Labor

Legislation has been proposed in the New York State Senate to completely decriminalize sex work.
To prevent exploitation, cut out the middlemen.
Stakeholders are talking about alternative ways to provide workers benefits and labor protections without going as far as reclassifying independent contractors as employees.
The business community is pushing back on AB5-like legislation in New York. This is what they’re proposing instead.
Lawmakers are looking to finally get Carlos’ law over the finish line in the upcoming session, a bill that would establish the crime of endangering the welfare of a worker and increase fines on negligent developers.
Will lawmakers boost workers’ rights next session?
A bike with a GrubHub bag in New York City.
Albany will ask again whether your Uber driver should have labor protections.
Governor Cuomo shakes hands with MTA construction workers.
The governor started out by bashing labor, but later embraced unions. Where is he heading next?
Construction workers
Public Advocate Jumaane Williams’ bill is meant to expand opportunities for training.
Garbage truck
The two biggest unions in commercial waste hauling have never gotten along.
New York City Council members show support for Local 232 union members.
It could limit their influence, but few are openly opposed.
State Sen. Andrew Gounardes, chairman of the Civil Service & Pensions Committee (#24).
A look at City & State’s gala recognizing 100 of the most influential leaders in labor.
A delivery cyclist.
You may have OT, minimum wage and discrimination safeguards. Does your delivery guy?
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