NEW YORK, N.Y.—The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s Board of Commissioners, voted unanimously on Mar. 29 to recommend raising the minimum wage for all service workers at John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia, and Newark airports.
New York, NY – Cynthia Nixon, candidate for New York State Governor, has taken an unusually anti-union approach to campaigning. Nixon’s statements towards workers are hostile and antagonistic. She clearly has little knowledge about the issues and industries of New York. In addition, she consistently sounds ignorant of the role of a Governor and state…
OAKLAND, Calif.—The coalition of 34 unions at the Kaiser Permanente health-care network fractured Mar. 26, as 21 locals announced they were leaving the day before contract talks were to start.
TEXARKANA, Tex.—The International Association of Machinists and its federal-employee affiliate are urging Congress to stop the planned layoff of about 570 workers at the Red River Army Depot scheduled for May.
CHARLESTON, W.Va.—The Communications Workers of America announced it reached a tentative contract agreement that will end the three-week strike at Frontier Communications Mar. 25. The union did not give specific details about the deal, but said it will protect jobs in West Virginia and Ashburn, Va. The 1,400 strikers will return to work Mar. 28.
Rochester, NY – With Negotiations breaking down between 1199SEIU and Anthony L. Jordan Health Center over 100 union members demonstrated in from of the health center on Thursday March 29th.
WASHINGTON—The Teamsters Union urged stronger restrictions on self-driving vehicles after an automated SUV being tested by Uber killed a woman in Arizona Mar. 18. “Steps must be taken to avoid these situations in the future,” the union said in a statement Mar. 19.
New York, NY — New details have emerged about the deadly accident at the College Point bus depot in Queens that claimed the life of an MTA worker Tuesday morning, March 27, – the second MTA worker fatality within one week.
BROOKLYN, NY – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced the arrest and indictment contractors for a bid-rigging scheme in Brooklyn. The construction project, a new luxury residential building at 613 Baltic Street.