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Battle Over Hudson Yards Rages with Good Middle Class Jobs at Stake
Building Trades, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

Battle Over Hudson Yards Rages with Good Middle Class Jobs at Stake

New York, NY – “An attempt to suppress the free speech of hardworking New Yorkers.”  That’s what The Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York, is calling a new lawsuit aimed at undermining union workers at the $25 billion Hudson Yards development on the West Side of Manhattan. On Monday, Hudson Yards Construction,…

Latest Buzz: Wendy’s Fast; Spectrum Strikers Reflect on Nearly Year-Long Struggle
Blue Collar Buzz, Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National, Retail

Latest Buzz: Wendy’s Fast; Spectrum Strikers Reflect on Nearly Year-Long Struggle

On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz Uriel Zelaya-Perez from the Alliance for Fair Food and Oscar Otzoy from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers talk about the upcoming Wendy’s fast; Striking Spectrum workers Ian Aiken and David Lopez reflect on the nearly year-long strike against Charter Communications; and IBEW Local 3 Business Manager Derek…

NYC Picks Schools Chancellor
Education, Features, Law and Politics, New York

NYC Picks Schools Chancellor

New York, NY – Former Houston  Schools Superintendent Richard Carranza will be taking on the job of leading New York City’s school system. On Monday March 5th, Mayor Bill de Blasio announed Carranza as the next chancellor. The selection of Carranza took place only a few days after the city’s first pick, Miami superintendent Alberto Carvalho,  rejected the  job…

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