issue many thought was no longer on the table.

Rent control: A lifeline for workers

One in 3 New Yorkers worry that they could become homeless.

Massachusetts home care workers reach new agreement for living wage

Home care workers in Massachusetts have reason to celebrate.

Airport workers, elected officials rally around ‘poverty wages’

A different kind of food fair happened in Queens last week.

Report: How ‘Unheard Third’ deals with poverty

A new report from the Community Service Society chronicles how a group of New Yorkers who are constantly discussed, but never heard from feel about their situation.

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