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Jun 7, 2024 | News Story
Actors’ Equity Association, alongside the Actors’ Equity Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization supporting the professional theatre community, jointly announced that they will bestow the Paul Robeson Award for 2024 on
Jun 7, 2024 | News Story
Are you a U.S. Military Veteran in NYC? If so, the NYC Department of Veterans' Services would like to invite you to participate in the New York City Department of Veterans’ Services 2024 NYC Veteran and Military Community Survey.
May 31, 2024 | News Story
After more than 9 months of negotiations, the 2300 resident physicians and fellows at the heart of patient care at NYC Health and Hospitals have reached a tentative agreement with the city, which they say will help protect the future of the largest public hospital system i
May 31, 2024 | News Story
After years of underfunding, the Social Security Administration has reached a 27 year low in staffing while asked to serve a record high number of applicants resulting in a burnt out workforce and long service delays.
May 31, 2024 | News Story
On Saturday, in the midst of REI’s annual Anniversary Sale, members of REI Union SoHo, represented by the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), stopped work and walked off the job in an Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike to protest REI’s failure to bargain a contract in good faith. REI SoHo workers picketed and demanded REI agree to reach a fair contract by the end of 2024.
May 31, 2024 | News Story
Members of the Ziff Davis Creators Guild, representing the editorial staffs of Lifehacker, Mashable, and PCMag as a part of the NewsGuild of NY, hit the streets outside Ziff Davis headquarters this week to demand wages that keep up with inflation and a contract that addresses transparency on AI. For months, leaders at Ziff Davis have responded to the union's bargaining committee's demands for...
May 31, 2024 | News Story
The Writers Guild of America East members at Pineapple Street Studios have spent over a year working hard to negotiate the terms of their first union contract. So far, the Union and management at Audacy – Pineapple's parent company – have come to tentative agreements on important issues such as severance and diversity & equity.
May 31, 2024 | News Story
Child Care Subsidies are now available across New York City. These vouchers can be used for any type of child care provider and can save parents an average of $15,000 per year (per child) in child care expenses. Parents must be living in New York City or and meet income restrictions.
May 24, 2024 | News Story
On Monday, 72% of participating union members at Mobilization for Justice (MFJ) voted to ratify a contract offer presented by MFJ Management last week. The agreement concluded the Union’s nearly three-month strike — the longest NYC legal services strike since 1991 — with major victories including double digit raises for MFJ’s lowest paid workers.
May 24, 2024 | News Story
Yesterday, during the middle of REI’s annual Anniversary Sale, members of REI Union SoHo represented by RWDSU rallied in protest of REI’s failure to bargain a contract in good faith.