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Transit officer looks to succeed Lynch as PBA president

Corey Grable, a 30-year city cop and a union presence for two decades, said he is running to succeed Patrick J. Lynch, the longtime president of the Police Benevolent Association. In announcing …

War on drugs locked him up; now he's a cannabis entrepreneur

When the war on marijuana came sweeping through his New York City housing project decades ago, Roland Conner found himself going in and out of jail. It's a time he'd rather not talk about.Now, at age …

Progressives renew push for state wealth taxes

Supporters of taxes on the very rich contend that people are emerging from the Covid pandemic with a bigger appetite for what they're calling "tax justice."Bills announced in New York, Connecticut, …

Nurses in the city’s public hospital system are ramping up their fight for a contract that improves staffing ratios and closes a wage gap between themselves and nurses working at private …

Labor advocates back Caban’s ‘just cause’ legislation

When Tiffany Munroe started working in a New York City warehouse in late 2020, she thought she had finally found her first stable job since emigrating the year before from Guyana, where she had been …

Uterine cancer added to WTC Health Program

First responders to the 9/11 attacks and survivors who have since developed uterine cancer are now eligible for free care under the World Trade Center Health Program.Eligible members of the program …

City employees who were terminated for refusing to get the Covid vaccine have filed a $250 million lawsuit seeking an end to the public-sector vaccine mandate as well as to be reinstated to their …

Ex-NYPD union president pleads guilty

Ed Mullins, the firebrand former president of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges of wire fraud for fleecing more than a half-million dollars from the …

Construction kickback scheme netted $7 million

A kickback scheme orchestrated by a construction executive who manipulated bidding for jobs on upscale Manhattan projects netted more than $7 million for himself and others during an eight-year …

Plumbers’ union sues DOB over illegal gas work

The city Department of Buildings is jeopardizing city residents' safety by condoning the installation of gas lines by unlicensed plumbers and other workers, a lawsuit by the plumbers union is …

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