New York, NY – The FDNY “Probie” who once Tweeted, “I like Jews about as much as hitler,” as well as a litany of other racist gems, is splitting the Mayor’s Office and the City Council this week — with many legislators insisting the author of the vile Tweets isn’t fit to be a New…
Every year at this time, the network and cable television industry roll out the old favorites. So on any given prime time moment from now until Christmas night, you’ll be able to watch any standard that suits your fancy. Whether it be the nostalgic feel of wanting a Red Ryder BB gun in “A Christmas…
CHICAGO, Ill.—Part-time faculty members at Chicago’s Columbia College went on strike for two days Nov. 29-30 to demand that the administration bargain seriously with their union, the Part-Time Faculty At Columbia (P-FAC).
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Newsroom staff at the Los Angeles Times filed a petition for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board Dec. 4, seeking to be represented by the NewsGuild-Communications Workers of America.
BOSTON, Mass.—The Raise Up Massachusetts coalition submitted petitions Dec. 5 to put initiatives for a $15-an-hour minimum wage and paid family and medical leave on the November 2018 state ballot.
TRENTON, N.J.—Gov. Chris Christie released a report Dec. 6 urging state and local governments to cut their workers’ health benefits by more than $4 billion a year and put that money into their pension funds.
Uniondale, NY – Healthplex’s Board of Directors has appointed Christopher Schmidt as the company’s new president and Chief Executive Officer.
WASHINGTON—About 4,800 JetBlue flight attendants traveled to Washington Dec. 6 to file a petition with the National Mediation Board requesting the right to vote on joining the Transport Workers Union.
OAKLAND, Calif.—More than 3,000 Oakland city workers remained on strike for a third day Dec. 7, as the City Council failed to reach a deal to settle it. Two unions, SEIU Local 1021 and International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers Local 21, which have been working without a contract since July, walked out Dec….
New York, NY – After nine months striking, the roughly 1,800 Charter/Spectrum workers represented by IBEW Local 3 are headed into the holiday season still unsure about their survival — but the multi-billion-dollar telecom giant that employs them doesn’t want to talk about what it means to be a “good corporate citizen” or what their…