Stephon Johnson has been a staff writer for the Amsterdam News since 2009 where he covers news, politics, union issues, art & entertainment and sports. Beginning as a stringer in 2007, he's covered events as diverse as the MLB All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium and Occupy Wall Street rallies in lower Manhattan's Financial District. Johnson was born and raised in The Bronx and currently calls Queens home.
This week, a federal court judge for the Eastern District of New York ruled against efforts by President Donald Trump’s administration to stop a union protest.
Last year, the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to the labor movement in the Janus vs. AFSCME case.
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked the citizenship question inclusion in the 2020 census.
Farah Louis was referred to as an “active” New York City Council member more than a month ago.
1199SEIU President George Gresham will oversee the union for another three years.
Last month, the Day Care Council of New York launched a campaign to raise awareness about community-based early childhood centers.
The New York Taxi Workers Alliance has called for its constituents to be exempt from congestion pricing.
A New York State Supreme Court Appellate decision left farmworkers ready to work.
Educators at a bilingual charter in the nation’s capital voted to unionize.
The administrative trial of NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo continued on Tuesday, May 21. It took three hours. It was the first day of proceedings after a four-day break.