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NEW YORK, NY – Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Vilda Vera Mayuga today celebrated the 1...
04/16/2024

NEW YORK, NY – Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Vilda Vera Mayuga today celebrated the 10 year anniversary of the city’s …
The post Department of Consumer and Worker Protection Celebrates 10 Years of Paid Safe and Sick Leave first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post NEW YORK, NY – Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Vilda Vera Mayuga today celebrated the 10 year anniversary of the city’s landmark Paid Safe and Sick Leave L...

Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOStaffing shortages in the public sector are at crisis levels because of the recruitment and reten...
04/16/2024

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Staffing shortages in the public sector are at crisis levels because of the recruitment and retention issues caused by Tier 6. …
The post Take Action: Tell Albany to Fix Tier 6! first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOStaffing shortages in the public sector are at crisis levels because of the recruitment and retention issues caused by Tier 6. It is critical that the State addresses th...

Photo courtesy: AFl-CIOThe NYC CLC and UFT recently hosted a Labor Women’s Power Breakfast as part of our celebration of...
04/16/2024

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The NYC CLC and UFT recently hosted a Labor Women’s Power Breakfast as part of our celebration of Women’s History Month …
The post NYC CLC and UFT Host Labor Women’s Power Breakfast first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Photo courtesy: AFl-CIOThe NYC CLC and UFT recently hosted a Labor Women’s Power Breakfast as part of our celebration of Women’s History Month in March. The session, which took place at th...

Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOSeeking to strengthen high-quality free legal services for New Yorkers and fight high turnover, u...
04/15/2024

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Seeking to strengthen high-quality free legal services for New Yorkers and fight high turnover, union members at Mobilization for Justice hit …
The post MFJ Union in Longest Strike of NYC Legal Services Workers in Two Decades first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOSeeking to strengthen high-quality free legal services for New Yorkers and fight high turnover, union members at Mobilization for Justice hit a historic landmark this we...

Members of the Fordham Graduate Student Workers union (FGSW-CWA Local 1104) have voted by an overwhelming 98 percent sup...
04/15/2024

Members of the Fordham Graduate Student Workers union (FGSW-CWA Local 1104) have voted by an overwhelming 98 percent supermajority to give union leaders the …
The post Fordham Graduate Student Workers Vote for Strike Authorization first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Members of the Fordham Graduate Student Workers union (FGSW-CWA Local 1104) have voted by an overwhelming 98 percent supermajority to give union leaders the authority to call a strike if negot...

By Gloria Dickie, Kate Abnett and Christian Levaux | ReutersSTRASBOURG, France, April 9 (Reuters) – Europe’s top human r...
04/12/2024

By Gloria Dickie, Kate Abnett and Christian Levaux | Reuters
STRASBOURG, France, April 9 (Reuters) – Europe’s top human rights court ruled on


The post Swiss Women Win Landmark Climate Case at Europe Top Human Rights Court first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post By Gloria Dickie, Kate Abnett and Christian Levaux | ReutersSTRASBOURG, France, April 9 (Reuters) – Europe’s top human rights court ruled on Tuesday that the Swiss government had violated ...

By Joe Hernandez | NPRTwenty years ago, two economists responded to a slew of help-wanted ads in Boston and Chicago news...
04/11/2024

By Joe Hernandez | NPR

Twenty years ago, two economists responded to a slew of help-wanted ads in Boston and Chicago newspapers using a …
The post White-Sounding Names Get Called Back For Jobs More Than Black Ones, A New Study Finds first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post By Joe Hernandez | NPRTwenty years ago, two economists responded to a slew of help-wanted ads in Boston and Chicago newspapers using a set of fictitious names to test for racial bias in the jo...

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.comBy Sheri Walsh | MSNApril 9 (UPI) — President Joe Biden called for increas...
04/11/2024

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By Sheri Walsh | MSN

April 9 (UPI) — President Joe Biden called for increased pay for care …
The post Biden Promotes ‘Care Economy’ Spending in Speech to Care Workers first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.comBy Sheri Walsh | MSNApril 9 (UPI) — President Joe Biden called for increased pay for care workers, and guaranteed paid leave for those who care ...

In the digital age, where information is just a click away, it’s easy to overlook the significance of libraries and the ...
04/10/2024

In the digital age, where information is just a click away, it’s easy to overlook the significance of libraries and the dedicated individuals who …
The post Celebrating the Unsung Heroes: The Importance and Impact of Library Workers first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post In the digital age, where information is just a click away, it’s easy to overlook the significance of libraries and the dedicated individuals who work tirelessly within them. However, as we ...

