ORONTO, Canada – Workers at a Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) voted overwhelmingly in favour of unionization with UFCW Canada. The call centre is operated by Line One Contact Centres Inc., a company based out of Calgary, Alberta. Workers at the call centre, located in downtown Toronto, provide important customer support and mail tracking services for…
NEW YORK, N.Y.—The City Council unanimously passed a bill Feb. 28 that would give sanitation-industry regulators the power to take on company unions at private commercial-trash haulers.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Andrew Gillum lost the gubernatorial election in Florida by 32,000 votes last November, but says the lesson of that should be “this idea that you’ve got to run as Republican-lite in a state like mine — I hope we’ve blown it into mythology.”
New York, NY – Unions representing workers who understand all too well what happens when supercharged hurricanes and floods hit town are applauding the introduction of Congress Member Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ [D-14th District] Green New Deal resolution this week.
New York, NY – EPA environmental engineer Anthony Tseng was inside the Downtown Community Television Center on Lafayette Street in Manhattan on Friday night, along with friends and colleagues cautiously celebrating the end of the longest government shutdown in U.S history, when he got an email confirming that he and his co-workers would, in fact,…
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Wind-power farms are emerging as a source of both renewable energy and union construction jobs in New York State. But building-trades locals could miss out on a lot of work if the state doesn’t create a port facility where the components for offshore wind farms can be constructed.
New York, NY – Try as they might, federal workers tasked with securing U.S. borders simply cannot understand how kneecapping their agencies in an effort to force Congress to pay for a border wall no one believes will stop illegal immigration, serves the public good.
NEW YORK, NY — New York City is expanding its fleet of electric vehicles and charging stations across the five boroughs. Its solar-powered charging stations provide support for the largest network of solar-powered electric vehicles in the country.
CANADA, Ky.—A virulent form of “black lung” caused by exposure to silica dust is afflicting thousands of miners—and the federal government has failed to regulate it, says a multiyear investigation by NPR and the PBS program Frontline published earlier this month.
NEW YORK, NY – On Wednesday December 5th, the New York City Emergency Management Department and New York Cares distributed more than 300 winter coats at the Salvation Army in Harlem. “Each winter, many New Yorkers face the extreme cold without a warm coat. Prolonged exposure to cold weather can lead to hypothermia, frostbite, and can…