Members of the labor community and elected officials came out last week for the New York Amsterdam News and Bill Lynch and Associates’ “Tying Communities Together” Labor Awards Breakfast at the Alhambra Ballroom in Harlem.
Although they’re depicted as operating with different agendas in mind, the annual New York Amsterdam News Labor Breakfast shows what can be achieved when activists, workers and politicians are in sync with each other.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he’s ready to do right by workers.
An under-the-radar ruling has a big chance to shape the nature of certain education programs in America.
Political officials on the national, state and local levels talked about the state of workers on Labor Day.
A recent ruling by a federal appeals court reinstated a rule change that provides home care workers with minimum wage and overtime protection.
The employer-employee relationship may be forever changed by a recent National Labor Relations Board decision.
Saturday, Sept. 12, I will be marching shoulder to shoulder with union sisters and brothers in the New York City Labor Day Parade.
Walmart and discrimination have been in the spotlight often in the past few years, and last week was no exception.
When many people envision a banker, they usually think of the Hollywood image of the arrogant, Wall Street type.
After a lot of friction and back and forth, City Hall and the Uniformed Firefighters Association have finally reached a deal.
The JDS Development got a rude awakening courtesy of Building and Construction Trades members.
Ever since its inception, the “Black Lives Matter” movement has found itself intertwined with labor movements.
With more than 20 candidates running for the Republican and Democratic presidential nominations, we health care workers—the largest single sector of the American workforce—are asking ourselves, who will speak for working people?
This week, New York’s wage board was expected to finalize a report recommending a $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers.