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Union Organizer Who Grew Up in Pink Houses Runs to Represent East New York

Dell Smitherman wants to use his union background to bring change to state Senate.

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.

Upper East Side »

Ex-Gov. Paterson Calls for Pension Law Change to Help Injured NYPD Officer

Paterson and Public Advocate Letitia James said Rosa Rodriguez deserves a full disability pension.

Hunts Point »

Rikers Launches New Security Policies After Attacks on Staff

The prison is increasing security to reduce violence against staff members.

Financial District »

De Blasio Praises Cuomo, Blasts Bloomberg in Handling of Labor

The public advocate contrasted what he said was the governor's tough but respectful approach.

Bed-Stuy »

Critics Say Sharpton, Foy Playing Politics With Bed-Stuy Hospital Rallies

The rallies are really for Kirsten John Foy and the National Action Network, critics say.

Chelsea »

Service Workers Union Endorses Quinn for Mayor

SEIU 32BJ called Christine Quinn a "sister" in the struggle for workers' rights.

New York City »

Working Without Labor Contracts, City Unions to Rally for Back Pay Raises

Union workers plan to rally to highlight lack of contracts and claim that city has cash for backpay.

Astoria »

Union Meat Workers Picket Trade Fair Supermarkets in Queens

Workers say they were locked out by management last week after ongoing contract negotiations failed.

New York City »

Joe Lhota Warns of Return to Dark Days if Democrat Elected Next Mayor

Joe Lhota says he's the man to keep the city safe and fiscally sound.

New York City »

Teachers' Pension Fund Pledges $1 Billion for Post-Sandy Reconstruction

Former President Bill Clinton said the fund will invest in infrastructure for areas affected by Sandy.

Financial District »

Corporate Cafeteria Workers Fight for Sick Days Lost During Sandy

Over 4,000 workers said their employers made them use paid sick days when they couldn't get to work.

Chelsea »

Episcopal Seminary Canned Workers After Decades of Service, Union Says

Workers at the General Theological Seminary said they were canned with little notice.

Long Island City »

Job-Seekers Camp Out for Days for Shot at Plumbing Jobs

The chance to become a plumber's apprentice drew huge crowds in Long Island City.

New York City »

Strike Averted in Time for Belmont Stakes

A looming strike that threatened to stall I'll Have Another's chance at a Triple Crown has been averted.

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