Union membership is down but Big Labor bosses’ profits are up. More than 400 labor chiefs pocketed at least $250,000 each last year, even as their collective ranks fell by 400,000 members. They say they are fighting for the working class. Not quite. Advertisements
Governor Cuomo vetoed the Veterans Equality Act just before Veterans Day last year–the second year in a row after our state lawmakers passed near-unanimous, bipartisan bills to update New York’s outdated and unfair rules for career civil servants to “buy back” up to three years of pension credit in exchange for their honorable military service. Right now he has a chance to […]
It’s not the subway garbage that’s smelly — it’s the bags. Station cleaners say they’ve been falling ill after being in the same room as noxious trash bags.
Open, competitive, computer-based tests will be administered throughout the month for positions such as Child Protective Specialist, Correction Officer, Environmental Police Officer, School Safety Agent, Special Officer and Traffic Enforcement Safety Agent.
Is TWU local 100 President John Samuelsen and his administration doing a good job? [Poll] Click to vote!
Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers who have been on strike since April 13 are celebrating big gains after reaching a tentative agreement with the company. After 45 days of the largest strike in recent history, Verizon will add 1,300 new east coast call center jobs, and reverse several other outsourcing initiatives that will create new field technician jobs.
Why did TWU Local 100 President John Samuelsen choose to spend 30 million on 2 and a half floors versus buying a whole building? Here are some key points…
A major question thats circling around crew rooms, bus depots and locker rooms is, “why did the union spend 30 million dollars on 2 and a half floors versus buying a whole building? Here are 5 key points that gives members something to think about…
Trump’s wildcard? How even slightly improved performance among black voters could prove key to The Donald in November
Pundits are fixating on the heights Donald Trump must reach with whites and the lows he must avoid with Hispanics. Yet however counterintuitive, the unique dynamics of the 2016 race have positioned blacks to potentially play an unusually critical role in the making of the next President.
Under the agreement, the IAM has developed a separate affiliate group called the Independent Drivers Guild (the operative word being independent) through which drivers can meet with Uber’s management on a regular basis and appeal deactivations.
The map shows the new Q train stations at 72nd, 86th and 96th streets along Second Avenue, which is the first portion of the line scheduled to open December 2016. It also adds the W train in Queens and Manhattan.
Support is growing for the full 18-month shutdown of the L train’s East River tunnel. The Riders Alliance, a grassroots transit group, released a survey Tuesday showing that 77% of the 350 L train riders polled wanted the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to entirely close the Canarsie tunnel and get the work done as fast as possible.
That’s the message of the Patrolman’s Benevolent Association new 7-figure TV ad campaign, which is set to air on Monday. The ad follows Jennifer, the wife of an NYPD officer and mother of three young girls, as she recounts the financial hardships her family faces as they try to survive on a city cop’s salary.
“Throughout the past 13 days of negotiations at the Department of Labor, I have observed firsthand the parties’ good faith commitment to narrowing differences and forging an agreement that helps workers and the company,” Perez said in a statement Friday.
Elected TWU local 100 union rep Willie Rivera used a derogatory slur “tranny” to attack union member Tramell Thompson. “Tranny” is a slur that carries a long history of hatred, violence and oppression.
40 plus days has passed since the Verizon workers went on strike before TWU Local 100 decided to support. This effort was nothing more than a propaganda stunt and wasn’t genuine. Local 100 didn’t attempt to mobilize any of their members in a effort to effectively support the striking Verizon workers. What are your thoughts on this topic?