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Bed-Stuy »

Building Owners Who Fired Union Workers Hit With Lawsuit

Former maintenance workers at a Bed-Stuy complex say new management threatened them and cut wages.

SoHo »

Union Warned Health Department That City Had Too Few Day Care Inspectors

District Council 37 said the city has too few inspectors to cover the 11,300 licensed day care centers.

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.