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FDNY firefighter fatally injured in a fall

A veteran FDNY firefighter who was critically injured Dec. 12 when he fell from inside his Crown Heights firehouse was taken off of life support on Monday. William P. Moon II was preparing for a …

Utano steps down as Local 100 president a year into term

Tony Utano, who had just graduated high school when he began his NYC Transit career as an electrical helper and started ascending through the ranks at Transport Workers Union of America Local 100 …

Home health-care activists launch fair pay campaign

Home-health aides, advocate groups and elected officials last week kicked off a campaign demanding raises for home-care workers, who are among the lowest paid workers in the state.The state is facing …

Young workers in New York City — especially young men — are still struggling to recover from Covid-related job losses, according to a recent report from the state comptroller’s office.The …

New School faculty voting on contract

Part-time faculty at the New School will vote this week on a new five-year contract that would raise the wages of the lowest paid professors by 155 percent over the course of the deal. Professors …

Dispatch system outages spotlight understaffing, union leaders say

At a City Council hearing last week spotlighting recent outages in the FDNY’s dispatching system, union leaders turned the focus to the beleaguered workers tasked with taking calls and dispatching …

City must switch retirees to private Medicare, arbitrator rules

In an expected, but nonetheless significant outcome, an arbitrator has determined that the city must switch more than 250,000 retired municipal workers to a cost-saving, private-sector Medicare …

Delivery workers seek higher wage than city is proposing

App-based restaurant delivery workers want a bigger piece of the profit pie.After the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection last month released a study calling for a $23.82 minimum hourly wage …

Former union officials admit bribery charges

The former president of the New York State Building and Construction Trades Council and 10 other ex-union officials admitted in federal court to selling out their members in exchange for hefty bribes …

A federal judge’s order that the city must hire jail supervisors from outside Department of Correction ranks is shortsighted and unjust, union leaders said. U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor …

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