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A federal judge has rejected arguments by the Police Benevolent Association that it has veto power over a wide-ranging agreement outlining how the NYPD responds to protests.   Judge Colleen …

Union successes at UPS, in Hollywood and at the Big Three automakers grabbed the headlines last year. Organizing efforts at Starbucks, Apple and even Amazon also made news. And after a decade of …

City managers get long-sought raises

About 10,000 city managers will receive long-sought salary increases, including retroactive pay bumps, a $3,000 bonus, new paid family leave and expanded paid parental leave benefits, the city …

CUNY peace officers claim racial pay gap, sue state

Five peace officers at the City University of New York have filed a class-action lawsuit against New York State alleging that peace officers who are people of color are paid substantially less than …

Republican lawmakers in the House of Representatives are probing a United Auto Workers local in New York City over a resolution that union members passed in December calling for a cease-fire in war …

Council staff nears contract deal

The union representing City Council staff is closing in on a tentative agreement with Council management that would enshrine just-cause protections, create a standardized grievance procedure, provide …

Hundreds of nurses at two Northwell Health facilities on Long Island have overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike following the expiration of their contracts at the end of the year and what they …

Asylum seekers who receive work authorization will be eligible for temporary state jobs under a plan recently approved by Governor Kathy Hochul.  Last month, the state Civil Service Commission …

Employers who steal their workers' wages or are otherwise found to violate labor law could find their ability to do business severely curtailed, according to legislation introduced in the state …

Doctors in city's hospital system seek pay equity

Nearly 2,300 New York City Health + Hospitals residents are seeking a contract that will provide them with salaries comparable to those earned by physicians at safety net hospitals in the …

Models facing up to use of AI by the fashion industry

Shereen Wu, a Taiwanese-American fashion model, walked the runway during LA Fashion Week in October wearing a black black ball gown by Michael Costello, a “Project Runway” alum who has designed …

Building worker power from the ground up

Only weeks after Bernie Sanders ended his unsuccessful campaign in the 2020 Democratic Party primary, the pandemic began, much of the country shut down and hundreds of thousands of Americans started …

MLC backs lawsuit challenging congestion pricing plan

The effort to block the MTA’s congestion pricing plan is gaining union support, with the Municipal Labor Committee having voted in favor of filing an amicus brief in support of a lawsuit by the …

Westchester CO arrested for armed robbery

A Westchester County correction officer and another man face the possibility of decades in prison following their arrests on armed robbery charges in connection with a violent incident inside a …

Unions push for better protections for retail workers

At times, LeNair Xavier, a staffer at The Pleasure Chest, has felt unsafe at work. “During my time at The Pleasure Chest, there have been instances in which both staffers and customers have been …

Rikers CO admits to defrauding city of $170K in bogus OT

A former city correction officer has pleaded guilty to federal charges of filching more $170,000 in bogus salary and overtime payments by lying about the hours he worked on Rikers.  James …

The city comptroller’s office is looking to recoup more than $32 million in wages from a Manhattan-based residential developer, alleging it chronically underpaid construction workers in violation …

Daily News journalists walked out on strike for 24 hours this morning in protest of “chronic cuts” at the paper by its owner, Alden Global Capital, the New York-based hedge fund that owns …

60% of U.S. jobs exposed to AI

The majority of jobs in the U.S.will soon be exposed to both the benefits and the perils of the emerging technology, according to a recent report by researchers at the International Monetary …

Unions commanded big headlines last year, but that didn't translate into higher membership rates, according to government data released Tuesday. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said 10 percent of …

911 operators, supervisors will have 3- or 4-day workweek

About 1,000 911 operators and their supervisors will be able to work three- or four-day weeks, fitting their scheduled hours into compressed workweeks as part of a one-year pilot program, according …

NewsGuild mobilizes against Condé Nast layoffs

Condé Nast has laid off eight unionized employees at the music magazine Pitchfork and is considering firing another 100 unionized employees at several other publications owned by the global media …

An NYPD police sergeant who hurled a plastic cooler earlier this year at a man fleeing officers on a motorcycle, causing a crash that killed the rider, has been charged with manslaughter, criminally …

OSHA updating 1980s-era ‘fire brigades’ standard

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will formally propose an expansion to the department’s “fire brigades” standard, broadening it to cover a wider community of emergency …

Unions slam plan to close SUNY Downstate Hospital

A plan to effectively close SUNY Downstate University Hospital was slammed by unions representing thousands of employees at the Brooklyn teaching hospital. SUNY Chancellor John King announced last …

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