For many, Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer — a day for parties, going to the beach and cookouts. For others, it’s a day for sales and back-to-school shopping. But for working people on Staten Island, it’s always meant so much more. This year is no exception as we reflect on all the important protections we’ve secured through the collective power of unions.
We’ve witnessed a historic resurgence of labor activism fueled by workers demanding union representation across traditionally nonunionized tech, media, service and logistics industries.