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Former NYPD cop pleads guilty to narcotics conspiracy

A former NYPD cop pleaded guilty Tuesday to a narcotics conspiracy charge for selling more than a kilo of heroin and nearly a pound of fentanyl to a confidential source over three occasions, …

At NYPD, exodus eases but number of cops at generational low

Fewer officers left the NYPD in the first quarter this year than the record number of departures clocked in recent years but retirements and resignations remain above recent norms, leaving the …

Court system creates panel to study AI

The New York State court system has announced the establishment of a task force that will assess how artificial intelligence can help or harm the justice system. The Advisory Committee on Artificial …

High-ranking fire protection inspectors at the FDNY are conducting after-hours inspections without being properly compensated because of cuts to the department’s overtime budget, leaders of the …

A coalition of city retirees has drafted a letter to President Joe Biden calling for the federal government to put a halt to the privatization of Medicare and instead expand the public health …

A property management company must pay $119,000 in wages and interest to six workers at a condominium in Queens because it failed to pay them prevailing wages for more than two years, according to a …

The FDNY will be mandated to provide every member of their EMS service with body armor and training in both self-defense and de-escalation, according to two bills passed by the City Council …

Fordham graduate student workers OK strike

Unionized graduate student workers at Fordham University have voted to authorize a strike in a near unanimous vote after 19 months of sluggish contract negotiations. The strike has yet to begin, but …

Ex-head of UPOA admits to defrauding union of $750K

The former longtime president of the union representing the city’s probation officers admitted Thursday to defrauding the union and its members of about $750,000, money he used to pay for jewelry, …

Marianne Pizzitola has run a bakery out of her home kitchen, filling orders for custom-baked cakes, cookies and breads. She has also single-handedly rebuilt the motor on her 1971 white VW bus. That …

A union representing laborers is pushing for Governor Kathy Hochul to enact a replacement for the 421-a affordable housing program that includes a $40 minimum wage for construction workers — but …

Partners Coffee workers holding vote to join UFCW

Workers at Partners Coffee in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, will vote this week on whether to join the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1500, nearly two years after workers first started organizing …

DC 37 Retirees Association's takeover upheld

The administratorship imposed on the District Council 37 Retirees Association earlier this year has been upheld by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees’ judicial panel, …

Forming an independent union from scratch in a workplace with high turnover rates that’s never been unionized and is part of an industry with little history of organized labor is hard work. …

A divided Amazon Labor Union lurches toward a leadership election

Two years after clinching a historic victory at a warehouse in New York City, the first labor union for Amazon workers in the United States is divided, running out of money and fighting over an …

New contract for state COs, but prison closures loom

The state’s correction officers have a new contract, but the possible closure of as many as five prisons this year shades the pact with a measure of uncertainty for the more than 17,000 officers …

More than 60 elected officials have signed onto a letter calling on Mayor Eric Adams and NYC Health + Hospitals to settle a contract with resident physicians in the city’s public hospital system, …

Less than a year after signing a landmark contract with the Teamsters that, by the union’s estimate, got workers $30 billion of new money and benefits, United Parcel Services is rapidly automating …

NYC's AI chatbot was caught telling businesses to break the law

An artificial intelligence-powered chatbot created by New York City to help small business owners is under criticism for dispensing bizarre advice that misstates local policies and advises companies …

Council staffers get first-ever contract

The nascent, independent union representing employees at the New York City Council and the legislative body’s leadership have reached a tentative agreement for a first contract that includes …

The president of a District Council 37 local representing the city’s lifeguards was re-elected on Friday but reformers pushing for union democracy made inroads into the union’s executive …

A federal judge has given the go-ahead to a suit brought by three former members of Local 3 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers against their former union, ruling on Sunday that …

A security company must pay nearly $230,000 in wages and interest to seven workers at a condominium in Chelsea to whom it failed to pay prevailing wages, according to the terms of a settlement …

Thousands came to salute, mourn NYPD’s Jonathan Diller

On a windy and cool Holy Saturday morning on Long Island’s South Shore, family, friends and thousands of fellow cops bid goodbye to NYPD Officer Jonathan Diller, the married father of a 1-year-old …

Nurses at Staten Island University Hospital have reached a tentative contract agreement with Northwell Health, preventing a strike that was set to start Tuesday. The New York State Nurses Association …

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