The Reserve Roastery employees’ petition to decertify, which is pending a vote, comes days after workers in Rochester and Buffalo also moved to eject Starbucks Workers United.
Executives of the Brooklyn-founded seafood restaurant have been accused of a “Ponzi scheme,” an “undercapitalization scam” and “illegal deception.”
The fast-food chain will debut a temporary rest area for delivery workers — the same week a Manhattan community board rejected a similar plan from city government.
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.
Fast food giant agrees to pay some 13,000 current and former employees to resolve city investigation of violations of local scheduling and sick leave laws.
Hotel occupancy has rebound to near pre-pandemic levels, but jobs in the leisure and hospitality sector remain far below pre-pandemic levels.
With little guidance from officials, some restaurants are racking up tickets or abandoning the sidewalk sheds that helped keep them afloat during the pandemic. Meanwhile, residents have complained about trash, rodents and a lack of street parking.
A 15-year-old agreement to put 20 automatic sidewalk toilets around the city has been completely stalled for the last two years, with 15 restrooms still not in service.
Twin Parks tenants now living in hotels had been getting hot meals delivered by the distinguished World Central Kitchen. But when that organization pivoted to Ukraine, a group run by a mayoral pal stepped in.
But most dining proprietors expressed relief at no longer being “the police” for COVID measures
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Forno Rosso eatery, backed by Robert Petrosyants, owes nearly $400,000 in unpaid taxes, according to state records.
Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine wants to create a “resource center” where deliveristas and other independent contractors can work, recharge and get information on everything from wage theft to health care.
The eatery, powered by “nonnas” — or grandmothers — from around the world, has gone organic and added a Japanese element ahead of its grand reopening Friday. The eatery had shut early in the pandemic, due to the ages of its beloved rotating chefs.
The city shed 14,000 positions last month while the rest of the country saw its strongest employment growth in a year. Meanwhile, the increasing challenges facing Black and Latino New Yorkers underscore structural inequities, a new study found.
Store and restaurant workers will be on the frontlines dealing with the unvaccinated — and sometimes angry — public as a new city-wide requiring one dose to go inside bars, restaurants, indoor entertainment venues and gyms.
The governor urged the private sector to order employees back to workplaces and make everybody — including customers — get shots. But business owners said it’s up to elected officials to lead the way amid rising COVID rates.
The city economic sector most devastated by the pandemic recession is finally showing signs of a sustained recovery as jobs start to rebound. But optimism is tempered by worker shortages, inadequate PPP relief and mixed forecasts ahead.
The city gained 35,000 positions last month with restaurants and the arts showing signs of resurgence. Hopes raised by the easing of most restrictions this week are tempered by an 11% unemployment rate.
Hundreds of new establishments have received permits to open this year, surging into work-from-home neighborhoods while shunning business districts decimated by the pandemic.
Some owners believe that pandemic unemployment benefits are keeping people out of the workforce. But economists and worker advocates say multiple factors — including child care, low wages and COVID-changed perspectives — are at play.