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Bogalusa’s call workers issue a complaint through NLRB

This week, NLRB Region 15 issued a complaint against Maximus Federal Services, Inc. for violating federal labor law at its call center earlier this year.

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Blake attempts to refute Crain’s story, says opponents are running scared

Blake said that this story is a clear indication that he’s winning the race to replace retiring Bronx Rep. Jose Serrano in 2021.

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National Grid lifts moratorium, but can they be trusted?

The nightmare is over for Long Island, Queens and BrooklynThe nightmare is over for Long Island, Queens and Brooklyn.

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Teamsters praise mayor for private carting legislation

Last week, the New York City Council passed Intro 1574 to reform the city’s private carting industry.

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A play displaying the beauty of Black barbershops premiers at BAM

The “Barber Shop Chronicles” makes its New York debut at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on Dec. 3 after earning critical acclaim in the United Kingdom.

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Mayor, labor celebrate Fair WorkWeek anniversary

Last week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, labor activists and other elected officials celebrated two years of a law designed to curtail wage theft.

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The ‘chronicles’ of a Black barbershop come to Brooklyn

The culture and legacy of the Black barber shop isn’t just an American thing. At the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), one playwright wants to show the world how global that culture is.

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City Council approves of prevailing wage for building service workers

Building service workers at affordable housing developments are now ensured jobs with a prevailing wage and benefits.

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Advocates want city to enhance enforcement of Local Law 1

Environmental justice advocates and tenant advocates want the city to enforce Local Law 1 better.

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PSC and CUNY agree to five-year contract

It took long enough, but the Professional Staff Congress finally has a new contract.

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