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Apple workers deserves fruit of their labors

There's a high-tech worm in the Apple. It's a corporate maggot that leaves an incriminating trail of rottenness and slime. Apple, of course, gave us the iPhone and so many other cutting-age …

Night of Broken Glass: Swept-up memory

By voluntary self-exclusion, among the least diverse audiences are moviegoers attending a film with a Holocaust theme. These cinematic efforts just don't seem to have broad cultural-spectrum …

Good jobs are foremost component of successful reentry

At The Fortune Society, one of the first things participants say to us is, “I need a job. Can you please help me find a job?” This is the constant plea whether the participant has just come home …

NYC Managerial Employees Association (MEA) would like to thank its Members — NYC Managerial, Confidential and Original Jurisdiction Employees — for all the work they do to keep the Greatest City …

Shield kids from political storms

Thousands of migrant children will no doubt be burdensome to the New York City economy and stretch limited resources that fund public education and social services.  It has been cruelly and …

Why labor reform only comes from workers’ power

New York City firefighter Anita Daniel has been both a victim of sexual harassment and failed by the FDNY’s Equal Employment Opportunity Office. According to the report in the Sept. 30 issue of The …

“Social unionism” is one of the catchiest terms in the labor movement. Many unions, including my own, claim to use social unionism. But what is social unionism, and has it succeeded?Social …

Sign of The Times?

It is the season of tropes and reinvention.  It is the season of solemn covenants and broken promises. It is the season of color blindness and injustice in plain sight. It is the season of …

Congressional mettles of honoraria

Unions belong wherever they are necessary. That means everywhere except unattended ancient catacombs. If there are guards there, there should be collective bargaining for more than to take air …

Yellow cabs — a solution in search of a problem

I fully sympathize with the hardworking cab drivers who have faced bankruptcy due to money owed for medallions. I not only think that they should be provided with relief, but also that buying a …

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