by Press and Media | on May 12, 2016

To serve & protect (scabs)

A Monday morning protest by striking Verizon workers to give an early "wake-up call" to scabs at their Queens hotel ended with a police hit-and-run on a picketer--and hundreds of workers...

by Anthony Favichia | on Nov 06, 2015

PBA:1% ain't enough

The police officers of New York City's largest union, the PBA, are outraged by the first draft of their new contract agreement with the city. The officers in this union have been working under an...

by Brian Young | on Aug 15, 2015

Protect Our Heroes

14 years after the 9/11 attacks, the unions representing the first responders are once again fighting to protect these heroes.  5 years ago, after a long battle with Congress, the Zadroga Act...

by Brian Young | on Jun 25, 2015

Choosing Sides: Wages in Trouble in NYC

According to the NY Daily News, Mayor De Blasio was offered the ability to raise the minimum wage for all workers in NYC, but turned it down.  As part of a deal offfered to him by the Senate...

by Daniel Hinton | on Jun 07, 2015

Hey Bill, Fighting Fires Is Dangerous

Below is a statement from the Uniformed Firefighters Association on Mayor De Blasio's revised plan for Firefighter and Police disability payments:“On June 4th, the UFA met with the mayor...