The agreement, which is pending ratification by union members, is a key step in averting a potential strike by drivers and warehouse workers that likely would have hobbled the U.S. economy.
Department of Buildings and FDNY issue $6,400 in fines for the Bowery facility, weeks after an electrical fire killed four in Chinatown. Grubhub says it’s a “misunderstanding.”
An internal dispute over leadership of the locally founded Amazon Labor Union looms over the effort to reach a first contract with the anti-union corporation.
The Adams administration had moved to switch 250,000 public-sector retirees to a controversial, privately run health care plan on September 1.
A temporary order bolsters efforts by apps to stop a law that would require them to pay delivery workers $17.96 an hour and make New York the first major U.S. city to set a wage floor for them.
EMTs and paramedics are suing for better pay, as they hold multiple jobs to make ends meet.
New school holidays and criminal record seals are in. But many proposals related to tenant protections, developer tax breaks and speed limits have gone nowhere.
Earlier this year the City Council forbade selling reconditioned batteries — yet fire department inspectors didn’t look for them in a visit to the now-destroyed store just weeks ago.
City schools’ 120,000 educators and other staff will see raises reaching more than 20% during the five-year contract.
After a 3-year campaign by Los Deliveristas Unidos, workers are set to make more than $17 per hour before tips — a compromise that’s left both app companies and some advocates dissatisfied.