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.
Updated state figures show almost 4.7 million jobs, surpassing projections.
Inspectors discovered another unstable wall about to collapse, just steps from where a laborer died in Chinatown while doing demolition on Tuesday.
In a reversal, City Hall is advancing a new minimum hourly rate of $19.96, nearly $4 less than previously proposed.
Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez, who prosecuted the case, said the construction collapse that killed Luis Sánchez was a preventable tragedy.
The measures restrict the sale of certain types of e-bikes and the batteries that power them and ban “second-use” batteries.
The head of one union representing FDNY emergency medical technicians and paramedics said he won’t accept the mayor’s contract blueprint.
Fatalities rise again, following a dip during the COVID construction pause.
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.
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.
A new UCLA study finds ride-hail companies have been claiming a bigger piece of the pie ever since drivers began receiving a city-guaranteed minimum wage in 2019 — peaking in April 2020.
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A measure introduced by state lawmakers aims to address the conditions that led to heat-related illnesses among UPS delivery truck drivers last summer.
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.
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.
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.