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The Queens Assembly member said the law is needed for people from places other than Venezuela.
Interviews & Profiles
And she says she’s not running for mayor … at the moment.
Campaigns & Elections
Democrat Sam Berger has outraised and outspent Republican David Hirsch in the Queens Assembly special election, but insiders said Hirsch could succeed – in part by playing on frustrations about the migrant crisis.
The leaders of the most influential unions in the five boroughs.
New York State
Labor unions bear the brunt of these aggressive maneuvers. How will they fight back?
The Council passed non-binding resolutions demanding Hollywood studios negotiate with striking actors and writers.
The group launched a listening tour in New York and has already received feedback from state and local workers on what governments can do to attract and retain employees.
Energy & Environment
In order to right deep-rooted environmental inequities, the state’s clean energy transition should provide communities of color with access to quality job opportunities in the new green economy.
There are tens of thousands of unfilled city positions, under Mayor Eric Adams, but a small unit of the Office of Chief Medical Examiner has hit goals after hiring new employees.
The 120,000 union members will also see significant raises as part of the contract that extends through 2027.
A package of bills designed to protect and empower employees at stores throughout our community should pass before the end of this legislative session.
Just five months ago, the governor vetoed the popular bill to update the state’s wrongful death laws. Lawmakers have passed a new version they say addresses the governor’s concerns.
To truly stand up for working-class New Yorkers, lawmakers must pass “good cause” eviction.
New York must pass the Grieving Families Act to fix its outdated and discriminatory wrongful death law.
New City Council data shows the Department of Small Business Services, Department of Buildings and Department of Investigation with highest vacancy rates.
A bill before the state Legislature would allow workers to initiate lawsuits against their employers on behalf of the state Department of Labor, expanding enforcement of wage theft laws.
With the TWU 100’s contract expired, there’s an opportunity for both sides to work together to improve service for New Yorkers