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Council staff, lawmakers far apart on contract issues

“The average Council staffer works over 600 hours of unpaid overtime a year. That is absolutely wrong,” Daniel Kroop, president of the Association of Legislative Employees, said at an …

Workers at 3 game board cafés want to rewrite a few rules

Staff at a popular chain of board game cafés in Manhattan said they are done playing games with management. After a nine-month organizing campaign, the workers at Hex & Company marched on their …

Cabbies: congestion fees will drive away fares

Yellow cab drivers fear that the imposition of congestion-pricing fees to the starting taxi fare could lead to the demise of their industry.  Stung by the invasion of app-based for-hire vehicles …

Nearly 32,000 employees working for New Jersey’s executive branch are in line for raises of almost 15 percent over the life of a four-year contract, according to terms negotiated between state …

Real estate developers would be required to pay prevailing wages to construction workers employed on city projects that have large public subsidies, according to legislation being pushed by members …

Roy Richter, former head of the NYPD captains union, dies at 56

This story has been updated to include information on services and additional tributes. The former head of the Captains Endowment Association, Roy Richter, has died.  Richter, who was 56, is …

Lifeguard local an island unto itself

When Franklyn “Bubba” Paige, the longtime president of District Council 37’s Lifeguards Local 461, was removed by its national union in 2020 for disenfranchising his members, rank and file …

The Sioni Group, the new owner of a 19-story Midtown office building, fired six longtime unionized cleaners without notice the same day the purchase was finalized in early September.  The …

There's power in his voice

Like many who work a trade, Kyle Viverito sings on the job.  You could say he has an electric voice. But that wouldn’t do him or it justice. Viverito, classically trained since he was in his …

At Audubon, nascent union takes flight, but weathers contract skirmish

From late winter to early spring, hundreds of thousands of sandhill cranes layover along Nebraska’s Central Platte River Valley on their journey to their northern nesting grounds.  One vital …

Council calls for expanded telework options

Members of the City Council expressed fears during a Tuesday hearing that the staffing woes plaguing the city’s municipal workforce could be exacerbated by the recent budget cuts and hiring freeze …

Fire Pension Fund worker sues, alleging harassment, retaliation

Alleging she was sexually harassed by her supervisor, a longtime employee of the New York City Fire Pension Fund is suing him and two other pension fund officials, including the chief officer of its …

Retention among city teachers is shrinking, IBO finds

City public schools have lost more than 2,500 teachers over the past five years — with the least experienced teachers being the most likely to leave the job, the city’s Independent Budget Office …

Council OKs one-time waiver for age-barred FDNY firefighter hopefuls

FDNY emergency medical personnel hoping to join the city's Bravest but who aged-out of eligibility since the pandemic-era 2020 exam was canceled will get a one-time waiver to take the October test, …

Union pushes for law that would quell abuse in the workplace

Members of the Public Employees Federation, which represents 50,000 state employees, marched from Albany Hilton to Empire State Plaza last week to raise awareness about bullying and harassment on the …

City workers could soon get explicit 'right to disconnect'

Blend in remote work with productivity demands and then add off-hour texts, calls and emails and you have a perfect recipe for burnout.  City workers, though, could soon be given the explicit …

City Ballet and its orchestra at odds over pay

Fall opening night of New York City Ballet is a touchstone event on the cultural calendar. This year, though, the occasion arrived with undertones of discontent after members of the company’s …

New York’s autoworkers: striking for their future

Jeffrey Purcell has been working at the Stellantis parts distribution center in Tappan, New York, for more than a decade, helping to ensure that Jeep, Chrysler and Ram dealerships in the area have …

Francois wins 4th term but Local 372 challengers protest election

Shaun Francois, the president of District Council 37's Local 372 has been re-elected to a fourth term — but three challengers have filed protest letters alleging that the election, a re-run of a …

‘A somber, remarkable milestone’

Following the deaths of a retired firefighter and a former emergency medical technician last week, the number of FDNY members who have died as a result of 9/11-related illnesses now equals the number …

Fortune writers hold ‘lunch-out' over slow pace of bargaining

Dozens of unionized editorial employees at Fortune participated in a lunchtime walkout Thursday to protest management’s decision to force editorial employees back into the office three days a week …

31 years later, ‘temporary’ jail boat will slam shut

The sky-blue and white barge anchored off Hunts Point in the fall of 1992 following its maiden voyage from a Louisiana shipyard. Its stay was supposed to be temporary.  But it would soon earn a …

Detectives’ Endowment Association board officers last week unveiled a plaque at the union’s Thomas Street headquarters honoring the late Louis Matarazzo, who was the union’s legislative …

CWA 1180, city reach tentative contract deal

The Communication Workers of America Local 1180 and the Adams administration have reached a tentative contract agreement that, in addition to providing raises, would establish a flexible work …

Age-barred FDNY firefighter hopefuls could get 1-time exemption

FDNY EMTs and paramedics who have aged out of eligibility for the firefighter promotional exam in the three years since the 2020 exam was canceled could get a chance to take the test later this year …

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