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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.
Just 47% of workers are in business districts on any given weekday — dashing any hopes for a fall return to the workplace.
The inspection report, obtained by THE CITY, also found other violations including old food residue on surfaces like a matcha stirrer and a cappuccino nozzle.
Required by a law spurred by worker organizing and THE CITY’s reporting, pay scale is first for the industry.
Chelsea store employees have been on strike since Oct. 25, following sightings of bedbugs in the breakroom in addition to that moldy ice.
Last year 369,000 people worked in tech jobs after a decade of fast growth. But following the meltdown of the Amazon Queens deal, nearly all those jobs are in Manhattan or Brooklyn.
New York City requires 40 hours of OSHA-certified training for workers on building and demolition jobs. The few free classes available are now overwhelmed.
Eviction case sought to remove tenants from luxury 429 E. 52nd St. after complaints of “motorcycles” ridden and parked in halls. City Council is now considering bills to prevent destructive lithium-ion battery fires.
Raúl Tenelema Puli of Queens fell 20 feet along with a heavy I-beam at a downtown Brooklyn residential tower project.
‘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.
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City Council must enable budget-cutting new health insurance options for retirees, warns Eric Adams’ chief labor negotiator — or City Hall will eliminate existing insurance plans.
New York City’s share of U.S. securities industry jobs is now less than one in five, says state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, down from one in three in the 2000s.
Neither side is saying what’s behind the dispute, but Make The Road NY has asked a court to toss the debt claim. Meanwhile, the Department of Buildings says the contractor didn’t properly insure workers.
It’s a longtime tradition for top leaders in New York’s public sector jobs to stack up vacation days for years and retire with big checks.
E-bike and phone chargers are coming soon to City Hall Park and other spots, after drivers for companies like Grubhub and DoorDash dreamed of having warm places to pause between runs.
Local 1549 of District Council 37, whose members include low-paid secretaries and clerical aides, had its management removed and is now being run by AFSCME in Washington D.C.
Mayor suggests the post-9/11 evolution of FiDi may be a blueprint for rebuilding momentum for Midtown and other business districts as workers continue Zooming in to work part-time.
Some companies don’t provide insurance coverage for workers, while others keep it a well-guarded secret — leaving hurt deliveristas in the lurch.
The City Council is considering upping penalties for companies that are repeat offenders, which workers allege includes the fast casual Mexican-style restaurants.
MTA
A mostly Latin immigrant workforce stepped up when COVID-19 threw the MTA for a loop and required more cleaning with less staff. As their time runs out, many are looking for more permanent, union work with the transit agency.