New York, NY – You’re wrong. That’s the message thousands of trade unionists marching up 6th Avenue on Tuesday brought to Related Cos. head honcho Stephen Ross’ doorstep at 10 Columbus Circle.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—“You know why the Indian rain dance works?” CountMeIn organizer Bernard Callegari asked the crowd at 50th Street and Sixth Avenue. “Because they don’t stop dancing until it rains.”
NEW YORK, N.Y.—With the City Council holding its first hearing in nine years on legislation to restrain rent increases on small businesses, two of the city’s main labor unions have quietly come out against the measure, the Small Business Jobs Survival Act.
NEW YORK, NY- – New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer called on the MTA to lower the fare for using the LIRR and Metro-North within the five boroughs to the cost of a MetroCard swipe.
IBEW Local 3 Official Blasts Charter’s Stock Buybacks; Vows To Keep Fighting Attacks On Pension, Medical Plans
New York, NY – Unhappy customers, lawsuits, notices of default, orders to get out of the state — telecommunications giant Charter/Spectrum could have avoided it all, according to IBEW Local 3 Assistant Business Manger Lance Van Arsdale, if only the corporation would have invested in its workforce and infrastructure instead of blowing billions of dollars…
New York, NY – A year of taking to the streets and protesting unchecked corporate greed in NYC’s Real Estate Industry has sparked renewed interest in a call President Franklin Delano Roosevelt made almost 75 years ago.
Reproduced: uft.org It worked well to reduce paperwork. So the UFT and the Department of Education agreed in the proposed contract to expand the process to resolve other school-based disputes. The contract announced on Oct. 11 creates a new way for school chapter leaders and their chapters to fight for improvements in professional development, curriculum…
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Ebony Media Organization and its parent Clear View Group have failed to pay $30,000 they owe 14 freelance writers, the National Writers Union said Oct. 16. The Chicago-based magazine made the first two payments it agreed to in a February out-of-court settlement with the union to cover what it owed 44 writers for…
New York, NY – This past week, New City Council Speaker Corey Johnson strongly threw his support behind the Building Trades’ #CountMeIn campaign against so-called “open shop” development — but how much help can union hardhats truly expect to get given the predominance of Real Estate Industry money in New York City politics?
New York, NY – Local 46 of the Metallic Lathers and Ironworkers and the NYS Laborers have joined with LES residents in demanding City Planning pump the breaks on a massive new plan to erect four residential towers on the waterfront between the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges.