January 19, 2018 Chuck Schumer Jeered Outside REBNY Gala

New York, NY – High-powered New York State Senator Chuck Schumer [D-NY], on Thursday night, was lambasted as a real estate toady who is willfully ignoring the plight of workers, small business owners and the homeless.

January 19, 2018 Hunts Point Market Workers Ratify Contract

NEW YORK, N.Y.—Workers at the Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx have voted to ratify a new three-year contract, Teamsters Local 202 announced Jan. 19.

January 19, 2018 Immigrants Rights Group Calls for a Meeting with Mayor de Blasio After Leaders are ‘ICEd’

New York, NY – The Immigrants rights group fighting the sudden deportation of two of its leaders is calling for a meeting with Mayor Bill de Blasio to clarify the City of New York’s status as a so-called “sanctuary city” opposed to the Trump administration’s wholesale attack on immigration. 

January 18, 2018 Women of Steel Help Buffalo Brave the Cold

Buffalo, NY – In recent weeks, temperatures have dipped all the way down to zero, and the wind chill has been registered at more than minus-10 in the Buffalo area – making it even harder for those who have less to make sure they have adequate clothing to bundle up. But for some who are in...

January 18, 2018 Wisconsin GOP Pushes Bill to Pre-Empt Local Labor Laws

MADISON, Wisc.—Wisconsin Republicans are pushing a bill that would prohibit local governments from setting stronger labor standards than the state’s, including enacting or enforcing measures against discrimination, project-labor agreements that require public-works contractors to pay prevailing wages, and labor-peace agreements that prevent contractors from blocking union organizing.

January 17, 2018 Mayor’s Office Insists NYC Remains a ‘Sanctuary City’

New York, NY – The de Blasio administration is bristling over critics who charge the City of New York can no longer be considered a “Sanctuary City” following last week’s violent arrests of 18 immigration activists outside the Javits Federal Building in Manhattan challenging the shocking deportation of leading immigrants’ rights advocates. 


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