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Unions, activists demand Trump end immigration policies

A letter sent to President Donald Trump, signed by 113 unions and activist groups, called on him to end his current immigration practices that separate families at the border.

AFSCME president touts importance of Medicare and Social Security

The first projections after President Donald Trump signed the GOP-sponsored $1.5 trillion tax cut spell doom for Social Security and Medicare, according to the Treasury Department.

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Letter urges NEW not to honor Local 28’s Kevin Connors

A letter written by Martin Allen of People for Political and Economic Empowerment urged the Nontraditional Employment for Women not to honor Sheet Metal Workers Local 28 President Kevin Connors.

DC37 endorses James for state AG; DiNapoli for state comptroller

District Council 37 officials announced endorsements this month for the New York State attorney general race and the New York State comptroller race.

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Akira Armstrong’s life story is Pretty Big

“Dance has always been my thing,” said Akira Armstrong. Although dance has definitely always been her thing, the road to her success was paved with a lot of hustle.

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AFT prez: ‘E4E survey validates our concerns’

A new survey from Educators for Excellence left American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten feeling vindicated.

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Drivers call on Diaz to revise bill; fear it could cost jobs

In the ongoing battle of the so-called “war against professional drivers,” the Independent Drivers Guild is hitting City Hall hard with protests, rallies and ultimatums.

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DC37, library officials and advocates to the city: Invest more in libraries!

Last Friday, DC 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido, along with library advocates, workers and presidents, gathered at City Hall to urge the city to better fund libraries.

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EMS union files discrimination suit against city and FDNY

The New York City Fire Department is again in the discrimination hot seat.

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Federal Judge: $2.2 million verdict to family of Mohamed Bah stays

A federal judge rejected City Hall’s attempt to throw out a $2.2. million verdict to the family of the late Mohamed Bah. Manhattan Federal Judge Kevin Castel ruled against the city’s desire to have the ruling dismissed because Detective Edwin Mateo, who killed Bah, allegedly feared for his life.

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