Last week, the New York State Supreme Court called for all cases using the New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner’s in-house DNA software, Forensic Statistical Tool, to be reviewed citing unreliable results.
Chipotle workers claim that their employer continues to violate Fair Workweek laws even after the city announced it was seeking financial remedies for previous violations.
Three weeks into their strike General Motors workers are struggling to get by, suppliers are losing business and GM hasn’t budged.
Fatal attacks and possible shelter evictions—where else is there to go?
“What happened over the weekend shakes the conscience of who we are as New Yorkers,” stated New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
The latest American Community Survey report revealed that income inequality in America has increased and New York’s no different.
Amidst all of the Ukraine hoopla, labor secretary nominee Eugene Scalia’s nomination continues to make its way to confirmation.
“We want all of the asbestos removed from the property and removed from transit facilities,” said Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams during a Sept. 25 news conference in East New York. “It should be done in an expeditious fashion. We want to have air-quality tests around this depot."
New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza wants public school students to see themselves in the books they’re assigned to read.
The largest labor strike in over a decade began on Monday, Sept. 16. It involves America’s biggest carmaker.
A potential economic and employment boon for Black New Yorkers might be through casinos. However, the governor has told everyone to “pump the brakes.”
California’s state government’s slated to pass a bill that would make workers of app-based companies like Uber and Lyft full employees of said companies.
Candis Tolliver has spent the past two years with 32BJ SEIU as a senior political director. For her work, the union is promoting her.
President Donald Trump found another nominee for labor secretary that’s angered unions and labor activists.
Many New York residents breathed a sigh of relief at the end of August.
The 32BJ Health Fund launched a new program this month to help improve the quality and safety of maternity care for is union members.
A civil rights advocacy group is suing the New York Police Department for bodycam footage.
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.
John F. Kennedy International Airport workers have called out their employers for violating the law at their expense.
New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio won’t let angry parents get in the way of their desire to remake specialized high schools in their image.
On the eve of state math tests for grades 3 through 8, the state teachers’ union wishes the tests weren’t happening in the first place.
April 28 marked Workers Memorial Day. Unions honored their fallen and released reports on the numbers of workers who’ve recently perished.
This week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced New York City’s Green New Deal to attack global warming which includes $14 billion in new investments and legislation by the city.
Laborers Local 924 endorsed Xamayla Rose for the upcoming May 14 special election race for New York City Council District 45.
The MTA celebrated another resurrection on Sunday when fare hikes went into effect.
Transit workers union officials told their constituents of someone on the loose targeting their brethren.
Airport workers from LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy International Airports met with New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams to discuss paid time off legislation.
While Chicago celebrated the election of its first Black (and lesbian) mayor, the Chicago Teachers Union reminded the city of the mission at hand.
Cheers and applause filled the courtroom when verdict read that Chanel Lewis was the guilty of the murder of Karina Vetrano.
American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten called out Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, saying she lied about the teachers’ unions losing members in the wake of the Janus v. AFSCME decision.
New York State United Teachers wants Albany to tackle state exams that they feel do more harm than good.
The New York State Nurses Association has spent the past several months making noise on the negotiating front.
32BJ SEIU endorsed Queens Borough President Melinda Katz for Queens district attorney.
Chanel Lewis finds himself back in court being retried for the murder of Karina Vetrano.
With a possible strike on the horizon, Bronx building workers agreed to a tentative deal with the Bronx Realty Advisory board.
Last week, caregivers rallied at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital and Brookdale Hospital respectively to protest potential Medicaid cuts by Albany legislators.
Bronx apartment building workers rallied for a fair contract, but it wasn’t the only thing on their agenda.
A report by the Independent Budget Office suggests whatever money the city set aside to fix NYCHA won’t be enough.
Elected officials, labor leaders, allies and family members gathered this week to stop the deportation of a beloved community member.
Union leaders want Congress to make protections for TPS holders and Dreamers permanent and won’t stop lobbying on their behalf.
Bronx apartment building workers planned to rally Wednesday for a fair contract and to hold a vote to strike.
The deportation of a porter, and union member, is delayed for now. But that itself is a victory for 32BJ SEIU.