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Farmworkers could get OT after 40 hours — starting in 10 years

Farmworkers in New York State will have their overtime thresholds incrementally reduced from 60 hours to 40 hours over a decade should Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon sign off on recommendations …

Union workers rally in support of Fed cafeteria employees

Food service workers represented by UNITE HERE Local 100 rallied outside of the Federal Reserve building in lower Manhattan last week in support of cafeteria workers inside who have been working on …

City Council will have key say on Medicare plan

The Adams administration has enlisted the City Council in its so-far frustrated bid to switch retirees to a cost-saving Medicare Advantage plan. 

Hundreds of tech workers alongside pro-Palestinian activists assembled outside Google’s Chelsea offices Sept. 8, chanting “No justice, no peace, tech workers are in the streets!” and holding up …

Former city workers want end to vax mandate

“This was not just a job, this was my lifelong career,” said Bernadette Mejia, a former firefighter who left her job at the FDNY after she chose not to get vaccinated against coronavirus.Dozens …

Adams: City departments must cut budgets

Mayor Eric Adams has ordered city agencies to slash their budgets by nearly 8 percent over the next two years — three days after the City Council held a hearing about the city’s difficulties …

On the march Labor Day

New York City hosted the country's first major Labor Day parade 140 years ago, and the tradition continued over the weekend, with U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh serving as grand marshal. …

Nespoli gets 5th term as Sanitation's union leader

Harry Nespoli, the president of Teamsters Local 831, the Uniformed Sanitationmen’s Association, and his slate will embark on a fifth five-year term. Nespoli and his colleagues faced no opposition …

A bill making its way through the City Council has split the ranks of Local 1199 of the Service Employees International Union, with union officials criticizing the legislation and rank-and-file …

Terror attacks reverberate as U.S. marks 21st anniversary

Americans remembered 9/11 on Sunday with tear-choked tributes and pleas to "never forget," 21 years after the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil.The loss still felt immediate to Bonita Mentis, who …

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