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In Governor Hochul’s State of the State this week, she signaled important steps forward on climate action that creates good union jobs, including significant investment in the offshore wind supply chain, movement toward necessary transmission upgrades, and much-needed investments in schools.
The Build Back Better agenda means trillions of dollars of investment in our jobs, families and communities.
As we look back on the past year, we're reflecting on the continuing challenges that the New York City labor movement has faced, but also on the significant ground we’ve gained and the enormous potential ahead of us.
Columbia student workers are still on strike in what is currently the largest such action in the country. Three thousand workers, including undergraduate and graduate teaching and research assistants at Columbia University, are now in the eighth week of their strike.
Student workers including undergraduate and graduate teaching and research assistants at Columbia University are wrapping up the second week of their strike, the second-largest in the country.
Today, we observe Labor Day by recognizing all working people for their contributions to our nation and giving them a chance to enjoy a well-earned rest and time with their loved ones.
The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down both the New York State and CDC Eviction Moratoriums. This means that tenants who filed hardship declarations are no longer protected and landlords can now ask the court for the necessary permission needed to evict.
Faith activists recently delivered a letter to all 50 U.S. Senators calling on them to pass the PRO Act, making it easier for workers to form a union.
On Monday, July 19, the IBEW hosted a webinar with nearly 700 IBEW officers, local union business managers, staff, and rank-and-file members to hear from U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm about the Biden Administration's push for a bipartisan infrastructure bill.
Starting this week, nearly all working families in America are receiving their first monthly payment from the expanded Child Tax Credit—up to $300 per child. It is a huge step towards cutting childhood poverty in half and will bring relief to parents and caregivers across the country.