New York

Americans Want Good Jobs Now!
Municipal Government, New York

Americans Want Good Jobs Now!

November 9, 2015 By Richita Anderson In my job as a Labor Services Representative for the New York State Department of Labor for over 30 years, I witnessed the unending loss of decent paying jobs. I saw too what this loss does to people—their struggles to support a family, get medical care, their inability to…

PSC-CUNY Members Brave Mass Arrest!
Education, New York

PSC-CUNY Members Brave Mass Arrest!

November 5, 2015 By Joe Maniscalco New York, NY – Dozens of CUNY faculty and staff working without a contract for the last five years and fed up with chronic underfunding, subjected themselves to massive arrest this week when they blocked the East 42nd Street entrances to CUNY Central late Wednesday afternoon. 

Uber Touts Job Creation—Of $6,000-a-Year Jobs
New York, Transportation

Uber Touts Job Creation—Of $6,000-a-Year Jobs

October 28, 2015 By Steve Wishnia and Neal Tepel Lobbying the New York State government to let it expand to upstate cities like Buffalo, Rochester and Albany, Uber NY general manager Josh Mohrer said Oct. 20 that the company projected it could bring some 13,000 driving jobs to upstate. Uber and its taxi-app competitor Lyft…

CSEA Supports Hillary for President
Law and Politics, New York

CSEA Supports Hillary for President

October 28, 2015 By Stephanie West Albany, NY – CSEA President Danny Donohue has announced the union's endorsement of Hillary Clinton for President of the United States. "There is no question that Hillary Clinton is the most qualified candidate in the race for President and has demonstrated her ability to lead over and over again,"…

NYS Jobs Express Lists 132,000 Available Jobs
Law and Politics, New York

NYS Jobs Express Lists 132,000 Available Jobs

October 20, 2015 By Tara Jessup Albany, NY – More than 132,000 available jobs, a new record high, are now listed on New York State's Jobs Express website. “Businesses need skilled and qualified workers to fill the new jobs that are being created all across the state and Jobs Express has been outstanding resource for…

Mayor Faces Increasing Union Pressure To Fund MTA
New York, Transportation

Mayor Faces Increasing Union Pressure To Fund MTA

October 8, 2015 By Joe Maniscalco  New York, NY – Concerned this week that continued dithering between the city and state could delay the MTA’s five-year capital plan and threaten jobs — the head of District Council 9 New York IUPAT, Painters and Allied Trades, is calling on the de Blasio administration to kick in about…

CUNY Union Announces Strike Vote

Education, New York

CUNY Union Announces Strike Vote


October 2, 2015 By Steven Wishnia Close to 1,000 City University of New York faculty and staff packed the street outside chancellor James Milliken’s Upper East Side apartment at 8 in the morning Oct. 1, demanding that he push the state for funds to give them their first raise in six years.

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