New York, NY – Union cement and concrete workers denied work at a massive mixed use development at 85 Jay Street in Downtown Brooklyn are pressing the fight for good middle class jobs into the New Year.
New York, NY – When Queens residents allied with the Building Trades #CountMeIn campaign complain about Charter/Spectrum’s dangerously shoddy cable TV and phone service, they sound a lot like striking IBEW Local 3 workers who say, yes, service is poor — and has only gotten worse as their nearly two-year-old strike against the wealthy corp….
New York, NY – A chilling partial building collapse on Manhattan’s Upper East Side last Wednesday night, in which one man narrowly escaped with his life, once again demonstrates the inherent dangers of building large-scale construction projects in this town nonunion, critics say — and the city needs to pay attention.
New York, NY – 1199SEIU members, elected officials, and Haitian community leaders announced a new campaign, “Protect TPS, Protect DREAMERS” on Friday January 11, – the ninth anniversary of the earthquake that killed more than 200,000 Haitians.
The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) is committed to making sure that all New Yorkers are protected by workplace laws – including minimum wage, overtime, and paid safe and sick leave to ensure they are being paid for their hard work and can achieve financial stability. In reality, very little has changed in workplace protections…
New York, NY – This week, telecom giant Charter Communications announced it is looking for journalism’s “best and brightest” to join the ranks of Spectrum News in NYC — we here at LaborPress.org have some advice for our correspondent comrades looking for a new gig: don’t take the job unless you plan on shining a…
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.
NEW YORK, NY — Comptroller Stringer has called for CBS and Alphabet to end “Inequitable Employment Practices” that force employees to relinquish their ability to challenge unlawful discrimination and harassment.
NEW YORK, NY — New York City achieved its fewest traffic fatalities on record in 2018. Since 2013, traffic fatalities have dropped 34 percent to the lowest level since record-keeping began in 1910.
YONKERS, N.Y.—With a one-year pilot program requiring publicly subsidized construction in Yonkers to use union labor about to expire, Westchester County building-trades unions are urging Mayor Mike Spano to extend it for at least five years—but the odds he will look slim.