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32BJ endorses Bill de Blasio for re-election

Pundits on both sides of the aisle may have criticized his approach to governing the city, but a few unions are still backing Bill de Blasio for re-election.

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New Yorkers celebrate blessings and contemplate post-election reality

Flint’s still in the middle of a water crisis. Indigenous (Native) Americans and activists are still protesting the Dakota Pipeline. White nationalists believe they’ve found an ally with the president-elect. For some citizens, Thanksgiving dinner is the least of their worries.

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Columbia teaching/research assistants will vote to join union

Next month, research and teaching assistants at Columbia and Harvard universities will vote for their right to unionize.

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Unions and activists react to Trump victory

What some people considered unthinkable happened. Donald Trump’s the new president-elect.

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Dakota pipeline fight continues amid changing political landscape

Armored military vehicles, tear gas, pepper spray and police battling protesters. These images are etched into the minds of anyone who witnessed Black Lives Matter protests. But those images can also be found in North Dakota.

32BJ endorses Zephyr Teachout and others for Congress

A New York City union announced endorsements for Congress leading up to Election Day.

McDonalds reaches settlement in labor lawsuit

Workers in California achieved a victory late last month when a fast-food giant agreed to pay out a lawsuit settlement.

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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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