NEW YORK, N.Y.—A State Supreme Court judge on March 18 denied Lyft’s motion for an injunction to stop the city from enforcing its new law setting a minimum wage for app-based drivers.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—More than 200 City University professors and supporters rallied outside City Hall March 14, calling on the city and state to increase funding for the university system and give them a raise—including doubling adjunct professors’ pay to $7,000 a course.
New York, NY — TWU Local 100 is the union that organized the workers on New York’s subway lines back in 1934 under the leadership of the great Mike Quill. The organizing fight took years, but it was successful because of Quill’s conviction that industrial unionism – organizing every trade and craft working for a…
New York, NY – The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, the tragedy in lower Manhattan that claimed 146 lives on March 25, 1911, left surviving relatives grieving and still keeping the memories alive 108 years later.
New York, NY – Right now, Marvel Studio’s “Captain Marvel” is blazing across the silver screen, inspiring young girls everywhere to be the heroines of their own stories. Next week, at a special Building Trades career fair in the Bronx, a group of real life union heroines is determined to inspire young girls in New…
NEW YORK, N.Y.—More than 500 1199SEIU members and supporters rallied outside Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx Mar. 4, protesting the Cuomo administration’s plans to cut $1.6 billion from state funding for Medicaid.
New York, NY – Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders brought an unapologetically worker-centric message to the first official rally of his 2020 presidential run at Brooklyn College this Saturday — putting the private health insurance industry, Big Pharma and the Military Industrial Complex on notice that his campaign will not only beat Trump, but spark a…
NEW YORK, N.Y.—The City Council unanimously passed a bill Feb. 28 that would give sanitation-industry regulators the power to take on company unions at private commercial-trash haulers.
New York, NY – In the wake of recent cuts of up to 70% in the payments victims of the 9/11 attack receive – the Uniformed Firefighters Association has joined celebrated comedian Jon Stewart as he puts forth a new petition drive.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Andrew Gillum lost the gubernatorial election in Florida by 32,000 votes last November, but says the lesson of that should be “this idea that you’ve got to run as Republican-lite in a state like mine — I hope we’ve blown it into mythology.”