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De Blasio, Williams rally for ‘paid time off’ legislation

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams and activist Gloria Steinem rallied at City Hall in support of paid personal time legislation.

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Coalition celebrates city’s sports equity legislation

Black and Latino public school students celebrated a hard-won victory in May.

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Mina Malik is running for Queens DA whether you like it or not

Malik, in fact, did not stand down, but continued her quest to become Queens district attorney by championing her accolades.

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CUNY uses commencement to further message during contract negotiations

The union representing professors and academic staff at the City University of New York picked a new place to push for a new contract: student commencements.

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Report shows how poverty sends New Yorkers into criminal justice system

A new report by the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies outlines the steps New York City can take to address poverty and the criminalization of low-income New Yorkers.

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Queens DA candidates outline platform

Canddiates running for Queens District Attorney outline why they are the best candidate

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Report shows how poverty sends New Yorkers into criminal justice system

A new report by the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies outlines the steps New York City can take to address poverty and the criminalization of low-income New Yorkers.

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McD’s workers file sexual harassment suits against employer

McDonald’s workers have filed 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits against the company.

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Farah Louis wins City Council special election

Eight candidates wanted the 45th City Council District seat, but one emerged victorious Tuesday night.

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Pantaleo Has To Go: Officer stands trial for death of Eric Garner

“God knows I need the support,” said Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner, while addressing the media at One Police Plaza in lower Manhattan on Monday, May 13.

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