NEW YORK, N.Y.— Lyft agreed Feb. 6 to pay drivers the city’s new minimum wage for app-based taxi drivers, although it and Juno are continuing their lawsuits seeking to eliminate that minimum.
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.
TORONTO, Ontario—The Canadian auto workers union Unifor is calling for a boycott of Mexican-made General Motors vehicles to protest the company’s plans to close its plant in Oshawa, Ontario this year. “We are asking you to stand up to ‘Greedy Motors,’” Unifor National President Jerry Dias said at a news conference Jan. 25 in Toronto….
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Pedro Garcia was 17 when he started working at Sanitation Salvage, the Bronx commercial-trash hauler that closed abruptly last November after it failed to cover up the death of Mouctar Diallo, a 21-year-old Guinean immigrant who was working off the books as a helper.
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.
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 – The 42nd annual National Labor and Management Conference will be held from February 14 – 19 in Hollywood, Florida, bringing together hundreds of leaders in the fields of health care, labor law, banking and insurance, and labor among others.
New York, NY – It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the 31st day of the government shutdown that has robbed 800,000 working Americans of their jobs — how easy it is to revile Donald J. Trump for his relentless attack on American workers, their families and so much else — but what about the…
New York, NY – Try as they might, federal workers tasked with securing U.S. borders simply cannot understand how kneecapping their agencies in an effort to force Congress to pay for a border wall no one believes will stop illegal immigration, serves the public good.
NEW YORK, NY — The NYC ferry system continues to expand and now provides services in all five boroughs. Two new routes that will run from Staten Island and Coney Island have been added. Routes have been modified to include stops in the Bronx and Brooklyn. A new ferry stop in the Throggs Neck/Ferry Point Park…