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Immigrant car workers file lawsuit against New Jersey car wash

Eight immigrant car wash workers in New Jersey are taking their boss to court.

32BJ condemns government for ICE raid in Mississippi

U.S. Immigration and Custom’s Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations raided Koch Foods’ food processing plants in Mississippi arresting 680 people, the majority of them Hispanic.

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East NY activists and leaders want mayor, city to keep NYCHA promises

While New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s fruitless campaign for presidency moves along, public housing residents just want him to keep his promises.

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Charge ’em out: Trump administration looks to make immigrant life harder

This week, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli reworded Emma Lazarus’ famous poem to CNN’s Erin Burnett.

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Report finds lead in NYC public elementary schools

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed to eliminate lead exposure by 2029.

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NYSUT praises bill authorizing stop-arm cameras on school buses

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a key component of his “Justice Agenda” this week.

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CWA President Emeritus Morton Bahr dead at 93

The second day of the biannual Communication Workers of America’s convention in Las Vegas last week brought some sad news.

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Republican legislator introduces bill making dousing NYPD with liquid a felony

In response to a series of incidents, one Republican elected official wants to make spraying cops with liquids a crime.

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Friends, colleagues and elected officials mourn Héctor Figueroa

Colleagues celebrated former 32BJ SEIU President Héctor Figueroa’s legacy at Riverside Church last week.

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Kyle Bragg elected president of 32BJ SEIU

In the aftermath of Héctor Figueroa’s untimely death, 32BJ SEIU’s executive board had to elect a new president. They’ve found their man.

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