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Schneiderman sues Papa John’s for underpaying workers

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is hoping to deliver the goods on behalf of local Papa John’s employees.

Lillian Roberts to step down from DC 37

After 60 years of service to the labor movement and having served as president of the largest public union in New York City, District Council 37 President Lillian Roberts has announced her resignation.

Airport workers to address Ebola concerns

Thursday, workers from local airports will attend an awareness training session that will cover guidelines for cleaning airplane cabins, lavatories and areas that have been exposed to the Ebola virus.

De Blasio’s executive order increases, expands living wage

Last week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order to increase and expand the living wage to benefit more New Yorkers.

Local officials and advocates take police union to task over stop-and-frisk case

Elected officials and advocates have a simple message for the police union: Stop with the nonsense.

Bronx unemployment rate dips to single digits

The only borough on the mainland has defended itself from criticism from Sen. Ted Cruz, and now the Bronx has some other good news to share.

Union leaders will be honored at fourth annual labor breakfast

Local and national labor leaders and union advocates will be honored yet again at the New York Amsterdam News’ fourth annual labor breakfast.

Bells Ring for School Safety Agents

It’s a new day for New York City’s 5,000 school safety agents. They will finally be receiving the wages we have fought for over the years and which they deserve.

DC 37 Commemorates 9/11

Last Thursday, DC 37 commemorated 9/11 and honored those whose lives were cut short by the horrific events

Met orchestra musicians announce new agreement

It took some time, but Met Orchestra musicians and the Metropolitan Opera have made sweet music together.

Fast-food workers rally in New York City and around the nation

Last Thursday, fast-food workers around New York City and the country staged rallies in favor of a $15 minimum wage and the right to form a union.

School Safety Agents Agree to a Tentative Deal

Last week, Teamsters Local 237 and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a tentative contract agreement and a proposed settlement of a pay equity lawsuit that would distribute upwards of $38 million in back pay to current and ...

SEIU endorses John Liu in New York Senate race

Former New York City Comptroller and mayoral candidate John Liu’s run at a state Senate seat might need a bandwagon.

Fast-food worker movement makes waves in California

With the fast-food worker labor movement in full force nationally, every victory for the organizers can be considered a major one. Last week was no different.

Espaillat receives endorsement of UFT and DiNapoli

New York state Sen. Adriano Espaillat is back on the campaign trail for re-election and has gathered significant endorsements along the way.