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32BJ speaks on JFK renovation

Before his State of the State address in Manhattan Monday, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo discussed his desire to make John F. Kennedy Airport “world-class.”

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Union leaders positive about Cuomo’s agenda on education and child care

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered the first of his many State of the State addresses in Manhattan this past Monday.

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NY/NJ airport workers win first union contracts

Four years of hard work has paid off for New York and New Jersey airport workers.

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Vancouver-based hospital service and maintenance workers join AFT

The American Federation of Teachers took their work over the border when workers at a hospital in Vancouver voted to join them.

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UFT opens new teacher center at Bronx school

A collaboration between the United Federation of Teachers, the New York State Education Department and the New York City Department of Education, bears fruit in the Bronx.

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Charter School Mess: Success Academy exposed again

Success Academy Charter Schools and its founder and CEO, Eva Moskowitz, find themselves in hot water after a recent audit by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer.

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Activists to Obama: Use Constitution to pardon undocumented with low-level drug offenses

A group of clergy and immigrant justice advocates have called for President Barack Obama to pardon undocumented immigrants with nonviolent, low-level offenses.

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Off-duty corrections officer shot and killed in Brooklyn

Corrections officers are mourning the death of one of their own after she was ambushed, shot and killed while sitting in her car in Brooklyn this Sunday.

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‘Fair Workweek’ legislation is introduced in City Council

Because of the politics of the current president-elect, states and cities would have to lead the charge on workers’ rights.

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No easement for Dakota Access Pipeline

Members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, environmentalists and allies achieved a major victory this week—for now.

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