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.
Macy’s and the union representing workers at its flagship Manhattan store and three other New York locations have reached a tentative contract agreement following all-night negotiations.
New York City’s Sanitation Department says it will put more workers on the streets by reassigning supervisors and adding 100 new hires for trash and snow removal.
Gov. David Paterson signed a measure in August requiring New York City to give parents six months notice anytime they wished to close a taxpayer funded day care center.
Plank by plank, workers are starting to dismantle the remains of a 17th century ship found buried near Ground Zero.
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