The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Laborers, Local Union #731, will conduct a recruitment from May 9, 2017, through May 22, 2017, for 30 skilled construction craft laborer apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.
Last week City Council Member Laurie Cumbo stood with colleagues and activists from across the city to rally for economic justice on Equal Pay Day.
Among the Washington administration’s latest attempts to turn back the clock is its senseless assault on environmental regulations.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio celebrated the third anniversary of New York’s Paid Sick Leave Law with Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Lorelei Salas, elected officials and union leaders.
On the anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., social justice and labor advocates gathered in dozens of cities around the country Tuesday to show a united front. Both groups vowed to fight racism and ...
Lawyers representing KIPP Academy Charter School filed a lawsuit this month asking the courts to block the United Federation of Teachers from enforcing its contract at a school in the South Bronx.
Last Saturday, labor leaders and community members gathered to honor the 106th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire.
“The boss claims that we make more tips than what we actually do. He has threatened to fire us if we don’t sign papers misstating what we earn. We need to stop all of the abuse and exploitation.”
President Donald Trump’s proposed budget has sent shockwaves through the labor and environmentalist communities.
The union representing uniformed EMS officers continued to mourn the death of one of their own: Yadira Arroyo.
While much of New York State stayed at home bracing for the storm, Senate Democrats released their priorities for the 2016-17 State Budget. According to elected officials, the letter outlines policies and positions that would have passed if the Democrats ...
Activists, clergymen, elected officials and labors leaders have continued vocal opposition to President Donald Trump. Most recently, these groups gathered outside of 26 Federal Plaza to show solidarity with immigrants who’ve been adversely affected by the current deportation system.
Workers from around New York City rallied in favor of legislation to improve their lives.
Columbia University’s administration challenged the legitimacy of a union election.
A local Fight for $15 organization in Memphis fielded a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city Wednesday.