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Los Angeles public school teachers go on strike

The union for the second largest school system in the United States went on strike Monday.

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Rent or food? Workers cope with month-long government shutdown

President Donald Trump said last month that he’d take credit for the government shutdown.

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UAW files lawsuit against General Motors for breach of contract

The union representing autoworkers wants to take General Motors to task.

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De Blasio and Teamsters Local 237 announce tentative contract agreement

The holidays came early for members of Teamsters Local 237.

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NYCHA’s future rests with Trump’s Ben Carson

The next four weeks can decide the fate of public housing in New York City.

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32BJ and elected officials decry ACA ruling in Texas

A ruling in Texas could threaten the lifeline of the Affordable Care Act.

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Cuomo says the quiet parts out loud in agenda speech

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “First 100 Days” speech didn’t surprise many this week. But the governor stating things he previously said quietly or that were pure speculation by pundits did its job in putting Albany on notice.

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Gwen Carr wants police brutality to stop ‘today’

“I believe in getting right up in their face,” Gwen Carr told the AmNews Tuesday. “I don’t believe in phone calls and letters because those go unanswered.”

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People versus polls: Does anti-Amazon sentiment reflect reality?

Critics of Amazon’s deal with New York City continue to be loud and forceful.

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Columbia grad assistants and postdocs approve recognition framework

Graduate Workers of Columbia-UAW and Columbia Postdoctoral Workers-UAW approved a framework agreement with Columbia University that includes union recognition for all 5,000 workers and will begin contract negotiations in February 2019.

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