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News From: NYC

by Brian Young | on May 13, 2020

Trump Withholding Pay for NYC's Frontline Workers

With over 187,000 cases and 20,000 dead from COVID-19 New York City has been the hardest hit area in the world. On the frontlines of the war have been nurses, transit workers, police, fire, EMS, and...

by Kate Hogan | on Oct 06, 2017

Stardust Diner Reaches Settlement with Union

The singing servers at one of New York City’s most popular tourist destinations, Ellen’s Stardust Diner, won a huge labor victory this week. A year after the wait staff unionized with the...

by Press and Media | on Mar 08, 2017

Ban on Wall Builders

New York City has always prided itself on being a city that is open to immigrants.  Historically it has had one of the highest immigrant populations and these immigrants have built New York into...

by Kate Hogan | on Jul 08, 2016

Union wins extended pool season

Sunshine, tan lines, slow tides, and blue skies are trademarks of summertime. We all love to take the trip to the sandy beaches or our local city pool. Well, in New York City, people will be getting...

by Brian Young | on Apr 15, 2016

PBA brings fight to the streets

The NYC Police Benevolent Association (NYC PBA) is once again making a big splash in their fight with Mayor Bill De Blasio over raises for their members.  The PBA’s new campaign goes after...

by Brian Young | on Feb 02, 2016

Middle Class Strong

With budget season heating up in the New York State capitol, so too are the legislative campaigns for issues that affect working men and women.  The Building Trades of Greater NY are taking on...

by Brian Young | on Feb 01, 2016

Uber drivers finally get the memo

Don’t try getting an Uber car today in NYC as hundreds of Uber drivers have turned off their app to protest Uber’s change in their pricing structure.  According to the Gothamist,...

by Brian Young | on Jan 29, 2016

Wildcat strike at the New York ports

At one of the busiest ports in the country, trucks lined up outside the gate and ships sat in the harbor waiting to be offloaded.  That was the scene today as New York port workers walked...

by Guest Post | on Jan 14, 2016

Practicing what Dr. King Preached

The Electrical Workers Minority Caucus (EWMC) held a press conference today launching their Community Service “Day of Giving” to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and...

by Brian Young | on Jan 14, 2016

Walenta’s Williamsburg Nightmare

For over a decade, the Domino’s sugar factory sat vacant in Williamsburg.  While the waterfront property was vacant, the site was in the middle of a very public fight over what to do...

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