Columbia University’s graduate students won a major victory last week.
Last Tuesday, approximately 7,000 New York and New Jersey airport workers began negotiations for the first union contract for subcontracted airport workers in the region.
A new report by the Economic Policy Institute concludes that if phased in by 2020, Washington D.C.’s $15 minimum wage proposal would give 114,000 workers a pay raise.
It’s been going on for months, and now the U.S. Department of Labor wants Verizon’s labor issues to come to an end.
Walmart is in the news again regarding its labor practices.
The National Labor Relations Board upheld a previous decision requiring Eastern Essential Services to pay janitors for lost wages and benefits.
Not since the 1964 election, when Democrat Lyndon Johnson defeated conservative Republican Sen. Barry Goldwater, has the difference between the candidates at the top of the national tickets of the two major parties been so stark.
Uber announced Tuesday that it has recognized the newly formed Independent Drivers Guild, which will represent 35,000 drivers in New York City.
Almost three weeks ago, 37,000 Verizon technicians and customer service representatives walked off the job, pushing for a better contract with their employer.
Security officers affiliated with 32BJ have had enough.
Last year, when Mayor de Blasio issued his proposal for the city’s budget, he expressed concern about a growing deficit that would adversely affect millions of New Yorkers and the city’s ability to provide essential services.
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.