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Unionized Child Care Employees March Up “Canyon of Heroes” Demanding Wage Equality
Features, Finance, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

Unionized Child Care Employees March Up “Canyon of Heroes” Demanding Wage Equality

NEW YORK, NY – On Thursday June 21st, the Canyon of Heroes celebrated, not royalty or winning GL story DC1707 athletes, but “Everyday Heroes” as a procession of embattled early childhood educators and other staff marched up Broadway demanding wage parity with their counterparts working for the Department of Education.

Nail Salon & Carwash Workers Push for One Fair Wage
Environment and Energy, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

Nail Salon & Carwash Workers Push for One Fair Wage

NEW YORK, N.Y. –  On Wednesday, June 20th, nail salon and carwash workers, testified at the sixth of seven New York State Department of Labor hearings to review bringing tipped workers in line with the state’s general minimum wage. This is the first of two New York City hearings, the next of which will cover restaurant…

#MeTooMovement Addresses Sexual Harassment in NYS Legislature
Environment and Energy, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

#MeTooMovement Addresses Sexual Harassment in NYS Legislature

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Women harassed in the New York State Legislature have released recommendations for creating stronger workplace protections in  government. Their ‘white paper’ followed a panel discussion on Tuesday, June 19th at Cooper Union. Several members of the  group claimed sexual harrassment while working for New York State elected officials.

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