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LIU-Brooklyn faculty senate calls for president’s resignation

The lockout is over, but LIU-Brooklyn’s faculty senate isn’t done with LIU President Kimberly Cline.

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UFT praises NAACP call for moratorium on charter school expansion

The NAACP wants to slow the expansion of charter schools until they can figure out what’s going on.

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Tragedy, discussion and change with Rikers Island

New York City’s notorious correctional facility has been in the news a lot recently.

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McDonald’s workers file EEOC complaints alleging sexual harassment

Women cooks and cashiers at McDonald’s around the country have had enough.

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New report: One in four health care workers live in poverty

A new report released by the Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute states that a quarter of all health care workers live in poverty because of a lack of living wages and basic benefits.

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Protestors refuse to gloss over Bratton’s legacy

“Working together in partnership in our neighborhood-based policing initiatives, they are forging the way forward in crime fighting and collaboration,” wrote former New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton in his resignation letter addressed to Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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AFSCME names new chief of staff and general counsel

Earlier this month, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees welcomed both a new chief of staff and a new general counsel to the fold.

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Danny Glover and labor leaders highlight labor breakfast

The New York Amsterdam News and Bill Lynch Associated Networks are holding their sixth annual Labor Awards Breakfast Sept. 29 at Harlem’s Alhambra Ballroom.

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Former NYCHA worker accuses the City Council speaker of wanting a ‘Spanish manager’

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito allegedly wanted a “Spanish manager” at Mill Brook Houses in the Mott Haven section of The Bronx, according to a lawsuit.

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Nurses in PA vote to unionize

Registered nurses at the Pottstown Memorial Medical Center in Pottstown, Pa., continued their organizing ways last week when they voted to join a union.

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