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H&M workers push for a new contract

H&M employees want a new contract and they want it now.

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Elected officials assist in fight against foreclosure crisis

A house is not a home if there’s no one there. New York’s homeowners want to make sure their home stays theirs.

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Beware of the ‘summer slide’

Summer brings the heat and the sun, but it can also affect student grades come the fall.

Labor leaders blast Supreme Court for ‘politically motivated’ decision

The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a major blow to public sector unions on Wednesday. In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court turned public sector employment into a “right to work” venture, ruling that non-public sector union members aren’t compelled to pay dues to the union that represents them at the bargaining table.

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Lacrosse program provides outlet for Harlem kids

Many youth sports programs purport to provide an academic foundation as well as an athletic one. An organization in Harlem outwardly practices what it preaches.

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Labor leaders and activists turn out for immigrants

Whether it was Lower Manhattan or in Los Angeles, labor leaders and activists took to the streets to protest the White House’s immigration policies.

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AFT President Weingarten blasts Trump and DeVos for labor/education merger proposal

Something the Republicans have wanted to do since the Clinton administration might come to fruition under Trump. It’s made American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten furious.

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32BJ members rip Rep. Dan Donovan over immigration

Members of 32BJ and immigration activists said Rep. Dan Donovan heard them but isn’t listening to them on immigration.

Unions, activists demand Trump end immigration policies

A letter sent to President Donald Trump, signed by 113 unions and activist groups, called on him to end his current immigration practices that separate families at the border.

AFSCME president touts importance of Medicare and Social Security

The first projections after President Donald Trump signed the GOP-sponsored $1.5 trillion tax cut spell doom for Social Security and Medicare, according to the Treasury Department.

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