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Workers protest racial discrimination at Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless workers and elected officials want the telecommunications giant to quash racial discrimination in their midst.

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Cory Booker meets with Eulen America employees, supports effort to unionize

Subcontracted American Airlines workers found an ally in U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker.

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Federal judge to Harvard: race-aware admissions process can stay

Harvard managed to defeat a conservative challenge on its admissions process.

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Subcontracted Con Edison cleaners rally for better wages

Subcontracted workers took to the Con Edison building in Manhattan to protest for better jobs and better wages.

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Workers file EEOC complaint against Verizon, claim racial discrimination

Latasha French has worked at a Verizon’s corporate office in Irving, TX for 17 years. However, her status as one of the senior employees in the building didn’t shield her from racial discrimination, according to a complaint.

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America to de Blasio: Goodbye, nice to know you

When Bill de Blasio didn’t poll well enough to qualify for the September debates, it was only a matter of time.

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Suicide and cops: Are there police with mental health issues on the patrol?

On Labor Day a 48-year-old retired NYPD officer was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in a transit parking lot on Arthur Kill Road on Staten Island.

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Unions reflect on Labor Day, continue to mobilize

Labor unions celebrated Labor Day this week, but kept one eye toward the future of worker solidarity during conservative rollbacks of their gains.

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NYSUT, others say ‘pump the brakes’ on state test bragging

New York City’s mayor and the schools chancellor touted the latest gains on the state English and math exams, but the state teachers’ union wants them to slow down.

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New polling sparks debate on consolidating Dem candidate pool

Democratic candidates on the polling bubble are fighting to join the third and fourth debates.

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