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Over 100 Workers At JFK Airport Strike, Demand Better Wages & Working Conditions

About 150 baggage handlers, skycaps and wheelchair attendants are demanding better wages, benefits and working conditions from their employer Alstate Maintenance.

09/17/2014

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New Jersey Nursing Home Workers Threaten Strike

Health care workers in four nursing homes in Hudson and Bergen counties in New Jersey said Wednesday that they are ready to strike if a deal cannot be reached.

07/23/2014

A Long Island Rail Road train at Jamaica station on July 11, 2014. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

Despite Contingency Plan Riders Fear Messy Commute If Strike Halts LIRR Service

There are eight days and counting until a possible Long Island Railroad strike that could severely disrupt the commutes for more than 300,000 riders.

07/12/2014

An LIRR train arrives at the Bethpage station. (credit: Getty Images)

CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer Gives Breakdown Of What Both Sides Want In Potential LIRR Strike

With 10 days to go Thursday before a possible Long Island Rail Road strike, many have been wondering just how far apart the two sides really are.

07/10/2014

MTA chairman Thomas Prendergast meets with members of the New York Congressional delegation on July 9, 2014 about a potential Long Island Rail Road strike. (credit: MTA/Twitter)

Congress Will Not Intervene In Contract Dispute To Prevent LIRR Strike

Lawmakers said they have no plans to get involved with the contract dispute and urged the MTA and the unions to return to the bargaining table.

07/09/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

With Potential LIRR Strike Looming, Cuomo Says He Can’t Get Involved

Contract talks are expected to resume Tuesday afternoon between the MTA and LIRR union workers.

07/07/2014

An LIRR train arrives at the Bethpage station. (credit: Getty Images)

Contract Talks Between MTA, LIRR Unions End With No Compromise

Commuters are bracing for the worst after the latest round of contract talks between the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Long Island Rail Road union workers ended with no compromise in sight.

06/27/2014

An LIRR train arrives at the Bethpage station. (credit: Getty Images)

President Obama’s Board Backs Unions Again In LIRR Labor Talks

The three-member Presidential Emergency Board issued its nonbinding resolution on Tuesday, calling the unions’ proposal a “reasonable” solution.

05/21/2014

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Union, School Bus Company Avoid Looming Strike In Westchester

Less than 48 hours before Transport Workers Union Local 100 members were to walk off the job at Mile Square, the union and the company reached a tentative deal that was supported unanimously by the negotiating committee, the union said on Saturday.

05/17/2014

Security guards the doors of a Chelsea McDonald's amid a fast food workers protest, May 7, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Fast Food Workers Plan Global Protests To Demand Higher Wages

Protests are planned for May 15 in 150 cities, including Seoul, Rome, Buenos Aires and New York. Workers are seeking a $15 minimum wage and the right to unionize.

05/07/2014

Riders get ready to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Bethpage, N.Y. (file/credit: Getty Images)

LIRR Union, MTA Hold Final Contract Talks Before Possible July Strike

The Presidential Emergency Board will once again try to bring the MTA and railroad employees to a contract agreement. If no deal is reached, a strike deadline is set for mid-July

04/21/2014

Riders get ready to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Bethpage, N.Y. (file/credit: Getty Images)

LIRR Union Official Blasts Tentative MTA Deal With NYC Transit Workers; Talks Resume Monday

Contract talks between the railroad workers and the MTA resume Monday with the presidential mediation board. The two sides have been far apart on pay raises and union givebacks.

04/18/2014

Building service workers march down Fifth Avenue ahead of vote to authorize strike (Credit: CBS 2)

NYC Building Service Workers Reach Tentative Labor Deal To Avoid Strike

The deal announced Friday by Local 32BJ of the Service Employees Union and the Realty Advisory Board on Labor Relations will provide raises of 11.3 percent over four years.

04/11/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Another Presidential Emergency Board Called To Help Avert LIRR Strike

President Barack Obama has appointed a second Presidential Emergency Board to help resolve a labor dispute between the Long Island Rail Road and some of its employees.

03/20/2014

An Israeli flag. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Diplomats’ Strike Shuts Down Israeli Consulates Around The World

The Israeli Consulate in New York, and others worldwide, have shut down as diplomats have gone on strike.

03/07/2014

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