In recent years, there’s been plenty of conversation in America about income inequality, and the 1 percent versus the 99 percent. People have asked how corporate and CEO incomes can rise so high, while working-class and middle-class wages stagnate.
New York, NY – This week, the men and women of New York City’s Building Trades gathered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral to honor the lives of 162 construction workers killed on the job over the last decade.
PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Rhode Island’s largest state employee union said Apr. 18 that it has reached a tentative contract agreement with Gov. Gina Raimondo’s administration that would raise workers’ pay by 7.5% over three years. If it’s ratified by American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees Council 94, the 3,800 and 4,000 state employees the union…
New Orleans – The first thing you notice in New Orleans is the pace – everyone and everything moves slowly, perhaps due to the heat and humidity that prevails for much of the year; the second thing might be the potholes, perhaps due to an unhealthy relationship between taxes and roadway maintenance.
New York, NY – The 2018 Drama Desk Awards nominations were announced on Thursday, April 26th, at Feinstein’s/54 Below in midtown Manhattan.
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NEW YORK, N.Y.—Outside of City Hall Apr. 25, a taxi driver unfolds two pay stubs on plastic-slick receipt paper. He doesn’t want to give his name, but he’s in his early sixties, has an Afro-Caribbean accent, and has been driving a yellow cab for more than 15 years.
NEW YORK, NY – This years Tony Awards will be hosted by singer, songwriter and Tony nominee Sara Bareilles and Tony Award nominated actor, singer and songwriter Josh Groban will host together.
SAN ANTONIO, Tex.—A coalition including the Texas AFL-CIO and Planned Parenthood is trying to get initiatives to require businesses to give workers paid sick leave on the ballot in San Antonio and Dallas this November. “It’s become increasingly clear that many people are caught in a position where they can’t afford to take time off to…
Latest Buzz: MSG Food Service Workers Contract Fight; Pay Parity For Early Childhood Education Teachers, Union Histories And More!
On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz we’re talking about food service workers at the World’s Most Famous Arena and their fight to earn a living wage; Early Childhood Education Teachers in NYC and their fight for pay parity with their DOE counterparts; and the exciting new ways local labor unions across the country…