Unions Stage 'Day Of Action' Rallies Ahead Of Supreme Court CaseNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, both Democrats, vowed to protect unions regardless of how the Supreme Court rules.
LIRR Union Members Vote To Approve New ContractMembers of the unions representing most Long Island Rail Road workers have approved the four-year contract that was negotiated last month.
Anxiety Over For LIRR Commuters After Strike Is AvertedCommuters let out a big sigh of relief Thursday, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced an agreement that has averted a crippling Long Island Rail Road strike.
City Reaches Tentative Deals With Health Care Workers', Nurses' UnionsMayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday announced tentative agreements with two health care worker unions.
NIFA Votes To End 3 Year Wage Freeze On Some Nassau County UnionsIt was 2 a.m. when the vote came down, but union members still filled the room and cheered as a board voted to approve the end of a wage freeze.
Universal Pre-K Funding Fight Overshadows New Mayor's First BudgetThe primary focus of the mayor's plan includes universal, full-day pre-kindergarten, which includes $530 million from taxing the rich, a projection that got him a tongue-lashing from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Unions On Board With Mayor De Blasio's Universal Pre-K PlanLabor leaders said they'll lobby state lawmakers to OK New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposal to offer universal pre-kindergarten.
Next Mayor Will Be Left To Tackle Unsettled Union ContractsOne of the pressing issues facing the next mayor of New York City will be unsettled union contracts for city workers.
De Blasio Rallies Union Members As Campaign Enters Home StretchMembers of organized labor packed the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall, saying a de Blasio victory on Tuesday will bring about positive big changes.
Eye On Politics: Mayoral Hopeful Sal Albanese Touts 'Record Of Independence'One of the men running for New York City mayor, if elected, would be making a return to city government after an over 15-year absence.
Eye On Politics: Bill De Blasio Calls For Tax On The 'Wealthiest New Yorkers'New York City Public Advocate and mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio has called for the richest New Yorkers to pay a little more in taxes.
John Liu Says In Radio Interview That He Did Work In A SweatshopJohn Liu, the Democratic New York City Comptroller and mayoral hopeful, tried to clarify what was a key part of his campaign for his current office.
City Workers Rally For A New Contract At City HallThousands of city workers whose union contracts have expired rallied for new and fair agreements in Lower Manhattan Wednesday afternoon.
Heavy Police Presence At Mainly Peaceful NYC May Day DemonstrationThousands of activists armed with flags, puppets and cow bells took to the city's streets on Wednesday to rally for immigration reform and labor rights as part of worldwide May Day protests.
Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart WorkersAfter all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.