Businessman Carl Icahn and New Jersey state Senate President Stephen Sweeney have launched into a war of words over the issue of casino gambling.
A state probe into the deadly East Harlem building explosion last March has revealed flaws in the training of Con Edison workers who handle underground natural gas pipes, according to a published report.
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.
Two area lawmakers rallied Sunday with employees of a Domino’s Pizza restaurant in Washington Heights, after workers there were fired.
Workers at two car washes in the Bronx walked off the job Saturday, accusing their employers of retaliating against them after they voted to join a union.
Hopeful prospective workers camped out Saturday in an attempt to gain a spot in the Carpenters’ Union training program.
New York State Assemblywoman Linda Rosenathal (D-Manhattan) joined activists Saturday in protesting what they called abusive labor practices of Domino’s Pizza in New York City.
A new survey Tuesday indicated that many people approaching retirement age have no intention of stopping working.
Power and natural gas supplier National Grid has been hit with another lawsuit, this time by its own workers who said they never received overtime pay for extra hours during Superstorm Sandy, according to a published report.
The retirees are accused of faking injuries to qualify for extra disability pension pay. Tuesday arrests came following 11 last October, including doctors who allegedly helped retirees game the system and former LIRR workers who claimed crippling injuries.
Police say Carlos Borbon got into an altercation with some of the workers, pulled out a kitchen knife, and threatened to kill them.
An analysis shows the average worker in New Jersey saved about $872, or 22 percent more than the national average because the state has some of the nation’s highest paid workers. The cut is determined by income.
Federal prosecutors charged 11 people on Thursday with conspiracy in a decade-long fraud that authorities say poisoned the pension system used by employees of the nation’s largest commuter railroad.
The casinos have struggled for five years with plunging revenues amid ever-growing — and ever-closer — competition.
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.