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.


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.

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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.


Staff shortages slow, hinder work at some city agencies

Amid an ongoing hiring freeze, a report card on city agency performance released this week shows that some agencies still don’t have the staff they need.


Opinion: Hochul, meet with the grieving families before you act

The governor has an opportunity to put patient safety above special interests.


NYC teachers sue Eric Adams over school budget cuts

The United Federation of Teachers filed a lawsuit Thursday to block planned spending reductions.


Council staff union stages silent protest during stated meeting to push for fair contract

The union wants the pace of negotiating a brand-new contract to pick up after roughly 18 months of bargaining.


NYC Deputy Mayor Maria Torres-Springer and School Chancellor David Banks on strengthening workforce development post COVID-19

The members of the Adams administration highlighted public-private partnerships as an answer at the 2023 NYCETC Conference at Civic Hall.


Mayor Adams: Requiring pre-approval of migrant contracts ‘defies logic’

The Adams administration lashed out at Brad Lander after the city comptroller stripped City Hall of its power to enter into emergency contracts.