Editorial credit: Alexandros Michailidis / Shutterstock.comBy David Lawder | ReutersBEIJING, April 8 (Reuters) – U.S. Tr...
04/10/2024

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By David Lawder | Reuters
BEIJING, April 8 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned China on


The post US Will Not Accept Chinese Imports Decimating New Industries, Yellen Says first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Editorial credit: Alexandros Michailidis / Shutterstock.comBy David Lawder | ReutersBEIJING, April 8 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned China on Monday that Washington w...

Editorial credit: mark reinstein / Shutterstock.comBy Linda NwokeJustice Stephen Breyer, the notable jurist and scholar,...
04/10/2024

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By Linda Nwoke

Justice Stephen Breyer, the notable jurist and scholar, left a mark on the legal landscape …
The post “Reading the Constitution”: The Role of the Supreme Court in the United States first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Editorial credit: mark reinstein / Shutterstock.comBy Linda NwokeJustice Stephen Breyer, the notable jurist and scholar, left a mark on the legal landscape of the United States while serving a...

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.comSTATEN ISLAND NURSES RATIFY UNION CONTRACT WITH OVER 93% VOTING TO RATIFYT...
04/10/2024

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STATEN ISLAND NURSES RATIFY UNION CONTRACT WITH OVER 93% VOTING TO RATIFY

The 1,300 NYSNA members at Staten


The post NYSNA Members at Staten Island University Hospital/ Northwell Ratify Contract first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.comSTATEN ISLAND NURSES RATIFY UNION CONTRACT WITH OVER 93% VOTING TO RATIFYThe 1,300 NYSNA members at Staten Island University Hospital/Northwell vo...

Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOApril 11, 12, 14: FGSW-CWA Local 1104, a part of the Communications Workers of America District 1...
04/09/2024

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April 11, 12, 14: FGSW-CWA Local 1104, a part of the Communications Workers of America District 1, represents nearly 400 graduate …
The post Informational Pickets with Fordham Grad Workers Fighting for a Fair Contract first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOApril 11, 12, 14: FGSW-CWA Local 1104, a part of the Communications Workers of America District 1, represents nearly 400 graduate workers at Fordham University. These wo...

Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOAs the climate crisis intensifies, its impacts are disproportionately felt by marginalized commun...
04/09/2024

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As the climate crisis intensifies, its impacts are disproportionately felt by marginalized communities and working-class communities. In response, Cornell ILR Climate


The post Cornell ILR Climate Jobs Institute Launches New Online Certificate Program: “Climate Jobs: Building An Equitable, Resilient Clean Energy Economy” first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOAs the climate crisis intensifies, its impacts are disproportionately felt by marginalized communities and working-class communities. In response, Cornell ILR Climate Jo...

Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOAt a time of crushing childcare costs in New York City and around the country, the labor-backed C...
04/09/2024

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At a time of crushing childcare costs in New York City and around the country, the labor-backed Child Care Facilitated Enrollment …
The post CUNY SLU Reinventing Solidarity Podcast: The Childcare Facilitated Enrollment Project for Working Families first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOAt a time of crushing childcare costs in New York City and around the country, the labor-backed Child Care Facilitated Enrollment Project is one bright spot for working-...

Editorial credit: Steve Sanchez Photos / Shutterstock.comMore than 60 elected officials throughout New York have signed ...
04/09/2024

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More than 60 elected officials throughout New York have signed onto a letter by Sen. Jessica Ramos …
The post Elected Officials Join in Supporting CIR/SEIU’s Fight for A Fair Contract at NYC Health + Hospitals first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Editorial credit: Steve Sanchez Photos / Shutterstock.comMore than 60 elected officials throughout New York have signed onto a letter by Sen. Jessica Ramos calling on Mayor Adams to reach a fa...

Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOPostdoctoral researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have signed up more than 80% of c...
04/08/2024

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Postdoctoral researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have signed up more than 80% of coworkers on authorization cards, expressing support …
The post Einstein Postdoctoral Researches Forming Union With UAW first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOPostdoctoral researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have signed up more than 80% of coworkers on authorization cards, expressing support for forming a union....

Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOThis week, the Association of Legislative Employees (ALE) reached a tentative agreement with the ...
04/08/2024

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This week, the Association of Legislative Employees (ALE) reached a tentative agreement with the NYC Council for its first-ever contract. The …
The post Association of Legislative Employees Reaches Tentative First Contract Agreement with the NYC Council first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOThis week, the Association of Legislative Employees (ALE) reached a tentative agreement with the NYC Council for its first-ever contract. The historic contract would cov...

