The commission charged with drawing new political boundaries for New York City’s legislative body will take input from the public through the end of August.
A resolution to the 12-year stalemate that has left workers without raises since 2010 could be in sight.
THE CITY obtained a copy of a labor agreement that would give crews a long-due raise — but City Hall has not signed, despite months of urgings from Staten Island officials that preceded service disruptions.
Ferry crew members have worked under an expired union contract for an “unprecedented” 11 years and say that low pay and morale have left them without enough staff to keep the lifeline between Manhattan and Staten Island afloat.
Staten Islanders who depend on Access-a-Ride say they get left in the lurch all the time — and that’s without a natural disaster.
The Parks Department is facing a dire shortage of lifeguards for the city’s dozens of pools and beaches with just 480 certified guards.
One house was rebuilt, one propped up on stilts, and one given back to nature.
Out of nearly 1,000 ballots cast at the LDJ5 warehouse, just 380 supported joining the Amazon Labor Union, which made history last month with a scrappy campaign that defeated the e-commerce giant at a neighboring warehouse.
Organizers with the Amazon Labor Union are optimistic, but say they’ve encountered new challenges — and wild rumors — in their drive to organize LDJ5 on Staten Island.
The retail giant is challenging NLRB certification, and a second vote at a nearby warehouse looms ahead. That’s all before anyone sits down at the bargaining table to discuss a contract.