New York Department of Labor
The problem persists despite $193 million in contracts to address it.
A Postmates delivery vehicle on the streets of New York City.
While some lawmakers approve of the compromise legislation, there’s not much time left in the session to pass it.
The United Federation of Teachers endorsed Scott Stringer, right, for mayor in April.
In 2021, the smaller the race, the bigger the bounce from organized labor’s backing.
Assembly Labor Chair Latoya Joyner
Construction groups say they want key changes to bill supported by Democratic lawmakers and organized labor.
New York State Senator Gustavo Rivera on April 6.
Charged state budget talks about aid for undocumented immigrants has revealed fractures among Democratic lawmakers.
Police Benevolent Association President Pat Lynch, right.
The next round of bargaining will be pivotal to the city’s financial recovery.
District Council 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido speaks at a mass vaccination site. He has backed Eric Adams to be New York City’s next mayor.
If unions coalesce around a candidate, they could resume their traditional role as kingmakers.
Demonstrators at Washington Square Park on Monday, March 29.
Pay stubs and bank statements could prevent undocumented workers from receiving retroactive pandemic relief.
Hunger strikers at the Church of the Ascension on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan for a rally.
Hundreds of thousands have gone without unemployment benefits. Pressure is on the Legislature as the state budget deadline looms.
Former Amazon employee Chris Smalls and Amazon employee Jordan Flower at a may day protest in front of the Amazon JFK8 Distribution Center.
The company is still expanding in New York, but some employees have complained about pandemic working conditions.