CHARLESTON, W. Va.—A statewide two-day strike by teachers and support staff ended early in the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 20, after the state House allowed an omnibus education bill vehemently opposed by school unions to expire.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Two City Councilmembers are preparing legislation intended to bail out debt-laden yellow-cab owner drivers and relieve taxi and livery drivers slapped with heavy fines by the city Taxi and Limousine Commission.
ALBANY, N.Y.—New York State’s highest court heard arguments Feb. 12 on whether home health-care aides who work 24-hour shifts should get paid for the full 24 hours—or only for the 13 hours currently required by state labor regulations.
New York, NY – Unions representing workers who understand all too well what happens when supercharged hurricanes and floods hit town are applauding the introduction of Congress Member Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ [D-14th District] Green New Deal resolution this week.
WASHINGTON—In a 3-1 party-line vote Jan. 25, the National Labor Relations Board reversed an Obama-era decision and held that SuperShuttle airport-van drivers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are independent contractors and thus can’t legally form a union.
Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Anibal Romero, the attorney for multiple undocumented former employees of Trump’s Westchester and Bedminster Golf Courses. To paraphrase then candidate Donald Trump: investigators, if you are listening, please investigate the criminal activities of Donald Trump and his properties. The recent Washington Post story is devastating to anyone who cares…
NEW YORK, N.Y.—A State Supreme Court judge extended an injunction Jan. 17 against the state’s congestion-pricing surcharge on taxis and for-hire vehicles, preventing it from going into effect for another two weeks.
New York, NY – EPA environmental engineer Anthony Tseng was inside the Downtown Community Television Center on Lafayette Street in Manhattan on Friday night, along with friends and colleagues cautiously celebrating the end of the longest government shutdown in U.S history, when he got an email confirming that he and his co-workers would, in fact,…