Unions

The Municipal Labor Committee overwhelmingly voted for a public-private partnership managed by Aetna to fulfill promised cost savings, while retired workers continued court battles.
Superintendents, porters, door attendants and handypersons in hundreds of private residential buildings are negotiating to keep their healthcare benefits, and boost their wages.
Nurses at Health + Hospitals earn on average $12,000 less than their private sector counterparts. An unused clause on the books could change that.
The head of one union representing FDNY emergency medical technicians and paramedics said he won’t accept the mayor’s contract blueprint.
The mayor and the union representing more than 100,000 public sector workers also agreed to a pilot program on remote work. The deal stands to set the pattern at City Hall for more union contracts to come.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Chelsea store employees have been on strike since Oct. 25, following sightings of bedbugs in the breakroom in addition to that moldy ice.
Raúl Tenelema Puli of Queens fell 20 feet along with a heavy I-beam at a downtown Brooklyn residential tower project.
The city will bring in eight lawyers, paid for by their private firms but listed as employees of NYC, to plug a shortage. Critics say it’s just a drop in the bucket.
‘I am at the epicenter of two anti-worker, anti-union corporations,’ says an employee in The New York Times building’s convenience store-cafe combo.