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Charter/Spectrum Faces ‘Default’ Following Franchise Agreement Audit
Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York, Retail

Charter/Spectrum Faces ‘Default’ Following Franchise Agreement Audit

Editor’s Note: LaborPress has recently obtained a copy of the audit referenced above, and will be further updating this report shortly to more fully reflect the contents of that audit.  New York, NY – The Mayor’s Office, on Saturday night, said that the findings of a newly-completed audit of Charter Communications’ Franchise Agreement with the…

Janus Case – An Attack on All Workers
Education, Features, New York

Janus Case – An Attack on All Workers

Albany, NY – On Monday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in Janus v. AFSCME, a case that could Janus is the culmination of years of attacks by the wealthy elite and corporate interests on ordinary workers. The backers of the Janus case don’t want strong unions; nor do they want workers to have a voice…

NYC Record Job Growth
Features, Finance, Municipal Government, New York

NYC Record Job Growth

NEW YORK, NY – Job growth in New York City has outpaced the nation and New York state since the end of the recession, according to a report released by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The city added a total of 702,200 jobs between 2009 and 2017, more than during any other expansion.

Two Calif. Unions Endorse Feinstein Challenger
Features, Labor News Briefs, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National

Two Calif. Unions Endorse Feinstein Challenger

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Two leading California unions have endorsed state Senate leader Kevin de León’s primary challenge to U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein. The Service Employees International Union backed de León on Feb. 13, saying that he “speaks up for California values” such as raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, immigration and environmental justice.

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