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On Labor Day we recognize and honor the incredible achievements and many contributions of working people. This year, however, is like no other. Parades have been postponed and celebrations with …

On Labor Day we recognize and honor the incredible achievements and many contributions of working people. This year, however, is like no other. Parades have been postponed and celebrations with …

It appears that we have passed through the worst of the COVID-19 disease, but it still lurks in our communities ready to spring back at any moment. Clusters of cases are still rising in New York …

It appears that we have passed through the worst of the COVID-19 disease, but it still lurks in our communities ready to spring back at any moment. Clusters of cases are still rising in New York …

For Tony Feliciano, A Friend and Union Man

My friend Tony Feliciano, transit worker 1984-2020, and a union man all his life, died a few weeks ago; he had just turned 61. While transit workers were dying this spring, he actually made it out of …

City Workers Don't Give Up, They Get Up

Former President Barack Obama said: "When times are tough, we don't give up. We get up." That's precisely what municipal workers did when the coronavirus struck. At a time of unimaginable …

While the city government has threatened layoffs, the boom has already dropped at the City University of New York. My union, the Professional Staff Congress, which represents faculty and …

Time to Embrace Police Work as Critics Want It

June 15 was a milestone in the history of policing in New York City. With the disbanding of NYPD anti-crime units, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea formally acknowledged that placing officers in …

Accept the Gift, Dems: The Kids Are Alright

As we continue to witness more primary election victories of young progressive Democrats, one could not ask for a better song title than The Who’s 1966 hit “The Kids Are Alright” to symbolize …

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