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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 ...

Port Authority passes resolution to improve airport worker wages

Port Authority board members voted unanimously to raise the wages of all contract employees at Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark airports

Workers United SEIU affiliate endorses Espaillat for Congress

An affiliate of Workers United SEIU has endorsed Adriano Espaillat for Congress.

TWU Local 100, MTA agree on tentative deal

A two-year contract dispute between TWU Local 100 and the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has ended, thanks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Ghanaian textiles demand end to chines knock-offs

Plagiarism by foreign manufacturers threatens to end Ghana’s standing as the maker of world-renowned textile patterns while country becomes an importer of its own imitated products, say local retailers.

Building workers, allies march on High Line for better conditions

Demands for affordable housing and better wages have become a rallying cry for many Americans, and last Thursday was no different. Hundreds of union apartment building workers and nonunion building employees joined with elected officials, affordable housing advocates and local ...

Coalition launched to protect construction workers and defend scaffold law

A diverse collection of workers, organizations and advocates have formed a new coalition designed to defend New York’s Scaffold Safety Law and push for increased enforcement of New York’s construction safety standards.