News Stories

Dec 18, 2020 | News Story
Workers with Sunrise Movement, a youth-led movement organization advocating to stop climate change and create millions of American jobs, have voted to form a union with CWA Local 1180. Management has agreed to recognize the staff union.
Dec 18, 2020 | News Story
The first sector of New York City Council staffers have been voluntarily recognized as a union, making it the first legislative staff union in the state. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson recognized 23 financial analysts as a part of the newly formed Association of Legislative Employees (ALE) earlier this month, with the public announcement made yesterday. The recognition comes following at...
Dec 18, 2020 | News Story
Future plc, the multi-platform media company, has ratified its first collective bargaining agreement with the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE). The three-year contract will provide a third of the company’s lowest-paid employees with a pay increase averaging $10,000. Future plc’s 53-member unit includes the editorial, social, photo, copy, and video staff at GamesRadar+, Guitar Player, Guitar...
Dec 18, 2020 | News Story
NYC's performing arts have been shuttered since March and the musicians of AFM Local 802 have been left without steady work. However, they've still found creative opportunities to perform.  This past October, conductor Tito Muñoz and violinist Giora Schmidt — along with a small group of colleagues — gathered impromptu in Central Park to perform some Mozart for pedestrians and onlookers.  The...
Dec 18, 2020 | News Story
Are you interested in learning more about climate change and offshore wind development on Long Island? Please let us know to include you in the next Climate Jobs NY Education Fund's event. The events are in partnership with The Worker Institute, The ILR School, Cornell University. We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to ensure that the path to a low-carbon future will create new quality...
Dec 18, 2020 | News Story
It's not too late yet to find that perfect holiday gift that carries a union label and is made in America.
Dec 4, 2020 | News Story
Members of the New York City musicians’ union (AFM Local 802) have launched #SaveNYCMusicians, a campaign to share the stories of NYC musicians and ask the public for support.
Dec 4, 2020 | News Story
Approximately 200 nurses at Montefiore New Rochelle hospital participated in an Unfair Labor Practice strike this week, demanding safe staffing and a voice in patient care. They were joined by elected officials, labor and community supporters, who urged Montefiore to come back to the bargaining table and negotiate a fair contract.
Dec 4, 2020 | News Story
Staffers at four renowned media brands — Entertainment Weekly, Martha Stewart Living, Shape Magazine and PeopleTV — announced yesterday that they have formed a union with The NewsGuild of New York. Joining their Guild-represented colleagues at PEOPLE, 90% of eligible staff across all four publications have requested voluntary recognition as one bargaining unit from Meredith Corporation management.
Dec 4, 2020 | News Story
Mariah Dignan, Climate Jobs NY’s Long Island organizer, had the opportunity to travel to Point Judith in Rhode Island this month to visit. Thank you to Elizabeth Marchetti, Equnior's Fisheries Liaison, for the invitation and for taking the time to meet with Mariah.