Union officials at a national bargaining conference in Pretoria had troubling news for workers hoping to get better pay and working conditions in the coming year.
While education is getting all of the coverage, the unions and the new city budget look to be the central story of not only this year, but the current administration’s legacy.
In honor of International Women’s Day, hundreds of nurses, caregivers, community activists, union members and elected officials held a march and rally on the Upper East Side to tell the Koch brothers that all New Yorkers need quality health care.
Last week, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report saying that the proposal to increase the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour in 2016 would cost the creation of 500,000 jobs in 2016.
Officials and activists fighting over the fate of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) have tentatively agreed to a deal
New York City taxi drivers are not happy with recent traffic safety regulations that may stifle their ability to make money.
Grand Central Partnership business improvement district workers have scored a victory with assistance from the biggest public employee union in New York City.
According to a recent report by an independent, nonpartisan think tank, union jobs help African-Americans move up the economic ladder, boost pay and benefits and bring families out of poverty.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this week that more than 6,700 wage theft cases were resolved in New York in 2013
The implementation of Common Core Learning Standards in New York schools has brought about a plethora of dialogue and debate among parents, teachers, school administrators and local community leaders alike.
On Monday, airport workers, activists, clergymen and elected officials protested at United Airlines’ offices at Newark Liberty International Airport in support of higher wages. With workers at John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia airports recently celebrating a wage increase, Newark Airport’s ...
The chorus of those in favor of universal pre-K for all of New York City’s children has grown significantly.
A couple of immunization clinics in the five boroughs—lifelines for underserved New Yorkers who need vaccinations for their children—are slated to close at the end of the month.
Following President Obama's announcement of his Executive Order to raise the minimum wage for federal workers to $10.10, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey ordered airlines to give their minimum wage employees an immediate raise.
They gave you fair warning in December. Beware.