Escape to Margaritaville, at the Marquis Theatre, is a mindless show, but full of country-rock persona Jimmy Buffett’s music. It provides a fun escape from reality, particularly if you consume the margaritas that are sold at the theatre’s concession stand.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Thousands of Los Angeles school service workers began voting March 13 on whether to authorize a strike. “After nearly a year of negotiations, [the Los Angeles Unified School District] has not made any significant movement to improve our wages and staffing for student services,” SEIU Local 99, which represents custodians, cafeteria workers, special…
Mashantucket, Conn. Unite Here is seeking to represent more than 300 employees of Foxwoods’. This division of the Foxwood workforce is responsible for cleaning the casino and these employees have filed a petition to unionize. Since workers at Foxwood had concerns regarding pay and several other non-salary issues, they decided to contact Unite Here.
JERSEY CITY, N.J.—Striking Jersey City teachers and school staff returned to work Mar. 19, after their union reached a tentative contract agreement with the city Board of Education the night before.
NEW YORK, NY – According to a recent poll conducted with Long Island and New York City residents, Americans are still concerned about the future economics of the country. The poll was conducted March 12-13, with a total of 1,030 participants over the age of 18.
“Earlier this week I stood shoulder to shoulder in solidarity with students who participated in the National Walkout Day as they demanded gun reform. We have heard these students loud and clear and cannot let them down. It is time for politicians to stand up and create real action and policy change.
SANTA FE, N.M.—A New Mexico state judge gave final approval Mar. 9 to a settlement that will require the state Department of Workforce Solutions to reopen wage-theft cases it had closed, stop refusing to take claims of more than $10,000, and let workers make claims in Spanish.
Brooklyn, NY – Workers at the first CVS store on the East Coast to unionize are fed up with the multi-billion-dollar corporation’s failure to sign a fair contract after more than two years of dithering — and for many, the reason for the foot dragging is clear.