New York, NY – A follow up audit aimed at determining Charter/Spectrum’s compliance with its New York City Franchise Agreement is just weeks away from completion, LaborPress has learned.
New York, NY – Even with the hard-fought bump to $15 an hour — New York City’s minimum wage isn’t enough to make it in this town — and everyone knows it. So, how does $30 an hour sound?
New York, NY – “We do stuff in Madison Square Garden they don’t do anywhere else in the world.” That’s how Adam Braunstein, IATSE Local 1 house head of stagehands describes the special allure of working inside “The World’s Most Famous Arena.” “The Pope doesn’t go many places — he came to us,” the 60-year-old…
New York, NY – It’s roughly 40 miles between The World’s Most Famous Arena and Mike Farrelly’s home in Rockaway, NJ; and if the Knicks or Rangers run long, Madison Square Garden’s assistant chief electrician may not make it home to until well past midnight.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—Missouri may be the only state where voters will have a chance to raise the minimum wage this year, as a Michigan ballot initiative got pre-empted by the state legislature, and another in Arkansas is tied up in court.
New York, NY – From the concrete canyons of New York City to the hollers of West Virginia, smart phones have emerged as the best organizing tool American workers ever had. Why then, are they now also being blamed for undermining, perhaps, the quintessential feature of trade unionism itself — apprentice training.
NEW YORK, NY – According to a recent article in the WALL Street Journal, workers at Whole Foods Market in several locations are considering joining the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.
New York, NY – Feelings were strong on 5th Avenue this weekend for NYC’s 2018 Labor Day, the defiant faces of union marchers proud and determined.
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.