Civil and Workplace Rights

Working for the freedom from employment discrimination and the right of working families to fair pay, job safety, secure retirements and affordable health care have been goals fundamental to the union movement, which has long partnered with the civil rights and women’s movements and, more recently, with the LGBTQ community.

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Feb 19, 2021 | News Story

On February 5th, the editorial staff of The New York Daily News announced they had

Feb 19, 2021 | News Story

New York’s Attorney General, Letitia James, sued Amazon on Tuesday evening, arguing that the company provided inadequate safety protection for workers in New York City during the pandemic and retaliated against employees who raised concerns over the conditions.

Feb 19, 2021 | News Story

Public defenders and social workers at Queens Defenders represented by UAW 2325 got a boost from local elected officials and supporters who joined them for a virtual rally Wednesday.

Feb 19, 2021 | News Story

Almost a year ago, the Metropolitan Opera House went dark. Overnight, New York City lost its heart and soul — the culture that vibrates through the veins of the city and makes it what it is: music, theatre, dance, art —all silenced and put on pause.

Feb 12, 2021 | News Story

Mass incarceration of Black and brown communities has led to an ever growing labor pool of vulnerable, disadvantaged and discriminated-against workers.

Feb 12, 2021 | News Story

The unionized employees of Mobilization for Justice, Inc. (MFJ) held a one-day strike on Tuesday to show their commitment to negotiating a fair contract that values the health, safety, value, and experience of all workers.

Feb 12, 2021 | News Story

Senator Andrew Gounardes and Assemblymember Karines Reyes joined the CUNY Rising Alliance and the Professional Staff Congress last week to announce the introduction of the

Feb 12, 2021 | News Story

The creative staff at Onion Inc., the popular digital company behind The Onion, The A.V.

Feb 9, 2021 | News Story

Few civil rights leaders have had a greater impact on the labor movement than Velma and Norman Hill.