Albany, NY – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced an additional $250 million in emergency state resources to address the ongoing health and public safety crises faced by 400,000 New York City Housing Authority tenants. In total, the state’s commitment over the past several years is now $550 million. The
OAKLAND, Calif.—The coalition of 34 unions at the Kaiser Permanente health-care network fractured Mar. 26, as 21 locals announced they were leaving the day before contract talks were to start.
Rochester, NY – With Negotiations breaking down between 1199SEIU and Anthony L. Jordan Health Center over 100 union members demonstrated in from of the health center on Thursday March 29th.
WASHINGTON—The Teamsters Union urged stronger restrictions on self-driving vehicles after an automated SUV being tested by Uber killed a woman in Arizona Mar. 18. “Steps must be taken to avoid these situations in the future,” the union said in a statement Mar. 19.
New York, NY — New details have emerged about the deadly accident at the College Point bus depot in Queens that claimed the life of an MTA worker Tuesday morning, March 27, – the second MTA worker fatality within one week.
NEW YORK, NY – Today, UFA President Gerard Fitzgerald made the following comments on the death of Rt. Marine Engineer John L. Buhler from 9-11-related cancers:
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Holding white carnations and “Stop the Race to the Bottom” signs, about 150 taxi drivers rallied on the steps of City Hall March 28. They were mourning Nicanor Ochisor—the fourth financially strapped cabbie to commit suicide in the last four months—and demanding that the city do something to stop the industry’s decimation by…
Decorated Firefighter Michael R. Davidson died Friday March 24th from his injuries while battling a fire at a five-story building on St. Nicholas Avenue and 149th Street. Michael Davidson leaves behind his wife and four young children.
Healthplex was created in 1977 by two New York dentists who saw the growing demand for affordable dental insurance within the union community and decided to do something about it.
FERGUSON, Mo.—The 104-day strike at the Christian Care Home here ended Mar. 15, as SEIU Healthcare Missouri members ratified a new contract that will give them a 20-cent-an-hour raise next March or sooner.