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Financial District »

Co-Working Space Threatened to Fire Janitors for Organizing, Union Says

Janitors at the co-working space WeWork are demanding a raise and union representation.

Williamsburg »

Councilman Urges Developer to Employ Fair Wage Practices in Williamsburg

Stephen Levin wrote to JDS Development Group, which has been criticized for hiring non-union workers.

Bed-Stuy »

Union Workers Rally Against Wage Cuts, Harassment by Building Management

Porters and handymen from 1711 Fulton St. protested in front of Bushburg Properties headquarters.

Bed-Stuy »

Union Workers See Wages Cut in Half Under New Building Ownership, They Say

Maintenance employees at 1711 Fulton St. say new management is trying to drive them out.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Announces Contract With Sergeants' Union After Monthslong Feud

Four out of five police unions have reached a contract with the city.

Civic Center »

Legal Aid Lawyers Strike Over Higher Raises and Parental Leave

More than two-thirds of the workers at MFY Legal Services rejected a proposed contract and walked out.

Financial District »

Eric Garner Caused his Own Death, NYPD Union President Says

Union head Pat Lynch defended officer Daniel Pantaleo who was arresting Eric Garner when he died.

Civic Center »

Mayor Has 'Full Faith' in Top Aide Who Dates Killer Who Calls Police 'Pigs'

Mayor de Blasio said advisor Rachel Noerdlinger and he share the same values.

Upper West Side »

Book Culture Taking Over Olde Good Things Space on Columbus Avenue

The bookstore recently dismissed five employees for voting in favor of joining a union.

Upper West Side »

Book Culture Employees Fired for Unionizing, Labor Complaint Says

Five employees were fired after voting in favor of joining a local union, they said.

Gramercy »

Beth Israel Says Medical Residents Are Not 'Competent' Enough to Unionize

The East Side hospital says its residents can't perform basic tasks without an attending physician.

Civic Center »

NYPD Union Blasts de Blasio Offer of No Retroactive Raises Despite UFT Deal

Patrolmen's Benevolent Association president Pat Lynch blasted the city's offer of no raises.

Midtown »

Strike Forces Carnegie Hall to Cancel Opening Night for First Time Ever

A strike by stagehands forced the hall to remain shuttered Wednesday.

Midtown »

Fast Food Workers Rally for Higher Pay in Day of Protests

Workers from McDonald's, Burger King and other chains rallied to demand better labor conditions.

Chelsea »

Service Employees Union Endorses Corey Johnson For Quinn's Council Seat

Johnson is facing Yetta Kurland and Alexander Meadows in the upcoming primary.