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.
An analysis by THE CITY of workers compensation claims found thousands more workplace injuries, beyond those explicitly attributed to heat, on days 85 degrees or hotter.
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.
Attorneys for underpaid caretakers argue that New York abandoned its legal obligation to workers by closing cases.
Physical and occupational therapists are now on their own in seeking a better bargaining agreement, over their union president’s objections.
The 13 cases submitted in the past week to the city Department of Consumer and Worker Protection fall under a new law requiring weekly payments. Workers say they’ve been unfairly locked out of their accounts.
A fatal collapse at burned-out Beth Hamedrash happened after the city’s preservation panel forced rebuilding, over its own expert’s objections.
Union president Michael Mulgrew is pressing occupational and physical therapists to vote again on a deal they rejected — while some members demand new negotiations with City Hall instead.
The Chelsea Roastery workers who sought to oust their union are represented by a prominent anti-union advocacy group.
The agreement, which is pending ratification by union members, is a key step in averting a potential strike by drivers and warehouse workers that likely would have hobbled the U.S. economy.
Work related to film and television production accounts for some 5% of all jobs in the city.
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The Adams administration had moved to switch 250,000 public-sector retirees to a controversial, privately run health care plan on September 1.
A temporary order bolsters efforts by apps to stop a law that would require them to pay delivery workers $17.96 an hour and make New York the first major U.S. city to set a wage floor for them.
EMTs and paramedics are suing for better pay, as they hold multiple jobs to make ends meet.
The training program to help bring underrepresented New Yorkers into the film and TV industry has led, on average, to graduates’ salaries growing by 2.4 times.
After a 3-year campaign by Los Deliveristas Unidos, workers are set to make more than $17 per hour before tips — a compromise that’s left both app companies and some advocates dissatisfied.
A string of new prosecutions highlight how organized crime is targeting the nonunion builders of tens of millions of dollars in projects.
Swissport employees allege they are exposed to health and safety dangers inside and outside planes.
The pending agreement would pay the public Queens hospital’s residents as much as their Upper East Side private peers.
The Black jobless rate of 12.2% is nine times the white unemployment level, a far wider gap than elsewhere in the U.S.
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.