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.
The deal to turn the old Domino Sugar plant on Williamsburg’s waterfront into gleaming apartment towers, offices and open space is moving ahead.
Consolidated Edison Inc. and the Utility Workers of America Union Local 1-2 are meeting again in an effort to end the almost 2-week-old lockout.
The agency’s board eliminated giving a day’s pay for every two consecutive months that workers showed up no more than 30 minutes late. The board also ended the 40-year practice that allowed workers to convert vacation and sick days to cash.
They’re trying to save thousands of jobs. District 37 Union members and their supporters called the encampment “Bloombergville.”
The Rev. Jesse Jackson was on a solidarity tour across New Jersey to support union workers and oppose cuts to public services by Gov. Chris Christie.
Thousands of people filled City Hall Park Saturday morning in a show of solidarity with union workers in Wisconsin.