Brooklyn, NY – You can still win. That’s the message CWA District 1 Organizing Coordinator Tim Dubnau and his members have for striking Charter/Spectrum workers with IBEW Local 3 who’ve been without their jobs for a punishing year-and-a-half.
On Aug. 9, I received a check for $1,050. That was my back pay from a small publication I’d done freelance editing and writing for—after they’d fired me for insisting that I get paid what we’d agreed on. That I got it shows how even a relatively weak union can help.
In his brilliant book, The Plot Against America (2004), Philip Roth offered a fictitious, nightmarish version of American history. Sadly, the political scenarios unfolding in our country are not fiction but fact.
NEW YORK, NY – “17 years ago, when terrorists attacked the World Trade Center firefighters and first responders across New York City did as they always do – raced to the scene to protect the lives at stake, sacrificing their health and safety for New Yorkers in need. Our commitment to saving lives at any…
Pretty Woman: The Musical is a contemporary stage adaptation of the 1990 movie that made Julia Roberts a star. She played a prostitute, alongside Richard Gere as the businessman determined to demonstrate that she had has a heart of gold.
New York, NY – On Tuesday, dozens of #CountMeIn demonstrators, along with supporters, stood their ground outside the Time Warner building and mall at 10 Columbus Circle —headquarters of billionaire Hudson Yards developer Stephen Ross.
NEW YORK, NY— New York City will be establishing designated passenger boarding areas for horse-drawn cabs at several Central Park entrances. Locations will be moved from heavily-congested nearby locations along Central Park South. “By limiting boarding of horse-drawn cabs to designated areas within Central Park, the amount of time that horses spend alongside vehicular traffic will…
NEW YORK, NY – Following a strong lobbying effort by the UFT, the City Council maintained the previous year’s big increase in funding for Teacher’s Choice in the city budget. As a result, eligible UFT-represented educators will be reimbursed the same amounts as last school year for materials and supplies for the 2018–19 school year.