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NYC Comptroller Calls For A ‘More Humane Workplace’
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NYC Comptroller Calls For A ‘More Humane Workplace’

September 18, 2015 By Joe Maniscalco New York, NY – Despite increasing pressures from outside the workplace, more than half of the working men and women responding to a sobering new survey about jobs say that they are still too afraid to ask their employers about obtaining more realistic work schedules — and NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer wants…

Trump Holds On to Big Lead
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Trump Holds On to Big Lead

September 17, 2015 By John Zogby   Washington, DC – A brand new Zogby Analytics Poll conducted Monday and Tuesday shows real estate mogul Donald Trump holding a huge lead over his Republican opponents. The poll of 282 likely GOP primary/caucus voters nationwide taken September 14-15, has Mr. Trump with 31%, with his nearest rival, famed neurosurgeon, Dr. Ben…

NY Raises Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour
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NY Raises Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

September 14, 2014 By Tara Jessup New York, NY – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, joined by Vice President Joseph Biden, on Thursday September 10th, announced a push to make New York the first state in the nation to adopt a $15.00 per hour minimum wage. The Governor’s proposed all-industry minimum wage increase is planned to…

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Endorses Arnet for State Senate
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Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Endorses Arnet for State Senate

September 11, 2015 By John Quinn, LaborPress USA Harrisburg, Pennsylvania — The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO has endorsed Democrat Heather Arnet in a Special Election for the 37th State Senate District to be held on Election Day Tuesday November 3rd. "Heather Arnet is the best choice for the working men and women in the 37th State Senate District.

AG Schneiderman: Protecting the Rights of Workers
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AG Schneiderman: Protecting the Rights of Workers

September 10, 2015 By Neal Tepel, LaborPress Editorial New York, NY – Since 2011, AG Schneiderman Investigations into cheating employers have generated over $21 Million In restitution and damages for more than 17,000 workers. The New York State Attorney General has taken a lead in efforts to raise the minimum wage, improve regulation of payroll…

The Political Process in Port Chester
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The Political Process in Port Chester

September 10, 2015 By Bill Hohlfeld Despite the unseasonal heat and humidity, cool heads prevailed last night at the Port Chester Court House on Main Street. The tone of propriety was set when Mayor Pilla of Port Chester convened the public hearing, and all rose to give the Pledge of Allegiance. The Mayor explained there…

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