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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.

Forest Hills, Rego Park & Jamaica »

Queens Car Wash Workers Rally Against 'Slave' Labor Practices

Some car wash employees work 105 hours a week with low pay and no sick days, according to a new study.

Manhattan »

Quinn Announces Deal on Living Wage Bill

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced a new living wage bill that will not include tenants.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Workers Protest Hotel Chelsea Renovation With Giant Rat

Local 79 has set up an ongoing rally to protest unsafe conditions and low wages at the hotel.

Manhattan »

City Council Debates Revised 'Living Wage' Bill

The City Council faced off Tuesday on controversial legislation that would boost wages for some workers.

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