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Federal Budget Bill Ensures Tips Belong to Workers
Features, Finance, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National

Federal Budget Bill Ensures Tips Belong to Workers

Washington, DC—Restaurant workers and their allies scored a historic victory on Friday March 23rd, winning bipartisan support from members of Congress regarding protections for tipped restaurant workers. The Federal legislation included a provision in the omnibus budget bill that codifies protections for tipped restaurant workers against employers, supervisors, and managers taking any portion of their…

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire is Remembered in Lower Manhattan
Building Trades, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York, Retail

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire is Remembered in Lower Manhattan

New York, NY – An eerie silence fell over the crowd at Washington Place and Greene Street in New York’s Greenwich Village on the morning of March 23, as the FDNY deployed a ladder up six stories to a window of the Brown Building, once the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. During this symbolic reenactment, there were…

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