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Sep 16, 2022 | News Story
This week, the NY Times Guild and NY Times Tech Guild delivered to the leadership of The New York Times the names of nearly 1,300 NewsGuild member employees who have signed a pledge to continue to work remotely this week, the first week the Company wanted employees back in the office. Wirecutter Union members also signed the pledge in solidarity.
Sep 16, 2022 | News Story
On Wednesday, unionized workers at the New School marched for respect! Jazz instructors at the New School first won a union contract with the help of Local 802 in 1998. in 1998. At the time, faculty had received only one raise in over 10 years and had no health benefits, pension or job security.
Sep 16, 2022 | News Story
On Friday, Condé Union won their card count and is now officially recognized as a union. The era of “prestige paying the bills” is over.
Sep 16, 2022 | News Story
For the first time since Branch Rickey developed the modern farm system, minor league baseball players will be represented by a union. An independent arbiter found Wednesday that authorization cards submitted by minor league players this month yielded a majority in favor of unionizing under the supervision of the Major League Baseball Players Association. That means the minor league players are...
Sep 16, 2022 | News Story
We are on the cusp of winning a significant funding increase for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) next year, and your help is needed to make sure Congress gets it done! In July, the U.S. House of Representatives approved $207 million in funding for the NEA and NEH each for the next fiscal year. Now, we need the U.S. Senate’s support to...
Sep 16, 2022 | News Story
Responders and survivors of 9/11 are suffering and dying from cancers and other illnesses caused by toxic exposures from the tragedy 21 years ago. We have been able to care for our heroes through the World Trade Center Health Program, but that program is facing cuts and will stop accepting new applicants in 2024 unless Congress and the Senate act to properly fund it. It is critical that we renew...
Sep 16, 2022 | News Story
Update: With the October 31 deadine looming, PSLF.nyc's "Student Debt Free, ASAP" Campaign launched a Week of Action in collaboration with the City of New York, CUNY, the Brooklyn, New York and Queens Public Libraries and the New York Sta
Sep 11, 2022 | News Story
This weekend, we honor the memories of all those who tragically lost their lives 21 years ago on September 11th, including the more than than 600 who were members of New York City unions. In addition to the first responders who were lost rushing to the aid of others, these included restaurant workers, communications workers, building trades workers and others in the World Trade Center and...
Sep 9, 2022 | News Story
Saturday, September 10th, 10AM: The New York City Labor Day Parade and March is returning to Fifth Avenue for the first time since 2019! Tens of thousands of workers representing more than 200 unions and constituency groups will come together in solidarity on the 140th Anniversary of the first Labor Day parade in the United States, when more than 10,000 workers marched from New York City Hall to...
Sep 9, 2022 | News Story
Workers aboard the Staten Island Ferry are sounding alarms about a staffing crisis they say has made it difficult to keep the iconic passenger boats running on time. The manpower shortage is so severe, the NBC NY I-Team reports, that ferry workers are sometimes asked to spend the night in terminal parking lots or makeshift sleeping quarters because commuting home between shifts would not allow...