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Officials stand up for fired UPS workers

United Parcel Service workers are fighting back over the loss of their jobs.

Airport workers march in honor of MLK’s ‘dream’

New York City area airport workers continued their fight for better wages last Friday while honoring a civil rights legend.

Court victory reinstates disabled city employees

Disabled city workers laid off by the Bloomberg administration are now able to return to work after a court decision.

School bus drivers want protection

Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1181 wants New York City’s school busing contracts to include employee protection provisions (EPPs).

Potential buys of LICH campus unveiled

SUNY Downstate revealed the nine requests for proposals that met the minimum requirements for bidding.

Fast-food workers get louder with protests

fast-food workers filled a class-action lawsuits against McDonald’s in several states and joined a 30-day protest against the company.

Wage theft accusations dominate suit against McDonald’s

Looks like the spotlight on McDonald’s and its pay practices will be a little bit brighter in 2014.

CUNY professors announce support for ‘universal pre-K’

While New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio remains in a dogfight with Albany over universal pre-K, he’s still gaining support for the venture in the process.

Shavar Jeffries gets first union endorsement

Newark mayoral candidate Shavar Jeffries received his first union endorsement last week from Local 97

South African Blacks Need 500 Years to Close Wage Gap With Whites - Report

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.

City workers hold Fair Pay Forum

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.

Workers honor International Women’s Day, call out Koch brothers

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.

What will happen if the minimum wage increases?

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.

LICH’s fate still unknown, but activists praise new deal

Officials and activists fighting over the fate of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) have tentatively agreed to a deal

Taxi drivers say no to De Blasio's new traffic safety regulations

New York City taxi drivers are not happy with recent traffic safety regulations that may stifle their ability to make money.