Labor

A reversal comes as judges order some fired employees reinstated — but first, most of them have to reapply for their jobs.
Rail travelers from three states may need alternate transportation if the first Metro-North strike in 40 years materializes.
In the second year of the Adams administration, public employees are asking when raises might be coming — but a bitter and costly fight over retiree health care isn’t over.
In a growing number of lawsuits, municipal workers who were put on unpaid leave or terminated after seeking religious exemptions to an employee COVID shot mandate are getting judges to order their reinstatement.
The mostly Latino fill-in cleaning crews say they worked during COVID when nobody else wanted to, but were fired just days before New Year with little notice.
The latest economic numbers show a city still struggling its way toward pandemic recovery, with employment in construction, retail, and leisure and hospitality all lagging their pre-pandemic levels.
More than 9,000 Health + Hospitals employees seek commitments to fewer patients at a time. But as public employees, it’s illegal for them to go on strike.
More than 600 adjuncts and non-tenure track faculty are preparing to strike at the end of the month to demand more from the Jesuit institution with a billion-dollar endowment.
More than 7,000 nurses returned to work Thursday morning after reaching a tentative agreement for better staffing ratios. At Montefiore, nurses won a 19% wage increase over three years.
The unfair labor practice charge comes as nurses at Montefiore and Mount Sinai strike for a third consecutive day.
The allegation, which the medical center denies, came as the 7,000-member strike at Montefiore and Mount Sinai hospitals stretched into a second day.
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Still feeling the cramps from staff shortages last summer, the Parks Department is making changes to encourage more people to become lifeguards. Here’s how to take the test.
The proposed new sites, at Verdi Square and in Fordham Heights, would join one already announced at City Hall Park in converting vacant newsstands into charging and rest stations.
Teamsters Local 553 had represented just three drivers at the facility, but other United Metro Energy workers — in their second year striking — are also fighting for a contract.
Sources say the interrogations are being conducted by NYPD officers and DA detective investigators, which some view as an intimidation tactic.
December’s economic update shows the city continues to lag national job growth, hitting more headwinds.
Staff return to flagship Manhattan cafe after management pledges to clean ice machines weekly and agrees to a first union bargaining session.
The newspaper’s IT specialists, security guards and sales coordinators — some of whom earn as little as $52,000 a year — strike alongside reporters for better wages.
Manny Pastreich takes over from Kyle Bragg in leading the 175,000-member building workers’ group known for breaking new ground for organized labor.
President warns paychecks will cease for instructors at Village home to Parsons and famed liberal arts programs.
Workers who get around on mopeds are pushing for a $5 increase to cover expenses like gas and insurance.