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by Press and Media | on Jun 17, 2019

Deal Reached for NY Farmworkers to Join a Union

After decades of organizing, farmworkers in New York appear to have won the right to join a union. This comes after a 12 hour deal between New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers just days...

by Brian Young | on Jun 05, 2019

Housing Protestors Arrested in Albany

With days left until New York’s rent control laws expire, dozens of protestors were arrested in a planned civil disobedience outside of the State Senate and Assembly chambers as well as outside...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 05, 2018

Spectrum Strike Gets a Big Boost

The ranks of labor along with elected officials from across New York descended on East 23rd Street in the Big Apple this afternoon to join in the protest and recommit to the boycott of NY 1...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 17, 2018

Governor Cuomo Calls for a Total Boycott of NY1

If you live in the Empire State and you even loosely follow politics, you know that Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio don't get along. The union workforce at...

by Guest Post | on Aug 08, 2018

NY Guv Candidate: Let Public Unions Strike

With just a few weeks left before the NY gubernatorial primary, challenger Cynthia Nixon has released her platform for creating a fairer economy. We have decided to highlight one section in...

by AFL-CIO | on Jul 18, 2018

NY Guv On Janus: We Will Deduct Union Dues

Today Governor Cuomo announced the state Department of Labor has issued guidelines for public employers in the wake of the recent Janus decision issued by the U.S. Supreme Court.

by Press and Media | on Jun 06, 2018

Gun Control: A Step in the Right Direction

As gun violence in schools continues to kill dozens of students and teachers, New York is taking action. Find out more from Newsday.

by Brian Young | on Apr 19, 2018

Eight Ways New York is Strengthening Unions Before Janus

Thanks to the efforts of public sector unions in New York, like the Suffolk County Association of Municipal Employees, NYSUT, and the NYS AFL-CIO, the New York State Assembly and Senate passed and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 04, 2018

Alacantra Bill trumps Trump's Janus

While New York may not be able to stop the Janus case, they are taking steps to lessen the impact on local unions. As part of the recent New York State budget, the state passed a number of reforms...

by Brian Young | on Apr 02, 2018

Cynthia Nixon Starts Campaign For Governor by Attacking Unions

On March 19th actress Cynthia Nixon announced that she would be running for Governor in the Democratic Primary against Andrew Cuomo. Being a celebrity, she garnered a lot of attention. While she is...