Stephon Johnson



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EMS & corrections officers implore Congress to ‘fund the front lines’

EMS workers and correction officers are calling on the federal government to aid them with funding public services at the state and local levels and to address the shortage of gloves, masks, hand sanitizers and other safety measures that would keep first responders safe.

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Chipotle employees walk out for the fourth time in two weeks

Chipotle employees have fought several battles with the fast-food company the past few years. They’re now engaged in another one.

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COVID-19 and the Census

The first-ever online Census couldn’t have come at a better time for many New Yorkers, but it may have been the worst time for some.

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Two injured in scaffolding collapse

Two injured during demolition effort.

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The fight against menthol

Elected officials, activists want to ban menthol cigarettes citing harm to the Black community

“It’s a big money maker for cigarette companies,” said Sully to the AmNews.

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City & State hope to make people safe

Authorities look to withstand the coronavirus panic

Whether it was Swine Flu, H1N1, SARS or Ebola, American panic over these diseases were overblown in retrospect.

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Chipotle settles with city in paid sick leave battle, war continues

City Hall went to bat for a Chipotle employee and won.

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With NLRB’s help, a new tech union emerges

Unions tend to be associated with blue-collar industries and work, but one group wants unions to be a part of white-collar culture too.

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Education unions blast Trump’s budget proposal

Judging by Trump’s proposed budget, one could assume the theme is “decimate and accumulate.”

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Stringer talks M/WBE success (or lack of) with Black stakeholders

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer brought dozens of Black stakeholders to his office, last Thursday, Feb. 13, to unveil his latest minority- and women-owned business enterprises (M/WBEs) report.

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