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City Hall: 'We want accountability from cops and de Blasio'

Activists urge Mayor de Blasio to stand up against wrongdoing, four years after NYPD officers shot and killed Ramarley Graham.

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David Bowie: The difference between being a musical chameleon and appropriating

If you were to put all of David Bowie’s albums into a bin and grab three of them blindly, you would get three different listening experiences.

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Report: Minimum wage increases haven’t hurt restaurant industry

A new report from Cornell University suggests that for the past 20 years, restaurants haven’t been affected by minimum wage increases at any level.

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Walmart workers’ fight against their employer continues

Walmart workers and their advocates smelled something fishy about their employer’s latest action.

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CTU responds to Illinois gov’s attempt to control Chicago Public Schools

Last week, while insinuating that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s actions didn’t work, Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner pushed for the state to take over the city’s public school system.

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UFT, educational activists respond to State of the State

Educational activists and the United Federation of Teachers had a few things to say about New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State speech. Most of it focused on his budget proposals and policy for education.

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Airport workers let their voices be heard

They had been planning this for a while, and the main event didn’t disappoint.

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Janitors in New Jersey ratify new contract; NYC cleaners reach tentative deal

Close to 7,000 32BJ SEIU-affiliated cleaners and school custodians in New Jersey now have a new contract.

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Firefighters ratify new deal

It was a long road for the Uniformed Firefighters Association, but they finally ratified a new deal.

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NLRB to review case involving research and teaching assistants at Columbia

A case to be reviewed by the National Labor Relations Board could decide a group’s right to collectively bargain.

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