Labor

New York City Council members show support for Local 232 union members.
It could limit their influence, but few are openly opposed.
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A delivery cyclist.
You may have OT, minimum wage and discrimination safeguards. Does your delivery guy?
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Construction workers
Should construction workers get paid more for projects that get tax breaks?
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo signing legislature that expands equal pay laws proceeding the start of the New York City ticker tape parade celebrating the U.S. women’s soccer team’s World Cup victory.
New state law prohibits employers from asking for salary history.
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Uber app.
Both labor and industry are fighting the 11th-hour legislation.
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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.
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A farm located in New York's Catskills.
Unions are also lobbying for expanded prevailing wages and addressing the gig economy.
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Long Island City.
Lawmakers infuriated by Amazon’s HQ2 announcement want to overhaul the state’s economic development policies.
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Bartenders are among the many different workers not eligible for the $15 minimum wage in New York.
Cuomo touts the state’s $15 wage, but many workers are still waiting. And some may not benefit.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo meets with construction workers during the official opening of the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge in 2018.
Union leaders say they will continue to push for their legislative priorities in the coming weeks.
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