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.
Uber app.
Both labor and industry are fighting the 11th-hour legislation.
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.
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.
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.
U.S. Supreme Court
State Sen. Fred Akshar calls for balancing of labor and business.
Hudson Yards
The construction trades and Related Companies are at war over nonunion labor. But data behind the sector’s growth is murky.
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.
Nail salon workers in New York City.
The state Department of Labor should require one fair wage for all workers.
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.
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