After a raucous group of students at Hillcrest High School charged at a teacher who’d been spotted on social media holding a sign reading “I Stand With Israel,” Schools Chancellor David Banks visited the Queens campus to meet with students and counter reports about the motives of those who protested while waving Palestinian flags. “This […]
President Joe Biden traveled to Illinois Thursday to celebrate the reopening of a Stellantis auto plant shut down in the strike by the United Auto Workers that disrupted that industry. Getting it back up and running took about two weeks after a deal was reached. But it will be months until Mayor Eric Adams can […]
The film and television actors’ union reached a tentative agreement on a new contract with major film and television studios on Wednesday night, ending a shutdown that has crippled most film production since May. The three-year deal between SAG-AFTRA, the union representing more than 160,000 film and television actors, and the Alliance of Motion Picture […]
Uber and Lyft, the San Francisco-based giants of the for-hire ride hailing business, have agreed to a $328 million settlement with the state of New York in connection with allegations that the companies stole drivers’ earnings, New York attorney general Letitia James announced Thursday. The two companies also agreed to provide sick leave, along with […]
City payroll records obtained by THE CITY suggest union enrollment has slipped since a Supreme Court ruling that allows government workers to opt out of membership. Between 2018 and 2022, membership went down nearly 8% among city employee unions, outpacing a decline of 5.1% in the number of full-time employees across city agencies. The gap […]
GrubHub, Uber and DoorDash have secured a second pause on a new minimum wage for New York City food delivery workers — a delay that is costing drivers about $15 million a week, according to lawyers who’ve asked a state appeals court to let the law roll ahead. Last week a state appellate judge issued an […]
Judge affirms city rules mandating at least $17.96 an hour before tips for Uber, Grubhub and DoorDash workers, clearing New York as the first major U.S. city with a guaranteed driver wage.
About 40% of the more than 113,000 migrants who have arrived in the five boroughs since last year hail from the South American country, per estimates from City Hall.
Higher ed and hospital strikes highlighted in CUNY’s annual Labor Day report, which also finds a 16-point drop in NYC government worker union membership.
The switch to a privatized plan would save the city $600 million a year, but retirees say it’s not what was promised to them.