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Mayoral Hopefuls Back Low-wage Raises
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Mayoral Hopefuls Back Low-wage Raises

March 11, 2013 Marc Bussanich The Dow Jones Industrial Average reached an all-time high last week by breaking the 2007 record index of 14,200. But while Wall Street traders and executives are celebrating their growing wealth in lower Manhattan, low-wage workers gathered at the National Action Network’s House of Justice in Harlem on Saturday to…

Cablevision Says Axed Workers Weren’t Fired
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Cablevision Says Axed Workers Weren’t Fired

February 26, 2013 Joe Maniscalco Over a dozen axed Cablevision workers out of a job since January 30, where shocked on Tuesday when representatives from the communications conglomerate told a panel of New York City Council people that none of them was actually fired – rather “permanently replaced.” (Read More And Watch Video)

Fresh Dialogue Sparks 36th Annual National Labor & Management Conference
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Fresh Dialogue Sparks 36th Annual National Labor & Management Conference

Joe Maniscalco February 19, 2013 Over 400 senior labor union officers joined top-level management officials and other labor professionals, as well as experts from the legal, health and financial professions, for the 36th Annual Labor & Management Conference held in Hollywood, Florida, February 14 to19. And they had plenty to talk about. (READ More)

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Recover and Rebuild After Sandy, Co-Sponsored By the Murphy Institute

November 23, 2012 By Stephanie Luce, Labor Studies Interim Academic Director The Murphy Institute at Queens College is pleased to invite you to a forum on "Recover and Rebuild: Labor Speaks out after Sandy," co-sponsored by the Murphy Institute and the Labor Outreach Committee of Occupy Wall Street. The forum will be held on Friday December…

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Terrorists As Hamas Must be Stopped

November 21, 2012 Ed Koch Commentary I was struck by an article which appeared in The New York Times on November 19th reporting on the position of the British government on the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas. Almost everyone acknowledges that the Hamas government in Gaza started the war, except for their Muslim supporters…

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Nadler Demands Enforcement of Worker Safety Laws in Hurricane Cleanup

November 14, 2012 By Stephanie West Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), has stated concerns that workers involved in cleanup and recovery efforts following Hurricane Sandy be provided proper protective equipment, and that all federal laws governing worker safety be enforced by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Nadler cited the catastrophic…

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Support the Hurricane Recovery Effort By Volunteering

November 5, 2012
 By William C. Rudin, ABNY Chairman As New York continues to rebuild following the impact of Hurricane Sandy, ABNY is spreading the word about additional opportunities for New Yorkers to support or volunteer with organizations on the front lines of the relief efforts.
  

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New Program to Repair Damaged Homes

November 12, 2012 By Neal Tepel and Stephanie West At a press conference conducted on November 9, 2012, the Mayor spoke about setting up a New NYC Rapid Repairs Program to Quickly and Efficiently Fix Damaged Homes. The Mayor said that mobile medical vans were deployed in the communities Sandy struck hardest, and the city…

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Presidential Election – Popular Vote vs. Electoral College 


November 9, 2012 By Harry Kelber There is still considerable debate between those who favor the Electoral College 270 vote system to elect a U.S. president and those who feel that the White House should go to the candidate who receives the most votes. Under the U.S. Constitution, Congress allots each state the number of...
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