Hundreds of workers gathered at Bronx Borough Hall to demand that their employer give them higher wages.
More than two-thirds of the workers at MFY Legal Services rejected a proposed contract and walked out.
A historian will discuss the Great Trolley Strike of 1895, when workers brought transit to a halt.
The eight Long Island Rail Road unions reached a deal with the MTA Thursday.
DNAinfo has rounded up a list of transportation alternatives in case the LIRR strike freezes trains.
Shuttle buses, ferry service and free parking spaces near subways will bridge the gap, the MTA said.
Book Culture employees walked out of their jobs Wednesday to protest recent firings over a union vote.
Thirteen people suffered minor injuries in Queens and Staten Island school bus accidents, the FDNY said.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said attendance for District 75 was down about 40 percent Wednesday.
Tens of thousands of parents tried to find other routes to school Wednesday morning.
School bus drivers are planning to begin picketing Wednesday morning.
The bus drivers' union is planning to strike on Wednesday.
Fast food workers from Wendy's, McDonalds, and Burger King want $15 per hour and the right to unionize.
Lenox Hill Hospital nurses could go on strike as early as Nov. 1 if contract negotiations fall apart.
The contract for Lenox Hill Hospital Nurses with North Shore LIJ expires Oct. 31.
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