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City Officials Blast Mayor Bloomberg’s Removal Of Employee Protection Provision From School Bus Contracts

Former Comptroller Bill Thompson blasted Mayor Bloomberg for removing employee protection provisions from the latest school bus contracts that are being sent out for bids.

12/23/2012

JFK Airport

Nonunion JFK Airport Security Workers Vote To Authorize Strike

The main points of contention for the workers include better training and equipment, which they say are related to safety concerns for passengers and themselves.

12/13/2012

Union members from 32BJ SEIU rally in front of The Broadway League. (credit: Marla Diamond, WCBS 880)

Broadway Faces Potential Holiday Headache As Labor Union Votes To Authorize Strike

Members of the 250-person 32BJ union voted during a noisy rally on the street outside the Times Square offices of the Broadway League, which represents producers and theater owners.

12/12/2012

Workers protesting at JFK Airport - Nov. 21, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

JFK Airport Security Officers To Hold Strike Authorization Vote

Airport security officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport were expected later in the week to vote to authorize a strike.

12/11/2012

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AT&T Workers Will Stay On The Job Without Contracts

About 40,000 AT&T landline workers are staying on the job this week without a contract, their union said Sunday.

04/08/2012

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Nurses At St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center Reach Deal To Avert Strike

Continuum Health Partners Communities and the New York State Nurses Association announced the deal a week before the nurses at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in Manhattan had planned to strike.

12/27/2011

NYC nurses want to keep their benefits and pay raises. (credit: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center Nurses Plan To Strike In January

More than 1,000 nurses at a New York City hospital are planning a one-day strike in January after negotiations over a new contract broke down.

12/22/2011

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Report: Central Park’s Boathouse Making Concessions To Striking Workers

Union head Peter Ward said Tuesday that the New York Hotel Trades Council would not end its walkout without a full union contract.

09/14/2011

Robert Baricevac and baby Matthew (credit: Robert Baricevac)

Verizon Strike Could Create Mountain Of Medical Bills For Technician From Long Island

Robert Baricevac, who had a kidney transplant 6 1/2 years ago, says if a deal isn’t worked out soon, he will have to foot the bill for doctor’s appointments and medications totaling about $3,000 a month.

08/19/2011

Striking Verizon workers rally - New York, NY - Aug 8, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Striking Verizon Workers Hold Candlelight Vigil Outside CEO’s NJ Home

They carried American flags and chanted “What’s disgusting? Union busting” outside Lowell McAdam’s Mendham residence. Police say the protest was peaceful and without incident.

08/18/2011

Red Cross workers (credit: CBS 2)

Connecticut Red Cross Workers Authorize Strike

Larry Dorman, a spokesman for the AFSCME Local 3145, would not release the vote totals but said a “clear margin” was in favor of authorizing a strike. He said Red Cross workers in other states also will be taking strike authorization votes this week.

08/14/2011

Striking Verizon workers on West St. on Aug. 8, 2011 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Negotiations Under Way After Verizon Workers Hit Picket Lines Across NY, NJ

Candice Johnson of the Communication Workers of America and Verizon’s Richard Young had no immediate word on progress toward settling a strike that was in its second day Monday.

08/08/2011

Verizon Workers Strike (credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Of Verizon Workers Strike Over Labor Contract Talks

The strike does not involve employees of Verizon Wireless so it won’t affect service. The contract covers telephone and repair technicians, wireline customer service representatives and operators.

08/07/2011

New York City Celebrates Giants Win At The Super Bowl

What A Lost NFL Season Means For The Nation

The NFL lockout will affect more companies than you can imagine. Find out how it may impact you.

07/10/2011

A strike could've threatened constructin of the Barclays Center arena at Atlantic Yards (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

No Strike For NYC Crane Operators Friday

Louis Coletti of the Building Trade Employers Association says two unions representing crane operators, excavators and maintenance engineers agreed on a new contract less than two hours before their contracts expired.

07/01/2011

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