JERSEY CITY, N.J.—Striking Jersey City teachers and school staff returned to work Mar. 19, after their union reached a tentative contract agreement with the city Board of Education the night before.
NEW YORK, NY – According to a recent poll conducted with Long Island and New York City residents, Americans are still concerned about the future economics of the country. The poll was conducted March 12-13, with a total of 1,030 participants over the age of 18.
“Earlier this week I stood shoulder to shoulder in solidarity with students who participated in the National Walkout Day as they demanded gun reform. We have heard these students loud and clear and cannot let them down. It is time for politicians to stand up and create real action and policy change.
SANTA FE, N.M.—A New Mexico state judge gave final approval Mar. 9 to a settlement that will require the state Department of Workforce Solutions to reopen wage-theft cases it had closed, stop refusing to take claims of more than $10,000, and let workers make claims in Spanish.
Brooklyn, NY – Workers at the first CVS store on the East Coast to unionize are fed up with the multi-billion-dollar corporation’s failure to sign a fair contract after more than two years of dithering — and for many, the reason for the foot dragging is clear.
ALBANY, N.Y. — The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) has endorsement Erie County Legislator Patrick Burke for New York State Assembly District 142 seat. Burke, a Democrat, is facing Republican challenger Erik Bohen in the April 24th special election.
The nine-day strike by 33,000 West Virginia public school employees on March 6th has triggered worker protests across the country. As municipalities and companies discontinue pensions and health benefits, workers are reacting. Calls for worker strikes and protests by teachers and other workers are now heard in several states and cities. Educators in Oklahoma, Arizona,…
WASHINGTON, DC – The Department of Education, having made headlines over the past year for its attacks on both teachers and students, has now launched its newest attack directly at public employees. In a violation of the law, Department of Education implemented a management edict attacking unions and denying workers their legal right to representation.
Queens, NY – Amalgamated Transit Unions (ATU) Locals 1056 and 1179 advocated for necessary improvements to public transit in the City of New York at a recent public hearing on the MTA budget. The Council’s Committee on Transportation took testimony from the MTA and later the public as part of the committee’s March 8, 2018…