By Monica Wang | The ConversationWhen employees don’t have control over their work schedules, it’s not just morale that ...
04/08/2024

By Monica Wang | The Conversation

When employees don’t have control over their work schedules, it’s not just morale that suffers – mental health …
The post Not Having Job Flexibility Or Security Can Leave Workers Feeling Depressed, Anxious and Hopeless first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post By Monica Wang | The ConversationWhen employees don’t have control over their work schedules, it’s not just morale that suffers – mental health takes a hit too. That’s what my colleagu...

By CASABALTIMORE, MD – In a powerful display of solidarity and remembrance, construction workers, community leaders, and...
04/04/2024

By CASA

BALTIMORE, MD – In a powerful display of solidarity and remembrance, construction workers, community leaders, and labor partners gathered at CASA’s Baltimore


The post Essential Workers Honor Key Bridge Tragedy Families first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post By CASABALTIMORE, MD – In a powerful display of solidarity and remembrance, construction workers, community leaders, and labor partners gathered at CASA’s Baltimore Worker Center to pay tr...

Editorial credit: Jonathan Weiss / Shutterstock.comBy Amir Khafagy | DocumentedThe claim process for Uber and Lyft drive...
04/04/2024

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By Amir Khafagy | Documented

The claim process for Uber and Lyft drivers to receive their portion of …
The post Uber and Lyft Wage Theft Settlements: AG Warns Against Scams first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Editorial credit: Jonathan Weiss / Shutterstock.comBy Amir Khafagy | DocumentedThe claim process for Uber and Lyft drivers to receive their portion of the back pay settlement began on March 7....

By Jake Pearson, ProPublicaProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our ...
04/04/2024

By Jake Pearson, ProPublica

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as


The post New York’s Guardianship System Is Broken. Will Lawmakers Pay for a Modest Fix? first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post By Jake Pearson, ProPublicaProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published.This story was originally...

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com Managers of Manhattan condominium building and staffing agency underpaid ...
04/03/2024

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Managers of Manhattan condominium building and staffing agency underpaid building security guards for years in violation of New


The post Attorney General James and Comptroller Lander Secure Nearly $230,000 for Building Employees Cheated Out of Fair Pay first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.comManagers of Manhattan condominium building and staffing agency underpaid building security guards for years in violation of New York lawNew York,....

Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOThursday, April 25, 12PM: Join the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, and the New York...
04/03/2024

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Thursday, April 25, 12PM: Join the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, and the New York Committee for Occupational Safety …
The post Save the Date! Workers Memorial Day first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOThursday, April 25, 12PM: Join the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, and the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) for our annual Wo...

Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOTuesday, April 2, 8:30-10:30AM: The Worker Institute is sponsoring a special book event that shou...
04/03/2024

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Tuesday, April 2, 8:30-10:30AM: The Worker Institute is sponsoring a special book event that should be of interest to union leaders …
The post Unionizing the Ivory Tower – A Special Book Event with Author Al Davidoff first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOTuesday, April 2, 8:30-10:30AM: The Worker Institute is sponsoring a special book event that should be of interest to union leaders and activists, social justice organiz...

Amid growing concerns over Artificial Intelligence, a coalition of unions representing journalists, film and television ...
04/03/2024

Amid growing concerns over Artificial Intelligence, a coalition of unions representing journalists, film and television writers, and creative workers have sent a letter to …
The post Unions Call on Congress to Ensure Journalists, Film and Television Writers, and Creative Workers Are Protected by Artificial Intelligence Legislation first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Amid growing concerns over Artificial Intelligence, a coalition of unions representing journalists, film and television writers, and creative workers have sent a letter to Senate Majority Lead...

Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOThe Building & Construction Trades Council of Greater New York (BCTC) and Equinor, the developer ...
04/02/2024

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The Building & Construction Trades Council of Greater New York (BCTC) and Equinor, the developer of the Empire Wind offshore wind …
The post Project Labor Agreement Signed by Building & Construction Trades and Offshore Wind Developers first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOThe Building & Construction Trades Council of Greater New York (BCTC) and Equinor, the developer of the Empire Wind offshore wind project, signed a Project Labor Agreeme...

Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOOn March 25, 1911, 146 workers—mostly young, immigrant women—were killed in a horrific fire at th...
04/02/2024

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On March 25, 1911, 146 workers—mostly young, immigrant women—were killed in a horrific fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory at Washington …
The post Remembering the 113th Anniversary of the Triangle Fire first appeared on Workers World Today.

Share on Facebook Follow on Facebook Add to Google+ Connect on Linked in Subscribe by Email Print This Post Photo courtesy: AFL-CIOOn March 25, 1911, 146 workers—mostly young, immigrant women—were killed in a horrific fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory at Washington Place and Greene Street ...

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