Andrew Puzder won’t be a member of President Donald Trump’s cabinet.
A local union is making its collective voice heard on the immigration front.
New York City Councilman Danny Dromm of Queens wants to close Rikers Island. The Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association has something to say about that this election season.
Didn’t matter if you had a green card, a work visa or were escaping conflict.
The president of the United States may have changed, but our values should not.
United Federation of Teachers officials called out KIPP Academy Charter School leaders recently for allegedly violating federal labor laws.
Another group of Americans that are worried about Donald Trump’s presidency? Fast-food workers.
Millions of people around the world participated in the Women’s March, with large crowds converging in places such as New York, Washington, D.C., Seattle, Cleveland, Los Angeles, London and even Antarctica.
Leading up to the Senate confirmation hearings for potential Labor Secretary Andy Puzder, fast-food workers, New York City Council members and allies denounced his position and history of anti-labor behavior.
Lost amid the commemoration of a civil rights icon was his advocacy for labor rights. Some airport workers reminded the world of that this week.
Three well-known retailers are closing stores around the country—and eliminating jobs.
Before his State of the State address in Manhattan Monday, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo discussed his desire to make John F. Kennedy Airport “world-class.”
Earlier this month, Walmart received a perfect 100 score on the Human Right Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. At the same time, the retail giant was settling an LGBT-discrimination lawsuit.
Many New Yorkers were celebrating the increase in state minimum wage beginning Dec. 31, 2016, this week, but incoming President-elect Donald Trump might make their hard-fought victory moot.
We in 1199SEIU refer to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as our North Star. We constantly ask ourselves, what would Dr. King do?