State Department of Labor

Former Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins testifying to Congress for the wage-and-hour bill, to eliminate sweatshop conditions, in June, 1937.
A century ago, the worker rights advocate launched a game-changing career in government.
Opinion
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Uber app.
Both labor and industry are fighting the 11th-hour legislation.
Policy
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Union members rally outside of New York's capitol building in Albany on June 11.
There are three ways lawmakers are trying to bridge their differences on a proposed expansion of the prevailing wage.
Policy
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New York Sen. Alessandra Biaggi presides over a public hearing on sexual harassment in the workplace,
State lawmakers question the federal and state standards in place.
News & Politics
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Carl Heastie, Speaker of the New York State Assembly.
Never mind $130,000, plenty of professionals make less than $79,500 for a full-time job.
News & Politics
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U.S. Supreme Court
State Sen. Fred Akshar calls for balancing of labor and business.
Policy
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Hudson Yards
The construction trades and Related Companies are at war over nonunion labor. But data behind the sector’s growth is murky.
Policy
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Organized labor members protest the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Janus case in lower Manhattan.
When labor's views are missing, the stereotypes do the talking.
Opinion
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Nail salon workers in New York City.
The state Department of Labor should require one fair wage for all workers.
Opinion
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A 32BJ rally in New York City earlier this year.
New York's Legislature passed several measures aimed at diminishing the effects of the ruling in the state.
Policy
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