December 9, 2014 By Marc Bussanich New York, NY—That’s what the president of a Teamsters local said at City Hall on Monday as a bevy of private sector unions, along with several councilmembers, threw their support behind the Teamsters to try to save New York City’s horse carriage industry.
December 5, 2014 By Joe Maniscalco New York, NY – The outrageously low wages that the fast food industry and major airlines continue to pass off as legitimate salaries are not only keeping scores of hard working men and women in poverty – they’re also doing an extraordinarily fine job derailing lives and destroying whole families.
December 3, 2014 By Stephanie West New York, NY – The Center for Popular Democracy and Alliance for Quality Education has released a report titled Risking Public Money: New York Charter School Fraud. The document reveals vulnerabilities in the state’s charter oversight system that could potentially cost New York State taxpayers $54 million in charter…
November 26, 2014 By NYS Senator Brad Hoylman New York, NY – It’s been over 15 years since Albany lawmakers got a raise. As a result, some of my colleagues in the state Legislature are once again floating the idea of a pay hike in a lame-duck session.