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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

The Domino Sugar sign at the plant's refinery (file/credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

‘How Sweet It Is': City Planning Commission Signs Off On Domino Sugar Plant Redevelopment

The deal to turn the old Domino Sugar plant on Williamsburg’s waterfront into gleaming apartment towers, offices and open space is moving ahead.

03/05/2014

Con Edison Lockout (credit: CBS 2)

Con Ed and Worker’s Union Meet In Hopes Of Ending Lockout

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.

07/12/2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: AP Photo/Mel Evans)

South Jersey Port Corp. Ends Bonuses For Punctual Workers

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.

07/28/2011

Union 37 workers, supporters camp out in protest (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Union Workers Camp At ‘Bloombergville’ To Protest Budget Cuts

They’re trying to save thousands of jobs. District 37 Union members and their supporters called the encampment “Bloombergville.”

06/15/2011

Rev. Jesse Jackson (credit: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Rev. Jesse Jackson Holds Rally In Camden, Urges Workers To Stay Strong

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.

05/31/2011

Those at Saturday's rally hold up signs in solidarity with union workers in Wisconsin (Photo/Sophia Hall, WCBS 880)

Wisconsin Labor Union Fight Sparks New York City Hall Rally

Thousands of people filled City Hall Park Saturday morning in a show of solidarity with union workers in Wisconsin.

02/26/2011