Labor

News & Politics

Trade unions say REBNY is lowballing them in negotiations over 421-a replacement

The Steamfitters and the Carpenters say the Real Estate Board of New York’s proposal guarantees wages well below their unions’ prevailing wages.

Immigration

Over 37,000 migrants applied for asylum and work authorization through city help centers

While New York City has increased legal assistance for asylum-seekers after opening a help center devoted to helping migrants apply for asylum and work authorization, the City Council expressed concerns Tuesday about a lack of funding included in the 2025 fiscal preliminary budget.

Labor

Health care unions in New York are fighting back for better pay

After the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors and nurses have been striking in greater numbers.

Labor

State lawmakers look to improve pensions to attract public sector workers

Complaints are rampant about the Tier 6 pension level, which some believe make working for the state less appealing.

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Interviews & Profiles

Helping freelancers with taxes and bolstering rights in the workplace

A Q&A with Vilda Vera Mayuga, commissioner of the New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection.

Labor

Report: Warehouse injuries in New York are on the rise

The National Employment Law Project found 1 in 11 workers needed to seek medical attention for a workplace injury.

Heard Around Town

NYC lifeguards to get another raise, retention bonus

In a bid to avert another shortage, the city Parks Department will fork over $22 per hour.