When the U.S. Senate passed their tax bill in the dead of night, it didn’t surprise anyone that labor leaders weighed in.
Workers at an affordable housing development in the Bronx went on strike after management threatened them with retaliation for organizing.
Early Dec. 2, under the cover of darkness, the Republican-led Senate passed—strictly along party lines—a tax overhaul bill that could represent the greatest transfer of wealth in our history from working people and the poor to the nation’s biggest corporations ...
Employees at an independently owned, Manhattan-based publisher have filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board to request an election to vote for unionization.
In a letter to the City University of New York’s Board of Trustees, the head of CUNY’s faculty union said if they want the best education for its students they need to offer competitive wages to faculty.
New Jersey airport workers’ ongoing battle for increased wages continued at a recent meeting.
“Ever since the EMS became part of the fire department in 1996, the bureau hasn’t been recognized as the uniform service it is,” said Yetta Kurland of The Kurland Group and attorney for Locals 2507 and 3621 to the AmNews.
New Jersey will move toward a $15 minimum wage next year, Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy pledged on Monday alongside fellow Democrats who control the Legislature.
William Hargraves III’s been an electrician for 37 years. As a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 3, he’s seen it all on the job. But one thing has remained consistent: “The racist conditions that persist within our ...
Last week, New York State voters roundly rejected a constitutional convention, fearing the deep pockets of big business influencing Albany more than ever.
In September, Amazon announced it was looking for a city in North America to build its new headquarters in North America, and announced it was soliciting proposals from cities and regions throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Among Amazon’s announced ...
Dreamers looking for help from President Donald Trump’s administration have to keep waiting.
Local journalism was dealt another blow last week when DNAInfo and Gothamist were shut down by their billionaire owner.
According to a recent report, the University of California has failed to enforce a minimum wage policy that garnered much praise a few years ago.
Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, an organization that advocates for labor rights in the restaurant industry, keeps pushing for better wages for workers.