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Jemele Hill suspended by ESPN, activists cry foul

ESPN’s co-host of SportsCenter and commentator Jemele Hill finds herself in yet another controversy. The network suspended Hill for two weeks Monday after violating their social media policy a second time.

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32BJ announce endorsements, DC37 champions primary victory for candidates

Late last week, 32BJ SEIU announced its endorsement of candidates in Long Island elections.

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Comptroller Stringer’s report: Sex education in NYC public schools ‘inadequate’

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer said that the children need to learn more about the birds and the bees.

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Former NY Gov. candidate Paladino removed from Buffalo school board

Former New York State gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino’s out as a member of the Buffalo Board of Education.

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UFT follows AQE’s lead, sends letter opposing SUNY charter regulations

The United Federations of Teachers took the State University of New York’s board of trustees to task for its proposal to lower teacher qualifications for SUNY-authorized charter schools.

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RWDSU praises Sheila Oliver as candidate for NJ lieutenant governor

Two presidents of locals RWDSU chapters in New Jersey heaped praised on gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy’s new running mate.

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NYSNA, 1199, advocates and politicians denounce Senate health care vote

Tuesday, the U.S. Senate voted in favor of the motion to proceed with debate on the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

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Ruben Wills guilty of corruption

A jury found New York City Council Member Ruben Wills guilty on five counts in a corruption trial.

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AFL-CIO verbally attacks Trump’s NLRB nominees

President Donald Trump’s nominees for the National Labor Relations Board have met the ire of the AFL-CIO.

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Graduate workers continue to organize on NY campuses

Summer classes dominating college campuses across New York City and fewer students around than normal haven’t stopped graduate workers from organizing.

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