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Condo workers go on strike

Building workers at a luxury apartment building in Manhattan’s West Village have decided to go on strike.

UFT comes out in favor of ‘fairer’ admissions process for specialized schools

Add the United Federation of Teachers to the list of advocates for a different admissions process for New York City’s specialized high schools.

32BJ SEIU Rally in the West Village

The local chapter of SEIU, 32BJ, is demanding fair compensation for their labor. Workers of the West Village’s 421 Hudson St. building Printing House are rallying around one another in coordination with 32BJ SEIU after building management threatened to fire ...

CWA endorses Espaillat

Another day, another union endorsement for New York state Sen. Adriano Espaillat.

Several unions endorse Leroy Comrie for state Senate

Leroy Comrie’s campaign for the New York’s 14th senatorial district is off to a decent start after several endorsements.

McDonald’s workers protests for better conditions

McDonald’s employees from nearly three dozen cities marched to the company’s annual shareholder’s meeting last Thursday morning in Oak Brook, Ill. Calling for better wages, employees of the fast food giant responded to claims by officials that McDonald’s jobs are ...

TWU Local 100 ratifies new contract

It took almost a month, but Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 100 members officially ratified a new contract after a two-year fight.

BHP fighting for right to bid on LICH

All hope seems lost for Brooklyn Health Partners (BHP), but they refuse to let SUNY move on to the next bidder for the Long Island College Hospital (LICH) site.

Fast food workers relentless in push for better conditions

Fast food workers will not let you forget about their plight.

Minimum wage rallies continue in the Big Apple

The energy in the fight for a higher minimum wage in New York hasn’t died down yet.

Rangel , Espaillat divvy up union support

ndorsements are coming in quickly as the 13th Congressional District race heats up.

Unions, activists, and immigrants rally on May Day

Last Thursday thousands of labor unions, community organizations, immigrant groups and elected officials rallied at City Hall Park in favor of better jobs, better conditions and the overall improvement of the working class.

Brooklyn Health Partners jilted by LICH

Just when you thought the Long Island College Hospital (LICH) was nearing its conclusion, the winning bidder has met a road block.

Finally: UFT, de Blasio agree on new deal

For New York City’s public school teachers, happy days are here again.

DC 37, Bill Clinton endorse Rangel for Congress

DC 37, Bill Clinton endorse Rangel for Congress By STEPHON JOHNSON Amsterdam News Staff To some, the tide of support for Rep. Charlie Rangel in his latest congressional run seemed to be turning away from him. Enter District Council 37 ...